Ben Barnes as Prince Caspian

Ben Barnes as Prince Caspian

The Hollywood movie making giant is churning out pictures like there's no tomorrow, and this summer has been a big box office success with the likes of Star Trek and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

So to take a look at what is on the horizon for all you film fans FemaleFirst rounds up the studio news.

- After all of the trouble surrounding The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader with Disney pulling out of the project the movie has finally begun filming.

20th Century Fox have come on board with Walden Media to help produce the film in place of Disney. And Walden Media announced earlier this week that principle photography had begun.

The movie will see Ben Barnes, Georgie Henley and Skandar Keynes all reprise their roles as Caspian, Lucy and Edmund from the previous movies.

The movie follows Edmund and Lucy as they one again return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace. Here they meet a familiar face and they set out on a sea voyage with Caspian, who is now King.

The movie, which is the third Narnia film to go into production, is expected to be released in December of 2010.

While a summer release seemed to work for Prince Caspian last year it did get lost amongst the other big blockbusters of the season, it did however end Iron Man's box office reign in America.

It failed to match the box office gross of The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe which was released in the winter of 2005.

- The Wolfman has been a movie plagued with release problems having three separate dates to hit cinemas.

And it looks like those problems are set to continue as the release date has been pushed back once again.

The project was announced back in 2006 with Benicio del Toro on the lead role in the movie which is a remake of the 1941 movie. Joining de Toro on the cast list includes Antony Hopkins and Emily Blunt.

The film follows Lawrence Talbot a man who turns into a werewolf  under a full moon.

The Wolfman was expected to be released back in February before being moved to April. The date was then pushed back again to 6th November but it will now open in cinemas in February 2010.

-  And there are re-scheduling woes for Gulliver's Travels too as it gets pushed back to Christmas 2010.

Starring Jack Black and Emily Blunt the movie was expected to be released the summer of next year but we will have to wait another six months before it is released.

Emily Blunt is a busy lady and her decision to work on the adaptation of the population story clashed with Iron Man 2 and she had to leave the role of Black Widow, a role that has gone to Scarlett Johansson.

- Russell Crowe is to team up with Paul Haggis in the remake of French movie Anything For Her titled The Next Three Days.

The Next Three Days will be the first time behind the camera for the Crash filmmaker since his Iraq war movie In The Valley Elah in 2007.

Crowe will play a school teacher who's wife is convicted of a murder that she did not commit. 2009 has seen Crowe make just one screen appearance in State of Play and he is currently filming Robin Hood.

- Universal Pictures is teaming up with Illumination Entertainment to develop a Dr Seuss book The Lorax.

Directed by Chris Renaud, Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio and with be a 3D CG movie. It follows in the footsteps of Horton HEars a Who, which was also and animation picture, and The Cat in the Hat which are also Dr Seuss books that have made the big screen.

The movie is scheduled for a March 2012 release.

- British actor Martin Sheen has joined the cast of Tron Legacy as the villain.

The film is a sequel to the 1982 cult classic and the first images from the movie were screened at Comic Con earlier this week.

Tron Legacy" is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world and will also star Garrett Hedlund, Jeff Bridges.

The film is expected to be released either later this year of early 2010.

FemaleFirst Helen Earnshaw


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