Rising Sun Pictures Recreates Chicago’s Cabrini-Green Projects for ‘Candyman’

For candy man, director Nia DaCosta, producer Jordan Peele and MGM’s recent horror film, Rising Sun Pictures was called upon to recreate Chicago’s iconic Cabrini-Green housing project exactly as it appeared in 1992. Studio artists also created the film’s title character with his trademark hook as part of a package of more than 100 detailed … Read more

The VFX & Post Talent Agency Expands its VFX Roster

Coinciding with the company’s 1st anniversary, The VFX & Post Talent Agency has added six new VFX professionals to their talent roster: associate VFX producer Alex Belgeonne (No Time to Die, MGM); VFX supervisor and artist Jorge Cañada Escorihuela (The OA, In-house at One of Us, Netflix); VFX editor Anna Fuller Clarke (The Last Bus, … Read more

Halon Gets its Previs Game On for ‘Free Guy’

Leading visualization studio Halon Entertainment, an NEP Virtual Studios Company, has shared with AWN a breakdown of their work on 20th Century Studio’s sci-fi comedy, Free Guy. Directed by Shawn Levy, the film stars Ryan Reynolds as Guy, a bank teller who discovers he is actually a non-player character in an open-world video game. After becoming the hero of … Read more

Fans Not Happy with ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Design Changes

The highly anticipated upcoming reboot of 90s-kid-favorite live-action / animated hybrid Space Jam, is causing a bit of a fuss with fans who aren’t happy with what they’ve seen, and heard, about the new film. For sure the film won’t look the same as many remember; most notably absent will be Pepé Le Pew, the … Read more

‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Arrives on Digital September 3

Space Jam fans, get ready for some action-packed digital hoops, as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing Space Jam: A New Legacy via Premium Digital on September 3, with 4K, Blu-ray and DVD coming October 5. Watch as NBA superstar Lebron James faces off in a basketball battle against award-winning actor Don Cheadle, as AI-G … Read more