Professionally speaking, Kristen Stewart was riding high. Her Twilight series was drawing to a close. Snow White and the Huntsman was a success. And the Cannes hit On the Road was gearing up for a fall film festival run.
Positive reviews for ParaNorman help the advancement of stop-motion animation. Stories like this do not: Disney has halted the production of Henry Selick’s planned stop-motion film because the shoot was not where it needed to be in order to reach its planned release date. The project officially has stalled.
News & Notes: Hollywood is on a Sherlock Holmes kick these days. Benedict Cumberbatch brilliantly portrays the sleuth on the BBC’s exclusive drama. Robert Downey Jr. has played Sherlock in two blockbuster films. A U.S. television series Elementary will attempt to transplant Holmes to New York City in the fall. And now, according to Badass Digest, Paramount would like Harry Potter director Chris Columbus to reboot his 1985 hit Young Sherlock Holmes. Strike while the iron is hot, we say.