A fledgling bicoastal facilities-management group has formally taken over the ownership and operation of Culver Studios and a nearby office building from Sony. Lehman Bros., Pacifica Ventures and…
Sony/Revolution's comics-spawned actioner "Hellboy" caught fire at the box office this weekend, bowing with a chart-topping $23.5 million. MGM's "Walking Tall" remake debuted at No. 2 with an…
Inconveniently for the Mouse, which has been embracing kinder, gentler corporate-governance rules amid a takeover campaign by Comcast, Disney board chairman George Mitchell occasionally displays less…
The Happiest Place on Earth is again displaying at least a modicum of good humor, judging from the public pronouncements of senior management at the House of Mouse on Thursday.
Boeing has sold its digital-cinema unit to digital-media company Access Integrated Technologies in a deal expected to boost the number of screens available for the digital distribbing of summer…
Carmike Cinemas returned to the black in 2003, helped by the reinstatement of a deferred tax benefit, but revenue dipped 3% on lower ticket and concession sales.
MGM is about two weeks away from executing its plan to reward its shareholders with a big stock dividend, now planning a payout of $8-$9 per share as part of a $2.4 billion refinancing.
Warners Bros.' "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" opened with an estimated $30.7 million, 43% less than the original family laffer's summer bow but better than pre-release projections.
Film production and marketing costs soared last year as Hollywood studios continued to focus on mega-wide openings of tentpole pics. Detailed at ShoWest 2004 by retiring Motion Picture Assn. of…
ShoWest 2004 rumbled to a rousing close as studios, employing star power not seen at the confab since the '90s, staged celeb-filled bashes promoting summer slates to star-struck exhibs.