The Battle Group, a management, production and marketing firm, has merged with AniManagement, which reps animators and other creative professionals, to form Quattro Media in a combo portending growth…
Nancy Meyers, who helmed Sony's recent laffer "Something's Gotta Give," has been named director of the year for ShoWest 2004.
Kirk Kerkorian and other MGM shareholders could be getting a Lion-sized present. Century City-based studio is considering a move to give shareholders a special dividend of at least $6 a share -…
Cinemark has signed a definite agreement giving Chicago investment firm Madison Dearborn Partners a majority interest in the privately held exhibitor in a deal worth $1.5 billion.
Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" has pulled off a three-peat atop the weekend box office, grossing an estimated $31.7 million to boost its domestic cume to $264 million.
Little Newmarket has been described as this year's big success story, but it also could be termed the department of missed opportunities. The mini-distrib is handling "The Passion of the Christ,"…
Jennifer Garner, star of the upcoming Sony/Revolution romancer "13 Going on 30" opposite Mark Ruffalo, will be honored at ShoWest 2004 as the female star of tomorrow.
Mel Gibson's religious phenom "The Passion of the Christ," distribbed by Newmarket, marked a formidable second weekend, with an estimated $51.4 million repping a modest 39% decline from the previous…
Marketing veteran Gerry Rich has emerged as the leading candidate to fill Paramount's top marketing slot, which has been vacant for the past six months since Arthur Cohen exited the post.
Halle Berry, star of Warner Bros.' upcoming "Catwoman," has been named female star of the year for ShoWest 2004.
A day after Disney's operatic annual meeting -- and a quick coda wresting the chairman title from CEO Michael Eisner -- investors were poised for the sound of another shoe dropping. Comcast was…