Former ABC Kids and Toon Disney marketing VP Elizabeth Bohannon has been appointed VP of kids and family marketing for Paramount Home Entertainment.
Echo Bridge Entertainment's wholly owned subsidiary Platinum Disc Corp. has picked up domestic DVD distribution of the films of L.A.-based West Coast Film Partners.
Melee Entertainment has signed country music singer Keith Urban to star in the company's first feature under a six-pic deal with Paramount Home Entertainment for music-based films.
Columbia Music Video will release an expanded and completely re-edited DVD version of Bruce Springsteen's historic solo "VH1 Storytellers" concert Sept. 6.
Camarillo, Calif.-based vid distrib Goldhil Home Media Intl. has filed suit against Santa Monica-based Tango Entertainment, alleging that Tango improperly terminated a contract between the companies…
Paramount legal exec Steve Madoff has been promoted to a position that includes international responsibility for home entertainment and pay TV.
Universal Pictures is restructuring its various home-entertainment production units in a plan that will see the studio producing more pics, with a revved-up focus on family fare.
Film and video distributor First Look Media and DEJ Prods., a theatrical and video supplier owned by Blockbuster, have inked a deal for First Look to distribute most DEJ titles.
After spending nearly a half-billion dollars to see "Shrek 2" in theaters this summer, consumers spent an additional $185 million buying the DVD over the weekend, according to DreamWorks.
Paramount and Melee Entertainment have pacted to produce feature-length music-based movies starring recording artists. The unique deal calls for the companies to produce and release six films over…
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%