If the lackluster economy this year has been good to one business, it's DVD rentals.
OCT. 9 | PHYSICAL: Q3 spending rises 10% on Blu-ray, kiosk growth
If Hollywood thinks Redbox, with its thousands of DVD-renting kiosks, is a threat to the homevideo biz now, things are soon likely to get a lot worse.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Paramount Pictures has jumped on the Redbox bandwagon, bringing the current tally to four studios.
Backed by court approval to proceed with an antitrust suit against Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Redbox threw another punch at the major studios, suing Warner Home Video on similar grounds.
Redbox has filed a federal antitrust suit against 20th Century Fox because of the studio's new distribution terms, which would prohibit wholesalers from selling Fox DVDs to the rental kiosk channel…
Lionsgate has signed a five-year, estimated $158 million deal to distribute its DVDs to the kiosk operator on a film's initial street date, according to an SEC filing by Redbox parent Coinstar.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is seeking to impose a 30-day delay on the availability of its DVD titles in $1-per-night rental kiosks such as Redbox, despite a pending lawsuit between…
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has signed a $460 million, five-year deal to distribute its DVDs through Redbox, the operator of $1-per-night rental kiosks that other studios have accused of…
Total U.S. home entertainment spending for the first half of 2009 slipped just 3.9%, according to the Digital Entertainment Group, with a still steep decline in DVD sales largely offset by growth in…