U.S. home video distributor FUNimation Entertainment has acquired North American and Latin American rights to "Vexille," Shochiku's sci-fi toon.
On the heels of its acquisition of environmental outfit TreeHugger.com, Discovery Communications is expanding its Web presence with plans to stream full-length episodes of selected series.
George Lopez is in talks to co-write, produce and star in one of the projects from Salma Hayek and partner Jose Tamez's new MGM-based shingle Ventanazul.
Lionsgate is overhauling "The Punisher," setting an October start date for a new franchise that will be built on the broad shoulders of "Rome" star Ray Stevenson.
Universal Pictures has paid a seven-figure sum to acquire rights to a seven-book series of bestselling spy novels by Daniel Silva. Studio is eyeing the 2006 thriller "The Messenger" as a possible…
DreamWorks Animation and Paramount will release the fourth installment in the lucrative "Shrek" franchise May 21, 2010.
The Walt Disney Co. was plucky in its third quarter, posting single-digit gains across its businesses during the earnings frame ended June 30.
Universal has acquired the pitch "The Lost Adventures of Stone Perlmutter Jr.," with Peter Huyck and Alex Gregory to pen the script as a star vehicle for Jack Black.
The billion-dollar club has just added a member as newly minted Paramount Pictures Intl. became the fifth studio to take in more than that amount this year in foreign box office.
DreamWorks may be having its problems with Paramount, but DreamWorks Animation is profiting handsomely from its relationship with the studio.
Disney has signed Francis Lawrence ("Constantine") to helm fantasy-adventure "Snow and the Seven," with Scott Rudin and Andrew Gunn producing.