Thom Mount has tapped fellow Universal alum Jon Gumpert as prexy of Whitsett Hill Entertainment's Reliant Pictures banner. Gumpert, formerly vice chair of Intermedia Films, will oversee the banner's…
In a move that may help boost the struggling UMD movie format, Sony unveiled a redesigned version of its PlayStation Portable on Wednesday that allows users to play the device's video and games…
The latenight shows for "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" brought in a record-breaking $12 million, the most for a Wednesday opening midnight run in Hollywood's history. Previous…
Paramount Vantage has set Scott Glosserman to direct horror pic "Playing House." Glosserman will pen the script with Macy Raymond based on their pitch.
Lionsgate has acquired a significant stake in entertainment website Break.com in a move that will give the studio an additional online outlet for its film and TV content.
Law enforcement agencies have wrapped a huge dragnet of counterfeiters across the Asia-Pacific region, which involved 1,303 raids targeting the production, distribution and sale of pirated pics.
As the E3 confab opens, more studios are getting in on the videogame console action. At its press conference Tuesday night, Microsoft disclosed that Disney will start offering its movies for digital…
Disney has acquired "Six Month Curse," a romantic comedy spec script by Julie Golden. Jennifer Klein will produce through Apartment 3B Prods. Story follows a bride who discovers she was cursed at…
The Weinstein Co. has pre-bought North American rights to "Make It Happen," a dance movie set in the world of burlesque. "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" helmer Darren Grant is onboard to direct.
A day after an arbitration panel ruled that the National Academy of Arts & Sciences couldn't launch any new Emmy awards -- but could continue with previously announced categories -- the org announced…
Marking the widest opening in the studio's history, Warner Bros. rolls out "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" on more than 9,000 screens in 4,285 locations Wednesday, while dispatching…