Markets & Festivals
After a year of rumors, Blockbuster Video has acquired studio-owned movie download service Movielink, putting the largest rental retailer in the digital business overnight.
It may have taken more than a decade, but Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen's DreamWorks finally leads in market share and is weeks away from crossing the $1 billion mark at the…
Chicago rapper Common scored the first top record of his long career as his Geffen disc "Finding Forever" notched 155,000 sales in its first week out, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Argentina's national film institute, Incaa, has tapped veteran filmmaker Jose A. Martinez Suarez to run the Mar del Plata Intl. Film Festival as it shifts from March to November to improve…
Screen Gems has made it a definite "Maybe," acquiring English-language remake rights to "Der Bewegte Mann" ("Maybe... Maybe Not").
Paramount Pictures has set Jessica Alba as the female lead opposite Mike Myers in "The Love Guru," which has been set for a June 20 release.
In his first public address since his bid for Dow Jones was approved, Rupert Murdoch on Wednesday outlined a vision for the Wall Street Journal as a paper with the potential to expand well beyond its…
Writer-director-producer Melville "Mel" Shavelson, a stalwart player in the film and TV comedy biz and three-time prexy of the WGA West, died Wednesday of natural causes in his Studio City home. He…
Arriving amid a wave of nostalgia ranging from ESPN's "The Bronx is Burning" to Tom Brokaw's upcoming History Channel documentary "1968," VH1's "NY77: The Coolest Year in Hell" adopts an…