Internet shopping giant Rakuten is still pushing to up its 19% stake in Tokyo Broadcasting System, over the web's objections.
Although it appeared the last significant holdout was about to go digital, it's possible that EMI and Apple CEO Steve Jobs may have a different trick up their sleeve.
Dash Mihok ("Hollywoodland") has joined ABC's "Cavemen" project, which is based on the popular Geico ads. He'll play Jamie. Thesp will next be seen in "Firehouse Dog."
Paramount laffer "Blades of Glory," starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder, iced first place over the weekend at the domestic B.O. with $33 million in its debut. Pic about a same-sex figure-skating pair…
Italy's Medusa has boarded the Euros 14 million ($18.7 million) in production Daniel Auteuil starrer "MR73," helmer Olivier Marchal's Gaumont-backed followup to the hit cop thriller "36."
British news organization ITN has signed a six-year supply deal worth more than £250 million ($492.5 million) with ITV, the U.K.'s biggest private terrestrial broadcaster.
There will be a movie premiere in Baghdad this month with many of the requisite trappings: a red carpet, the photographers and their flashing lightbulbs, the well-dressed performers. And like any…
Mohamed al-Daradji: The Iraqi helmer, 28, was born in Baghdad and studied theater directing at Baghdad's Fine Art Institute. He's now a Dutch resident; after his cousin was assassinated, his family…
While Disney's "Meet the Robinsons" and Paramount and DreamWorks' "Blades of Glory" duke it out this weekend, there's a much smaller new release that will have B.O. watchers paying close attention.
After years on the ropes, high art is battling back. And it's the august Metropolitan Opera leading the way, cribbing moves from the pop culture playbook by wooing talent from other fields, adopting…
Outlandish promo stunts for movie and TV premieres are nothing new, but 20th Century Fox has come up with a marketing idea that could be a "Homer" run.