Studio coin and asset sales goosed the Walt Disney Co.'s profits, which more than doubled to $1.7 billion last quarter from $734 million a year earlier.
Cirque du Soleil's latest show has everything except a name. The Montreal-based group announced Wednesday the plans for a show that will raise its current output for the world market to 14…
DirecTV, the nation's largest satcaster -- and soon to be the property of John Malone -- said quarterly earnings more than doubled as it added subscribers and switched to leasing set-top boxes…
The Police -- Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers -- will be holding a press conference Monday with concert promoter Live Nation to announce plans to commemorate the band's 30th anniversary.
Jermaine Dupri, the producer-songwriter-performer who ran Virgin's short-lived urban music department, has been appointed president of the newly created Island Records Urban Music.
ICM is creating an international television and media division, and has tapped Greg Lipstone and Steve Wohl to run it. Lipstone and Wohl will jointly oversee the tenpercentery's reality TV packaging…
The powerhouse combo of "American Idol" and "House" lifted Fox to another commanding ratings victory on the opening Tuesday of the month, with the net beating the primetime averages of the other…
The 57th edition of the Berlinale kicks off tonight on a high note, and a Gallic one at that. French biopic of Edith Piaf, the country's best-loved songbird, leads off the 26-title Competition and…
More gold is set to gild the German film biz. Studio Hamburg has just unveiled a three-year Euros 20 million ($26 million) a year credit line for English-language pics targeted at the international…
Capitol Films chairman David Bergstein has confirmed that his company will operate two separate foreign sales divisions, one under the Capitol banner and the other as ThinkFilm Intl.
Spain's Voz Audiovisual and Ensueno Films have teamed to produce World War II espionage thriller "Garbo," with Antonio Hernandez attached to direct.