After opening May 13, Ken Watanabe starrer "Memories of Tomorrow" has become distrib Toei's biggest hit this year, with total gross expected to reach $23 million.
Morgan Freeman is in final talks to star in "Gone, Baby, Gone," the private eye-cop mystery that Ben Affleck is directing for Miramax Films.
DirecTV has picked up San Antonio station KTDF, owned by U.S. Hispanic net Azteca America's affiliate group Una Vez Mas.
This weekend, Fox unleashes its only summer tentpole, "X-Men: The Last Stand," on one of the two most lucrative frames of the season. Tracking is very strong, particularly with young men, but there's…
Coldplay will make the only Southeast Asian stop of its 2006 tour on July 10 at the inaugural MTV Centerstage Singapore.
Grammy-winner Debby Boone, who starred in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" on Broadway in 1982, will star in the June revival of "The Human Comedy" at Barrington Stage in Massachusetts' Berkshires.
Development Bank of Japan and New Bank Tokyo are underwriting a new scheme for animation content development, backed by the Tokyo city government. DJB will kick in $460,000 and NBT $640,000 for the…
Country radio has pretty much ignored the first two singles from the Dixie Chicks' "Taking the Long Way." First album from the Chicks since their George W. Bush brouhaha in 2003 was released Tuesday.
Turner Classic Movies will celebrate the late Billy Wilder's 100th birthday June 22 with a newly re-edited film put together by Volker Schlondorff based on a series of interviews Wilder gave to…
An inoperable set piece has forced the L.A. Opera to delay the world premiere opening of Eliot Goldenthal's "Grendel" until June 8. Opera was slated to open Saturday, but that time will now be used…
The Museum of the Moving Image is moving to expand its scope. Beginning in June, the museum will host one- to two-week theatrical engagements of international films that have yet to reach much of an…