The U.K.'s controversial Communications Bill was approved by Parliament on Thursday, opening up ownership to firms outside Europe for the first time and paving the way for a slew of takeovers in…
Dennis Hopper announced a new film project, "Gangster," at a press conference Wednesday on the Italian island of Ischia.
Czech TV upped acting director of news Jiri Janacek to general manager on Wednesday, making him the pubcaster's sixth topper in under six years.
Spanish producer Antonio Perez's Maestranza Films is teaming with Mexican producer Matthias Ehrenberg on two feature film projects: "Rosario Tijeras," Emilio Maille's adaptation of a bestselling…
Forty years after "Astro Boy" hit U.S. airwaves, Japanese manga and animation are more popular than ever Stateside.
Brian Michael Bendis is a definite contender for top writer in comics. He pens four popular series for Marvel ("Ultimate Spider-Man," "Daredevil," "Alias" and "Ultimate X-Men"), and his own series…
The comicbook biz has relied on sales to specialty shops that cater to hard-core superhero fans ever since its newsstand sales faded away in the early 1980s.
Hat Trick Prods., makers of "Whose Line Is It Anyway" and "Have I Got News for You," has sold a 45% stake to U.K. venture capitalist firm Kleinwort Capital for £23 million ($37 million).
Where can you go to find Klingons, stormtroopers, Angelina Jolie, mutants, manga, Halle Berry and maybe a Hulk or two?
They may have been derided as geeks in the past, but now the die-hard fans of sci-fi, comics, fantasy and horror that flock by the thousands to Comic-Con Intl. are important enough to warrant…
Comics have been very kind to Hollywood the past few years, helping set B.O. records and providing a wealth of diverse material to mine.