In another sign that competition and cooperation go hand in hand in Japan's entertainment industry, distrib rivals Toho and Toei will jointly redevelop a Toei cinema center in Tokyo.
Even with "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "CSI: Miami" in repeats, CBS topped its competition Monday in adults 18-49 and other key categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. Fox's…
Spanish broadcaster Telecinco is putting its weight behind a $20 million movie "Alatriste," based on the bestselling historical novels of Spanish writer Arturo Perez-Reverte.
D.C. insiders believe the timeline to name a successor to MPAA chief Jack Valenti is tied to the ability of Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.) to pass controversial energy and Medicare bills by the end of…
Universal Pictures and Michael Mann's Forward Pass has optioned "Arms and the Man," a Peter Landesman-penned New York Times Magazine feature about shadowy arms dealer Victor Bout.
Revolution Studios has tapped "The Full Monty" scribe Simon Beaufoy to pen comedy "In the Pink," which Tim Allen is set to topline. Pic revolves around a man who teams with a group of women to sell…
Gotham-based specialty distribution boutique Kino Intl. has closed U.S. acquisition deals on three fall festival titles, including debuting Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev's "The Return," which…
Universal Pictures has optioned DC Comics' "The Psycho," with Circle of Confusion attached to produce.
Topher Grace is in negotiations to play Dennis Quaid's boss in "Synergy," the next pic due from Paul and Chris Weitz. "Synergy" follows a veteran magazine ad man (Quaid) who, after a corporate…
As record companies aim to limit the use of compact discs on computers, Elektra has done an about-face and embraced the digital world to promote the new album from Fabolous.
Rod Stewart's second album of standards is running neck and neck with Clay Aiken's debut disc "Measure of a Man," with both expected to sell more than 200,000 copies and land in the top two slots in…
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