Forget commercials -- advertisers and agencies eager to reach Asian auds are funding and producing their own programming.
Chart-topping balladeer and international heartthrob Alejandro Fernandez has been tapped to portray Mexican revolutionary hero Emilio Zapata in Alfonso Arau's long-delayed biopic.
Hollywood is still fighting the good fight, reaping revenues and kudos from a spate of World War II-themed film and TV projects.
Wall Street knew it was coming, but CEO-designate Richard Parsons still had the awkward duty last week of officially telling investors that AOL Time Warner won't meet its financial targets for the…
Where once there were dot-com banners on Main Street, Winter Olympic construction sites now holds sway. Buyers looking for a potential crossover pic seemed to be searching in vain.
Gorged on almost $7 billion it pocketed from the sale of its stake in AOL Europe to AOL Time Warner, German giant Bertelsmann is getting ready to shop while most media companies are tightening their…
New film and video regulations from China's State Council may dramatically open up the mainland as a film production base; the regs also signal a renewed drive to crack down on video piracy.
Thanks to a global recession, studio cutbacks and volatile talent costs, it's getting increasingly difficult to move a film project forward. But before filmmakers even face those hurdles, they need…
The exec has made ambitious plans for his satcaster, crowned by a $30 billion merger attempt with larger rival Hughes Electronics. The combination is necessary, he says, to compete with a rapidly…
Twenty years ago, the Oneida Nation had 32 acres with no running water. Today, with 15,000 acres, plenty of running water and one wildly profitable casino, the tribe in upstate New York has become an…
The new year is only a few weeks old, but it may not be too soon to anoint the best press release of 2002.