Universal Pictures on Wednesday sold its stake in popular Web site Animalhouse.com to partner Hyundai Information Technology Co. for about $4 million.
Food Network announced it will launch nine series in July, including "Good Eats," a show starring filmmaker Alton Brown.
MGM has pushed back the release of UA's "The Thomas Crown Affair" from Friday, June 18, to Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Viacom Inc. finally took formal steps to spin off its Blockbuster video unit Thursday, filing a long-expected prospectus for an initial public offering of a minority stake expected to occur later…
Producer Dino De Laurentiis is near a deal to purchase screen rights to the Thomas Harris novel "Hannibal," for a sum north of $9 million, the most ever paid for a bigscreen adaptation.
Centropolis Effects, the f/x wing of Sony-based production outfit Centropolis Entertainment ("Independence Day," "Godzilla"), has tapped Mark Franco prexy and Aaron Dem head of production, the…
Buena Vista Television chairman Walter Liss has been named president of the ABC Owned Television Stations group, while Larry Pollock, who had held that position since 1991, has been upped to chairman…
Just a week after announcing it is pulling the plug on its Pathfinder Web site to focus on launching hubs that steer Internet users to its brands, Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday appointed the exec…
Scott Free president/CEO Chris Zarpas is stepping down from his post, in what he characterized as a mutual decision made with Scott Free partners Ridley and Tony Scott.
Harrison A. Price, the dean of recreation economics who conducted site location and economic feasibility studies for Disneyland and Disney World, will deliver the keynote address for the annual Large…
"Dark City" helmer Alex Proyas is teaming with scribe Stuart Hazeldine to pen the latest adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's classic story "The Masque of the Red Death" for Fox 2000.