DreamWorks and Penguin Putnam Inc. have signed a licensing agreement that gives the New York-based publisher the book rights to the first five animated features from the production company. Penguin…
Two days after George Clooney high-tailed it out of Warner Bros.' "Wild Wild West," sources confirmed Tuesday that Kevin Kline has been offered the role of wise-cracking master of disguise Artemus…
All's quiet before a storm. As has become an annual box office tradition, the bottom fell out of the market on the weekend before the Christmas movie season begins in earnest.
Live Entertainment and the Bouygues Group have broken off discussions on Live's proposed acquisition of Ciby 2000, the film company subsid of the Gallic construction firm.
"Amistad" producer Debbie Allen, cast member Djimon Hounsou and sports legend Earvin (Magic) Johnson plan to speak to an audience of 600 Los Angeles high school students today following a screening…
Buena Vista Intl. Television has agreed to supply live-action feature films, including those from Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures, to Hongkong Telecom IMS' new video on demand service, which…
Looking to give the Cartoon Network a run for its animated money, Disney/ABC Cable Networks on Monday announced plans to launch a new 24-hour Disney Channel spin-off for basic cable titled Toon…
Miramax's "Good Will Hunting" bagged the No. 1 slot on the exclusives roster in its first outing.
Island Pictures, which produced "Kiss of the Spider Woman," "Nobody's Fool" and the upcoming "The Gingerbread Man," will close Dec. 31 after a troubled year that saw the resignation of founder Chris…
Looking to separate itself from the premium cable movie pack, Cinemax has upped its commitment to high-profile independent features and has several skedded to premiere on the service in the coming…
NBC Asia has launched its newest channel, NBC Japan, on direct broadcast satellite service DirecTV, marking the network's first entry into the Japanese market.