Walt Disney Pictures and its subsidiary Jumbo Pictures Inc. have partnered to release the animated "Doug's 1st Movie" theatrically on March 26.
Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey are moving their Icon Prods. to Paramount Pictures, ending an eight-year relationship with Warner Bros.
Shares of Golden Books Family Entertainment more than quintupled in price between Wednesday and Thursday on what appear to have been erroneous reports that the Walt Disney Co. was interested in…
Roger Rabbit, eat your heart out. Russian animators are starting work on a version of Mikhail Bulgakov's classic novel "Master and Margarita," whose magic atmosphere will be created by mixing live…
Peter Care, the Brit shooter behind music videos for such acts as R.E.M. and Bruce Springsteen, is in negotiations to direct the Danny DeVito starrer "Stretch Armstrong" for Disney.
Fresh off a record-breaking Nielsen rating Sunday for "Murder in a Small Town," with Gene Wilder as an amateur sleuth, A&E will commission an original movie featuring fictional detective Nero Wolfe.
Yelmo Cineplex de Espana, a joint venture of Sony-controlled Loews Cineplex and Spanish partner Yelmo Films, has announced one of the most ambitious multiplex construction plans ever in Spain.
Hughes Electronic Corp. is planning to up its stake in direct to home satellite broadcaster DirecTV Japan from its current 31.75% to about 41%, a Japanese financial daily reported Wednesday.
Soap vet Lisa Hesser is close to inking a deal to serve as exec producer of "Passions," the new NBC sudser launching this summer.
In his first appearance before the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena, Scott Sassa outlined his vision for NBC, which includes "more traditional families" and "less emphasis on sex.