French paybox Canal Plus faces one of its biggest challenges to date with news that rival digital platform Television Par Satellite (TPS) is making a major play for French soccer rights -- one of the…
Visual effects supervisor Robert Legato and director of development Cari Thomas have ankled their posts at f/x studio Digital Domain to join Sony Pictures Imageworks.
Garry Shandling's conflict-of-interest case against former manager Brad Grey will go to trial June 30, with or without Shandling's lead lawyer, David Boies, a judge ruled Friday.
Buena Vista's "Tarzan" outswung the week-old "Austin Powers" to win the weekend B.O. crown with a studio estimated $34.1 million opening, the second biggest debut ever for an animated feature.
Marking a generally juicy frame, the "Star Wars" prequel became the first film in history to reach $A20 million ($13 million) after just 14 days in Australia ("Independence Day" took 24 days). In…
Seventh Art Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to Parris Patton's docu, "Creature."
Warner Bros. has upped Mark Matheny to executive vice president, international licensing and studio stores franchise operations, Warner Bros. Consumer Products.
Robyn Astaire, Fred Astaire's widow, blitzed members of the California Assembly Judiciary Committee last week in an effort to dispel what she said were "blatantly bogus" claims made by opponents of a…
Anna Paquin, the Oscar-winning star of "The Piano," has joined the cast of Fox's "X-Men," the Bryan Singer-directed adaptation of the bestselling Marvel Comics franchise.
A new generation of "Star Wars" goods will hit Japanese store shelves on Saturday, and toymaker Tomy said it expects to rack up about 3 billion yen ($25 million) in sales from the "Phantom Menace"…
Stock in German licensing company Intertainment soared 20% Friday on the back of a key distribution pact signed with Warner Bros.
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