In a significant victory for Jeffrey Katzenberg, a judge has ruled that the former head of Disney's film unit did not forfeit a lucrative bonus when he left the company in 1994 and is entitled to…
Universal has paid $500,000 against a possible $1.25 million sum for "Cross Dressing," a new comic novel by Bill Fitzhugh which will be developed by ShadyAcres Entertainment as a potential directing…
Warren Zide and Craig Perry, producers of "American Pie," have struck a three-pic deal with indie producer and distrib Scanbox, beginning with the comedy "Return of the World's Most Rotten Lover."
As the relatively sleepy Cannes Film Festival heads into its final stretch, several Directors' Fortnight entries have apparently sparked interest among U.S. distributors.
Chancellor Media Corp. has formed three units to launch e-commerce businesses and broadcast its radio programs on the 'Net to capitalize on Internet growth, it revealed Wednesday.
UPN is going after young men on Thursday with two hours of wrestling, while the netlet's ethnic comedy block shifts to Monday and its movie to Friday. The net has ordered three new comedies: the…
John Malone's Starz network has signed an exclusive pay TV output deal with the Shooting Gallery, which becomes the fourth recent indie movie operation to engineer a deal with the network.
Industry execs and lobbyists here are predicting that the American Film Marketing Assn. is heading for trouble over its position on the upcoming General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)…
Just a week after announcing that Mickey Mouse will make his video games debut, Disney Interactive has added Donald Duck and "Jungle Book" characters to cash in on the lucrative $6.3 billion industry.
Advertisers and web sales execs are expected to begin the process of hammering out advanced advertising buys in the multibillion-dollar upfront market as early as today, with some insiders suggesting…
Based on a limited sampling of the 2,011 theaters offering screenings of midnight screenings of "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace," Twentieth Century Fox is estimating grosses in the…