Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the Digital Entertainment Group, the industry organization overseeing the growth of DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet. Promotion comes as the DEG is kicking…
Blu-ray is showing healthy sales for Hollywood's homevideo divisions, with revenue generated from the discs up 15% during the first half of the year. That's as overall consumer spending on home…
Twentieth Century Fox has enlisted Walmart to go green for the homevideo launch of Blue Sky Studios' “Epic” in what's considered to be the biggest push for a homevideo title by the world's largest…
As Hollywood figures out ways to make its DVDs and Blu-rays more attractive to consumers who are gravitating more toward digital platforms for their TV shows and movies, Sony and Panasonic are about…
Marvel Studios has figured out a clever way to tell more stories featuring its heroes, while also giving consumers more of a reason to buy its films when they're released on homevideo. The company…
Christian Bale may not be suiting up as Batman in future films, but the trilogy he did star in is getting repackaged by Warner Bros. as an "ultimate collector's edition," complete with two new…
Hollywood's homevideo industry saw sales rise 5% during the first three months of the year, as consumers bought more Blu-rays. DVD and Blu-ray disc sales, rentals, digital downloads and subscriptions…
Paramount Home Media Distribution and Lucasfilm will release the complete set of films in the "Indiana Jones" franchise for the first time on Blu-ray on Sept. 18.
Disney was the first studio to fully integrate iOS systems with their films, but they're no longer the only filmmaker doing so. The Weinstein Company and Technicolor have teamed up to utilize the…
Although the home entertainment sector is still off 2% at $12.3 billion for the first three quarters of 2011, homevid divisions are embracing signs of sales growth as the holidays approach.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Lucy1Weekend:$44.0M Universal Pictures
Hercules2Weekend:$29.0M Paramount Pictures
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Weekend:$16.4M Fox