As studios parade their summer slates at ShoWest, some theater owners are sure to complain that Hollywood majors are once again bunching too many movies too close together, particularly in the May…
ABC Family continues to secure a basic-cable lock on the Harry Potter franchise by prebuying cable rights to "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince" 10 months in advance of its theatrical debut, and…
A judge says "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has won her claim that a fan violated her copyright with his plans to publish a Potter encyclopedia.
International distributors are scrambling to adjust their holiday-season planning in the wake of Warner Bros.' Aug. 14 surprise announcement that it is delaying the November release of "Harry Potter…
Warner Bros. may have roughly 25 pics on its schedule to unspool in 2009, but few are the types of films you'd expect from the studio.
Summit Entertainment has pushed up the release date of its highly anticipated vampire pic "Twilight" to Nov. 21, taking advantage of the B.O. opening left after Warner Bros. opted to move "Harry…
Warner Bros. has decided to bump the release of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" from Nov. 21 to July 17. Shift puts it up against Universal's bigscreen adaptation of "Land of the Lost,"…
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," the sixth installment in the franchise, has been selected as the feature for Blighty's Royal Film Performance, a prestigious charity event to be held Nov. 17…
An 800-word prequel to the Harry Potter series, handwritten by author J.K. Rowling, will be auctioned for charity Tuesday night.
A three-day trial over an unauthorized Harry Potter encyclopedia ended Wednesday with a flash of anger from J.K. Rowling.
J.K. Rowling and a publisher who wants to release an unauthorized lexicon to her Harry Potter novels should try to settle the copyright dispute out of court, a judge said Wednesday.