With more and more foreign films now being allowed into China, and potential revenues that can be earned having risen to 25% (from as little as 13%), one might think that doing business in China is…
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall.
Disney said during its third quarter fiscal earnings call that it expects to lose between $160 million and $190 million from the disappointing performance of “The Lone Ranger.” The charges will be…
Sony just got the green light for “Smurfs 2” to play in China, but there’s one big problem facing the studio: China hasn’t paid Hollywood in months. Sony is up against an issue that has plagued the…
Dire predictions swirled around this year's slate of pricey pics. Now, after a number of colossal flops, Hollywood is left to wonder if its swing-for-the-fences paradigm has struck out.
The word has gone out again in visual effects business: "There's trouble in Montreal." Quebec's new incentives are turning Montreal into a burgeoning hotspot for the global vfx biz. But the city has…
The news that Sony is at least considering Third Point founder and CEO Daniel Loeb's proposal to partially spin off the company's entertainment assets seems to have unleashed a bevy of what-ifs.
The producers of “Smallville” have reached a settlement with Warner Bros. in a vertical integration suit that claimed that the studio was low-balling the fees it was charging to license the show to…
Studiocanal filed suit against Universal on Thursday, claiming that they are owed tens of millions and "likely much more" after doing an audit of their partnership to make movies under the Working…
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Challenging a long-standing profit participation practice, a clutch of filmmakers and the estate of Charles Bronson have filed a class-action lawsuit against four studios over homevideo accounting.