Warner Bros. has closed a financing deal with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, a four-year partnership with Dune's Steven Mnuchin, filmmaker Brett Ratner and Australian billionaire James Packer, to fund up…
Universal Pictures Tower Heist
Media congloms like cable giant Comcast are increasingly turning to leaders with a new constellation of business skills, who can anticipate, navigate and respond quickly and boldly to the seismic…
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.
Another all-out battle may be brewing between studios and U.S. exhibitors over release of blockbusters on video-on-demand while pics are still playing in theaters. In recent months, Disney and Sony…
Addressing a longstanding complaint from theater owners, Universal Studios chairman Adam Fogelson declared that studios should mimic U's strategy of releasing major titles all year — rather than…
Universal Pictures' primary film financing partner is completing a refinancing agreement that will help fund U pics greenlit through the end of this year. But after that, Elliott Management appears…
Dimension Films is counting on new waters to help keep "Piranha 3DD" afloat.
As pics' pricetags grow, studios push the window envelope
Producers fantasize about what's next -- in a perfect H'wood
"Margin Call" takes a harsh look at Wall Street economics, but in the smaller world of independent film, returns have been bullish.