U.S. homevid spending fell more than 7% in the first quarter, as the ongoing recession took a toll on DVD and Blu-ray sales and rentals.
Isao Matsuoka, who helped to turn film studio Toho into Japan's B.O. giant in his 52-year career at the company, will step down as chairman on May 28.
In President Obama's first hundred days he has mounted a diplomatic push to improve America's image around the globe, but what we have yet to see is if and how his administration taps into the…
The star of "Maude" and "The Golden Girls" died today. Even in today's anything goes primetime atmosphere, it's still hard to imagine a show tackling the issues in quite the same way that "Maude" did…
The former Illinois governor may not to get to go on NBC's reality show, but he can be part of its publicity campaign. Next up: A bonafide Hollywood career. He's been taking meetings.
For most of USC's seminar on "Celebrity Diplomacy" earlier this week, academic experts and others marveled at the forays of the likes of Bono and George Clooney and Angelina Jolie into foreign…
The sale of the National Amusements circuit, the first major movie theater chain to come on the market in years, will test the depths of goodwill for an exhib biz whose stellar perf during a severe…
In a sign of the contentiousness within SAG, the guild's move to hire a PR firm has become part of the battle between SAG leaders and the members opposing ratification of the feature-primetime…
Oscar winner "Slumdog Millionaire" -- one of the most successful indie pics of all time -- is winding down its worldwide tour with strong showings in China and Japan.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Robert Redford, Laurie David and Leonardo DiCaprio are among the honorees on Saturday for the Natural Resources Defense Council's 20th anniversary…