Call it the year of the sleeper. Sure, there was the new "Harry Potter," but as political books faded and even "The Da Vinci Code" began to slide, it was upstart tomes that grabbed readers in 2005.
Don't look for a fresh deal with talent agents to top any New Year's resolution lists at SAG. Nearly four years after the last franchise agreement bit the dust in April 2002 when SAG members voted…
Are superheroes losing their might in Hollywood? Though the "Fantastic Four" had a strong December on DVD, the country's two biggest comics purveyors are looking far from invincible.
In the past year, print journalists found an unlikely subject for their stories: Print journalists. Newspapers and magazines were fascinated by the departures of Time mag's Norman Pearlstine and the…
Sony BMG has tentatively settled at least 15 consumer class actions brought against the music company over its use of copy-protection software on CDs.
With the 2005 domestic box office race wrapping up this weekend, two things are clear: Warner Bros. and Fox can be glad they're in a virtual tie for first place, but nobody in Hollywood has much…
A new poll sponsored by the Canadian recording industry shows 91% of Canadians believe the work of musicians, artists, composers and authors should be protected by copyright to ensure they get paid…
Ingenious Media, the media finance boutique owned by Patrick McKenna, reportedly is preparing for a $690 million flotation on London's Alternative Investment Market.
In the past three months, the Writers Guild of America West has unnerved Hollywood with its newfound militancy -- and prexy Patric Verrone promises no let-up in 2006.
Disclosure of advertisers solicited to sponsor charity drives on local TV stations in the D.C. market has prompted FCC commissioner Jonathan Adelstein to call for a probe into possible payola…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen1Daily: $2.1M Cumulative: $136.3M Disney -79.13%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $500,820 Cumulative: $5.7M Relativity Media -58.71%