The precept of freedom of expression often takes a back seat once the ideologues and pedants get involved. Mel Gibson’s movie, “The Passion,” provides the latest and most vivid example. Though Gibson…
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Talent agency Endeavor has blackballed film financier Intermedia until client Diane Lane is paid nearly $2.7 million allegedly owed to her under a pay or play deal.
Senators opposed to the Federal Communications Commission's new media ownership rules smell blood and are gearing up for a broader attack. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) vowed Tuesday to lead a fight on…
The already-shaky outlook for the California Film Commission worsened Tuesday as state legislators hammered out a compromise 2003-04 budget to close the state's $38 billion deficit.
A California appeals court has allowed a reporter's libel suit against the Walt Disney Co. to proceed in a case linked to the legal battle over Winnie the Pooh.
The Lion has left the jungle. MGM announced Tuesday it's exiting the tumultuous auction for Vivendi Universal Entertainment because "the seller's current price expectation would not be consistent…
Marvel Comics swooped in and saved the day on Wall Street Tuesday, announcing that earnings would beat expectations on the back of strong licensing revenue from such film properties as Hulk…
Production and facilities company MediaPro has won a public tender to build and manage Barcelona's 50 million euros ($56 million) flagship production hub, the Ca l'Arano Audiovisual Production Center.
France's Lagardere Media has posted a 1% dip in revenues to 3.86 billion euros ($4.42 billion) on total group revenues of $6.65 billion, down 10%, in the first half of 2003.