Call it "The Matrix: Rebootlegged." Shanghai auds, used to buying pirated DVDs of U.S. blockbusters sometimes weeks ahead of their U.S. release, have turned a certain Keanu Reeves sci-fi thriller…
You know runaway production has become entrenched when even the head of the Directors Guild of America is shooting in Toronto and Prague. With DGA prexy Martha Coolidge prepping to lense "The Prince…
Edgar Bronfman, Jr. still thinks the 3-year-old merger of Seagram and Vivendi, which he engineered, could have worked.
In an unusual gambit, the Disney Co. is seeking to have the long-running Winnie the Pooh case moved from state court to federal court so it can become part of a copyright case Disney filed late last…
The American government has a message for countries that fail to enforce international piracy laws: We're watching you.
The 2nd Tribeca Film Festival has announced its slate of special events, screenings and guests to mark the 25th anniversary of the Black Filmmaker Foundation, including Harry Belafonte, Mos Def and…
The Writers Guild of America West has disclosed a second round of tightened benefits and cost hikes in its health insurance plan, mirroring similar moves by other Hollywood unions in recent months.
Weary of charges that he is conducting a secretive rewrite of media ownership rules, FCC topper Michael Powell fired back Thursday, accusing Democratic commissioner Michael Copps of failing to make…