Just for Variety: While Bill Clinton's doctors have told him no visitors or phone calls while he recupes at home in Chappaqua, he and Hillary spoke to their longtime friends Harry and Linda…
Producer Tom Broadbridge is turning to the Bible. Production of "The Animated Adventure Bible," aimed at 6- to 12-year-olds, begins this month in Sydney.
As with the VCR and the Internet, porn led the charge into DVD.
So far this year, the studios have released 73 PG-13 pics -- a huge jump from the 40 in the same period 10 years ago.
Disney is readying a sequel to its 1942 classic "Bambi." Universal is prepping a fourth installment of its "American Pie" franchise. And MGM wants to add a Roman numeral to 1983's "WarGames."
Consumer spending on Fox releases in 2004 is closing in on $3 billion for the first time in the studio's history.The four-month tsunami of more than a dozen major new and older films from September…
MGM Home Entertainment has signed a three-year distribution pact with L.A.-based Bronson Entertainment for exclusive distribution of the company's programming in Germany.
Miramax, which took some heat for waiting to release the 2002 Jet Li Chinese martial arts movie "Hero" to U.S. theaters, is wasting no time in getting it to DVD. Disc will hit stores Nov. 30.
Howard Stern might be making enemies at the Federal Communications Commission and Clear Channel, but he has a new, more indulgent friend in Hollywood.
DirecTV said its Spaceway satellites, initially designed to provide high-speed Internet access, would be used instead to provide additional bandwidth for high-definition TV.
The Motion Picture Assn. is making headway in the battle against Asia's video pirates. The org's report card on anti-piracy in the first six months of the year shows a 380% increase in the number of…