Universal Studios Intl. has agreed to provide U.K.'s Video Networks' video-on-demand service with feature films as well as film and TV library titles for several years.
A "little" movie that grossed $171 million worldwide, won three Oscars and spawned a remarkably profitable franchise, "Rocky" is nonetheless rarely cited as a meaningful or masterful film. It does…
Having amassed $230 million at the box office, Fox will cast its net in the video waters to see how much revenue "Cast Away" can generate in that market beginning June 12.
El-Aurens rides for the first time in DVD -- but despite a generally spiffy transfer and a valuable photo archive, Columbia TriStar's latest outing of the 215-minute Restored Director's Cut fails to…
UPN has ordered a pilot for an animated sketch comedy series from Urban Entertainment. The untitled project will consist of toon shorts from the Internet that'll be introduced by cartoon hosts.
Palm Pictures/sputnik7 has acquired Doug Pray's club DJ documentary "Scratch." The pic will move through Palm's theatrical and DVD-homevideo distribution, and sputnik7's digital and Web distribution…
Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment has inked a production deal with online gamemaker WildTangent to create original properties for the Web sites of its upcoming pics. Deal also includes an…
Some epics improve over the years, others wither on the vine; Fox's 1963 "Cleopatra," splendidly revived on DVD in its original theatrical version of 243 minutes (plus music), has curiously hung in…
Slowly but surely, legit homevideo distribs and merchants are gaining a foothold in a market that traditionally has been dominated by pirates.
George Stevens Jr. confided prior to a recent rare theatrical screening of "The Greatest Story Ever Told" that he hoped his father's massive rendition of the life of Christ might yet one day find its…