U.K.-based video-on-demand service Video Networks has inked a three-year deal with Regency Enterprises, adding pics "Fight Club," "Pushing Tin" and "Entrapment," among others, to its catalog.
Blockbuster is raking in the profits, spurred by strong international revenue and growing DVD sales. The Dallas-based video rental giant, which is 80% owned by Viacom, said Thursday that revenue for…
The Walt Disney Co. has enlisted writing duo Derek Guiley and David Schneiderman to pen the straight-to-video sequel to "The Parent Trap," the remake of the 1961 Mouse House pic released in 1998.
In the annals of Roman spectacles, there are few sequences more exciting and dramatic than the bitter struggle between Kirk Douglas and Woody Strode in the private arena of Peter Ustinov's gladiator…
Crown Media Holdings will shell out about $820 million to buy 700 titles from the Hallmark Entertainment miniseries and telepic library, which includes high-rated minis such as "Gulliver's Travels,"…
Ridley Scott's Oscar-winning "Gladiator" will get its U.K. TV premiere April 23 through the pay-per-view operators Front Row and U Direct.
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Entertainment venture Rumpus has acquired Zeeks.com, a popular gaming and community site for kids. Rumpus will use the site as an additional channel for its feature-length animated features and sale…
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…