OBN Holdings is set to launch a film-oriented video site in a joint venture with iStream Planet. Web site Film Hook is a "major step in accomplishing one of our major goals, which is for OBN to…
Sony's ballyhooed PlayStation 3 squeezed overall earnings last quarter, despite a boom in electronics and a Bond bonanza at Sony Pictures. At Sony Pictures Entertainment, revenue jumped 47% to $2.5…
Sony BMG Music is reaching the end of its legal travails over the virus-like anti-piracy software it installed on CDs in 2005. Diskery has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission…
Mac Budill, a 16-year Cablevision vet, has been upped to executive vice president of programming. Budill will oversee all programming decisions involving Cablevision's cable television offerings…
German exhibs are claiming victory against 20th Century Fox after the major gave in to demands to postpone its planned DVD release of "Eragon" on March 19 — just three months after its theatrical…
“Dororo,” a fantasy period action film produced by the TBS web, is the first Japanese B.O. smash of 2007, scoring 453 million yen ($3.74 million) its opening weekend.
Penelope Cruz is expected to take the femme lead in what will most likely be Pedro Almodovar’s next pic, “La Piel que habito.”
Nickelodeon wants to help kids live among its brands online. Viacom-owned cable net today is launching Nicktropolis, a new virtual community focused on games and video featuring characters like…
Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun -- former business rivals when they headed up Fox and ABC, respectively -- have partnered to launch a multimedia production shingle.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will kick off Oscar week with a presentation of "Shorts!," a program featuring the 10 nominated films in the animated and live-action short categories.