Walt Disney's big bet, "Chicken Little," its first CGI toon not produced by Pixar, unspools at 3,654 theaters this weekend. Most industry observers expect "Chicken Little" to win the frame easily…
Seeking to increase its presence in the online music business as it expands on the Web, America Online has acquired MusicNow and ditched longtime partner MusicNet.
Hard Sell: Considering the mounting evidence that teenagers are spending more time zoning out on videogames and less time going to the movies, it's no surprise that studios have turned to videogames…
Steven Paul's Crystal Sky Pictures has bought the rights to long-running Konami vidgame franchise "Castlevania" and has set helmer Paul W.S. Anderson ("Alien vs. Predator") to adapt and direct.
The trade org repping indie film entities has completed its first-ever guidelines to be used in negotiating Internet rights and will now turn its attention to rights for pics screening on cell phones…
The country's largest cable operators unveiled a deal Wednesday that could bring live television to cell phones as early as next year. But questions about licensing and security surrounded the…
Shares in vidgame publisher THQ jumped 17% Friday after it reported a smaller-than-expected net loss. Net loss fell from $6.4 million a year ago to $1.4 million in the quarter ended Sept. 30.
Continuing a 2005 slump for the vidgame biz compared with a strong 2004, Activision reported a 28% drop in revenue for the quarter ended Sept. 30 and slipped into the red.
Can a videogame be as funny as "The Simpsons?" Electronic Arts is hoping the answer is yes as it's signed a long-term deal with Fox and Gracie Films to make a series of games based on the…
Pixar Animation Studios toon maven John Lasseter will receive the Visual Effects Society's George Melies Award for creative excellence. Lasseter, who oversees all of Pixar's films, directed "Toy…
Aardman Animations, the producers of "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" and "Chicken Run," have inked several deals to distribute content to mobile users across the globe.