In a deal both groundbreaking and curious, vidgame scribes/producers Flint Dille and John Zuur have signed a two-year first-look deal with Dimension Films.
As "Shrek 3" nears pre-production, DreamWorks is already plotting another ogre encore. Studio has begun developing "Shrek 4," hiring Tim Sullivan to write the script.
Universal Pictures is restructuring its various home-entertainment production units in a plan that will see the studio producing more pics, with a revved-up focus on family fare.
Charging that Blockbuster has failed to provide regulators with required information, the Federal Trade Commission asked a federal court on Friday to bar the nation's top vidtailer's proposed…
Sony is ending its effort to sell soap operas online, less than two years after it started. Studio's Soapcity Web site has shuttered its video-on-demand business, which let users pay $1.99 to…
Back in the classic studio era, Jack Warner used to collect his executives' Oscar ballots and fill them out himself. These days, studio execs don't just cast their own ballots. Some bet against their…
Upstart Internet entrepreneur Takafumi Horie has outlined his vision for the media conglom that owns Japan's giant Fuji TV if his hostile bid succeeds -- and he intends to be bigger than Rupert…
The National Lampoon brand has formed National Lampoon Clubhouse, a joint venture entity with Majestic Entertainment that will result in a series of PG- and PG-13-rated theatrical and direct-to-video…
Shawn Fanning's Snocap has signed its second major label, Sony BMG, as it attempts to turn peer-to-peer into a legit business. Company was founded late last year by the Napster creator based on new…
In another dramatic change to its business model, Blockbuster said Thursday it is slashing its in-store "all you can watch" plan from $24.99 to $14.99 a month.
Tribeca Film Festival co-founder Robert De Niro and Amazon.com topper Jeff Bezos announced Thursday that the giant online retailer is hosting a short-film competition in connection with the fest.