Charlton Heston will reprise his role of "Ben Hur" for an upcoming remake of the movie. But instead of the months of work he put in on the first one in 1959, his role this time required only a couple…
About 60 million homes in the U.S. will have the ability to play DVDs by the end of the year, and more purchasers than ever will be parents buying special editions of movies intended for the whole…
The BBC will partner with satcaster BSkyB on a digital terrestrial television service to replace the recently collapsed ITV Digital.
You have one month -- July 15 to be precise. That's the deadline Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin (R-La.) gave Hollywood studios, the computer biz and consumer electronics makers on Tuesday to work out their…
America Online has tapped former NBC Internet exec Shawn Hardin to oversee the programming that appears on the Web giant's high-speed service.
Modern Entertainment has closed a series of deals for all forms of home entertainment (including DVD) from Playboy Home Entertainment.
Music Netco Listen.com has inked its first major distribution deal, signing with Spanish-owned mega-portal Terra Lycos to give Listen's Rhapsody subscription music service a kickstart in exposure…
Three years after helping popularize online entertainment through the creation of iFilm, founder and former CEO Rodger Raderman is bowing his latest technology venture.
BMW plans to fill up on another round of short films that promote the luxury automakers' cars. Three more pics, to be helmed by high-profile helmers, will bow on BMWFilms.com in the fall.
File-swapping Netco Grokster, eager for some legitimacy in the face of impending entertainment-industry lawsuits, will offer new software to let copyright holders do targeted marketing over the…
Just how much do consumers love their digital video recorders? How about enough to sue the entertainment industry for the right to continue using them to digitally record television shows on a…