Frodo and co. are staying at Electronic Arts. No. 1 videogame publisher has extended its deal with New Line and Tolkien Enterprises to publish "The Lord of the Rings" videogames through 2008. Pact…
Chicago real estate mogul Sam Zell is looking like Tribune's new owner. According to a Bloomberg News report, the Los Angeles Times' parent company will likely accept Zell's $8 billion takeover bid…
Fox is making room for more "American Idol," expanding the reality competish's Wednesday results show to an hour, beginning next month.
Paramount Home Entertainment has tapped George Clement as executive director of promotions. He reports to Mary Kincaid, exec VP, worldwide marketing services.
DreamWorks Animation has hired "Lilo & Stitch" director Chris Sanders, a longtime Disney vet, to helm its cavemen comedy "Crood Awakenings." The talent coup is reminiscent of the competition for…
Hollywood's standards for digital cinema were savaged at a Monday debate at the Ficci-Frames entertainment convention in Mumbai.
The board of Italy's leading IPTV provider, Fastweb, accepted a $62-per-share takeover offer from Swisscom on Tuesday, ending speculation that Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset intended to make a…
Hong Kong conglom Media Asia has set up a remake of “Exiled” with Samuel Hadida (“Silent Hill,” “Domino”) aboard to produce. Media Asia is the entity responsible for “Infernal Affairs” and its “The…
Darren Aronofsky is in talks to direct Mark Wahlberg and Matt Damon in boxing drama “The Fighter” for Paramount Pictures. Pic would mark Aronofsky's second studio project. Sci-fi romancer “The…
The hottest word in the videogame world is, apparently, "Lego." Following the huge success of "Lego Star Wars" and its sequel, Warner Bros. has signed a licensing deal with Lego to produce a "Lego…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media