Not even the terror alert, the heavily viewed TV "Concert for Diana" or Wimbledon could keep U.K. audiences away from moviegoing this weekend, with "Shrek the Third" breaking records in its launch.
Nintendo's Wii game console outsold Sony's PlayStation 3 in Japan in June by more than six to one, according to figures compiled by game mag publisher Enterbrain. From May 28 to June 24 Japanese…
Blockbuster on Monday tapped 7-Eleven vet Jim Keyes to take the reins from embattled chairman-CEO John Antioco, who agreed to step down earlier this year.
Twentieth Century Fox Animation has named Karen Rupert Toliver VP of production. Toliver will report to Fox Animation prexy Vanessa Morrison. She'll focus on the development and production of…
There is a touching moment in Pixar's new toon "Ratatouille" about the power of inventiveness -- how making something isn't the same as creating it. That's a lesson that the developers of THQ's game…
Over the weekend, 7-Eleven turned a dozen stores into Kwik-E-Marts, the fictional convenience stores of "The Simpsons" fame, in the latest example of marketers making life imitate art.
In a move designed to undercut the growing music retail power of Apple Inc., Universal Music Group is set to notify the company that it will not renew a long-term contract to sell digital music…
FremantleMedia's mobile channel Atomic Wedgie is launching later this month on Helio's nationwide service. The channel, which offers original and repurposed shortform comedy programming, is also…
MTV is making a play for a familiar genre but in an unusual arena: Cabler is developing three pics in the spirit of "American Pie" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" that would get their first airing on…
Imax will join the more than 1,000 digital theaters that will unspool "Beowulf" in 3-D beginning Nov. 16. Exhib will convert Robert Zemeckis' motion-capture pic for the large-screen format.
Michael Eisner's "Prom Queen" is going to Amazon. The Web series has been repurposed as a full-length feature and will be offered for download exclusively on Unbox, Amazon.com's digital download…