Few industryites have doubted that Best Buy and Blockbuster would find their way into the movie download biz soon, but confirmation came Thursday from one of their studio partners.
Bollywood is getting a boost through Joost. Saavn, a New York-based content provider of Hindi films, TV shows and musicvids, has inked with the Internet platform to stream its vast library.
Digital music, which almost exclusively means mobile, is driving the market in Asia. It makes up 30% of the Asia-Pacific market, while in China it accounts for 80%, said Nigel Mukherjee, director of…
EMI has become the fourth and final major music distrib to ink a deal with YouTube that will allow the Web site's users to play copyrighted musicvideos without fear of litigation.
All it took was a visit from California's Governator to get the Canadian government moving to squelch the plague of film piracy that in recent years has strained the patience of the U.S. studios.
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) and CAV Warner Entertainment, a joint venture between Warner Home Video and China Audio & Video Publishing House, have inked a DVD deal for series "Prehistoric Park"…
Paramount Home Entertainment Intl. has tapped Don Hunton to become exec VP and general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Hunton was previously senior VP for Asia Pacific, U.K. and Ireland.
Warner Music International is partnering with Premium TV to make its catalog of music videos available free on the Internet. The companies believe that the phased launch of destination Web sites will…
Universal Pictures will develop a remake of the 1939 comedy “Midnight” as a star vehicle for Reese Witherspoon. Michael Arndt, who won the Oscar for “Little Miss Sunshine,” will write the screenplay…
Zooey Deschanel has signed to star with Mark Wahlberg in M. Night Shyamalan's 20th Century Fox thriller “The Happening.” Story concerns a man who takes his family on the run when an apocalyptic…