U.S. home video distributor FUNimation Entertainment has acquired North American and Latin American rights to "Vexille," Shochiku's sci-fi toon.
The vidgame biz got a shock on Thursday as publisher Take Two delayed the release of the highly anticipated "Grand Theft Auto IV" from October until March or April of next year.
On the heels of its acquisition of environmental outfit TreeHugger.com, Discovery Communications is expanding its Web presence with plans to stream full-length episodes of selected series.
Twenty-four companies and orgs repping Japanese copyrights holders, including the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan (Eiren), Thursday urged YouTube Japan to weed out rights violators.
Universal has acquired the pitch “The Lost Adventures of Stone Perlmutter Jr.,” with Peter Huyck and Alex Gregory to write the script as a star vehicle for Jack Black. Black and partner Ben Cooley…
The National Football League is looking to drive deep into the film biz with its first major foray into feature production. Country’s preeminent sports league has become directly involved in a movie…
The growing "Planet Green" initiative at Discovery Communications has added another branch: Company has purchased TreeHugger.com in an effort to complement the programming on its upcoming Planet…
Venezuela's once powerful terrestrial web RCTV, banished to cable and satellite since July 16 by the government, could find itself pulled by midnight Wednesday if President Hugo Chavez has his way…
DreamWorks Animation and Paramount will release the fourth installment in the lucrative "Shrek" franchise May 21, 2010.
Despite a booming videogame biz this year, two of the industry's biggest publishers saw their stocks come under pressure Wednesday after somewhat disappointing earnings reports.
Channel 4 has become the latest Brit broadcaster to crack down on the use of premium-rate phone-in competitions, after an internal probe revealed a string of problems with the net's "You Say, We Pay"…