Deutsche Telekom, looking to sell films and TV series on the Web, got a boost Friday when a law was passed allowing it to block rivals from accessing its super fast Internet network.
Sony’s review-proof “Ghost Rider” ran roughshod over the foreign B.O. over the most recent frame — just as the comicbook-hero pic did at home — taking in $16.4 million from 25 markets overseas…
Warner Bros. has made a seven-figure deal for screen rights to Ann Brashares’ upcoming novel “The Last Summer (of You and Me).”
Universal Pictures has reupped Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal’s Gotham-based Tribeca Prods. for another two years and will get busy on developing “Little Fockers,” the third installment of what…
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has tapped Chris Dunn as managing director of its Australian operations.
Universal filed a lawsuit claiming gossip blogger Perez Hilton posted a stolen topless photograph of Jennifer Aniston on the Web. The studio filed the suit Tuesday claiming the stolen image was…
The heat generated by “The Departed” has put Martin Scorsese in high demand. Warner Bros. and Graham King’s Initial Entertainment Group — which produced “The Departed” for Warners — have acquired…
Marcia Gay Harden and Toby Jones have become enshrouded in “The Mist.” Frank Darabont is directing Dimension Films’ adaptation of the Stephen King novella (Daily Variety, Oct. 19). Production has…
"Deal or No Deal" producer Endemol USA has acquired online animation site JoeCartoon.com. Nine-year-old comedy content creator is best known for its 1999 short "Frog in a Blender," which has been…
The federal government has sided with Writers Guild of America West in its dispute with NBC Universal TV over made-for-Internet content.