Are moviegoers ready for Mel? The biggest wild card at this weekend’s box office is Mel Gibson’s “Apocalypto.” Subtitled pic, set in an ancient Mayan kingdom and sporting extreme violence, skews to…
The Weinstein Co. is licensing the extensive homevid library of Videocine, film division of Mexican conglom Televisa. Company has bought U.S. and Canadian rights to Televisa's 178-title library…
Musician-actor Andre Benjamin is joining Will Ferrell and Woody Harrelson in toplining New Line's "Semi-Pro," a comedy set in the world of 1970s pro basketball.
The brouhaha over "Borat" continues. A Los Angeles judge said Thursday that he would consider a request by two U. of South Carolina fraternity brothers that a scene featuring them be cut from the…
NBC U's Telemundo has struck a deal with Cingular Wireless that will integrate the cellphone giant's products into the storyline of the Spanish-language web's Sunday night sitcom "Seguro y urgente."
Mark Cuban has never been one to hold his tongue, but that tongue was really wagging Thursday at the UBS investor confab in Gotham. The 2929 Entertainment topper questioned the digital wisdom of big…
Online network site Withoutabox.com has formed a partnership with Filmfestivals.com aimed at fest professionals. The companies said the alliance would allow them to offer marketing services and…
Network Ten will launch its digital business in February. It also plans to overhaul its Web site, www.ten.com.au.
The biggest movie of the year hit paydirt on its first day in video stores. Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" -- expected to be the biggest seller in an already busy holiday…
BSkyB, Europe's leading paybox, has announced a deal with Google aimed at improving its broadband offering. Move comes as U.K. telco British Telecom this week launched its BT Vision broadband…