Recorded music bootlegging denies the U.S. economy more than $12 billion in revenues and 71,000 new jobs each year, according to a new report.
Disney-owned sports web ESPN has acquired another specialist sports website as the network moves to boost its online presence.
New Line's "Hairspray" is showing a lot of bounce and holding power, becoming only the third recent musical to cross the $100 million mark at the domestic box office after "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls."
Rob Marshall and Harvey Weinstein have begun assembling the cast for "Nine." The Weinstein Co. is in talks with Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard and Javier Bardem to star in the musical.
Judd Nelson, Kevin Sorbo, Marilu Henner and Gary Busey are among the stars featured in an experiment by RHI Entertainment to offer cable subs the chance to watch genre pics via pay-per-view during a…
Variety.com has hired Mike Jones in the newly created position of managing editor, film festivals.
The high-definition DVD format war took a strange twist Monday as Paramount and DreamWorks Animation announced that their future releases will be exclusively in HD DVD.
Nicole Kidman and Ralph Fiennes will star in love story “The Reader” for the Weinstein Co. Stephen Daldry will direct David Hare’s adaptation of the bestselling novel by German writer Bernhard…
Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston will star in “Marley & Me,” the Fox 2000 adaptation of John Grogan’s bestselling memoir about an incorrigible Labrador retriever. David Frankel, who last directed…
A stealthy Silicon Valley startup with plans to build the ultimate set-top box is announcing today that it has banked $17.5 million, part of it from one of Apple Computer's early investors.
Summit Entertainment, Icon Prods. and Infinity Features have greenlit thriller “Push,” to be directed by Paul McGuigan and starring Chris Evans, Dakota Fanning, Camilla Belle and Djimon Hounsou…