Paramount is plotting a musical remake of the 1984 film “Footloose” and will develop it for “High School Musical” star Zac Efron and director Kenny Ortega. Dylan Sellers will produce. Ortega is in…
As the E3 confab opens, more studios are getting in on the videogame console action. At its press conference Tuesday night, Microsoft disclosed that Disney will start offering its movies for digital…
The man who ran UTA Online, one of the most ambitious agency plays in online content, is moving to the other side of the table. Brent Weinstein will run 60Frames, a new online syndication company…
A day after an arbitration panel ruled that the National Academy of Arts & Sciences couldn't launch any new Emmy awards -- but could continue with previously announced categories -- the org announced…
It's Duff time in Springfield, Vt., which on Tuesday was proclaimed the official hometown of TV's favorite dysfunctional family, the Simpsons.
Australia's slow march from analog to digital TV has been given a boost. Andy Townend is ankling as topper of Blighty's digital changeover body, Digital U.K., to do the same job Down Under.
Summer's biggest movies aren't only benefiting the studios. Videogame publisher Activision revealed Tuesday that its "Spider-Man 3" adaptation has shipped a boffo four million units across all…
A leading online measurement service will scrap rankings based on the longtime industry yardstick of page views and begin tracking how long visitors spend at the sites.
A JPMorgan analyst said Tuesday he expects Apple Inc. to launch another phone this year, just weeks after the company rolled out its highly-anticipated iPhone device.
Cash rich from its sale of "Big Brother" producer Endemol, Spanish telco Telefonica has bid north of E3 billion ($4.1 billion) to buy out its 50-50 partner in Brazilian cell-phone operator Vivo.
Seven classic British films will play 136 screens across Blighty this summer thanks to a joint initiative between the U.K. Film Council and the BBC.