CinemaNow has signed its fifth studio for download-to-own movies and only its second to put TV shows in the mix. Netco has pacted with Fox to sell permanent copies of its movies for prices ranging…
Spain has taken another step toward popularizing mobile TV. Telco giant France Telecom will stream a made-for package of Spanish commercial web Telecinco's contents on its Spanish 3G mobile telephone…
Sony, Matsushita and other electronics firms will launch a company to jointly manage patents for digital broadcasting equipment, according to Japanese press reports.
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies have picked up the kidpic pitch "Mayfly" from writing team Leo Benvenuti and Steve Rudnick. Story concerns a mayfly who accidentally oversleeps and, with the…
If you want to watch the trailer for "Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning," you'd better stay up late. Responding to Motion Picture Assn. of America concerns about its graphic violence, New Line…
Indie distrib Lionsgate has grabbed domestic and Canadian rights to the CG-animated family pic "Happily N'Ever After," from helmer Paul J. Bolger.
"Cars" easily took the box office trophy this weekend, but the toon got off to a slower start than recent Pixar predecessors.
At its heart, the movie tells the familiar tale of a loser who beats the bullies at the end, but the real fable is how helmer Jared Hess managed to turn this downbeat, drier-than-dirt film into a…
Will people pay for music if they know the money's going to artists and not "greedy" record labels? That's the hope of digital music start-up Lala.com, which is entering a crowded market with a…
It was all but inevitable that "The Da Vinci Code" would wind up as a videogame. Whether the material is transposable to the format or not, studios are eager to have a videogame version piggyback on…
Digital TV subscribers who navigate basic cable, pay TV and pay-per-view are faced with a glut of as many as 4,000 movie titles to sort through each month.