In a preemptive bid, New Line Cinema has acquired the sci-fi action-comedy pitch "Planet Terry" by comic creator Rob Liefeld in a deal valued at mid-six against seven figures.
TuneData.com, a Web-based service that allows movie and TV music supervisors to connect with rights holders, has launched.
Pierce Brosnan will reprise his vidgame role as James Bond on Electronic Arts' newest 007 title, "Everything or Nothing," due out this fall.
Music-swapping service Blubster has relaunched with a new network structure it says will complicate efforts by Hollywood and the music industry to track down users.
Pinnacle Systems, which makes a range of software and hardware used for editing video, has purchased Dazzle, one of its competitors in the booming consumer end of the business, from SCM Microsystems…
Film lab Deluxe has bought the European operations of CD and DVD duper Disctronics, adding four replication plants to its operations. Terms of the sale were not released.
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Longtime feature animators Don Bluth and Gary Goldman have been hired to create and direct the in-game cinematic sequences in Namco's upcoming vidgame title "I-Ninja."
Universal Family Entertainment has inked a wide-ranging, three-year distribution agreement with German license trader EM.TV.
Fox will merge off- and online sports ad efforts in an arrangement among FoxSports.com, Fox Sports and Fox Sports Net. Change comes after an agreement between FoxSports.com and Internet portal Lycos…
Lorne Greene will ride the space prairie again on DVD when Universal releases all 24 hourlong episodes of the elaborate science-fiction TV series "Battlestar Galactica" Oct. 21.