Add another $100 million to the take for "Spider-Man 2." Activision's adaptation of the Sony film was the top-selling movie-based game of 2004. But in a year in which vidgame sales grew nearly 8%…
Yahoo! was once again the first media company to report its earnings in the new year, and it has set a high standard, more than doubling revenue in 2004, thanks in large part to a boom in online…
FilmFlex launched two U.K. video-on-demand ventures Tuesday, backed by Sony, Disney and pay TV specialist On Demand Group.
Blockbuster made it abundantly clear Tuesday that it's willing to up its offer for Hollywood Entertainment -- confirming the belief of many Wall Streeters that the No. 1 vidtailer will ultimately win…
Several more helmers -- including Roger Corman, George Romero and Tobe Hooper -- have signed on direct segments of the upcoming "Masters of Horror" film anthology.
Intel is teaming with Morgan Freeman's Revelations Entertainment to generate showbiz interest in online entertainment. The chipmaker, which has been investing heavily in devices that store and…
Disney Feature Animation has committed to make "Toy Story 3" -- without Pixar -- basing the next installment of the blockbuster animation franchise on a script by young writer Jared Stern.
Fox is stepping up to the plate in the made-for-DVD movie arena with "The Sandlot 2" on April 26. This is the first of Fox's planned slate of original movies based on studio properties produced…
ESPN and Electronic Arts have signed a 15-year deal that includes in-game and on-air partnerships. Financial details weren't disclosed, but similar deals for major entertainment brands have included…
Festival Consulting Group partners Jon Fitzgerald and Mitch Levine have announced the launch of the Programming Bureau, a Web-based subscription service.
Customs officials broke ground when they arrested a man suspected of illegally distributing movies on the Web through BitTorrent technology.