Following the success of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, Peter Jackson had the muscle to ink the richest directing deal in history for Universal's "King Kong." But Jackson still feels he's been…
Fox has set a DVD release date of April 5 for "Sideways." Although the studio was prepared to increase the theatrical run of the film and delay the DVD date if it won best picture Sunday, it went…
Here's how the Hollywood majors are getting their movies into China: Forget the restrictions on the number of theatrical pics that can be imported; put them out cheaply and quickly on DVD.
Movielink isn't just for movies anymore. In a quiet but significant shift, the studio-owned Internet video-on-demand company and its major competitor, CinemaNow, have found the fastest-growing parts…
Precisely developed, painstakingly drawn and still gorgeous, "Bambi," previously unavailable on DVD, remains as meaningful and masterful as ever. Walt Disney's most daring work (at the time), for its…
The MPAA fired another salvo at pic piracy on Thursday, announcing a third series of copyright lawsuits targeting illegal movie downloading and file-sharing.
Paramount and MTV Films have hired Alex Winter to pen "Napster: The Shawn Fanning Bio Project." MTV originally developed the project about the Napster founder as a TV movie in 2002 but decided only…
Michael Ovitz can't seem to stay out of a courtroom these days. Supermarket magnate Ron Burkle sued Ovitz on Thursday, claiming the former agent has refused to honor his financial obligations to a…
DreamWorks has hired scribe David H. Steinberg to write the animated pic "Puss in Boots," based on the character voiced by Antonio Banderas in "Shrek 2."
"The Incredibles" helmer Brad Bird has been named ShoWest's animation director of the year.
Joystick jockeys, do you feel lucky? “Dirty Harry” is becoming a video game, bringing the ultimate gun-toting character to a realm dominated by first-person shoot-em-ups. Clint Eastwood, working with…