Universal has lined up the voice talent for its computer-animated pic "The Tale of Despereaux," including Dustin Hoffman, Kevin Kline, William H. Macy, Stanley Tucci and Sigourney Weaver.
Jim Carrey is returning to Who-ville. Carrey will voice the title character in "Horton Hears A Who," 20th Century Fox's CGI animated adaptation of the Dr. Seuss book. Steve Carell will voice the…
In the biggest acquisition in its history, RealNetworks has reached an agreement to acquire Korean mobile-entertainment company WiderThan in a cash tender offer worth some $350 million.
John Lasseter is being awarded the 2006 Infinite Power of Story Lifetime Achievement Award by Loyola Marymount U.'s School of Film & Television. Lasseter will receive the award Oct. 9 at the school's…
The downloading of primetime is about to kick into overdrive. ABC and NBC have struck separate deals with Warner Bros. TV allowing the studio's content for those nets to be distributed across a broad…
Speaking to investors as News Corp. announced the $190 million acquisition of ringtone sales company Jamba, Peter Chernin said the conglom has no intention of slowing its frenetic Internet shopping…
NBC Universal wants to syndicate your online video. The network is launching an online marketplace for clips in a bid to create a player in the burgeoning market for digital video.
The new law requiring producers to make sure performers in sexually explicit material are 18 or older has netted its first guilty plea -- from the makers of the "Girls Gone Wild" franchise.
U.K. terrestrial web Five has inked a deal for 180 movies titles from U.S.-based RHI Entertainment as it prepares to launch digital webs Five U.S. and Five Life.
Reliance Energy's direct-to-home service, Reliance Bluemagic, has gotten approval for its launch from the Indian Information & Broadcasting Ministry.
Apple is moving into the living room and plopping down in front of the TV. In a move that could put the iPod and Mac maker at the center of the evolving digital home, and thus at the core of…