One of the most visible groups at this year's New York Intl. Fringe Festival won't be putting on a show. Dressed in their matching blue T-shirts and festooned with personalized buttons, the…
After several "Best of" collections, Jim Henson's iconic tube creation finally arrives on DVD with the entire first season in a handsome, fuzzy, four-disc box set. The main attractions are the…
Mexico's No.2 net TV Azteca is mounting its first film distribution venture in partnership with leading exhib Cinepolis to release 3D toon "Pirates en el Pacifico (Pirates in the Pacific) and net…
DreamWorks is close to acquiring the film rights to Tom Clancy's videogame "Splinter Cell," with Daniel Pyne ("The Manchurian Candidate") attached to write the script.
Cinemaxx, Germany's second-biggest exhib, lifted its boycott on "Sin City" and "Herbie: Fully Loaded" on Thursday after pacting with Buena Vista Intl. on rental rates. Cinemaxx had nixed the pics due…
An eBay auction for tickets to the "40-Year-Old Virgin" premiere to benefit an L.A. homeless shelter turned into a fiasco after a movie blogger bid $4,050 for the tickets and then refused to pay.
DreamWorks Animation got its first bit of good news in a while Thursday, as better-than-expected performance for "Madagascar" products helped it beat lowered expectations the company set last month.
Warner Bros. is upping its commitment to the wireless space, tapping industry vet Billy Wright for the newly created position of VP, worldwide wireless.
Rupert Murdoch is really into the Internet. Murdoch said Wednesday that News Corp.'s recent spate of deals in the online space indicates a major -- if not the major -- focus for the company going…
Three watchdog groups have derided a recent Federal Communications Commission report that broadband use notably is expanding as "misleading" and "at best, wildly optimistic."
Robert Ludlum is infiltrating the vidgame world. The bestselling spy novelist died in 2001, but licensing entity Ludlum Entertainment has signed a 10-year deal with Vivendi Universal Games to develop…