Former Samuel Goldwyn exec John Bard Manulis and producer Michael Kastenbaum have launched digital production company Visionbox Pictures, a low-budget outfit that offers filmmakers creative rights…
The Sundance Institute is set to go cyber. Institute officials announced Wednesday that next year they will launch an online film festival to coincide with the Sundance Film Fest, skedded Jan. 18-28…
Music streaming site Soundbreak.com inked a deal with the Recording Industry Assn. of America Thursday that enables Soundbreak to legally offer music from the RIAA's member labels. Financial terms…
As the e-book business expands by fits and starts, New York's major publishing houses have begun lining up to announce their online offerings for the fall season. Simon & Schuster is the latest to do…
Tom Cruise pulled off another seemingly impossible mission in getting Paramount Home Video to create its most elaborate special DVD edition ever, for "Mission: Impossible 2." The DVD has the…
Online film distributor CinemaNow.com has inked a deal with RushStreetMedia.com, adding the urban entertainment destination site to its roster of syndication partners.
If the upcoming direct-to-video movie "Cruel Intentions 2" sounds familiar, that's because you may remember it in its past life: as the ill-fated Fox drama "Manchester Prep." Busted series often get…
Rapidly growing DVD sales are reviving interest in homevideo in general, with year-to-date sales of VCRs up 7% in 2000, according to Charles Van Horn, president of the Intl. Recording Media Assn.
A month after Disney presents the first DVD releases of both the original and sequel versions of "Toy Story," the studio will do the same with "Fantasia." Both "Fantasia" and "Fantasia 2000" will be…
Excite@Home, the nation's largest broadband service provider, has pulled even further ahead of the competish, including Road Runner, announcing Wednesday that it has topped 2 million subscribers.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar