Blockbuster officially will launch its pay-per-view business Friday when it takes over the branding of nearly all of DirecTV's 44 PPV movie channels.
At $9 million to produce five six-minute films, BMW's Web series "The Hire," which centers on a chauffeur driven to extremes to protect his clients, is easily the priciest entertainment endeavor ever…
Hollywood's creative communities may be relieved now that it appears labor peace is assured. Yet there's a forgotten victim in this strike-warped landscape: the post-production biz.
Online ticketing sites Fadango.com, AOL Moviefone.com and Movietickets.com experienced an unprecedented surge in business in the week leading up to the pic's May 25 bow, thanks to Netizens unwilling…
BMG Entertainment will share its take from an industry lawsuit against music portal MP3.com with all of its artists whose copyrights were infringed, regardless of whether those artists' contracts…
he Cimarron Group has named exec veep Janet Kirker head of its interactive division. She will report to CEO Robert Farina.
In the wake of the Web fervor created by Warner Bros.' "A.I." campaign, 20th Century Fox has outgeeked the competition with its recent promotion for "Planet of the Apes."
After months of evading music-industry legal offensives of the sort that plagued Napster, file-sharing Netco Aimster has finally come under direct attack.
Mainframe Entertainment, a producer of computer-generated animation for TV, said it has expanded into consumer products through a strategic alliance with the newly formed Joy Tashjian Marketing Group.
This version of 1977's "Close Encounters" is truly of the third kind -- it's director Steven Spielberg's third stab at finding a cut that satisfies him. Spielberg has always maintained the theatrical…