Aaron Ray's 9 Yards Entertainment has acquired comedy management firm Shapiro/Murray, which reps clients such as Louie Anderson and Dom Irrera.
Warner Bros. Pictures is in final negotiations to acquire "Matchmakers," a pitch based on the life rights of an Oregon high school teacher whose students found her a husband using the personals on…
New Line Cinema has partnered with top audio, video and software manufacturer JVC in a three-year, $40 million cross-promotional arrangement involving JVC consumer video products and the theatrical…
DOUBLING DOWN Warner Bros. is gearing up for two tentpole releases in the next five days: "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" bows today, "Cats & Dogs" next Wednesday. In the past decade, no…
Robust homevideo income from recently acquired Trimark and box office from holiday release "Shadow of the Vampire" helped film and TV company Lions Gate Entertainment get back in the black in its…
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Warner Bros. hopes pre-release buzz has programmed auds to love Steven Spielberg's "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," which bows today in a whopping 3,242 theaters.
Miramax has hit former Dimension Films prexy Cary Granat with a lawsuit, alleging he is back in the film business, developing projects for Leonardo DiCaprio, Barry Levinson and James Cameron and…
"Citizen Kane," the movie often called and voted the best film of all time, will be introduced on DVD for the first time in a 60th anniversary collector's edition on Sept. 25.
Blum Israel Prods. has optioned "The Experiment," the second novel from New York Times culture editor John Darnton, in a deal that could reach seven figures if the film is made.
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