Twentieth Century Fox isn't monkeying around with today's "Planet of the Apes" bow, rocketing the sci-fi update into a studio-record 3,494 locations in hopes of an opening north of last weekend's…
A nasty slump in electronics poured some red ink on giant Sony Corp., which reported a net loss of $243 million for the latest quarter.
Viacom topped expectations and swung to a profit as chief operating officer Mel Karmazin assured investors that things "have definitely bottomed out" in the weak ad market that hurt the conglom's…
Beginning with the hiring of Morgan Rector in 1989, Imperial Bank Entertainment Group carved out a niche for itself as a key player in independent film financing. So in November 2000, when…
With the deflation of the dot-com balloon and a slowing economy, funds for indie filmmakers are tougher to find these days. But while traditional avenues are feeling the pinch, a new player…
Paramount is apparently playing hardball with several New York-based weekly publications, tightening its policy against publishing reviews until a film's opening day.
Disney has made a pre-emptive purchase of "The Authority," a dramatic pitch that will be scripted by first-time scribes Art Marcum and Matt Holloway and produced by Mutual Film Co. and Peter Heller…
Interior. Hollywood studio exec's office. Pitch meeting. "It's 'Rugrats in Paris' meets 'Rashomon,'" says the hopeful writer. "With a Julia Roberts type as the lead," adds his partner.