Warner Bros. has become the first film studio to invest in an outside vidgame publisher, buying a 10% stake in British company Eidos for $86.8 million.
Holiday auds were in the mood for father-and-son bonding as Sony's "The Pursuit of Happyness," with Will Smith starring opposite his son, warmed hearts and landed atop the domestic B.O. over the…
Imax has for the second time taken itself off the block as an "acceptable" buyer has failed to materialize. The Toronto-based large-screen exhibitor put itself up for sale in March.
Howard Berman, the Dem congressman whose district includes the San Fernando Valley, Studio City and the Hollywood Hills, has long been a big beneficiary of entertainment industry bucks -- just over…
Brazil's No. 1 net TV Globo is putting the cart before the horse. In mid-November it bowed skein "Antonia," about a fictional all-girl rap group. The series, produced by helmer Fernando Meirelles' O2…
With billions of dollars worth of hedge fund and private equity money pouring into film financing in recent years, there's a sense that all a producer needs to do to put together a film fund is hold…
The "Dreamgirls" roadshow is looking roadworthy. The question is, how will the box office will be tallied?
Machinima celebrated its best recently at the fourth annual Machinima Festival in New York City. Another machinima fest, Ma-chinimasia, was held in Singapore Nov. 24-26.
Have the Venice and Rome film fests put rancor to rest? Italo culture czar Francesco Rutelli recently sat down with head honchos from the two high-profile events, which unspool too close for comfort…
It's never easy to market a period pic. But with movies set during World War II, the studios have some unusual challenges of late, as the real-world war in Iraq weighs heavily on auds' minds.
'Tis the season for lists, and the so-called Black List is again circulating around town, bringing Yuletide cheer for the scribes who made the cut as well as their agents, who will surely be getting…