| Feb 21, 2015
| 8:27 PM
There are no Lehigh Valley filmmakers in the running for Oscars this year, unlike 2014, when former Parkland High School student Chris Renaud was a nominee as director of "Despicable Me 2."
But that doesn't mean that there aren't a lot of local...
| Nov 18, 2014
Universal Pictures is ramping up in China.
The studio has been retooling since Comcast Corp. took over NBCUniversal nearly four years ago. The change of ownership brought new leadership at the century-old studio; Jeff Shell was named chairman of...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Comcast Corp. added 315,000 high-speed Internet service customers during the third quarter, surpassing analysts' estimates for subscriber growth and boosting the company's earnings.
The gains more than offset Comcast's loss of 81,000 cable television...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:15 AM
For the leading movie studios, coming off one of the worst summer box-office seasons in recent memory, next year can't come soon enough.
Theater operators such as Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment have already reported downturns in both...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, has been tapped to run the movie division of the new film and television studio founded by producer Robert Simonds. The hire elevates the profile of a fledgling venture that doesn't have a name yet...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:11 AM
During her five seasons on "Saturday Night Live," comedic actress Nasim Pedrad made a name for herself skewering celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Arianna Huffington, Nicki Minaj and even Aziz Ansari (the latter, at least, in an unaired clip you can...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Rapper Rick Ross may have the top-selling album in the U.S., but the past week was a good one to be associated with an animated film.
In the days following the March 2 telecast of the Academy Awards, songs from Disney's "Frozen" and Universal Pictures'...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Stay tuned for the latest updates from the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Full list of nominees:
"12 Years a Slave"
"Dallas Buyers Club"
"The Wolf of Wall Street"...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hollywood's studios have some good news as the summer movie season kicks into high gear: Business is up.
The movie industry is on track to beat last year's box-office record. The Memorial Day weekend's blockbuster opening of "X-Men: Days of Future Past"...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
After a disappointing second quarter earnings call Tuesday, it has become clear to analysts that DreamWorks Animation must alter the way it does business.
"I have no issue with the creative, DreamWorks Animation films are great," said David Miller of...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Cable giant Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet service.
The Philadelphia company added 203,000 high-speed subscribers during the April-June quarter, more than making up for...