The wicked witch is dead. As the Sundance fest drew near its close, "Blair Witch" filmmakers Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick tried for a repeat marketing blitz - a full four months before they have…
Who is Morty Fineman? That’s a question Daily Variety readers may be asking following the appearance Thursday of an improbable full-page ad touting the 30th anniversary of Fineman Films. In an open…
Gwyneth Paltrow has been tapped as a presenter at the 72nd annual Academy Awards.
Building on the strengths of his debut feature, the poignant "Trees Lounge," actor-turned-director Steve Buscemi brings the same unfussy confidence and bittersweet empathy to "Animal Factory," a fine…
Three separate memorial services for ABC network founder Leonard Goldenson, who died Dec. 27 at the age of 94, will be held in New York; Sarasota, Fla.; and Los Angeles. The first service will be…
Swiping hot titles from under the noses of well-established German players, post-production giant CineMedia has made its much-anticipated break into the international licensing biz, announcing…
For a project not yet set up, the Steve Soderbergh-directed “Traffic” is certainly trafficking in big-name talent. Since Fox 2000 put the Steve Gaghan script in turnaround, Catherine Zeta-Jones…
10 animated and 10 live action-- have qualified for Oscar consideration.
Steven Klappholz has been tapped exec director of development, a newly created post, at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation.
After flirting with the networks and syndication, Alliance Atlantis has decided to bring the much-hyped Mel Gibson/Jet Li-produced pilot "Invincible" to Superstation TBS.
The 50th edition of the Berlin Intl. Film Festival will host a salute to the career of Robert De Niro.