More than 50 years after its Broadway bow, producer Rodger Hess is betting there's still gold at the end of "Finian's Rainbow."
Viola Farber, a choreographer and founding member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Co., died Dec. 24 of a cerebral hemorrhage in New York. She was 67. She also was the director of the dance program at…
“HEAT” CUT TO SMITHEE-REENS: Fans of Michael Mann, the catalyst behind such stylish NBC series as “Miami Vice” and “Crime Story,” might have been surprised Sunday night to see the director’s credit…
Dennis Dunphy has been upped from Midwest manager, advertiser sales to VP, sales and marketing for the central region of Columbia TriStar Television Distribution. Based in Chicago, Dunphy will…
JOAN ALLEN Joan Allen received back-to-back noms for her powerful performances as Pat Nixon in Oliver Stone’s “Nixon” (1996) and in “The Crucible” (1997), and many in the Academy may feel the actress…
Brian Moreno has been named exec VP, worldwide home video for the Playboy Entertainment Group. Moreno will oversee the operations of the company’s recently consolidated domestic and international…
As part of Variety's look at some of the leading contenders in the Academy's acting categories, here we put forward numerous thesps who have never been nominated for an Oscar. On page 76, we list…
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Helmer Martin Scorsese and producer Vittorio Cecchi Gori are teaming up to present "Beyond Beautiful: The films of Roberto Benigni" at the Cecchi Gori Fine Arts Theater in L.A. Jan. 6-14.
Spanish telco Telefonica has appointed Juan Jose Nieto managing director of its powerful film, TV and media subsid, Telefonica Media.
SPECIAL REPORTRupert Murdoch and his colleagues at Fox Entertainment, the film and television arm of media conglom News Corp., had a banner year in 1998 as ripples from "Titanic" and "There's…
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