MSNBC has tapped veteran producer Tammy Haddad executive in charge of "Buchanan and Press."
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Warner Bros. Pictures has optioned Phillip Ardagh's trio of fanciful family adventure novels known as the Eddie Dickens trilogy and tapped Matthew Huffman to adapt the first book, "A House Called…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
NTL chief executive Barclay Knapp is preparing to sell up to £874,000 ($1.4 million) worth of shares in the U.K. cable company after persuading bondholders to forgive $10.6 billion in debt.
The day before Alexander H. Cohen's death on April 22, 2001, an arbitrator ruled for the legendary legit producer in his long-standing dispute with the League of American Theaters and Producers.
The world premieres of Giles Havergal's new adaptation of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" and Sherry Shephard-Massat's "Levee James" lead the 2003-04 lineup at San Francisco's ACT.
Arnold Schwarzenegger single-handedly hauled the European B.O. out of its summertime lethargy last weekend while it was a no-contest in Japan between Disney's "Pirates" and Universal's "The Hulk."
It's gotta be the hair. Next week, the cast of the summer's reality sensation "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" will give Peacock latenight host Jay Leno a once-over.
Channel 4 Intl., the distrib arm of U.K. web Channel 4, has sold more than 30 hours of programming to U.S. broadcasters including HBO, the Sundance Channel and Discovery Health.
For the second year in a row, the National Football League will kick off its season with a splashy live primetime special featuring big-name recording artists performing in famous outdoor tourist…
IFP/Los Angeles is inviting entries in 14 categories for the 19th annual Independent Spirit Awards, to be presented Feb. 28 in Santa Monica. IFP shares the February weekend with the Oscars.