HBO says that the porno industry rakes in almost $10 billion a year, leading it to commission "Pornucopia: Going Down in the Valley," a six-half-hour documentary for scheduling sometime next year.
Markets & Festivals
The documentary -- long seen as the domain of old beatniks and carrot-juice-drinking liberals -- found a pair of unlikely champions at the Toronto Film Festival, with two works on the topic of global…
Less than a week after U.K. music firm EMI raised $243 million in convertible bonds, the world's third-largest music group announced Monday its intent to offer €300 million ($339 million) in 10-year…
Ettore Scola's "Gente di Roma" (People of Rome) will open the 20th Europa Cinema, which will host world preems of eight European productions.
Chinese expat helmer Li Yang took home the 10,000 euros ($11,300) prize at Holland's fifth Film by the Sea festival Saturday for his first feature, "Blind Shaft."
"Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" continued to dominate the B.O. in a slew of territories last weekend, but the pressing problem for exhibs is that few other films are making…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
In yet another restructuring move, struggling CNN on Monday showed the door to top U.S. programming chief Teya Ryan and dissolved the stand-alone newsgathering division headed by net veteran Eason…
Stuck in a tight race to become governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger may be affected the most by Monday's federal court order postponing the Oct. 7 recall election.
FX will televise the third annual DVD Exclusive Awards to be produced by Dick Clark Prods.