Al Pacino will be coming to Broadway this spring. The actor, who appeared Off Broadway in the fall in "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui," will be appearing in Oscar Wilde's "Salome." A staged reading…
Markets & Festivals
Strike Entertainment has set commercials wizard Zack Snyder to direct the remake of George Romero's horror classic "Dawn of the Dead," digging up a June start date for the zombie redo.
Continuing the Gotham-based indie production stable's association with cutting-edge musicals, Killer Films is partnering with stage producers the Araca Group to bring Tony-winning Broadway cult tuner…
In his first film since "Three Kings," David O. Russell is moving quickly to mount a comedy on existentialism. He's got Mark Wahlberg, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jude Law, Jason Schwartzman, Dustin Hoffman…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has tapped up-and-coming Canuck distribber Fireworks as the foreign licensor for the 55th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Top marketing execs despaired about ad clutter, Oscar screener mania and the plight of R-rated films at Variety's State of Movie Marketing panel, held Wednesday at ShoWest.
Former president Bill Clinton has signed on to headline a revival of the "Point Counterpoint" segment on the CBS newsmag "60 Minutes," opposite his 1996 presidential opponent Bob Dole.
Andy Richter could soon be moving to the CBS universe. Comic-thesp has signed on to star opposite Monica Potter in "Lunchbox Chronicles," a half-hour laffer from Universal and CBS Prods. about…
Two early '90s sitcom stars, "Murphy Brown" alum Robert Pastorelli and "Roseanne's" Laurie Metcalf, have landed roles in a pair of new projects for next season while the WB has firmed up the cast for…
Mark and Erik Stroman will be launching their own promotions and marketing business, separating from Endeavor's Marketing Solutions Group after three years.