Warner Bros. Pictures has upped Jeff Crawford to senior VP of nontheatrical sales. Crawford, who previously served as VP of the division, will remain responsible for the distribution and marketing of…
Warner Bros. Domestic Cable has sold "Friends" to Nick at Nite in a shared window with TBS beginning in the fall of 2011, a deal that will harvest $200 million in license fees and advertising. The…
The 12th annual Austin Film Festival will be held Oct. 20-27 at Austin's historic Driskill Hotel.
The American Cinematheque and the Motion Picture Sound Editors will co-present a special show on Foley sound effects Wednesday at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood at 8 p.m.
From the Archerd Archives: On July 18, 1955, Daily Variety front-paged: "23,000 Storm Disneyland in Biggest Press-Preview Turnout in History." That figure will fade this Sunday, when 56,000-plus are…
Just for Variety: Angela Lansbury, who tripped over a cable heading to the Hollywood Bowl stage Friday for the final bow at the Stephen Sondheim 75th-birthday concert, will undergo knee-replacement…
A financial company specializing in asset acquisition sued Michael Jackson on Monday, saying it is owed $48 million in fees for rescuing the singer's stake in the publishing rights to songs by the…
Time Warner's interest in Blighty's biggest private terrestrial broadcaster, ITV, has again resurfaced with speculation that the U.S. conglom may take a 30% stake in the company.
Williamstown Theater Festival has put "Top Girls" on the fast track. All-female ensembler, written by Brit playwright Caryl Churchill ("Far Away"), features a cast from film and TV as well as theater.
Bob and Harvey Weinstein continued Monday to bolster the ranks of their newly launched media entity -- the temporarily monikered Weinstein Co. -- by naming Larry Madden exec VP and chief financial…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar