Leading European plex player UGC Cinemas has set its sights on Italy -- Europe's most underscreened major territory -- with plans to unveil next month a 24-screen Cine Cite on the Eternal City's…
Facts on Pacts: A few years ago, studios severely cut back on their production deals and have slowly been trimming the numbers ever since. In our semi-annual survey, Variety found that the overall…
After years of low to average ratings for Kiwi comedies, CanWest Mediaworks TV3 in New Zealand has found its biggest hit with "bro'Town,"the country's first adult-skewed animated primetime series.
Road grosses rose 4.4% to $11,914,350 during Week 23 (Nov. 1-7).
Vet producer Margaret Fink has a sharp eye for new talent, an obsession with good writing and almost infinite patience. Those qualities have sustained her in a career that stretches back to "The…
There's plenty riding on "The Polar Express," but reactions across the board have been, well, polarized. Castle Rock and Warner Bros. need to do major business on the $170 million gamble to see light…
Brazil's Donald Trump, advertising and PR guru Roberto Justus, debuted Nov. 4 in "O Aprendiz" on third-ranking net TV Record.
Designations: (P) play, (M) musical, (So) solo shows, (MB) multiple bill, (R) Revival, (Rev) revue, (Sp) special. Figures in parentheses refer to start of previews. Belle Epoque (P) Mitzi Newhouse…
"Somersault" continued to dominate Australia's film awards as the drama collared seven trophies Wednesday night at the "people's choice" IF awards.
Some conservatives are having aneurysms over "Kinsey," Bill Condon's movie about the inconoclastic sex research pioneer. And its distributor and financier, Fox Searchlight, is anxiously watching for…
The High Court has ordered Rupert Murdoch-backed Star TV network to change the logo of its Star One channel, just days after bowing Nov. 1.