Susan Sarandon has signed to guest star in three episodes of the FX drama "Rescue Me." She'll play Alicia, a wealthy, successful older woman who seduces Franco (Daniel Sunjata).
The Weinstein Co.'s Harvey Weinstein has set screenwriter Richard Regen to adapt the Jeff Abbott novel "Panic," with Richard Shepard to direct. Weinstein Co. bought rights last summer to the…
Former New York Times pop music critic Ann Powers has been named chief pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times, replacing the retiring Robert Hilburn.
Albert Cheng will be named the industry's "visionary marketer" at Variety/iMedia's Integrate '06 marketing summit.
After playing arts patron Peggy Guggenheim, Mercedes Ruehl will slip into artist Frida Kahlo's sandals for the world preem of Diane Shaffer's "Viva la Vida!," opening July 18 at Bay Street Theater in…
Bravo has greenlit a third season of "Project Runway," the hit fashion designer reality show from the Weinstein Co., Miramax, Magical Elves and Full Picture.
Jack Black has joined Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Jason Leigh in Noah Baumbach's untitled film for John Lesher's Paramount Classics. Scott Rudin is producing.
Sony BMG Film has tapped Argentinean helmer Alejandro Chomski to direct its first feature, "Reggaeton," a co-production with Jennifer Lopez's Nuyorican Prods. Company is expected to announce his…
NBC Universal and Touchstone Television are closing in on a potentially groundbreaking deal to put episodes of "Scrubs" on Apple's iTunes. Pact would mark the first time a network and studio from…
Broadway biz took a downturn for the week ending Sunday, dropping nearly $1.9 million from the previous frame to $13,820,063 for 24 shows.
Sometimes when the bar is set so low, you can surprise people by clearing it. That's what happened with this year's Oscar ratings, which exceeded some expectations even as the Oscarcast came in as…