Fortress Entertainment and Liberty Films have partnered to produce "Franco." Ed Gernon will direct a script by Clancy Sigal ("Frida") and Janice Tidwell. Pic is based on the life of Franco Magnani…
The Canadian government's C$100 million ($80 million) contribution to the Canadian Television Fund, a cornerstone for producers in the Great White North, is to be renewed for 2006-2007, and its…
The Women's Film Preservation Fund, part of the New York Women in Film and Television organization, announced that eight pics by female filmmakers will be receiving grants to preserve their work.
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Campbell Scott will be feted June 28 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's sixth annual Young Friends of Film Honors at the Walter Reade Theater.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences doled out the gold, silver and bronze Sunday at its 32nd annual Student Academy Awards competish.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie took over the world from George Lucas and Yoda this weekend as the opening of "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" dominated at the foreign box office with a beefy $32 million at 3,600…
Given the corrosively partisan atmosphere in Washington, with Republicans and Democrats fighting over everything from judicial nominees to children's shows, it's no wonder liberals cried foul…
Showtime has ordered up its next round of drama development, greenlighting four pilots from feature producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, "Sopranos" scribe James Manos Jr. and reality vet Ben…
"Esposas Desesperadas," anyone? Disney's Latin America TV unit is in advanced talks with various feevees to make local versions of hit comedy "Desperate Housewives" in at least six territories.
VLife Weekend, a new section focusing on the passions and diversions of people in the entertainment industry, will appear each Friday in Daily Variety starting July 15.
Televisa, Mexico's largest net, is expanding operations into the lucrative world of bookmaking.