The bada-bing will go on, at least for one more year: HBO has sealed a deal with "The Sopranos" creator David Chase to produce a sixth season of the hit mob drama.
Paramount Pictures has hired Jersey Films production president Pamela Abdy as VP of production, effective July 7.
Vivendi Universal said Wednesday its net losses narrowed last quarter -- but without much help from the U.S. entertainment assets it's about to sell.
Showtime has picked up U.S. rights to Vikram Jayanti's documentary "James Ellroy's Feast of Death." Docu, which unspooled at the 2001 Toronto Film Festival, explores the writer's passion for unsolved…
To the Editor: Michael Fleming's article in Inside Moves regarding “Fun With Dick And Jane” (Daily Variety, June 11) does not mention that the original film was written by Louis Garfinkle. It was…
Fed up with the criticism heaped on the nets in recent months, the Mouse House became the last of the Big Four to ankle the National Assn. of Broadcasters.
Primedia Inc. may be shedding assets and staff as it redefines itself as a trimmer, more streamlined magazine publishing company in the wake of CEO-chairman Tom Rogers' resignation, but the company's…
Publicly traded Winchester Entertainment has agreed to buy Cobalt Pictures, the Los Angeles and London-based sales and financing company behind Disney's "Open Range" and DreamWorks' "The House of…
Arthur D. Murphy, who pioneered the field of box office reporting in his years at Daily Variety and was a cornerstone of USC's Peter Stark Motion Picture Producing Program, died Monday in San Luis…
Continuing its aggressive overseas production strategy, Warner Bros. is backing Gallic helmer Jean-Pierre Jeunet's next project, "A Very Long Engagement," to the tune of $47 million-plus, the…