Film Sales Co., the Gotham-based outfit headed by Andrew Herwitz, has beefed up its Cannes slate with Hungarian director Nimrod Antal's domestic hit "Control," which screens at the fest in Un Certain…
Jose Batlle, senior veep of Continental Europe for United Cinemas Intl. (UCI), and his company UCI/Cinesa have been named as Cinema Expo's 2004 "Exhibitor of the Year." Group show director for the…
Artistic directors at regional theaters usually are competitive for the hot new play, the classic revival or the star project that might get national attention or a New York transfer. But in…
Esquire walked away the top elephant at Wednesday's American Society of Magazine Editors' National Magazine Award ceremony, for the first time taking home multiple statuettes.
Buena Vista TV's daily talk/variety hour "The Tony Danza Show," which premieres in domestic syndication this fall, has signed veteran John Redmann as executive producer.
Nick at Nite has bought "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" for its primetime lineup beginning in September, as well as "Murphy Brown" for January.
Steve Bartels has been named president of Universal Music's Island Def Jam Music Group, replacing Julie Greenwald, who ankled the position in March.
In a third day of testimony, Franchise CEO Elie Samaha was quizzed by Intertainment attorney Scott Edelman about the inflated budgets on a slate of pictures he produced.
The 10th annual Los Angeles Film Festival will open June 17 with Zach Braff's "Garden State." Richard Linklater's "Before Sunset" is slated as the centerpiece premiere and Robert Redford starrer "The…
Just for Variety: Vegas, Atlantic City? Forget it -- the place for performers is showrooms of Indian tribes' casinos. Here's a sample of the hefty wampum being dealt: For his "Let's Make a Deal"…
Powerhouse Casting and Brian Levy Casting are merging to form Canada's largest casting company, to retain the Powerhouse name.