A new type of DVD, called HDVD, has appeared on China's black market, further aggravating the DVD piracy problem.
Sri Lankan Police are investigating a grenade attack that killed two people and injured 19 in the audience at Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's Temptations 2004 World Tour perf in Colombo, Sri Lanka…
Mel Brooks' "The Producers," the Broadway musical transplant that just opened to raves on the West End, and "The History Boys," Alan Bennett's affectionate portrait of life in English academe, were…
Three's a wow for "The Incredibles," the box office victor overseas for the third straight weekend. But here's a cultural oddity: Auds in South Korea appear to be more intrigued by "Andrew Lloyd…
Just For Variety: It's a good morning back in Hollywood after ogling showbiz everywhere from the White House to B'way. First stop was the Kennedy Center Honors and a chat with President Bush and wife…
Italy's biggest multiplex, and the first in Milan, opened Friday.
Iranian helmer Asghar Farhadi's "Shahre ziba" (Beautiful City) won the Intl. Film Festival of India's Golden Peacock Dec. 9.
Marilyn Agrelo's ballroom-dancing documentary "Mad Hot Ballroom" will be the opening pic of the 11th annual Slamdance Film Festival, which runs Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah.
Helmer Nia diNata's "Arisan!" won the Citra award for pic and actor (Tora Sudiro) Saturday at this year's Indonesian Film Festival ,which made its comeback after a 12-year hiatus.
The Sundance Institute has selected 12 writers for its annual Screenwriters Lab.
Turner Broadcasting has set up division New Products Development Group and named David Rudolph to run it as senior VP. Rudolph will relinquish his post as general manager of regional entertainment…
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