Hip-hop impresario Irv Gotti has reupped his publishing deal with Famous Music division Ensign Music for his DJ Irv Music venture in a multi-year pact.
Pariah TV's got game, signing with Los Angeles Lakers exec VP Jeanie Buss to develop a series loosely based on her life.
There's light at the end of the debt reduction tunnel for AOL Time Warner. The congolm is set to announce deals to sell its sports teams and DVD/CD manufacturing businesses when it announces…
Letter to the Editor
A bipartisan group of senators dead set on overturning the Federal Communications Commission's new media ownership rules moved one step closer to that goal Tuesday.
Eyeing the urban film market as a slam-dunk business proposition, Earvin "Magic" Johnson has partnered with producer Paul Hall in Magic Hallway Pictures, a venture that will make youth-themed urban…
Carl Franklin is set to direct "Emperor of Ocean Park" for Warner Bros. Pictures. Novel, penned by Stephen Carter, was bought by the studio last year (Daily Variety, June 4, 2002).
With the recall looming in California, suddenly many people are assuming that Arnold Schwarzenegger will terminate the Gray Davis era. It's almost as though Arnold has become an instant part of the…
Veteran ABC and NBC exec Ted Harbert is hanging out his shingle at 20th Century Fox TV, inking a two-year overall deal to develop and produce series projects through the studio.
Quentin Tarantino will not have to prune "Kill Bill" quite so carefully. Miramax now plans to release the three-hour plus pic in two parts, with the first to unspool, as planned, on Oct. 10. No…
Last weekend's box office collision between "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl" and "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" didn't end up being much of a contest.