Dick Wolf is looking to some familiar faces as he begins the process of casting the fourth chapter in TV's most successful drama franchise.
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Brazilian director Marcos Bernstein's drama about an aging female amateur detective, "The Other Side of the Street," which stars Oscar-nominated "Central…
National Public Radio's Los Angeles station KCRW will begin broadcasting a new biweekly talkshow hosted by Daily Variety film reporter Claude Brodesser on Mondays at 2:30 p.m. Station has signed…
Martin Short is coming to Broadway in April. No, he's not reprising his Leo Bloom stint from "The Producers," which he recently concluded at Hollywood's Pantages Theater. Short has joined with the…
The Hogwarts wizards are mesmerizing auds in the U.K. and France -- but they've hit a censorship glitch Down Under. "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" has minted a phenomenal $25.2 million in…
Paramount has pledged itself to "Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities," buying film rights to Alexandra Robbins' expose for John Goldwyn to produce with Sara Colleton and Relevant Entertainment…
The "Legally Blonde" TV series spinoff isn't dead yet. MGM, the producer-distributor of the movies, and Tribune Entertainment have signed a deal to develop a one-hour "Legally Blonde" series targeted…
Congress has moved one step closer to forcing EchoStar to end its system of requiring customers to use two dishes to receive all local news.
Universal Pictures has optioned "Doom" for producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and John Wells, with Enda McCallion attached to make his directorial debut.
Sony-based Spyglass Entertainment has upped Derek Evans to exec VP of production. Evans, who has been with the company since it was founded in 1998, was most recently senior VP.
"Arrested Development" has snagged a leading five noms in the annual TV Critics Assn. Awards, with critics falling hard for much of Fox's frosh class of 2003.