German pubcaster ZDF hopes to repeat the success of BBC's "Great Britons" event TV series, which crowned Winston Churchill the top Great Briton. But in a decidedly undemocratic move it'll try to…
"Vincent in Brixton" opened March 6 at the John Golden Theater.
What happens when Tobey Maguire doesn't wear tights or when Paul Walker is neither fast nor furious? Last week Walker found out the hard way that he isn't yet an A-list movie star.
When showbiz dealmakers attach the word "output" to theatrical movie sales, broadcast and cable networks recoil in horror.
Oscar is trying to clean up his act -- but lawyers are lurking around him. On April 30, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences prexy Frank Pierson told Variety he is forming a committee aimed at…
A coup by Swiss-based film and video distrib Highlight Communications has left Bernd Eichinger's Constantin Film in the throes of a hostile takeover and put Germany's most successful…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Can better financials and savvier marketing turn Germany's only pay TV operator into a going concern?
"X-Men" to the rescue! Exhibs overseas were eagerly anticipating the weekend launch of "X2" in an unprecedented 93 territories as biz had subsided to generally low levels after the Easter bounce.
Mike Fleiss, producer of Universal's upcoming "The Quest," has just spent his Monday afternoon watching rival spring-break movie "The Real Cancun," which bombed at the box office over the weekend.
Aaron Sorkin's departure last week from "The West Wing" has all the hallmarks of a juicy Washington scandal. There's the cover-up, there's money and there are questions of who's-in-charge.