Zoe Saldana has been cast opposite Nick Cannon and Orlando Jones as the female co-lead in the Fox 2000 comedy "Drumline."
The Sundance Institute has selected 11 projects for its annual Screenwriters Lab, a five-day workshop in which emerging writers work intensively on their feature scripts with established…
In a move designed to curb video piracy, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" is being released in China on Jan. 31 -- an unusually short time after its U.S. preem.
The first class from the New York punk movement is graduating into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Paul Yanover has been tapped senior veep-general manager of the Walt Disney Co.'s recently formed Buena Vista Game Entertainment Studio.
Blockbuster, Hollywood Video and Movie Gallery are among 34 retail chains receiving letters from Sens. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) and Herb Kohl (D-Wisc.) criticizing retailers for lax enforcement of…
Former Hoyts Cinemas CEO Peter Ivany is refurbishing the Imax brand in Australia after taking over management of the struggling theaters when previous operator Cinema Plus went belly up.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
ESPN and NBC have taken their bids into overtime as the National Basketball Assn. seeks to lock up a new contract for the national-TV rights to the league's games.
Bob Pincus has been promoted from VP to senior VP of operations, Warner Bros. Studio Facilities. Pincus will remain responsible for overseeing the operational activities for all television, feature…
The gap between "Good Morning America" and "Today" has shrunk again. Last week, with Bob Costas subbing for Matt Lauer, "GMA" trailed "Today" by only 630,000 viewers --the closest margin between the…