Nancy Redford has been named VP of programming and development for Fox Family Channel. She'll report to Joel Andryc, senior VP, kids' programming and development, for Fox Family Worldwide.
Mario Puzo, author of the bestselling novel "The Godfather" that spawned the Mafia film trilogy, died Friday of apparent heart failure at his Long Island home. He was 78.
Shlomo Nimrodi has been tapped prexy and CEO of virtual set creator RT-SET.
The U.K. preems of Atom Egoyan's "Felicia's Journey," Tim Roth's "War Zone" and Catherine Breillat's "Romance," and retrospectives honoring French director Robert Bresson, producer Art Linsom and…
Garry Shandling and Brad Grey made it official Friday when they announced they had "amicably settled and resolved their lawsuit." The settlement had been expected (Daily Variety, July 2).
FRANCE State film, TV org names Hoss CEO France’s culture ministry has appointed Jean-Pierre Hoss, 53, as CEO of the Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC), the state-controlled organization at…
Warner Bros.' big-budget actioner "Wild Wild West" rode off with an estimated $36.8 million bounty over the four-day weekend, leading the Independence Day holiday into near-record territory. Since…
Industry vets Jay Kanter, Richard Weinberg and Alain Bernheim have paid six figures for screen rights to "Talk Show," an unpublished thriller by Robert Rosenblum writing under the name Will Chase…
Ushers at New York's Roundabout Theater have secured IATSE representation.
The film department of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is currently presenting a series of films directed by Sergio Leone.
The death last week of Mario Puzo, who wrote the novel “The Godfather,” raised new questions about purported plans to film a fourth Godfather movie. The rumors had been triggered when a trade paper…