The president of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has called the budget cuts of foreign service pubcaster Deutsche Welle "unacceptable," and demanded that Germany be on a par with leading…
After scheduling conflicts caused him to walk away from the project once (Daily Variety, July 22), Nicolas Cage is back in negotiations to star in the Working Title/Universal feature "Captain…
Shepard Smith has been named anchor of Fox News Channel's "The Fox Report."
Eddie Sotto, a 13-year vet at Walt Disney Imagineering, has ankled his position as senior veep of concept design to join Digital Entertainment Network as executive veep, creative affairs for the…
Joanne Woodward came to the rescue of the Williamstown Theater Festival last week.
Quarterly revenue at John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. jumped 23% to $778 million with increases in all its major businesses, including Encore Media Group, Discovery Communications and QVC.
Musicvid helmer Nicholas Brandt will direct the dramatic thriller "Bleeding the Line" for Presto Prods. and Willi Baer's Eternity Pictures.
Mel Gibson will follow his tour of duty in the Revolutionary War drama "The Patriot" by entering the battlefield of the sexes in "What Women Want" for Paramount Pictures.
CanWest Global's ambitious plans to expand into the United States have hit a stumbling block as a result of the Federal Communication Commission's decision this month to allow domestic broadcasters…
In a move that will enable it to reach millions of consumers, AtomFilms is expected to announce today a series of distribution deals with major media players -- including Warner Bros. Online, NBC's…