International performance artist and circus ringmaster Jim Rose has signed a six-figure deal with White Peach Prods. to bring his best-selling autobiography "Freak Like Me: Inside the Jim Rose…
The Senate began debate of the Juvenile Justice Bill on Tuesday, which provided a perfect platform for culture warriors to introduce legislation aimed at highlighting charges that an entertainment…
Writer-directors John Boorman ("Excalibur"), Christopher Hampton ("Dangerous Liaisons") and Jim Sheridan ("The Boxer") have joined the lineup of this year's Words Into Pictures symposium in Santa…
Following two weeks of sometimes explosive testimony, the case of Jeffrey Katzenberg vs. the Walt Disney Co. is now in the hands of retired L.A. Superior Court Judge Paul Breckenridge, who will…
TF1 Intl. has picked up world rights, except for France, Spain and Italy, to Jacques Dorfmann's $15 million historical actioner "Druids," in the latest example of a Gallic company investing in an…
The American Fashion Awards will make its TV premiere on E!
Daily Variety will again have a major presence at the Cannes Film Festival, publishing 10 show dailies -- May 12-21 -- from the Daily Variety Pavilion just in front the Palais des Festivals.
Nelvana execs rolled out an ambitious production and development slate as well as positive first-quarter numbers at the company's annual general meeting Tuesday.
Kerry Packer has tightened his grip on Hoyts Cinemas after the exhib's CEO and biggest individual shareholder, Peter Ivany, agreed Tuesday to accept Packer's offer for his stake in the company.
Telenovela producer SkyQuest has signed two co-production deals with Spain-based companies.
Destination Film Distribution Co. has landed the North American distribution rights to the Neverland Films/Jersey Shore comedy "Drowning Mona," starring Danny DeVito, Neve Campbell, Bette Midler and…