Encore Channel will launch its first original series in March, offering profiles of contemporary film directors including Sydney Pollack, James Cameron, John Frankenheimer and Ron Howard.
Garry Marshall's romantic yarn "The Other Sister," with Diane Keaton, Tom Skerritt and Juliette Lewis, kicks off the Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival on March 4.
While the Force will surely be with "Star Wars" this year, the $20.3 billion question is how bright a light its long-awaited prequel will shine over the torpid toy business?
While "Shakespeare in Love" staged a smashing overseas preem in the U.K. and "Asterix and Obelix vs. Caesar" broke opening day records in France, UIP/DreamWorks' "Prince of Egypt" joined the century…
With paychecks now coming from the solvent Pace Theatricals rather than the insolvent Livent, Frank Galati has signed on for "Ragtime," redux.
Leading pay-per-view distributor Viewer's Choice has hired Mindy Herman as its president and CEO.
Jorja Fox, who plays intern Maggie Doyle on "ER," has been cast as the lead in UPN's new family drama from Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson.
Sherman Oaks-based Arete Image Software -- the company that developed the digital water software used in "Titanic" -- has partnered with Munich's SZM Studios, the production arm of German conglom…
The complete list of nominees for the 71st edition of the Academy Awards will be posted on Daily Variety's Web site, variety.com, just minutes after the noms are announced Tuesday.
In what's being touted as the first branded Internet TV program, "Levi.com Semester Online," a weekly series in the voyeuristic style of MTV's "The Real World," was scheduled to premiere this past…
"Saving Private Ryan" and "From the Earth to the Moon" are among the pics nominated for the Cinema Audio Society Awards for outstanding achievement in soundmixing for movies and television.