Model-turned-actress Angie Everhart may not normally compete for roles with James Caan, but she did take his place this week. Caan was slated to exec produce and star in a Pearson Television…
LockStream Corp. has signed DreamWorks Records, Lions Gate Entertainment, Full Moon Entertainment and the band Devo as clients to use its technology to securely distrib video and text-based files to…
Polish film and television producers have united under a new banner, the Audio-Visual Producers National Chamber of Commerce, which replaces the Independent Producers Assn.
Online DVD rental service NetFlix.com has inked revenue sharing agreements with five Hollywood studios, including DVD's biggest promoters, Warner Bros. and Columbia TriStar.
Kids' WB! has ordered an additional 13 episodes of "Static Shock" from Warner Bros. Animation, ensuring that the animated adventure series will return for a second season in fall 2001. Since its…
Jonathan Kaplan has been tapped prexy and CEO of Sega.com. He stems from FamilyWonder Inc., a San Francisco-based entertainment media company which Sega also said Wednesday it has acquired.
Ster Century capped three months of multiplex-opening mania with the unveiling of its 14th European multiplex.
Robert Levin has ankled Sony Pictures Entertainment as worldwide head of marketing. The move was presaged by a recent restructuring (Daily Variety, Oct. 26) that elevated Col distribbing topper Jeff…
Franco Zeffirelli will return to his native Italy in 2002 to helm English-language period drama "I Fiorentini" (The Florentines) with producer Dino De Laurentiis. The film is one of a number of…
Japan broadband player Pacific Century CyberWorks Japan has taken a controlling stake in B-Factory, a subsidiary of toymaker Bandai that provides digital content for Japan's popular Internet-enabled…
Production and financing shingle Catch 23 Entertainment has stepped up as a worldwide equity partner on Fox Searchlight Pictures' $12 million-budgeted "One Hour Photo" starring Robin Williams.