Wondering what the fuss is all about? As a public service, Daily Variety brings you unexpurgated lyrics to the Oscar-nominated song "Blame Canada" from the film "South Park: Bigger, Longer, and…
"Vatel," a $37 million costume drama starring Gerard Depardieu and Uma Thurman, will open the Cannes Intl. Film Festival. The Gaumont-financed film tells the true tale of France's first celebrity…
Patrick Dempsey ("Scream 3") is headed for ABC's "Elizabeth Street," inking a deal to star in the fall 2000 Martin Scorsese/James Yoshimura drama pilot.
Sunday's Academy Awards ceremony and the surrounding flurry of get-togethers will inject an estimated $60.5 million in spending into the Los Angeles area, a pair of tracking agencies have calculated.
Warner Home Video informed its network of wholesale distributors of rental-priced videocassettes that it is cutting off their business entirely and will begin dealing directly with retailers. Also…
Miramax Films is having a hard time getting into the Brad Anderson business. Anderson will no longer direct "When The Cat's Away," Miramax's remake of the 1996 French-language film "Chacun Cherche…
Letterman, who underwent emergency bypass surgery on Jan. 14, reappeared on "Late Show With David Letterman" on Feb. 21 to one of its highest ratings ever. Since his part-time return, a number of…
If you assumed this weekend would be a typical Oscar-induced snooze at the box office, wherefore art thou now? "Romeo Must Die," fueled by a boffo Wednesday bow, is poised to inject thrills into the…
Markus Imboden's laffer "Comedians" has beaten Swiss box office opening-weekend records for a local pic, with some 27,000 admissions in 30 theaters -- a level usually only reached by American films.
Salvage worker Willie Fulgear, who discovered 52 of the missing 55 Oscar statuettes last weekend, was officially presented with a $50,000 reward from Roadway Express -- the trucking outfit that had…
National Arts Endowment Chairman Bill Ivey called it the most important meeting with members of Congress since the arts agency's budget was slashed in 1996.
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