James Woods and Diane Venora are in final talks to commit "True Crimes" for Clint Eastwood and Warner Bros., sources said Thursday. Pic, slated to start production in May, is also expected to feature…
With an April 2 deadline fast approaching and no agreement between actors and producers in sight, a thespians' strike is beginning to look almost inevitable, people close to the troubled contract…
Arnold Communications, New England's largest advertising agency, was acquired Thursday by Snyder Communications of Bethesda, Md., in a pooling-of-interests transaction valued at $120 million.
Harvey Keitel is beginning to get more work in Italy than most Italian actors. In addition to previously announced roles in films by Giovanni Veronesi and Lina Wertmuller (Daily Variety, March 25)…
Actress-comedian Whoopi Goldberg has inked to star in "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court," a Walt Disney Television production for the 1998-99 season of "The Wonderful World of Disney,"…
For its 32nd season, the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre will present a new work from the creators of last year's "Swan Lake," a Shakespeare production directed by Peter Hall, the Broadway…
Nina Wass has been named president of Witt-Thomas-Harris Prods., replacing Gary Levine, who left to serve as exec VP of creative affairs at Warner Bros. TV.
Major Australian producer-distrib Southern Star on Wednesday beat local and international competitors to win global distribution rights to more than 1,000 hours of TV drama, sitcom and documentary…
Miramax Films has acquired North American rights to Tom Clegg's Persian Gulf War drama "Bravo Two Zero" from Anant Singh's Distant Horizon.
The U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday approved a bill to extend copyright protections, fondly renaming it after its champion, the late Sonny Bono (R Calif.). The Senate is expected to act on…
MTV and ESPN are the dominant foreign-programming channels on cable systems in China, according to the results of a new survey.