Pinewood Studios has been sold for £62 million ($99 million) to a consortium headed by former Channel 4 chief exec Michael Grade.
Charlize Theron and Judi Dench have been added to the lineup of Oscar 2000 presenters.
Screen Actors Guild president William Daniels, seeking to build consensus after declaring that SAG still has not finalized its ground-breaking agreement with agents, met Tuesday with several…
With 260 market premieres and an all-time high of 327 exhibitors dictating the need to go outside the Loews Santa Monica Hotel for additional space, the American Film Market has been busy trotting…
The wait is over. Or is it? Steven Spielberg confirmed that he will not be directing the first installment of "Harry Potter" for Warner Bros. (Daily Variety, Feb. 22), a move that opens the gates for…
When Will Smith gets in the ring this summer playing Muhammad Ali in the Columbia Pictures biopic, he'll have Oscar-nominated director Michael Mann in his corner.
Warner Bros.' "The Whole Nine Yards" eked out a Presidents Day weekend B.O. win over Sony's "Hanging Up," according to Tuesday's final studio tallies.
After a much-publicized leave of absence from latenight, David Letterman got a hearty welcome back to "The Late Show" on Monday night, scoring a 9.3 rating/23 share in the 47 metered markets…
Kevin Mayer has ankled his post as exec VP and general manager of Disney's Go Network portfolio of Web sites to become CEO of Playboy.com Inc. as the online arm heads toward an IPO.
HBO is getting creeped out. The cabler has signed a pre-buy deal for "Creature Features," a series of five new films inspired by the classic '50s monster movies produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff.
Pan-Euro station group SBS has acquired the Hungarian TV interests of its erstwhile rival CME for $16 million.