New Line Cinema has committed to "The Pledge," and has contracted scribe Michael Apostolina to turn the 20-page treatment into a screenplay.
Hong Kong mogul Raymond Chow and Australia's Village Roadshow have buried their differences and announced Monday that they are bidding for joint control of Golden Harvest Entertainment.
Howard Sherman, general manager of East Haddam's Goodspeed Opera House for the past four years, is about to move to Rochester, N.Y., to become managing director of its nonprofit resident Geva Theater.
Laurie Younger was promoted to senior VP and chief financial officer for ABC Inc., ABC Inc. president Robert Iger announced Monday, as expected (Daily Variety, Aug. 3).
Trimark's "Billy's Hollywood Screen Kiss" kept its hold on the top of the exclusives roster during its second weekend.
Bracing bows by "Armageddon," "Lethal Weapon 4" and "Lost in Space," plus "Godzilla" cruising past $100 million distinguished another buoyant weekend at cinemas overseas.
A simmering conflict between the American Theater Wing and the League of American Theaters and Producers, which together have presented the Tony Awards for more than 30 years, has flared into an open…
Just over a week after pulling an unprecedented double in the Emmys with nominations for best drama and best comedy, David E. Kelley-created shows "The Practice" and "Ally McBeal" have been named…
Warner Bros.-based producer Billy Gerber has optioned William Monahan's manuscript, "The Lighthouse," which the first-time author will adapt and "Mouse Hunt" helmer Gore Verbinski is attached to…
The European Commission has sent a letter to media giant Bertelsmann warning the company against another try at forming an alliance with Leo Kirch on digital TV, according to press reports here.