Barry Diller, eager to beef up the movie pipeline for his USA Home Entertainment, has signed a deal with Overseas Filmgroup for exclusive homevideo rights to "A Map of the World," with Sigourney…
Longtime music industry journalist Don Waller has been tapped music reporter for Daily Variety and will be based in Los Angeles.
A biography of Oprah Winfrey has attracted the highest ratings in A&E history and, combined with last week's strong Nielsens for "The Crossing," has guided the ad-supported cable service to its…
With the abolition of the original musical or comedy score category, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences voters this year have to make even tougher choices than usual. While the original song…
Carlos Diegues, helmer-writer of Brazil's official Oscar entry "Orfeu," has chosen to direct and co-pen the comedy "God Was Born in Brazil" as his next project.
The Cour des Comptes, France's government accounting office, slammed the country's ailing state-owned TV production company as a two-bit setup with an "uncertain future" in its annual report…
With dozens of top-10 hits and earnings well into the millions, Diane Warren has given back to the community, contributing generously to several causes that are important to the songwriter.
Gotham-based indie shingle the Shooting Gallery, in conjunction with Loews Cineplex Entertainment, will launch its indie film series Feb. 25 for 12 weeks in 17 major markets.
It's quiet in Park City, the kind of quiet that comes before a blizzard -- or before a stampede of SUV-driving Hollywood types invade the town for the Sundance Film Festival. With the local forecasts…
"La Ciudad" is Spanish for city. It's also the setting of an unusual marketing push that is helping a pic, which chronicles urban life, reach often-elusive Latino auds.
"Malcolm in the Middle's" Frankie Muniz will star in the Disney Channel's new original movie "Miracle in Lane 2." Pic will begin filming this month and premiere on the kids cabler in May, the net…