French exhib UGC has emerged as the likely buyer of the U.K.'s Virgin cinema chain, a deal worth £220 million ($367 million).
Beacon Pictures has tapped former Propaganda exec Paul Green to the new post of exec VP, business and legal affairs.
Red-hot scribe John Ridley ("Three Kings") has inked an overall deal with the Greenblatt-Janollari Studio to develop both comedy and drama projects, including a supernatural actioner that's already…
Ster Century has unveiled the first of five multiplexes due to open in Eastern Europe over the next six weeks.
There will be a memorial gathering for Daily Variety reporter Richard Katz at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Lodge, Viacom Building, 1515 Broadway, Seventh floor. No RSVP required.
A new fight club formed over the weekend -- and Brad Pitt's not a member. Rather, the combatants were Paramount, Universal and Fox, whose pics battled nearly to a B.O. draw. Winner by decision and…
Writer-director Andrew Niccol will direct his latest script, "River Road," for Jersey Films. The New Zealand native will also produce the project along with Jersey's Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg…
Hitching a ride in Televisa's commercial slipstream, TV Azteca has announced that it too will increase advertising rates by 40% for the coming year.
Miramax Films is planning to launch its own distribution and production arm in Italy early next year.
CBS has acquired the upcoming Marilyn Monroe novel "Blonde" by Joyce Carol Oates and made a commitment to a four-hour miniseries, beating out the feature departments at several major studios in the…
South African pay TV service M-Net, which boasts more than 1.1 million subscribers across Africa, has renewed its contract with 20th Century Fox, giving the channel exclusive broadcast access for the…
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