"Scream" has been silenced indefinitely in Japan because of the national trauma caused by a serial killer.
Rankled by slipping ratings, lower spot ad sales and potential competition from News Corp.'s pending purchase of the Family Channel, some Fox affiliates at the spring meeting suggested yanking the…
"The Gate of Heavenly Peace," a U.S. documentary about the 1989 protests at Tiananmen Square, won the first-ever international critics prize at the Banff Television Festival Friday.
Despite Friday-the-13th jitters and jokes, the 21st anniversary Women in Film Crystal Awards proceeded without a hitch. Diane Keaton, Bette Midler and Goldie Hawn were honorees this year for their…
Actress Elise Neal has joined the cast of Miramax/Dimension Films' "Scream 2."
Twentieth Century Fox's "Speed 2: Cruise Control" chugged to a water-logged $16.2 million in its maiden voyage, crossing the finish line just ahead of Buena Vista's sophomore "Con Air," which dipped…
Dan Albright will join Mann Theatres as film buyer, handling all booking and buying responsibilities for the company's Southern California locations.
Variety associate publisher Charles Koones is taking on the additional role of publisher of Variety's On Production, effective immediately.
Universal Television is in discussions with Emilio Estefan Jr. --- husband and manager of pop diva Gloria Estefan --- for a first-look development deal that might also cover film.
Los Angeles-based writer Boston Teran has become the latest first-time scribe to hit the publishing jackpot, inking a deal with Knopf for "God Is a Bullet." Knopf editor in chief Sonny Mehta recently…
Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to the late Marcello Mastroianni's final film, "Journey to the Beginning of the World."