Actors Gregory Sporleder and Lynn Red Williams have signed on to star in "Hulk," Universal's bigscreen adaptation of the Marvel comic book series.
The battle to carve up Holland's cable territories by some of the biggest Western players appears to be coming to a head, with a consortium led by France Telecom looking to be in pole position as the…
Phoenix Pictures has inked a deal with Mel Smith ("Bean") to direct Gabriel Byrne as "The Laird of Tomintoul," a true-to-life career cop who swindled Scotland Yard out of millions, which he used to…
The outrageous adult cartoon "South Park" --- already the most successful homegrown series in Comedy Central history --- achieved a new benchmark Wednesday night when the show's Halloween episode…
Just in time for Halloween, the Barrys went batty for a new novel about giant bats, with Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson making a preemptive deal at Touchstone for "Vespers," a 15-page treatment…
Engineering Animation Inc. may be based in the sleepy university town of Ames, Iowa, but its main address and generic name haven't prevented it from becoming, as of Thursday, one of the biggest…
Sony Pictures Entertainment's record-breaking summer B.O. action translated into a 145% jump in operating income, to $270.9 million, for Sony Corp.'s entertainment group in the September quarter…
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s net loss shrank from $3.3 million to $274,000 in the September quarter on 13% higher revenue of $124.7 million, it said Thursday.
Film producer George Jackson has been named prexy/CEO of Motown Records. While the nod had been expected (Daily Variety, Oct. 14), its official announcement still raised the eyebrows of many music…
In another close Writers Guild of America West vote, Michael Mahern has edged out Michael Halperin in a WGAW secretary-treasurer runoff.