Recently departed Fox Entertainment prexy Peter Roth is expected to replace Tony Jonas as president of Warner Bros. TV as early as today, signaling a push by the studio to funnel more shows to its…
Pedro Almodovar's El Deseo will co-produce Guillermo Del Toro's upcoming "El Espinazo del Diablo" (The Devil's Backbone) with the Tequila Gang.
Steve Martin will be a presenter at the Academy Awards. This will be the seventh time Martin has appeared on an Oscar telecast. In 1977, Martin was nominated in the live-action short category for…
Stanley Donen, whose career as a director, producer and choreographer spans five decades, will be honored next month as Filmmaker of the Year by American Cinema Editors.
Astral Communications and Groupe Covitec announced Monday that Astral's AstralTech technical services unit will merge with Groupe Covitec to create the largest technical-services company in Canada.
This year's Gothenburg Film Festival lacked the action-packed intensity of previous years, although it did pick up some steam in the second half. Of some concern was the generally unremarkable…
Billy Baldwin will star in Flashpoint’s “Box,” which begins shooting Feb. 16 in Salt Lake City. Jeff Celentano (“Under the Hula Moon”) will direct the police action thriller from a screenplay by M.F…
The Directors Guild of America on Monday announced the last of its nominations for 1998 helmers in the categories of documentaries, soaps and children's programs.
For more Oscar coverage, visit Variety’s ACADEMY CENTRAL Here is the complete list of nominees for the 71st annual Academy Awards. PICTURE “Elizabeth,” Working Title production, Gramercy; Alison…
Oscar is wearing combat fatigues. And a codpiece. Three World War II pics and a pair of Elizabethan titles are up for best film in the 71st annual Academy Awards, paced by the 13 nominations for…
The American Film Market will kick off its annual program of seminars and guest speakers Feb. 25-March 5 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. The seminars run in conjunction with the AFM gathering…
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