Guy Torry, a standup comic who appears in "American History X," due in November from New Line, has signed to co-star in "G's Trippin' " for October and Beacon.
Burbank-based indie production company Popular Arts Entertainment is expanding its operations, opening a Gotham office and enlisting veteran TV producer Dick Schmidt to oversee development efforts on…
In a move only dreamed about by other magazines that have launched in recent years, Steve Brill is headed back to the printing presses -- for another 75,000 copies of the premiere issue of Brill's…
Jenny Hontz has been appointed Television Editor of Variety and Daily Variety, the papers' vice president and editor-in-chief Peter Bart has announced.
Australia based entertainment giant Village Roadshow has filed a lawsuit against Golden Harvest Entertainment to prevent the Hong Kong based film distributor from placing shares with Rupert Murdoch…
Paramount Pictures, which has spun gold with bigscreen adaptations of such vintage TV shows as "The Addams Family" and "The Brady Bunch," is looking to take on '60s favorite "Hogan's Heroes."
Iran's 2-1 World Cup victory over the United States has failed to generate any sort of dramatic viewership surge in this country, but did manage the top U.S. rating of the international soccer…
Shawnee Smith, who has a supporting role in the upcoming "Armageddon," has joined Bruce Willis again for the indie pic "Breakfast of Champions."
Ending a seven-year run at the helm of Polygram, Alain Levy stepped down Monday as the company's prexy/CEO. The move is the first in a series of changes expected in the exec suites at the soon-to-be…
Despite pressure from Viacom, Universal and other TV programmers, the U.K.'s Independent Television Commission is proceeding with its controversial plans to allow the unbundling of cable and…