Paul Hameister has been named managing director, Australasia, of the Viacom Themed Entertainment Group, to spearhead the development of a $A350 million ($230 million) theme park, film studio and…
Richard Grieco has signed on to star in indie murder thriller "Michaelangel," opposite Dennis Hopper.
Producer-scribe Scott Wynne, who recently sold a treatment to Columbia Pictures with baseball writer W.P. Kinsella attached to pen, has inked a first-look deal with Rob Fried's Sony-based production…
"The Horse Whisperer" scribe Richard LaGravenese will receive the Independent Feature Project's Gotham Writer Award, and "Pi" director Darren Aronofsky will be honored with IFP's Gotham Open Palm…
The House on Wednesday approved a controversial and, some say, racially charged provision that will make it more difficult for bankrupt musicians to exit their record contracts.
In preparation for the relaunch of its digital service on June 15, German pay TV web Premiere announced on Wednesday the addition of thematic channels to its digital platform.
Online bookseller Amazon.com jumps into the online record sales fray today by adding albums to its portfolio.
Hughes-backed satcaster Galaxy Latin America has confirmed its entry into Argentina, its 13th territory (Daily Variety, June 9).The inauguration took place by remote in Paris Tuesday, with Argentine…
Rod Perth has bowed to the inevitable, resigning as president of USA Entertainment effective July 10. Perth's position became untenable two months ago when Barry Diller, who bought a controlling…
David Glass, one of the pioneers of multiplexing in Southeast Asia, has been bumped to a senior management job at Village Roadshow's Melbourne headquarters, overseeing the company's cinema interests…