Joe Mantello of "Angels in America" and Ann Dowd of "Candida" won New York theater's Clarence Derwent awards for promising new performers Wednesday.
A casting agency's tip from a cop in Knoxville, Tenn., has put 10-year-old Brad Renfro in the lead in "The Client," Warner Bros.' project based on a John Grisham novel. Renfro will play a Memphis boy…
TriStar Pictures is currently negotating an agreement with Forest Whitaker to direct the action picture "The Number Four," sources said Wednesday.
Polygram Filmed Entertainment is adding to its network of foreign distributors via a multitiered pact with Benelux distrib Meteor Film.
'Playhouse 90s' directed by John Frankenheimer 147 Next assignment for the veteran helmer, reports Army Archerd, is a Liz Taylor perfume blurb. Just for Variety, page 2.
Fox Inc. will launch an entertainment-based cable network by January 1994 that will reach the 10 million subscribers to services owned by Tele-Communications Inc.
MTV Networks' kids channel Nickelodeon is gearing up for the launch of its new U.K. service later this year with the appointment of Brit producer James Baker as director of programs.
News Corp. Ltd. continues its upward climb, posting improved earnings for the third fiscal quarter, fueled in part by a dramatic contribution from BSkyB, its European satellite service.
Pat Fili has exited her post as senior VP of programming and production at the Lifetime cable network and is expected to be named head of daytime programming at ABC, as reported (Daily Variety, April…
Louis Rudolph Films has entered into an exclusive agreement to supply TV movies, miniseries and series to CapCities/ABC Video Prods., the production arm of network distribution unit CapCities/ABC…
The ability of networks to keep affiliates from preempting programs came into question again Wednesday, as the CBS owned-and-operated station in New York took steps to bump the network for preseason…