Christy Kwon has been promoted to director of specials, primetime series and latenight for NBC Entertainment.
As she was making the label rounds, the rap on Meredith Brooks was that she was a sassy singer-songwriter in the Alanis Morissette mold -- perhaps too much so to make a name for herself.
The highly sought life rights to Peter Leonard, a man with a third-grade education who gained national recognition when he won a seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, have been granted…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
The summer season, now at the midway point, is shaping up more potently abroad than domestically, as continued multiplexing and better-spaced release skeds are enabling the big U.S. films to realize…
Czech and Slovak film distributor Gemini Film may be about to lose its license to handle Warner Bros. product. Sources tell Variety that Warners' homevideo partner, headed by managing director…
When Jon Favreau began taking free swing-dance lessons at the Derby, little did the retro club's owner imagine that her bar would one day become indelibly linked to "Swingers," a movie that was then…
"Portrait of a Lady's" Barbara Hershey and Robbie Coltrane of the BBC TV series "Cracker" are starring in Amos Poe's "Frogs for Snakes," an independent film being produced by the Shooting Gallery's…
Kirsten Smith used to take the somewhat seasonal nature of the scoring stage business for granted.
Will Tracey Ullman take on syndication? Sources say the British sketch comedy maven has had conversations with execs at Eyemark Entertainment about a possible syndie variety show for fall 1998.
Sir David Puttnam, Richard Branson and Oasis manager Alan McGhee have been named as members of a new government task force to help promote British film, music and the arts.