Patricia Clarkson, Walton Goggins and Vinessa Shaw have joined Harry Connick Jr. and Pete Postlethwaite in Avenues Pictures' "Letters From a Wayward Son."
USA Networks Intl. has closed its New York office, signaling the conclusion of a reorganization that has seen the resignation or relocation of about a dozen executives over the last eight months.
Producer-director St. Claire Bourne has announced he's in production on several TV projects, including the HBO doc "Gordon Parks: Half Past Autumn," co-produced by Denzel Washington, and "The Paul…
Producer Mace Neufeld has paid a $100,000 against $800,000 option price for David Brin's award-winning science fiction novel "Startide Rising," as well as three sequels that collectively make up "The…
Owen Wilson has joined the cast of the Jan De Bont-directed DreamWorks remake of "The Haunting of Hill House."
Kingfisher, owner of the Woolworth's retail chain in the U.K., seems to have emerged victorious in the bidding war to buy the British video company VCI, for a price of £46.8 million ($79.5 million).
As Oprah Winfrey's first feature pic in 12 years opened, King World Prods. clinched renewals of Winfrey's top-rated talkshow on the ABC O&Os and other stations through the 2001-02 season.
The Nielsen ratings of the newest broadcast network, the all-family Pax TV, are not bad -- for a cable network.
Urban tales triumphed at the sixth annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Sales company Scanbox Int'l. has appointed Mark Reinhart to be its new president of international distribution, following the departure of Chris Davis to Franchise Pictures (Daily Variety, Sept. 21).
Singer Gloria Estefan has snagged her first dramatic feature film role, joining Meryl Streep in Wes Craven's "50 Violins" for Miramax Films.
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