Twentieth Century Fox's "Speed 2: Cruise Control" chugged to a water-logged $16.2 million in its maiden voyage, crossing the finish line just ahead of Buena Vista's sophomore "Con Air," which dipped…
Dan Albright will join Mann Theatres as film buyer, handling all booking and buying responsibilities for the company's Southern California locations.
Variety associate publisher Charles Koones is taking on the additional role of publisher of Variety's On Production, effective immediately.
Universal Television is in discussions with Emilio Estefan Jr. --- husband and manager of pop diva Gloria Estefan --- for a first-look development deal that might also cover film.
Los Angeles-based writer Boston Teran has become the latest first-time scribe to hit the publishing jackpot, inking a deal with Knopf for "God Is a Bullet." Knopf editor in chief Sonny Mehta recently…
Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to the late Marcello Mastroianni's final film, "Journey to the Beginning of the World."
NBC Entertainment has promoted Bari Carrelli to vice president, miniseries and motion pictures for television.
Jake Jacobson has been upped to executive vice president of business affairs at Paramount Network TV. He was previously senior VP.
Stephen Baldwin has been replaced on the set of Nicholas Hytner's and 20th Century Fox's "Object of My Affection" after only one day of work. Baldwin was to portray civil liberties attorney Vince…
News Corp. president and chief operating officer Peter Chernin sounded the alarm Friday over the rising costs of the TV business that have brought the networks to "the edge of economic turmoil."