Antonio Banderas will present an Oscar at the 70th Academy Awards presentation. Banderas recently starred in “Evita.” He has also appeared in “Mambo Kings,” “Interview with the Vampire,”…
The Encino-based Digital Entertainment Network (DEN) has launched production on "Chad's World," a teen-skewed half-hour drama that represents the first-ever serialized episodic TV program produced…
The USA Network's highly promoted two-parter "Moby Dick" has hooked huge Nielsens by cable standards, the second-highest rating and highest-ever number of total viewers for a non-sports, non-news…
Jake Weber, currently onscreen in Warner Bros.' "Dangerous Beauty," has joined John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton in Mike Newell's "Pushing Tin" at 20th Century Fox.
Sony will launch an entertainment channel in Japan with a U.S. subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment that will also supply programming to Japanese satellite platforms and terrestrial…
Phillip Noyce is attached to direct Universal Pictures' feature adaptation of "The Bone Collector," based on the novel by Jeffrey Deaver.
The decision of John Malone's Liberty Media to buy Encore and Starz and their sister multiplexed pay networks (Daily Variety, March 16) could be a prelude to a deal that would put these networks…
Let the "Seinfeld" syndie sweepstakes begin. In the first of a string of "Seinfeld" syndie renewal deals to come, Fox O&O WNYW New York has ponied up mega-coin to Columbia TriStar TV Distribution to…
Rupert Murdoch and Kerry Packer are renowned gamblers in running their business empires, but they are unloading their jointly owned horseracing and sports network Sky Channel.
Todd Black, president of production of Peter Guber's Mandalay Entertainment, said Tuesday that he will ankle Mandalay after two and a half years with the Sony Pictures Entertainment-based company.