Sean O'Halloran is segueing from the hottest seat in Australian pay TV --- CEO of beleaguered satcaster Australis Media --- to one of the best-upholstered jobs in Oz film and TV production and…
Has director Roman Polanski --- who fled to France two decades ago rather than face punishment for having sex with a 13-year-old girl --- reached an agreement with prosecutors to return to Los…
Alec Baldwin will star in the Michael Corrente-helmed feature "Outside Providence," it was confirmed Tuesday.
British media conglom Pearson is close to wrapping up the $500 million acquisition of All American Communications Inc., sources said Tuesday, and could announce it as early as today.
Michael Caine will star with Brenda Blethyn, Ewan MacGregor, Jane Horrocks and Jim Broadbent in Miramax's "The Rise and Fall of Little Voice," an adaptation of the successful British play adapted by…
Big numbers from its established powerhouses have handed NBC a victory of historic proportions in the opening week of the 1997-98 primetime Nielsen season.
Rodeo Drive's Dyansen Gallery was the site of a family reunion Sept. 24 as Variety's third annual American Music Legend Award was presented to seven members of the Newman clan of film composers.
Bob Gale --- a veteran screenwriter and longtime writing partner of Bob Zemeckis --- has inked a seven-figure overall deal with the Walt Disney Co., beginning with a screenplay based on his original…
CBS has ordered a sitcom pilot from CBS Prods. called "Late Bloomer," which stars Lisa Ann Walter of "Life's Work" and is executive produced by Jonathan Axelrod and James Widdoes of "Dave's World."…
Negotiations for the acquisition of Bouygues-owned Ciby 2000 by Live Entertainment have narrowed to a period of exclusive talks, sources confirmed (Daily Variety, Sept. 23). The agreement includes a…
Organizers of the Diversity Awards have announced the full slate of honorees for the Oct. 21 event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.