The Bob Zemeckis guessing-game continues. The helmer, who likes to take as much as 18 months between pics, is sniffing around an untitled project at Warner Bros.
Garth Brooks' "Sevens" was the bestselling album in the nation for the second consecutive week. Nearly 609,000 copies of the Capitol Nashville disc went home with consumers, bringing the two-week…
Despite fierce competition from Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night on NBC, the "51st Annual Tony Awards" on CBS scored the telecast's highest overnight rating in at least four years --- pulling…
A wide-ranging government probe concluded what many had said privately for years: that Australia's film biz is highly concentrated and potentially anti-competitive.
Tribune Entertainment has struck a deal with NBC Enterprises and Peter Engel Prods. to launch a new syndie weekly series, "Malibu, CA," next fall.
Universal TV Enterprises has won the bidding war against such powerhouses as Paramount, Warner Bros. and King World for the right to distribute a Maury Povich-hosted talkshow starting in fall 1998.
"Fugitive" scribe Jeb Stuart has parachuted behind enemy lines to write a screen adaptation for MGM of John Katzenbach's forthcoming World War II novel, tentatively titled "Grant's War."
As predicted (Daily Variety, Dec. 10), the European Commission adopted Wednesday controversial legislative proposals designed to tackle piracy on the Internet and other electronic networks that U.S…
General Cinemas' parent GC Cos. Inc. suffered an 18% drop in its fourth-quarter net profit to $3.7 million in the three months to Oct. 31, it said Wednesday, as operating losses increased due to…
Ed Wacek, former director of development for Universal Pictures, has signed on with Raffaella Prods. as a senior VP of production, U announced Wednesday.
In what is becoming a tradition each time he writes a book, John Grisham's newly finished novel has been leaked in galley form well before its publication date, creating a stampede among film rights…