Variety associate publisher Charles Koones is taking on the additional role of publisher of Variety's On Production, effective immediately.
Lara Flynn Boyle has been cast as a regular in the David E. Kelley-produced drama "The Practice," which stars Dylan McDermott, sources said.
Bill Kenwright, the millionaire British stage producer, is making his first move into film by financing the romantic comedy "Us Begins With You," toplining "ER" star Anthony Edwards.
Walt Disney Studios chairman Joe Roth will chair the seventh annual Independent Feature Project Gotham Awards, which will be hosted by Jon Stewart.
New York's attorney general has found a secret weapon in the fight against crime in the music industry: Hootie and the Blowfish.
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