Carla Gugino, who left her role as Michael J. Fox's lover in "Spin City" when the show changed direction, will play the female lead in Paramount's "Snake Eyes," which Brian De Palma will direct with…
Two very different approaches to the topic of extraterrestrial life accounted for nearly half the total weekend box office. Sony's sci-fi comedy sophomore "Men in Black" dropped 41% to gross $30.1…
The Carsey-Werner Co. has tapped TV sales veteran Herb Lazarus as president of its international distribution arm.
Radio giants Chancellor Broadcasting and Evergreen Media have struck a deal to buy the TV-radio station advertising rep firm Katz Media for $373 million in cash.
Czech and Slovak film distributor Gemini Film may be about to lose its license to handle Warner Bros. product. Sources tell Variety that Warners' homevideo partner, headed by managing director…
Veteran TV writer-producer Dean Hargrove has inked an exclusive two-year deal with Columbia TriStar TV worth close to $2 million a year, sources say.
Hoping to revive the charming young doctor that inspired a generation of medical dramas, the Paramount-based Cort-Madden company and Gotham-based Boardwalk Entertainment have teamed to produce "Dr…
A nationwide survey of music writers pegged the Beach Boys as the "group or artist who best defines the L.A. sound or best represents L.A.'s contribution to the pop legacy."
The highly sought life rights to Peter Leonard, a man with a third-grade education who gained national recognition when he won a seat in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, have been granted…
One of the most high-profile cases in town may soon be coming to a resolve. Lawyers for Sony Pictures Entertainment and John Travolta are expected to ask the court for a six-month continuance today…
In a torrid weekend for U.S. actioners overseas, UIP's "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" stole the show to join the blockbuster club at the foreign box office with a 19-territory Latin American and Far…