Rupert Murdoch is putting together a new 24-hour cable network called Fox Sports World that will consist of soccer, rugby and other sports taped outside the U.S.
"Touched by an Angel" co-star Della Reese went on the offensive Monday against CBS, holding a news conference to call attention to her salary dispute with the Eye web (Daily Variety, Oct. 2).
Rocker Jon Bon Jovi has inked a deal with Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Touchstone Pictures to develop, star in and write the music for a rock ‘n’ roll pic called “Love Hurts.” Pic, which Bruckheimer…
Marie Davis has been named president of Composite Image Systems, the 10-year-old, Emmy-winning post production house that has in recent months transformed from major player in the television…
Ethan Hawke, due onscreen next in "Gattaca" and "Great Expectations," is in serious talks to star in "Snow Falling On Cedars" under Scott Hicks' helm for Universal Pictures, sources said Friday.
Director Wes Craven will receive the 1997 Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's ShowEast, the confab for exhibitors and distributors that will be held from Oct. 20-23 at Atlantic City's Trump Taj…
Julian Sands, who is quickly becoming a Mike Figgis staple, has inked to star in the helmer's indie pic "The Death and Loss of Sexual Innocence" opposite Saffron Burrows, sources said Friday.
An emerging war between divergent formats for TV-Internet set-top boxes turned several degrees nastier Friday when Intel Corp. announced it would be supporting the format engineered by database…
In his first major deal since hanging his producing shingle at Warner Bros., former Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Cos. chairman Mark Canton's Canton Co. has pacted for the next script written by…
Amy Madigan will co-star with Bill Paxton in "A Bright Shining Lie," HBO's adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning 1988 Neil Sheehan book about the life and death of military adviser John Paul Vann…