Torsten Larsson, currently president and CEO of Svensk Filmindustri, has been appointed a senior vice president of Bonnier Media, the newly reorganized company formed by the 200-year-old Bonnier…
One of L.A.'s top restaurateurs learned firsthand last week of the unforeseen perils of putting together a film festival --- and the associated parties.
Continuing its measured strategy of U.S. expansion, General Cinema will open its first Southern California megaplex on Nov. 16, a 16-screener in Redondo Beach.
When he's through traveling the globe for four months to hype the release of the 18th James Bond film "Tomorrow Never Dies," Pierce Brosnan will trade his martini and handgun and for a rifle and…
India's censorship battles over "Kama Sutra" aren't over yet. After a protracted struggle with Indian censors (Daily Variety, Dec. 27, 1966), the English-lingo version of Mira Nair's "Kama Sutra" was…
Illustrating the adage that "the show must go on," or just about any Hollywood cliche you can think of, "Meltdown" is back up again.
CableVision has agreed to buy the smaller Mandeville Cable Partners for $515 million, and in the process has become Argentina's largest MSO.
Friday was a banner day for British authors, as Nick Hornby got $2.75 million from New Line and Tribeca for his next novel "Father Figure" and Philip Kerr accepted a $2.5 million preemptive offer for…
British Sky Broadcasting has secured a non-exclusive pay-per-view movie deal with Warner Bros., the satcaster announced a day after it emerged that four U.K. cable operators had also done a…
UPN has scrapped a couple midseason projects that were in development under the previous management team.
Is Fine Line Features turning Ruth-less? The New Line arthouse division was powerfully in evidence at the London Screenings last week, with exec veepees Jonathan Weisgal and Mark Ordesky snooping…