Mainstream audiences have yet to decide whether it's good or bad, but starting in the fall DVD will be at least nationwide.
The Walt Disney Co. launched a South African subsidiary Tuesday to consolidate its retail business here and explore avenues into the rest of Africa.
Jim Henson Pictures has optioned the Susan Cooper sci-fi novel "The Dark is Rising," which will be produced by Duncan Kenworthy, the company announced Tuesday. Execs expect the pic's budget to be in…
"West Side Story" will make history on Thursday when it becomes the first-ever Western musical to be licensed in China.
Legit director Mike Ockrent has inked a two-year, first-look deal with Warner Bros. to direct feature musicals, execs said Tuesday. The British-born helmer does not have a specific project in the…
Daryl Hannah and Tim Matheson have been cast to star in "We Are Circus," the sixth and final installment in Showtime's three-film, six-part Holocaust series "Rescuers: Stories of Courage" from…
Cynthia Littleton has been named staff reporter for Variety and Daily Variety.
Discovery Communications and the British Broadcasting Corp. are finally on the verge of completing their global partnership deal, which has been in negotiation since last year.
Marking his first foray into film tunes, Michael Mills --- bassist for alternative rockers R.E.M. --- has inked a deal with 20th Century Fox to compose the score for Fox 2000's upcoming pic "A Cool…
Mike Ovitz (left) and I.M. Pei on Tuesday announced the $1.1 billion fundraising campaign for the reconstruction of the UCLA Medical Center, School of Medicine and Health Sciences (Daily Variety…