Loews Theatres, a unit of Sony Retail Entertainment, plans to build a 15-screen multiplex in the Kips Bay area of Manhattan's East Side.
Kingsborough Greenlight Pictures of Montreal plans to produce an adventure film based on the true-life story of Canadian environmentalist and Greenpeace co-founder Paul Watson.
Paul Karon has joined the editorial staff of Daily Variety as a Los Angeles-based reporter.
The Paris Theater, the premier arthouse across the street from Gotham's Plaza Hotel, will reopen July 25 under the direction of Jeffrey Jacobs.
John Reid, prexy of A&M/Island/Motown Records of Canada, has been upped to chairman of Polygram Group Canada. He will succeed industry vet Joe Summers, who is retiring but will remain a consultant to…
The first Barcelona European Film Market closed Monday to mixed results.
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.
David Newman didn't start out to be a film composer. He wasn't even fully aware of the crucial role his father had played in film music history until a few years after Alfred Newman had died.
Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell has organized a "relapse" of Jane's Addiction, the band he fronted and earned considerable kudos with in the late '80s and early '90s. The band will begin a…
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…