While agents and talent managers affect a congenial "we're on the same team" position, several recent changes in the entertainment landscape threaten to bring to the surface simmering tensions about…
Alliance Pictures has greenlit three new independent film productions, "New Waterford Girls," "The Life Before This" and "The Five Senses," all of which will lens in Canada this fall.
Nicole Kidman will cross the pond to star in David Hare's "The Blue Room" on Broadway this fall at the Shubert-owned Cort Theater. The deal was expected (Daily Variety, Sept. 7), and is a transfer of…
Radio giant Chancellor Media Corp. plans to pull out of a $237 million deal to buy half of one of Mexico's leading radio broadcasters, Grupo Radio Centro, Grupo told the Mexican stock exchange.
The ever-aggressive Dimension Films has announced it will spend a record $30 million to release "The Faculty" this Christmas on more than 3,000 screens.
In one of the more lucrative material buys made by Dimension Films, the Miramax division has paid a high six-figure against low seven-figure sum for scribe Ehren Kruger's action spec script "Reindeer…
News Corp. is believed to be negotiating to sell its satellite TV assets to its onetime partner, EchoStar Communications Corp., in a deal that would finally remove News Corp. from the troubled U.S…
Golden Books Family Entertainment negotiated a "standstill agreement" with its bondholders after an all-day meeting Thursday, while Wall Street all but gave up on the country's leading children's…
A Cook County jury deliberated for seven hours before handing basketball great Michael Jordan a victory Thursday in a breach of contract suit that accused him of reneging a movie deal.
Steven Spielberg and Columbia Pictures have pushed back the start date for "Memoirs of a Geisha" from January to sometime in April.
At least a handful of beginning screenwriters are making money in Hollywood. Five new scribes have been selected to receive the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' 1998 Don and Gee Nicholl…