John Kricfalusi, the quirky animator who created the warped Nickelodeon cartoon series "The Ren & Stimpy Show" but whose idiosyncratic ways wound up leading to his ouster, has again found work in TV…
Fine Line Features, the specialized film unit of New Line Cinema, has hired freelance publicist Nina Baron as director of East Coast publicity. Baron will work out of Fine Line's New York…
Three key Variety experts will be part of the expo panels this year: senior columnist Army Archerd moderates a discussion of "Entertainment News Television," Rex Weiner leads the "To Market, to…
Lara Flynn Boyle has been cast as a regular in the David E. Kelley-produced drama "The Practice," which stars Dylan McDermott, sources said.
Claiming her religious beliefs and marriage vows prevent her from playing romantic scenes, an actress has sued the producers of "Good News," a new United Paramount Network series, for allegedly…
Walt Disney Studios chairman Joe Roth will chair the seventh annual Independent Feature Project Gotham Awards, which will be hosted by Jon Stewart.
Following the handover to China, Hong Kong may get its own branch of the China TV Program Agency, which controls mainland television programming, an agency boss told Daily Variety.
New York's attorney general has found a secret weapon in the fight against crime in the music industry: Hootie and the Blowfish.
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New Line Cinema paid $850,000 against north of $1 million to purchase the Steve Cohen spec "Bachelor" in a sale that's memorable for two reasons: It's a big-money sale in a slow marketplace, and it's…
Devon Sawa --- the young thesp who appears in Warner Bros. upcoming pic "Wild America" --- has been cast opposite Vince Vaughn, Monica Potter and Joey Lauren Adams in John Smith's "A Cool, Dry Place"…