Producer Judy Polone has acquired rights to the book "JFK: Reckless Youth" and has put the project into development at ABC as a four-hour miniseries.
Paul McCartney yesterday renewed his contract with Capitol Records in the United States and EMI Music worldwide in a deal that will last "basically for the rest of his recording career," according to…
Adam's Rib (MGM, 1949). Producer, Lawrence Weingarten. Director, George Cukor. Annie Hall (UA, 1977). Producer, Charles H. Joffe. Director, Woody Allen.
Los Angeles-based literary boutique Michael Siegel & Associates Inc. is expanding its reach into Gotham's literati circles with the opening of a New York office to be headed by newly hired former…
The cable industry is poised to become the main delivery system for "the next generation of communications services."
"The Simpsons" are getting a new foster parent, with James L. Brooks' Gracie Films inking in David Mirkin--most recently associated with "The Edge" and "Get a Life"--to become the hands-on exec…
Irving Azoff has not supported a general boycott of Colorado because of anti-gay legislation voters approved last month (Daily Variety, Dec. 3).
Tom Sturges has been named president of Chrysalis Music Group USA, responsible for all of the company's domestic publishing operations.
Robert Plant has signed a multi-album pact with U.K.-based Fontana Records, ending the international portion of his 24-year association with Atlantic Records.
Songwriter/singer Timmy T has agreed to surrender half his copyright on the hit "One More Try," the result of an out-of-court settlement in a suit over the song's authorship.
Julia Roberts has inked a semi-exclusive, two-year deal with indie producer Joe Roth, primarily to star in projects for his newly christened Disney-based movie company, Caravan Pictures.