Jerry Ketcham has been upped to VP of motion pictures production for Walt Disney Motion Picture Group, the studio announced Tuesday.
Michael Moore ("Roger & Me"), Donna Deitch ("Desert Hearts"), Michel Negroponte ("Jupiter's Wife") and Euzhan Palcy ("A Dry White Season") are among the filmmakers who will screen their latest works…
The Paris Theater, the premier arthouse across the street from Gotham's Plaza Hotel, will reopen July 25 under the direction of Jeffrey Jacobs.
The first Barcelona European Film Market closed Monday to mixed results.
Beefing up his production corps, manager/producer Jonathan Krane --- who recently signed a two-year, first-look deal with Fox 2000 (Daily Variety, May 15) --- has hired Lori Weintraub as executive VP…
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 Spice Network --- facing big revenue losses because of a federal law that in effect blocks out adult channels on cable systems from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. --- has created an even more explicit channel…
Will Tracey Ullman take on syndication? Sources say the British sketch comedy maven has had conversations with execs at Eyemark Entertainment about a possible syndie variety show for fall 1998.
On this, the 30th anniversary of the Monterey Pop Festival --- the event that ushered in the Summer of Love --- those old enough to remember, or at least mythologize the times, can summon the fest in…
The trend by basic cablers to blow out the traditional network broadcast window continued Monday as the USA Network announced it had acquired the exclusive web window rights to a package of five…
Hollywood history is filled with family dynasties of one sort or another --- the Barrymores, the Fondas, the Hustons --- but in the realm of music, only one name qualifies: the Newmans.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch