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AMC has greenlit “Geek Out,” a reality pilot with fanboy aficionado Ernest Cline. Cline, who penned feature film “Fanboys,” will host the unscripted project and send ultimate super-fans to the zenith…
Just days after scoring a seven-figure deal for domestic and foreign publishing rights, bestselling author Ernie Cline ("Ready Player One") has sold feature film rights to his next novel, "Armada,"…
Sometimes a building is just a building. But APA president Jim Gosnell sees his company's new 5,700-square-foot annex as a symbol of the agency's growing competitive edge.
Peter Kay is officially the world's biggest-selling standup. The portly British comedian sold 1,140,798 tickets for his "Tour That Didn't Tour" between February 2010 and November 2011, which won him…
Frank Peppiatt, co-creator, writer and producer of "Hee Haw," one of the longest-running and most profitable television variety programs, died Nov. 7 of bladder cancer in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. He…
Quentin Tarantino fans will get a gift this holiday season when "Reservoir Dogs" and "Pulp Fiction" return to theaters for one night only this December.
Hugh Grant will star in Marc Lawrence's new untitled romantic comedy for Castle Rock.
Leslye Headland's new social comedy, "Assistance," lacks the savage bite of her 2011 hit "Bachelorette" (which the scribe also adapted and directed as a film for this year's Sundance Festival), and…
Chernin Group chairman Peter Chernin will be the keynote speaker at Variety's invite-only Dealmakers breakfast Tuesday. Variety editor-in-chief Tim Gray will host the keynote at the breakfast…
Europa Distribution, which reps 110 indie distribs in Europe, tapped Annemie Degryse and Jakub Duszynski as co-prexies Tuesday at the org's general assembly in Paris.
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