When Daily Variety covered the March on Washington, the banner headline the day after the historic civil rights event read, “March Tramples on D.C. Boxoffice; Showfolk Figure in Demonstration.” The…
Richard Branca, Sony Pictures’ executive VP, post-production services, will leave the studio this month after more than 20 years on the lot. Branca oversees a range of services, including sound…
The Writers Guild of America East has blasted News Corp. over its recent closure of New Jersey-based WWOR-TV’s news division, alleging the conglom is violating Federal Communications Commission…
Capitalizing on "The 20/20 Experience," the year's bestselling album to date, Justin Timberlake will launch a second RCA album on Sept. 30, prefacing a Live Nation-promoted world tour kicking off…
Layoffs at Summit Entertainment began this week, in the wake of its acquisition by Lionsgate, and those cut will include a handful of senior execs including TV distribution head Alex Fragen and home…
Two major suppliers in the stereo 3D arena have joined up, creating a powerhouse that will provide an estimated 80% of the technology used in 3D production worldwide.
MGM has named Spyglass president Jonathan Glickman as president of its motion picture group. He fills the slot vacated last fall by Mary Parent.
With MGM on the verge of emergence from bankruptcy, Leo the Lion's cutting staff with about 45 slots disappearing.
Who would have thought that raucous roller skaters and Bruce Willis could weigh so heavily on a company's fortunes?
The international TV biz is abuzz with the news that NBC is getting out of the foreign distribution business by sealing a deal with MGM to represent its product overseas. The deal is likely to be…
Determined to be faithful until it hurts, Metro virtually transplanted the stage of the Shubert theatre (N.Y.) to the Coast, turned a camera on "The Philadelphia Story" and let go. Result--up to a…