A New York State appeals court Thursday threw out a lawsuit against the makers of “Grand Theft Auto V,” finding that a purported parody of Lindsay Lohan was protected speech under the First…
Marissa Jade's comic book “Destiny: Queen of Thieves” is in development as a movie with Ken Barbet directing, Variety has learned exclusively. Erik Sudberg has signed on to write the script. Jeffrey…
“Mob Wives” star Angela Raiola, best known by her nickname “Big Ang,” died Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. She was 55. Her friend Vinnie Medugno made the announcement on Raiola’s…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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Marvin Peart, co-founder of Marro Media Co., is executive producer of the 2013 Weinstein Co. release “Escape from Planet Earth” and TV shows including “Mob Wives.” In a guest column for Variety, he…
“Marvel’s Iron Fist” has found its showrunner, and VH1 has set a premiere date for the final season of “Mob Wives.” Plus more in Monday’s television news roundup . . . Marvel News: “Dexter”…
Starting at next month's Toronto Film Festival, Harvey and his battle-toughened soldiers can be counted on to marshal maximum promotion (and occasional controversy) for their slate.
One criticism frequently leveled at nets including MTV, VH1 and CMT centers on how far these cablers have strayed from their original focus — music. While this observation certainly holds weight…
Jeff Olde will join E! as exec vice president of program development this summer, it was announced today. The former VH1 programming exec will oversee original programming and series development for…
Ben Silverman's Electus studio said Tuesday its international arm has inked a multi-title deal with Discovery Networks in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa for four unscripted…
Harvey Weinstein is back in familiar stomping grounds this week -- Cannes -- for his first go-round at the Mipcom global TV sales market. If current trends at the Weinstein Co. continue, he could…
Impact report rewards those who go against the grain. Here is a list of producers, execs, agents who lead the field.