An organization of talent managers is appealing a ruling that threw out their challenge to the the California Talent Agencies Act, which prohibits them from procuring employment for clients. In…
National Conference of Personal Managers
Though best known as a talent manager, with longterm clients including William Shatner, Joan Rivers and Drew Barrymore — not to mention Richard Pryor, Merle Haggard, Tatum O'Neal, Jason Bateman…
Bonnie Young, personal manager to stars including "Three Company's” Suzanne Somers, died of lung cancer July 11 in Los Angeles. She was 75. Along with Somers, Young also represented Jennifer Rhodes…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
ROME — James Gandolfini died of a heart attack with no evidence of substance abuse, the autopsy performed on his body at Rome's Umberto I Hospital has confirmed. The late actor's funeral will be held…
MADRID — Two of Spain's most powerful film companies, Spain's Apaches Entertainment and Telecinco Cinema, the film arm of Mediaset Espana, won the 2013 Fapae-Rentrak Prize for Juan Antonio Bayona's…
Thailand has a solid tradition of moviegoing, but its main lures for bizzers are its spectacular scenery for location work and well-appointed facilities.
The National Theater of Scotland’s production of “Macbeth,” starring Alan Cumming, opened on Broadway April 21. The following is Mark Fisher’s original review (June 18, 2012) of the show’s initial…
A federal judge has dismissed an effort by talent managers to strike down a California law that prohibits them from procuring employment for their clients. U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson on…
The National Conference of Personal Managers has sued the State of California, alleging that the California Talent Agencies Act is unconstitutional.
A look at this year's honorees for Variety's Sports Entertainment Impact Report.
Today's airing of the final episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" bookends an era for the firstrun syndication business that is not likely to be matched again in the contempo multi-platform media…