After shaking up TV's status quo with groundbreaking reality hits, Mark Burnett now has his eye on bigger and bolder productions. Fueled by faith, family and the financial muscle of Hearst Corp., the…
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey have struck a distribution pact with 20th Century Fox for a feature film, "Son of God," derived from the pair's 10-hour miniseries "The Bible." Pic will focus on the…
As Mark Burnett and Roma Downey step up the process of securing a theatrical distributor for “Son of God,” the feature derived from the pair’s 10-hour miniseries “The Bible,” the two have enlisted…
If nothing else, 2013 may well go down as the year the "event album" reached its apotheosis, with four-quadrant assaults of corporate synergies, saturation marketing, social media info-bombing and…
Chris Hardwick’s Nerdist Industries, best known for its weekly podcasts and YouTube videos, has entered the film biz, partnering with Tribeca Film to co-release the comedy “Zero Charisma.” Film is…
Umberto Gonzalez couldn't be a bigger movie fan, having helped turn Latino-Review.com into one of the more active blogs about the entertainment biz. But as moviegoers continue to become more diverse…
Legendary Entertainment has found a new home: NBCUniversal, as it ends an eight-year relationship with Warner Bros. Deal is expected to be announced Wednesday, sources tell Variety.
While Legendary Entertainment's Thomas Tull is still talking to multiple studios about a new distribution and potential co-financing deal for its movies, Warner Bros. isn't among them. Tull is set to…
Predictably patchy portmanteau pic "7 Days in Havana" sutures together seven flimsy-to-outright bad shorts set across a week in Havana, to forgettable effect.
Dom Rossi has been promoted to veep of Eastern sales at Fox News Channel. Roger Domal has been upped to veep of client relations. Rossi joined the cabler five years ago form CBS; Domal has been with…
Shed Media, the U.K. shingle behind "Supernanny," has already secured more than half of its revenue target for TV production this year.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History