With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
When David Foster assumed the title of chairman at the Verve Music Group a year and a half ago, some naysayers may have worried that the hiring of a consummate adult-contemporary hitmaker bore bad…
Producing platinum-selling albums wasn't always in the plans for David Foster, but it didn't take long for him to make the shift from playing on other people's sessions to producing other artists.
Bolting WME before another round of post-merger layoffs hit in January 2010, film lit agents Bryan Besser, Adam Levine and Bill Weinstein left with plans to launch their own boutique agency.
The 2012 Black List was compiled from the suggestions of over 290 film executives, each of whom contributed the names of up to 10 of their favorite scripts that were written or are somehow uniquely…
A debonair caper that brings together Korean and Chinese cat burglars for a diamond heist in Macao, "The Thieves" owes much to the sparky gamesmanship and glamour casting of Steven Soderbergh's…
Universal Pictures is looking to stay in business with "Contraband" scribe Aaron Guzikowski, who is in negotiations to rewrite the studio's long-gestating adaptation of "Moby Dick" with the aim of…
Ramping up the marketing side at Verve Music Group, veteran exec Robert Smith has been named g.m. of the Universal Music Group unit.
Don Was has been promoted to president at EMI Music's Blue Note Records. The Grammy-winning producer joined the venerable jazz and pop label as chief creative officer in August (Daily Variety, Aug…
"Journey 2: The Mysterious Island 3D" helmer Brad Peyton has sold the pitch "Invasion" to Cary Granat's Reel FX banner.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar