Tetsuya Komuro, once Japan's most popular music producer, whose hit tunes built media conglom Avex into a powerhouse in the 1990s, has been handed a suspended sentence for a copyright sales scam.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Journalist Roxana Saberi was released from prison in Iran after an appeals court reduced her jail term to a two-year suspended sentence. Saberi…
The 3-D versions of "Toy Story" and "Toy Story 2" are to preem at the 66th Venice Film Festival in September.
A significant number of Hollywood actors have received notices from the trustee in the Axium bankruptcy demanding they pay back the money they were paid in late 2007 -- and threatening legal action…
Looking to further coordinate its programming arms throughout the world, FremantleMedia has tapped Rob Clark president of worldwide entertainment.
Public funding org the U.K. Film Council has granted the Times BFI London Film Festival $2.7 million (£1.8 million) over the next three years.
Warner Bros.' longtime co-financing partner Village Roadshow Pictures has secured a $900 million line of credit that will be used to pay its share on four 2008 titles that it couldn't cover, as well…
The arrival of President Obama's administration undoubtedly injected a new sense of energy into this year's White House Correspondents' Assn. dinner, transforming an event labeled the "nerd prom"…
The Screen Actors Guild's launched its pro-ratification campaign by reminding members that work has slowed down due to the expiration of the feature-primetime contract nearly a year ago.
Here's my story for on the dinner for the print edition of Variety: The arrival of President Obama's administration undoubtedly injected a new sense of energy into this year's White House…
Corrected version There had been considerable speculation as to whether Republicans would make a significant appearance at an event populated by members of the Obama administration. The answer: They…