Former Miss California Carrie Prejean "stole the show" at this morning's Value Voters Summit session in Washington. Per ABC News' The Note, she told the crowd, "Even though I didn't win the crown…
The National Association of Broadcasters is naming Gordon Smith, from the law firm Covington & Burling and a former two-term Oregon senator, as its new president, according to a source familiar with…
Former Oregon Senator Gordon Smith will be the new head of the National Assn. of Broadcasters, the industry's chief lobbying group in Washington. From B&C's John Eggerton: "Smith is described as a…
Paul Giamatti has committed to play the tyrant King John in "Ironclad," a medieval-era action that will begin production in Wales next month.
Murder, adultery, thievery, family intrigue and great costumes: Sounds like grist for a pay cable drama, and that's what scribe-helmer Neil Jordan intends to make of the infamous Borgia clan for…
Just a handful of U.S. distribution deals closed at the fest.
Over the past two weeks, close to 200 films debuted at three of the major fall-season film festivals -- Venice, Telluride and Toronto -- providing a sampling of which pictures promise to remain…
11:35 — Nevermind Huckabee. Chingy? Really? Memo to Chingy: Crossing picket lines isn't "crunk." Wait, unless "crunk" is a bad thing. But I don't think it is. 11:36 — "A Jew, a Christian and a…
Argentine films are beating Hollywood pics at the local box office thanks to big names and strong word of mouth.
France, Sweden, Finland and South Africa have chosen pics for consideration for an Oscar nomination in the foreign-language category.
Addressing the 3D Entertainment Summit this morning, Variety veep and editorial director Peter Bart warned that the movie industry is facing its biggest crisis since the early 1970s and must embrace…