Updated Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) spoke at the Staples center at Michael Jackson's memorial service, vowing to pass a resolution honoring the late singer. The Rev. Al Sharpton went a step…
The two-day sentencing hearing of former Broadway producer Garth Drabinsky and business partner Myron Gottlieb concluded Tuesday with another deferment.
Film distributors and exhibitors in Argentina have suspended the premieres of "Hannah Montana: The Movie" and other big releases set for Thursday as an outbreak of AH1N1 swine flu hits attendance…
Upcoming British laffer, "The Infidel," whose hero is a Muslim taxi driver who discovers he's Jewish, has been pre-sold to a number of territories, including the Middle East.
Updated That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. In a series of interviews spread across the major networks, Sarah Palin sought to recast her resignation as a humble act designed to save…
Gerardo E. Dominguez's L.A.-based Goldmine Pictures has acquired all North American rights to Colombian drama-thriller "La Milagrosa," which is sold by Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl.
Sara Silveira's Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Dezenove Som e Imagens, the company behind "Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures," will produce "Hard Labor," a social suspenser that sometimes comes close to a…
A new system of production incentives for the Czech Republic's beleaguered film industry inched a little closer after two of the country's top politicians agreed that something must be done about the…
Al Franken was sworn in just after noon in Washington at a short ceremony in the Senate chamber. Vice President Joseph Biden administered the oath, and Franken was accompanied by Minnesota's senior…
Variety will partner with the Venice Biennale and Venezia News to produce a bilingual daily during the 66th Venice Film Festival, which runs Sept. 2-12.