Mandalay Pictures has acquired bigscreen rights to the Oni Press graphic novel "Julius."
Japanese animation producer and distrib Showgate is cracking down on illegal downloads of its toons in Singapore.
A judge has denied a Warner Bros. motion to dismiss 20th Century Fox's lawsuit over Warners' right to make a film based on the graphic novel "Watchmen."
Amid a bitter battle for control of the Screen Actors Guild board, the upstart Unite for Strength faction has promised it won't implement qualified voting by SAG members.
Invites are going out on a pair of fund-raisers for Barack Obama on Sept. 3, just as Republicans are meeting in St. Paul for their convention. Michelle Obama will headline a fund-raiser aimed at the…
Staring Sunday, Variety's Wilshire & Washington will provide extensive coverage of the Democratic and Republican national conventions. I'll be at both events all week along with my colleague, William…
That, and other news, in today's Political Panorama. Just a week before the start of the Democratic National Convention, Sherry Lansing hosts a "Women for Obama" event this evening at her home, with…
Maybe it's your first time. Maybe it isn't. Either way, CNN is counting on a specially recorded cover of Foreigner's 1977 hit "Feels Like the First Time" to attract new or returning voters who want…
Frustrated by the seven-week contract stalemate between the Screen Actors Guild and the majors, the guild's New York leaders have demanded that a federal mediator be brought in to jump-start the…
In Denver, Barack Obama will emphasize his American journey, with the help of a film from Davis Guggenheim, Oscar winning director of "An Inconvenient Truth." John McCain, meanwhile, will appear on…
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