Discovery Networks Intl. has commissioned Darlow Smithson Prods. to produce "MegaQuake: Hour That Shook Japan," a one-hour special examining the recent events that have devastated Japan.
Producers have pulled the plug on Kneehigh's adaptation of the movie tuner "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" 10 days after its West End opening.
French paybox Canal Plus has picked up comedy-drama "The Big C" and fantasy skein "No Ordinary Family" at Mip TV.
Sundance Channel Global has acquired rights to AMC's post-apocalyptic horror skein "The Walking Dead" for France and French-speaking Belgium from international distribution shingle Entertainment One.
Here's a piece I did for the print version of Variety on the man behind Tim Pawlenty's campaign videos, which have the look of movie trailers. Every election cycle, Hollywood's message-makers look at…
Google is pushing back at Viacom's effort to reverse a judge's decision last year that YouTube was well within the "safe harbor" provisions of copyright law.
Every election cycle, Hollywood's message-makers look at the flood of campaign spots with the same reaction: "Really?!"
If there's any doubt that Washington, D.C. has evolved into a serious theater town, two projects with divergent aims should put that to rest: The Arena Stage is presenting a festival devoted to the…
Tenpercenter Mike Jelline has landed at UTA.
With so few GOP candidates officially declared and so many journalists already covering 2012, it's natural that Donald Trump would get so much airtime, even if he's still considered a longshot and if…