The latest legal wrinkle over Charlie Sheen's $100 million suit against Warner Bros. and "Two and a Half Men" executive producer Chuck Lorre is a dispute over whether the case should be waged in a…
The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace opened in 1990 as a kind of shrine to Orange County's favorite son. But an event last night was the best indicator yet of just how much things have changed…
Updated post I've been on assignment all morning, but here's my story from the print version of Variety on Obama's plans for his visit to Hollywood on Thursday. As President Obama returns to…
The executive shuffle continues at NBCUniversal with Salil Mehta being named on Tuesday to be the chief operating officer and chief financial officer in the group headed by Lauren Zalaznick that…
Alta Films, Spain's top arthouse distrib-exhibitor, has taken theatrical distribution rights to helmer-writer Mateo Gil's Western "Blackthorn," a reprise of the Butch Cassidy legend toplined by Sam…
The first episode of HBO's big budget medieval fantasy saga, "Game of Thrones," described by one British critic as "An X-rated 'Merlin,'" gave Sky Atlantic its highest audience since the channel…
Suzie Norton, chief executive of Blighty's Birmingham-based Screen West Midlands, has ankled her post at the regional screen agency after three and a half years.
Angela Bosch, one of Europe's best-regarded promotion board honchos, has been laid off as director of Catalan Films and TV, a victim of punishing public-sector cutbacks in Catalonia.
Disney U.K. and Ireland has pacted with Lovefilm, Europe's Netflix equivalent, for video on demand -- Disney's first major partner outside of the pay TV window.
The Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight has unveiled a slate heavy on Euro fare and light on U.S. pics, with only rookie helmer Liza Johnson's "Return" selected.