Italian screenwriter Tonino Guerra, who has credits on more than 100 screenplays, has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America West's Jean Renoir Award for Screenwriting Achievement.
Participant Media has snapped up domestic rights to Iranian forbidden love pic "Circumstance," helmed and penned by Maryam Keshavarz.
Keith Olbermann sent out a tweet this evening sending his "humble thanks to all Friends of Keith for the many kind words. "The reports of the death of my career are greatly exaggerated," he wrote. As…
Starz Entertainment has bought a TV movie and a series for broadcast in the U.S. from Canuck producer Shaftesbury Films.
Tom Hooper's "The King's Speech" and Mike Leigh's "Another Year" each drew seven nominations for the 31st London Critics' Circle Film Awards. The tallies are boosted as the pics were eligible for…
Maple Pictures has snapped up Canadian rights to Paul Rudd starrer "My Idiot Brother."
Politico reports that former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is headed to MSNBC as a regular pundit during the 2012 campaign cycle. He's also said to be talking to NBC News about such a gig. Rendell has…
Donald Verrilli, a litigator who once represented Viacom in their case against Google and the movie studios in their landmark case against the Grokster file sharing service, has been nominated by…
National Geographic has nabbed domestic rights to Kevin Macdonald's global YouTube experiment pic "Life In a Day" here in Sundance.
Here's my story from the print version of Variety on the perilous environment that public broadcasting faces over the next few months, as Republicans seek across the board spending cuts and, in some…
Moving a step closer to seeking a member vote on merging with the Screen Actors Guild, the national board of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has endorsed continued efforts to…