The general budget for 2003 - '04 presented by India's Finance Minister Jaswant Singh made no mention of the media or entertainment industry.
"God is Brazilian", the newest pic from veteran helmer Carlos Diegues ("Bye Bye Brazil"), Bowed with a boffo B.O., selling 206,841 tickets and grossing $457,000 its opening weekend -- the best box…
Based in Los Angeles for nine years, expat Aussie producer Brian Rosen is returning to Oz to take the helm of the Australian Film Finance Corp. It's believed the Federal Cabinet approved Rosen's…
The homicidal hoofers of "Chicago" kicked up their heels again Sunday night, as the Producers Guild of America named the musical best picture. The choice gave "Chicago" producer Martin Richards the…
How's this for a first assignment: Tyro scribes Kevin and Dan Hageman have been tapped to pen the drama "Charlie Dills" -- a pet project that Steven Spielberg is developing at DreamWorks.
"Around the World in 80 Days" is about to get off the ground, as comedian Steve Coogan ("24 Hour Party People") and Oscar winner Jim Broadbent have joined Jackie Chan in starring roles, and Hal…
Tyro writer-director Damian Nieman has set up his next pic, "A Cold Read," with Gavin Polone's Pariah production shingle.
David Rooney has joined Variety's New York editorial team as a reporter and reviewer covering the specialty film companies, Gotham-based film production and film-related events.
Aliens have landed at MGM, as the Lion has picked up Nicholas Kazan's sci-fi thriller "Us" in a seven-figure deal for the spec.
Working Title Films has purchased "The Answer" from first-time scribes Kevin J. Walsh and Todd Pollack.
Auds were in love with moviegoing during February, driving the month's box office to an all-time high of $633 million, a 7% gain on last year's record of $592 million take for the month.
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