Warner Bros.' "Death to Smoochy" will bow at the U.S. Comedy Arts Film Festival on Feb. 28, while its stars, Robin Williams, Edward Norton and Danny DeVito, will be attending the HBO-sponsored…
A Los Angeles federal judge parked MGM's attempts to link its "Rollerball" pic to U's "The Fast and the Furious," enjoining the Lion on Tuesday from referring in its ads to any creative involvement…
Michael Clarke Duncan has signed to portray a Manhattan crime boss in "Daredevil," the 20th Century Fox-New Regency adaptation of the Marvel Comics franchise.
While Madison Avenue focuses on big February events like the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics from Salt Lake City, ABC has quietly sold about 90% of the advertising time on the March 24 Oscarcast…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Exhib AMC Entertainment said Tuesday it has signed a letter of intent to acquire the five-property Gulf States Theaters circuit.
When Korean films' market share last year skyrocketed to 49.5% from 32% in 2000, it did more than make history -- it sparked a torrent of conflicts with the U.S. and within the different film sectors…
For distributors accustomed to the pressurized three-day opening window of a wide release, platforming a picture can be a disorienting exercise.
In a typically sharp about-turn, British director Michael Winterbottom is moving straight from finishing his latest film "24 Hour Party People" to shooting his next one, "The Silk Road."
Tony Awards producer Elizabeth I. McCann recently fired off a missive to the execs at CBS regarding the 2002 telecast. The news: This year's ceremony looks to be a celebrity-studded affair.