Turner Broadcasting's TNT and TBS will pay Universal $35 million-$40 million for six movies, led by "The Bourne Supremacy" and "Van Helsing." That pic pair become available to the networks early in…
Roger Moore, Molly Shannon, Tom Kenny and Christopher Lloyd will provide the voices for Classic Media's CG-animated "Peter Cottontail: The Movie." The 3-D film, helmed by Mark Gravas, is inspired by…
Clive Barker's Midnight Picture Show label has teamed with Armada Pictures to produce the future-set horror thriller "Plague." Pic, penned by Hal Masonberg and Teal Minton and to be directed by…
Ending a three-year hiatus, AMC Entertainment, the nation's second-largest exhib, has rejoined the National Assn. of Theater Owners.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has won the right to represent animation employees at DPS Film Roman in North Hollywood through the Animation Guild, Local 839.
As part of a plan to consolidate marketing, licensing and promotions under a single division, Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has upped George Leon to exec VP, worldwide consumer marketing.
Here come the lawsuits. Ending months of speculation, the Motion Picture Assn. of America is set to announce today that it will follow the music industry's lead and start filing civil suits against…
Avi Lerner's Millennium Films has signed a five-picture production deal with producer Steven Haft's Haft Entertainment. Nonexclusive pact provides Haft with funds to attach talent and make pics with…
Lions Gate Films has picked up North American distribution rights to Italian Oscar entry "The Keys to the House," from Lakeshore Entertainment.
Indie banner Samuel Goldwyn Films has snapped up U.S. distribution rights to writer-helmer Michael McGowan's comedy "Saint Ralph."
Just For Variety: Basing emotions on early voting "exit polls" can be as dangerous as basing box office returns via "research" polls. It was producer -- and longtime Kerry supporter -- Mark Canton at…