Exhibition's next big gorilla may be peeking over the horizon. Early talks are afoot for a business combo of No. 3 U.S. circuit Loews Cineplex, in which Canadian conglom Onex recently took a…
Paramount Pictures has paid mid to high six figures to pick up the pitch "Hardball" by Emmy-winning scribe Rick Cleveland ("The West Wing").
Revolution Studios has picked up scripter Herb Ratner's pitch for comedy feature "Mr. Lucky," to be produced by Bluestar Pictures.
Longtime TV marketing exec Alan Cohen has resigned as prexy of domestic theatrical marketing for 20th Century Fox after only three months.
"X Patriots" and "After Freedom" took top honors last week at the fourth annual Method Fest Awards in Pasadena.
RKO Pictures has teamed with indie label Judgement Records to form a joint venture imprint with an eye toward developing new artists and material in conjunction with upcoming film projects.
French vidgame maker Ubi Soft said it will release a title for all major platforms based on Paramount Pictures' upcoming feature "The Sum of All Fears."
Acclaimed Blighty director John Schlesinger will be honored at a special BAFTA/L.A. tribute May 19 at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theater.
In its own quiet way, "The Other Brother" offers a welcome alternative to the standard sex 'n' booty African-American comedy. Neither ambitious nor stylistically notable, pic nevertheless is a…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Partly financed by the success of his script for "Mouse Hunt," Adam Rifkin's pretentious study of an L.A. flophouse abandons black comedy for black fatalism. Indeed, next to the damned souls who call…