Just for Variety: Good morning, and goodbye Mr. President. I had spoken to Ronald Reagan from Burbank to Sacramento to Washington. He joked about everyone from Jack L. Warner to Nikita Khrushchev…
Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films have purchased Terry Rossio and Bill Marsilii's romantic thriller spec "Deja Vu" for several million dollars. The Mouse House closed the deal preemptively Friday…
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Taiwanese gay romantic comedy "Formula 17," the highest-grossing local production released this year in its home territory and one of the top five…
Producer Peter Aalbaek Jensen of Zentropa Entertainments will receive the Media Salles European producer of the year award at Cinema Expo's closing-night ceremony June 24 in Amsterdam.
Thanks to the Hogwarts magicians, Fox's ecological disaster pic and Warners' Greek odyssey, Hollywood registered one of its best weekends overseas.
Three buyout firms led by Bain Capital are reportedly finalizing a deal to acquire Loews Cineplex Entertainment, the century-old, Gotham-based movie theater chain owned by Oaktree Capital and Onex…
Vanguard Animation's John H. Williams, who brought William Steig's "Shrek" to DreamWorks, has obtained the rights to "The Zabajaba Jungle" from the author's estate.
ThinkFilm has acquired North American rights to feature docu "Mondovino," director Jonathan Nossiter's look at globalization as reflected through the machinations of the international wine industry.
Tom Cruise and producing partner Paula Wagner have been tapped to receive the Vision Award from the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television and the Producers Guild of America.
"Monster" helmer-screenwriter Patty Jenkins will receive the AFI 2004 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal.
Brazil's Bruno and Fabio Barreto will helm pics under the veteran label LC Barreto, run by their parents, Luiz Carlos and Lucy Barreto.