Michael Pierce and Mark Williams' Pierce/Williams Entertainment has launched management division Zero Gravity.
Michael Fleming: Dish
Marketing anxieties are putting a damper on the holiday season's traditionally splashy pic premieres. In fact, many studio execs wonder whether the age of the lavish "Pearl Harbor"-style event ended…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired the Maurice Chauvet spec "Bride Wore Black," with Natalie Portman attached to star.
Kenneth Branagh, who made his name directing and acting in Shakespearean projects, has signed up to play Gilderoy Lockhart in Warner Bros' sequel to Harry Potter, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of…
Queen Latifah will join the cast of "Chicago," the film version of the Broadway musical alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere and Renee Zellweger. Latifah will play matron Mama Morton.
Just for Variety - Army Archerd
Nov. 1 is the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' final deadline for entry forms, in four categories, for consideration for the 74th annual Academy Awards.
French helmer Daniele Thompson ("La Buche") is developing an English-language project that will be co-produced by Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella's Mirage with Studio Canal's Les Films Alain…
Kirch Media's film distribution division Beta Film has acquired international sales rights to local blockbuster "Schuh des Manitu."
Italian film industry veteran Aurelio De Laurentiis has been appointed president of UNPF, the National Film Producers Union, which comes under the authority of Italian producers association ANICA.