Although it fizzled on Broadway, "Sail Away" made a star of Stritch, for whom it was written, and indeed it is a vehicle form-fitted to her acerbic charm. Even in 1961 she did not possess a beautiful…
Maybe Baby, It's You" is the kind of comedy someone could write only after watching years of television. Charlie Shanian and Shari Simpson, who wrote and perform this series of sketches about…
It may be in vogue in Hollywood, but 20th Century Fox acquisitions and productions senior VP Tony Safford has questioned the trend of selling off foreign rights, which, he says, may be "misguided."
In a major commitment to digital film exhibition, Disney is rolling out the red carpet for the format, saying Thursday that it will digitally project "Toy Story 2," "Bicentennial Man," "Mission to…
Paramount Pictures is in final negotiations with Ashley Judd to topline the romantic drama "Dexterity." Matthew McConaughey is also understood to be in talks to star.
Fast-rising 17-year-old thesp Leelee Sobieski has committed to star for Sony in the Wesley Strick-scripted thriller "The Glass House," breaking the $1 million barrier for the first time.
With interest in Orson Welles' landmark "Citizen Kane" reviving, Christie's auction house in Beverly Hills will display a trove of Hollywood memorabilia that includes Herman Mankiewicz's Oscar for…
BAMcinematek at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Rose Cinemas will honor one of the borough's native sons in the first-ever Harvey Keitel film retrospective, set to run Thursday nights from Dec…
Keanu Reeves is attached to "Fishing for Moonlight" for Village Roadshow Pictures and Warner Bros., the companies behind hit pic "The Matrix," which gave Reeves a major boost this past summer.
On the occasion of Variety's special issue dedicated to the industry in our town, I am happy to observe that this city continues to inspire and nurture great, provocative talent, and to be a great…