The fourth annual Variety/Wertheim Schroder "The Big Picture" conference will be held April 12 at the Pierre Hotel in New York.
There's no doubt that one of the biggest wastes of trees is the studio press kit, long a staple of Hollywood publicity departments.
"The War Room," October Films' Oscar-nominated documentary on the planning and execution of Bill Clinton's presidential campaign, earned a PG rating, while "The Birds II: Land's End," Showtime's…
Paramount, a studio always on the lookout for franchise opportunities, has found one, paying a mid-six against low-seven figure sum for James Patterson's novel "Kiss the Girls."
Thumbelina has jumped onto the CD-ROM bandwagon, as Time Warner Interactive Group and Spice Multimedia announced they are teaming up to release "Thumbelina's Giant Book of Adventures," an interactive…
Still licking his wounds after three years, Giancarlo Parretti is back banging on the lion's cage. An attorney for the Italian businessman filed a $ 3.9 billion lawsuit as the court closed Wednesday…
Jean Doumanian Prods. has optioned Mimi Lavenda Latt's legal thriller "Powers of Attorney" to develop into either a movie or miniseries.
Terry Semel was named chairman and co-CEO of Warner Bros. on Wednesday, receiving in title what he has already had in stature: parity with longtime Warner Bros. topper Bob Daly.
The Malay cabinet has agreed to lift the ban on Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film "Schindler's List" and allow it to be screened under normal guidelines. However, that might not be the end of the…
The Cannes Intl. Film Market is spreading its wings, or rather its tents, with new stand space outside the traditional Palais des Festivals market venue.
Kenneth Branagh's Renaissance film and theater company is closing down, according to press reports here.