During MGM's roller-coaster saga in the past few years, one of the enduring questions is the fate of United Artists. As MGM trumpets its rebirth, the latest round of buzz is that Kirk Kerkorian and…
Fox's new Thursday comedy block didn't make much noise in its debut last week opposite nifty numbers for pro football's season opener. NBC scored big with its return to the National Football League…
The scientific and technical awards committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected 17 achievements for awards consideration.
Variety launched its fourth annual screening series Thursday with an unspooling of Steven Zaillian's "All the King's Men" at the ArcLight. "Tonight is the kickoff of what is to become this…
Richard B. Levy has been elevated to the newly established post of chief business development officer at ICM. The promotion was made by chairman-CEO Jeff Berg and the agency's board of directors…
Gay love story "The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros" (Ang Pagdadalaga Ni Maximo Oliveros) has been selected as the Philippines' official entry for the Academy Awards' foreign-language film category…
"Small & Deep, Love Stories" wooed audiences and jury members on the closing day of the fourth Taiwan Intl. Animation Festival. Director Hsin-ping Pan's whimsical short took top honors in the fest's…
Trading house Itochu has acquired a 10% stake in producer Michael Uslan's "Comic Book Movie," as well as Japan merchandising rights to all the company's pics.
Colombia has picked current blockbuster "Sonar no cuesta nada" (To Dream Costs Nothing) by Rodrigo Triana as its official entry to Oscar's foreign-language category.
The Weinstein Company has added a jolt of energy to a sleepy Toronto Film Festival. Company has nabbed rights to two hot pics -- the Vince Vaughn standup-comedy doc "Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy"…