Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment is teaming with Chuck Weinstock to produce WWII drama "Bodyguard of Lies," based on the true story of double agent Juan Pujol.
ABC has hired Cheryl Stanley as VP for current drama programs. Stanley took an unusual route to land the network gig: She joins ABC from the tenpercentery Kaplan-Stahler-Gumer-Braun, where she served…
Veteran distribution exec MJ Peckos has ankled Tartan Films after two years to launch indie distrib shingle Mitropoulos Films. Peckos is a onetime prexy of First Look Pictures who left in 2003 to…
Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Rachel McAdams are heading to the altar for "Marriage," a 1940s-set drama written by Oren Moverman and Ira Sachs. The latter will direct.
O'Connell answers a few of Variety's questions on organ donating and 'Crossing Jordon'.
Time Inc.'s multimedia division, Time4 Media, said it has formed a production arm called Time4 Entertainment, led by former RKO Pictures and Shooting Gallery exec Paul Speaker.
Oxygen unveiled the largest development slate in its history on Thursday, toplining first-ever drama projects from Lynda Obst, Escape Artists, Debra Martin Chase and Lionsgate TV.
Allan Arkush is an industry veteran who, after his work is done on a specific project, doesn't usually stick around. That's what makes his extended tenure at "Crossing Jordan" all the more noteworthy.
Matt Riklin, who once was exec VP at Showtime in charge of original film programming, has launched Bridge Films, which will specialize in buying U.S. remake rights of foreign films and then setting…
Thomas Molter has been upped to senior VP of distribution for Warner Bros. Pictures Intl. Most notably, Molter will guide the division's strategy for international digital distribution, as well as…
The studio environment that produces the dark, propulsive rhythms of the music for "Crossing Jordan" seems a far cry from the rock-star world Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman once inhabited -- first as…