Ira Rubenstein has been upped to exec VP of Sony Pictures Digital marketing and production.
He's logged more programming time than any other television personality in history -- he's closing in on 16,000 hours -- and his career has spanned a vast evolutionary period of the tube medium.
EBay is finally ready for primetime. After years of trying to break into television, the Internet auction giant is working with ABC and Tom Mazza's Madison Road Prods. on a feel-good reality show…
"There isn't a film that I've got in my queue -- and I'm four deep right now in projects that I've got scripted and want to shoot -- that I wouldn't want to make in 3-D," James Cameron says. "I'm…
Mexican helmer-scribe Guillermo del Toro and Chilean thesp Leonor Varela ("Blade 2") will exec produce Chilean fantasy horror pic "The Call of the Sea."
Over the years, digital cinema has been promised as the cure for everything that ails the film business. Lower costs, higher picture quality and complete antipiracy protection were all mentioned as…
The HBO documentary "Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters" will be screened May 19 at the Cannes Film Festival as an official selection. Directed by Bill Couturie, the docu was produced in…
J.J. Abrams is becoming the next Gene Roddenberry. Paramount is breathing life into its "Star Trek" franchise by setting "Mission: Impossible III" helmer J.J. Abrams to produce and direct the 11th…
Jeannine Lewis has joined Variety as senior consumer account executive, overseeing all national consumer and luxury categories for the West Coast.
Ron Howard is attached to direct "The Look of Real," a Winnie Holzman-scripted ensembler that follows a group of young women in the garment industry.
Mead wants a makeover. "I would like to see mead have what happened to craft beers in the '90s," says David Myers, founder of Colorado meadery Redstone. "People would go into a small town and ask…