Country music cabler CMT has greenlit "Foxworthy's Big Night," a 12-episode standup comedy series starring and executive produced by redneck jokester Jeff Foxworthy.
Viggo Mortensen has signed on to star in David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises" for Focus Features and BBC Films. Project, penned by Steve Knight ("Dirty Pretty Things"), is a London thriller that…
New Line has tapped Emmy-nominated scribes Julie Rottenberg and Elisa Zuritsky to pen comedy project "Heirhead Apparent," set up with producer Mike Karz.
The Southern California Counseling Center feted Showtime's Robert Greenblatt on Thursday during the org's 40th anni gala at the BevHills hotel.
In the Roundabout's new Broadway version of "The Threepenny Opera," Alan Cumming, starring as the charming degenerate Mack the Knife, wears ultra-tight matador pants.
Miramax is developing a biopic of Timothy Leary for the bigscreen after snapping up rights to the upcoming tome “Timothy Leary: A Biography” by Robert Greenfield this week. Greenfield’s book tells…
National Assn. of Broadcasters topper David K. Rehr opened his industry's convention with a call to action on several fronts, drawing a rousing assist from former MPAA topper Jack Valenti.
Former Variety European manager and editor-in-chief Roger Watkins died near his home in Birchington, England, on Sunday after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 69.
Starbucks' frosh foray into the movie biz began Thursday when "Akeelah and the Bee" preemed at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
At Sunday's Village launch for "RV," producer Doug Wick said his comedy was "a welcome to the summer."
Tom Cruise's jet won't be logging all those miles Par had originally planned for his multicity "Mission: Impossible III" press tour.