Lucasfilm wants to release "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" in China on the same day as its U.S. bow, according to Chinese news reports.
We've laughed, cried and gaped since mid-October at the unspooling of one of the highest profile trials in recent showbiz history, but now it's done.
Disney is planning to spend more on acquisitions, internal investment and debt repayment, and may borrow up to $5 billion to do it. Mouse House notified shareholders in a Securities and Exchange…
So much for those suggestions of a ratings dropoff: Fox's "American Idol" is back bigger than ever. The fourth edition of the music talent show opened with eye-popping numbers Tuesday night…
Big events on Sunday helped NBC and CBS claim narrow primetime demo victories last week, while ABC's heavyweight series continued to shine.
Investment in British film production slumped 30% to £807.9 million ($1.51 billion) in 2004, with the number of movies down 24% to 132. The U.K. Film Council figures reflect the impact of the…
A sprightly Oscar Hammerstein lyric, featured in "Oklahoma!" tells us, "Everything's up to date in Kansas City," but the same can't be said for the show's dated, corn-covered book. Groundbreaking in…
Just for Variety -- Good morning: "Celebration of Freedom" producer George Schlatter admitted when it was over, "This was quite an adventure. I've been through some tough ones, but this one was the…
"Being Julia" producer Julia Rosenberg is leaving Serendipity Point Films to form her own production company, January Films. The split with Toronto-based Serendipity is amicable; topper Robert Lantos…
The Berlin Intl. Film Festival's all-German sidebar Perspektive Deutsches Kino has completed this year's lineup with six features and three documentaries.
Digital music became serious business in 2004, as the number of legal downloads increased tenfold in the U.S. and Europe to more than 200 million.