Australian-born director Gregor Jordan has signed on to rewrite and direct the adaptation of John Christopher's "The Tripods Trilogy" for Walt Disney's Touchstone Pictures label.
After weeks of hype, Fox's unscripted special "Who's Your Daddy?" turned out to be a ratings dud -- and an ad sales orphan. In a sure sign most advertisers wanted nothing to do with the controversial…
Mark Ulano has won the presidency of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 695 over incumbent Scott Bernard by a vote of 304 to 253.
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NASCAR has a warm and fuzzy side: Animal Planet will air a one-hour special highlighting NASCAR stars and their pets. "NASCAR: Animal Crew" will feature drivers on the circuit with their cats and…
Luke Wilson and Andrew Wilson's directorial debut, "The Wendell Baker Story," will be the opening night film at the South by Southwest Film Festival. The comedy stars Luke and Owen Wilson, Eva Mendes…
Brad Grey and Viacom had still not yet reached an agreement Tuesday on Grey's deal to succeed Sherry Lansing as the chief of Paramount Pictures. But it's expected to be completed as early as today.
The United States Supreme Court is one appointment away from overturning Roe v. Wade. And if that happens, as many as 30 state legislatures stand ready to criminalize abortion. In short, the United…
To the editor: The announcement by the Motion Picture Academy of the seven nominees competing for the Visual Effects Oscar (“‘Aviator’ F/X Flying High,” Daily Variety, Dec. 20) left many of us in the…
So here’s the good news about the news. Amid all the arguments about bias, the intrigues about the anchors, the high-fiving about the ratings, a devastating tragedy like the tsunami reminds us all of…
Nickelodeon has upped Pamela Kaufman to executive vice president of marketing and worldwide partnerships. Reporting to Nick TV prexy Cyma Zarghami, Kaufman will take on expanded responsibility for…