A&E has upped Nancy Dubuc to senior vice president of nonfiction and alternative programming. Gotham-based exec has been the driving force behind the reality series -- including "Airline" and…
Paramount Pictures will tag team with Sony Pictures Entertainment to buy redo rights to "Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story," a Dan Klores/Ron Berger-directed documentary.
Kate Winslet receives her tribute at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Thursday.
"It's a German 'About Schmidt,' " is how Par Classics' David Dinerstein summed up "Schultze Gets the Blues," which preemed Tuesday at the Grove.
Just for Variety: An enthusiastic Leonardo DiCaprio tells me that Jack Nicholson is joining him and Matt Damon in Martin Scorsese's "The Departed" for WB, starting in April.
ABC is doubling up its efforts to turn new John Stamos laffer "Jake in Progress" into a hit. The good news for the show: It will premiere Sunday, March 13, with two episodes airing back-to-back in…
Universal Pictures-based production shingle the Sommers Co. has hired writing team Josh Oppenheimer and Thomas Donnelly to adapt "Airborn" as a feature film.
Digital music company Napster is embarking on a $30 million marketing campaign focusing on new technology that allows users to take its million-plus song library on portable devices for $15 per month.
"KA," the latest creation from Cirque du Soleil, opens Thursday night at the MGM Grand and, instead of hiding rumors about its record $165 million pricetag, Cirque prexy-chief operating officer…
Many snails were harmed in the making of this motion picture. But that's hardly the only discomfiting element in Crispin Hellion Glover's long-delayed debut as writer-director. Copyrighted in 1995…