Kyra Sedgwick has signed on to star as the lead character in the TNT drama pilot "The Closer."
Jim Caviezel has signed with ICM.
Exhib AMC Theaters will inaugurate its digital distribution system for feature films with the drama "Evergreen," which will bow Sept. 10 on 115 AMC theaters in 27 U.S. markets.
Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired "Ivy League," a comedy to be written by Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener.
New Line Home Entertainment has struck a multi-title DVD output deal with 3-year-old Toronto and New York-based indie film distrib ThinkFilm.
College Sports TV, the digital-sports network, has signed the biggest deal in its 16-month history, ponying up $82 million for a seven-year deal with the Mountain West Conference.
Will the Al Jazeera logo appear in U.S. broadcasters' shots of George W. Bush when he accepts his party's nomination at the Republican National Convention next week?
Australia's competition watchdog has urged the government to abolish restrictions preventing terrestrial webs from using the digital spectrum to launch channels.
Carole Horst has been named assistant managing editor of special reports for Variety, managing editor of special reports Dade Hayes announced.
Alison Bossert has been named vice president, special events for the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group.
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