Taking an assertive initial tack, new WGA West president Charles Holland has declared that last week's surprise departure of Victoria Riskin from the prexy slot hasn't hurt the guild as it heads into…
Signs of life in the U.K. music scene were on display Monday night in London as the nominations for the 2004 Brit Awards, the U.K.'s top music honors, were announced.
Jim Griffiths, president of MGM's worldwide TV operations, is ankling the Lion to assume the newly created post of senior exec VP of Playboy Enterprises. Griffiths will be responsible for business…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Continuing to nourish its appetite for eclectic docu features, ThinkFilm has acquired U.S. rights to "Festival Express," a chronicle of the Canadian rock n' roll happening of 1970 that starred music…
EMI Music Marketing has given VP stripes to three execs, including Julia Michels, who will oversee soundtracks.
A weekend of thrilling NFL action produced boffo ratings for Fox and CBS, highlighted by the late Philadelphia-Green Bay overtime contest, which scored the best numbers for pro football's conference…
Sony told a big "Fish" story. Distrib's claim of weekend-winning box office for "Big Fish" -- a movie about a serial fibber -- effectively proved to be something of a whopper itself.
Though Vincent Gallo's second feature may never escape the crippling legacy of its Cannes premiere, it's worth noting that the re-cut version, which played several festivals last fall, is an…
After a blah run worldwide, Jane Campion's "In the Cut" is wowing Italy, where the steamy Meg Ryan thriller has grossed $5.2 million four weeks after its release, its best worldwide take to date.
Troubadour Theater Co., that irreverent band of modern-day commedia dell'arte players, once again proves a Shakespeare plot can stand up against anything, even a generous infusion of tunes from the…