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  • 'Battlestar Galactica' Movie Gets New Life at Universal (EXCLUSIVE)

    Universal is ramping up a movie version of the sci-fi franchise "Battlestar Galactica," aiming to develop the film as a complete reimagining of the story. "Transcendence" writer Jack Paglen has signed on to write the screenplay. Paglen has also committed...
  • 'The Americans' - spy vs. spy!

    "THE RIGHT thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct," said Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States. A TV show that interested me last year was "The Americans," on the FX Channel. As you may know, this...
  • BermanBraun Relaunches as Whalerock Industries

    Lloyd Braun has restructured his BermanBraun operation now that the Berman part of the equation has left the MGM-based shingle. The company's new moniker is Whalerock Industries. BermanBraum film topper Andrew Mittman has been upped to president of the...
  • Universal Music Group Acquires Eagle Rock Entertainment

    Universal Music Group has acquired London-based Eagle Rock Entertainment, an independent producer and distributor of music programming. The terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. Eagle Rock Entertainment specializes in music video...
  • Thursday mash-up: Burton, Taylor, Loren, Day ... and the scandalous June Allyson?

    "I DON'T think much about myself as a beauty. Bosom too big, arms too big, short legs, nose a bit crooked, double chin, big hands, big feet. My best features are my gray hairs. I've named them all Burton." So wrote Elizabeth Taylor in her careful,...
  • Universal's Duncan Clark to Receive CineEurope Distributor Honor

    LONDON -- CineEurope, the leading event for European exhibitors, will present its International Distributor of the Year Award to Duncan Clark, president, distribution, Universal Pictures Intl. Variety can also report that Clark has just re-upped at UPI,...
  • Craig Brewer to Direct 'The Idolmaker' for MGM, Justin Timberlake (EXCLUSIVE)

    Craig Brewer is in talks to direct MGM's reboot of "The Idolmaker" with Justin Timberlake, Hawk Koch and Gene Kirkwood producing. The original film, released in 1980, starred Ray Sharkey as a mercenary music promoter who takes on two boys with the intent...
  • Stanley Rubin, Writer-Producer of TV, Film, Dies at 96

    Writer-producer Stanley Rubin, whose wide range of credits included classic film noir "The Narrow Margin," Marilyn Monroe-Robert Mitchum Western "River of No Return," TV series "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" and Clint Eastwood's 1990 feature "White Hunter...
  • 'Hobbit' beats 'Robocop' at Chinese box office

    'Hobbit' beats 'Robocop' at Chinese box office
    BEIJING – “Robocop” was unable to fend off Peter Jackson’s giant dragon last week at the Chinese box office as “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” took the top spot for the second week in a row. The second installment...
  • 'Need for Speed' Revs up China Release

    HONG KONG - DreamWorks' "Need for Speed" is set to race onto mainland China screens from March 14. In China, where the 3D format remains hugely popular, the actioner is set to be handled by Huaxia Film Distribution and China Film Group. Currently riding...
  • Turner Classic Movies Celebrates 20th Anniversary on Monday

    If Turner Classic Movies had only been endowed with films from the pre-1948 MGM library, it would have been the channel of cinefiles' dreams. If it had only had the pre-1950 Warner Bros. library, it would have been a 24/7 haven for film buffs. If it had...
  • Universal Says MGM's 'Section 6′ Suit Is Premature

    Universal says that it has yet to greenlight "Section 6," the project that is the target of a copyright infringement lawsuit filed earlier this month by MGM and "James Bond " producer Danjaq Prods., and that it may be many months before it decides to...