Universal Pictures has cast Spanish actress Elena Anaya ("Talk to Her," "Sex and Lucia") in Stephen Sommer's gothic action extravaganza, "Van Helsing."
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MGM is taking a plunge down the rabbit hole with "Living Neon Dreams," a contempo "Alice in Wonderland" tale from 22-year-old American writer-director Jeremy Tarr.
Stellan Skarsgard, Jacqueline McKenzie and Rachel Blake are attached to star in "Sisters," a thriller that will mark the helming debut of prolific Australian playwright-screenwriter Stephen Sewell.
The grumpy, modest, eccentric and compulsive avant-garde comicbook writer Harvey Pekar may seem a somewhat incongruous visitor to the French Riviera, but he and his wife Joyce Brabner were in Cannes…
Variety held it’s annual 10 Producers to Watch event at the Cannes Film Festival. Raising their glasses at the Croisette pour honoring the filmmakers are honorees Stephen Luby, Bryan Furst, David…
Miramax is laying the financial groundwork for a significant increase in the production of tentpole pictures. Company's shift in strategy could potentially put the company in further conflict with…
Sony Pictures, overseas distributor of "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines," colonized Pierre Cardin's famous Palais Bulles for a gonzo, latenight launch party sponsored by MTV.
The Spanish know how to throw a fiesta. Filmax Entertainment underscored the point at its now traditional Cannes first-Saturday soiree held this year at the Villa Toscana, where it celebrated the…
Two of Europe's biggest film companies, France's EuropaCorp and Italy's RAI Cinema, have inked a three-year production-distribution pact.
Digital video may be democratizing the biz but it brings downsides, agreed the assembled helmers at the American Directors session of the Variety Village Cannes Conference Series on Saturday.
A bio of Mother Teresa will kick off a six-pic $80 million co-venture between Blue Spice Films and Italo producer Lux Vide.