Want to see projects Michael Martens is developing? Visit Variety Insight .

Latest Headlines: Michael Martens

The combustible possibilities surrounding a same-sex marriage involving partners of different nationalities is turned into rather tepid stuff in "I Do," a romantic-comedy melodrama that's too gentle…
Lovers of Scandi crimers are in luck: It's the heyday of Norwegian writer Jo Nesbo. As Morten Tyldum's art-heist thriller "Headhunters," based on a Nesbo book, rolls out internationally, hot on its…
World preem features -- including the narrative pic written by and starring Chris Colfer of "Glee" and a new doc from Morgan Spurlock -- are among the more than 40 movies joining the Tribeca Film…
New general manager Peter Gelb's move to bring acclaimed stage and film directors to the Metropolitan Opera has been just what this company needed. Last season saw Bartlett Sher's sprightly, sexy "Il…
Self-appointed American history professor Lars von Trier has come up with another barbed allegorical lecture about the ugliness of the U.S. legacy in "Manderlay." Second installment in the Danish…
Those who prefer their sexual tension straitjacketed by period setting, nuanced acting and veddy-English politeness will enjoy U.K. telepic "Between Two Women," a broadcast feature making gay-fest…