Juan Antonio Bayona was in high spirits following the preem of Summit's "The Impossible" at the ArcLight, noting that the tsunami disaster movie has become a major hit in his Spanish homeland.
On the eve of New York's Hurricane Sandy benefit at Madison Square Garden, Los Angeles held its own Sandy fundraiser Tuesday night at Club Nokia.
The entertainment industry’s most trusted source.SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Sony may have foreshadowed the coming months by holding the preem of Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" at the Dolby Theater followed by an afterparty at Hollywood and Highland's grand ballroom…
Scott Bakula has joined the cast of the indie "Elsa and Fred," starring Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer.
Mexico's Canana Films has boarded "La ultima pelicula," a fiction-documentary hybrid co-directed and written by fest faves Raya Martin and Mark Peranson.
Want more Variety? SUBSCRIBE TODAY
U.K. super-indie All3Media has announced an ambitious plan to expand in the U.S. and dive into the scripted TV waters.
Peter Aalbaek Jensen, the producing partner of helmer Lars Von Trier, is planning to step down as chief exec of Zentropa Entertainments, the production company they set up in 1992 and introduced the…
The Jim Henson Co. is investigating the idea of setting up an animation studio in the emerging media hub of Tianjin, China.
Quentin Tarantino rides to the Weinsteins' rescue, delivering a bloody hilarious (and hilariously bloody) Christmas counter-programmer, which Sony will unleash abroad.
Winning, propulsively pop-rock and burning with youthful passion, "Bare" moves, sings and plays with confidence, even if the musical, first seen in New York in 2004, seems to have lost some of its…
Happily, Peter Debruge's review of "Django Unchained" – the last of the Oscar contenders to get evaluated in Variety this year – echoes my strongly positive feelings for the film. The "D" is…