In a bid to expand its reach in the U.S., BBC America has inked a carriage deal with Cablevision, pushing the Brit-centric net past the 70-million-household mark.
With two weeks to go before its kick off, the Toronto Film Festival on Tuesday unveiled its Masters, Discovery and Mavericks sidebars.
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Pixar topper John Lasseter will receive Variety's first-ever Creative Leadership Award at an Oct. 11 event honoring Hollywood's next generation of leadership.
Off-lot feature film activity in Los Angeles stayed strong last week with 182 permitted days -- more than double the total in the same week last year.
The grassroots effort to promote filming in Los Angeles and California has raised its profile with a push on the set of "The Mentalist."
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Fiore Films has signed Chazz Palminteri to play Mafia boss Paul Castellano in its feature film "Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father" alongside Ben Foster, John Travolta, Al Pacino and Kelly Preston.
Fernando Meirelles' "360," toplining Rachel Weisz, Jude Law and Anthony Hopkins, will have its European preem as the opener for the London Film Festival Oct. 12.
After half a decade away the band landed back on the scene with a vengeance at the Roxy on Monday night, giving it their all to see if they could "make it rain" again nearly 30 years after forming…
The arthouse answer to "Transformers," Park Bong-nam's "Iron Crows" involves the victory of tiny humans over mammoth steel monsters -- specifically, the derelict ships that are dismantled along the…
A young man's bad luck gets progressively worse in the ironically titled "Sunny Days," Kazak writer-helmer Nariman Turebaev's sometimes droll, occasionally sad but ultimately disappointing follow-up…
Shinsuke Shimada, a comedian and emcee who has been ubiquitous on Japanese TV for decades, quit showbiz Tuesday after cellphone emails came to light revealing his too-cozy relationship with an…