The El Rey Network, the cable startup from Robert Rodriguez and John Fogelman's FactoryMade Ventures, is speeding toward its soft launch in December, bolstered by a strategic partnership with…
From the May 20, 2013 issue of Variety
Back before her 1986 breakthrough, "Control," then-teenage Janet Jackson was still mostly known as Michael's Little Sister.
Janet Jackson's prolific career is marked by her irresistibly catchy dance anthems. And when she first broke through to the top of the charts with 1986's "Nasty," she established her own style…
Janet Jackson has been an activist for AIDS prevention and research for a long time and in February she was honored by amfAR, an organization she has been involved with for the past 15 years.
Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" returned to Chinese multiplexes May 12 after being suddenly removed, in some cases midscreening, a month ago.
The yellow Twinkie-shaped characters have not only helped launch Universal's first family franchise in well over a decade, but have instantly made the studio a major player in the lucrative animation…
Subscriber declines don't matter much when those who stick around pay more than ever. But how much longer can these companies continue to defy gravity?
The former Miss Bogota catapulted to pan-regional renown as an MTV Latin America presenter at age 17. She also hosted one of Colombia's highest rated shows this year, "Colombia's Next Top Model,"…
Anurag Kashyap ended a years-long drought for Hindi films at Cannes with last year's six-hour "Gangs of Wasseypur," which premiered in Directors' Fortnight.
It's been a rocky road for M. Night Shyamalan, who hit a career high in 1999 with the eerie Oscar-nominated thriller "The Sixth Sense," but in recent years has struggled to stay atop Hollywood's…
By the time Alex Gibney started chronicling the story of Julian Assange and Wikileaks in "We Steal Secrets" — which debuts May 24 via Focus World — the charismatic hacker's personality had already…