The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury and costume designer Piero Tosi will receive Honorary Awards and Angelina Jolie will receive the…
From the September 10, 2013 issue of Variety
After creating worlds filled with dragons and demi-gods, “Game of Thrones” and “Thor: The Dark World” helmer Alan Taylor looks ready to enter the world of cyborgs. Sources tell Variety that Taylor is…
Alec Baldwin has played a scheming TV-executive on “30 Rock” and a vicious gangster in the 2003 movie “The Cooler.” And now, his newest role: playing himself as an opinionated talk-show host on…
British actress Sophie Cookson has landed the female lead in Matthew Vaughn's “The Secret Service” starring Colin Firth and Taron Egerton. Samuel L. Jackson and Michael Caine also star with Fox…
Jonathan Glazer's alien adventure deserves the Golden Lion. But why wasn't Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey in competition?
Michael Schur has inked a multi-year deal with Universal TV that extends his pact with the studio through 2016. Schur currently pens and exec produces the Peacock's “Parks and Rec” and Fox's…
Benedict Cumberbatch is in negotiations to star in Plan B's “The Lost City of Z.” James Gray is directing, with Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Anthony Katagas producing for Plan B…
Without much fanfare, Microsoft said it will launch the new Xbox One videogame console on Nov. 22, a week after the Sony PlayStation 4 hits retail shelves. Company made the announcement Wednesday on…
An improbable but very enjoyable sequel that recaptures much of the stripped-down intensity of Vin Diesel and director David Twohy's franchise starter "Pitch Black."
There are a few genuine gems buried within Shane Salerno's broad-yet-shallow documentary about J.D. Salinger.