Dwayne Johnson is in negotiations to star in a feature film version of the TV show “The Fall Guy” that Hyde Park and WWE Studios will produce and co-finance. Deal is significant since it would mark…
French gamemaker Ubisoft enlisted some outside help as it looked to launch "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell" as a potential film franchise starring Tom Hardy.
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…
Other high-profile videogame adaptations in development as movies
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…
This week's opening night tribute to the Toronto Film Festival's chief cheerleader, the late Roger Ebert, will beg a key question: Can anyone fill his shoes? No other critic ever possessed the…
The 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks is coming up — which is a good enough reason to do a lot of TV specials commemorating those events.
Shooting is under way on the second season of History's "Vikings," the latest historical blockbuster from veteran Irish co-producer Morgan O'Sullivan.
Since his eye-catching debut with "Adam and Paul" in 2004, Lenny Abrahamson has been tipped as the most likely Irish director to follow Neil Jordan and Jim Sheridan onto the international A-list.