Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…
IDW Publishing will adapt Hunter S. Thompson's novel “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” into a graphic novel. Publisher produces comic books and graphic novels based on But its president and CEO Ted…
This remake of a French farce awkwardly blends feel-good pablum and raunchy sex jokes.
The New York transfer of U.K. musical “Matilda” opened April 11 at Broadway's Shubert Theater. The following is David Benedict's review (Daily Variety, Dec. 13, 2010) of the London production, with…
FilmDistrict has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Paul W.S. Anderson's "Pompeii" starring Kit Harington, Kiefer Sutherland and Emily Browning. The company has set a Feb. 28, 2014 release date for…
Opting for variety, Hollywood actors have shown their strongest support to "Les Miserables," "Lincoln" and "Silver Linings Playbook" as each scored four nominations for the Screen Actors Guild awards.
Pathe Intl., one of Europe's leading sales companies, has kick-started sales on Stephen Frears' "Philomena" while closing deals on the rest of its AFM slate.
The documentary's broad theme necessitates quick, superficial treatment of myriad underlying causes, but it's a solid, fairly even-handed spur for discussion that will be particularly welcome in…
The American Film Market has tapped two dozen speakers for its Nov. 2-6 conference series covering finance, pitching, marketing, VOD and micro-budget production.
"Bellflower" thesp Rebekah Brandes has landed a leading role in the indie pic "Nothing to Fear," which former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash is producing through his Slasher Films banner.