The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S. rights to Gaumont’s high-profile animated tale “Ballerina,” Variety has learned. An ambitious $30 million Pixar-style musical in 3D, “Ballerina” is produced by…
Following “Ballerina,” the team behind “Intouchables” – Laurent Zeitoun, Yann Zenou and Nicolas Duval — are poised to explore further the animation world with their second toonpic, “The Bravest.”…
Darren Aronofsky is in early talks to direct an adaptation of “Red Sparrow,” based on the Jason Matthews spy novel, for Fox. Studio acquired the movie rights in April and set up the project with…
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ABC Family has decided to not renew “Bunheads” for a second season, after its first run failed to draw significant viewership for the Disney-owned cable net. The ballerina dramedy from “Gilmore…
ANNECY — “The Artist” producer Thomas Langmann is on board to co-develop “Mummyland,” an ambitious English-language action comedy toonpic targeting the international market. Franck Mettre is lead…
Gaumont is set to reteam with Quad, the shingle behind "The Intouchables," on "Ballerina," a $30 million English-language 3D family toon. Now in pre-production, the 1884-set animated fare, helmed by…
WASHINGTON — The Kennedy Center will produce the world premiere of new tuner "Little Dancer," with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and score by Stephen Flaherty. Susan Stroman ("The Scottsboro Boys,"…
The John F. Kennedy Center welcomed eight performing artists to its exclusive wall of fame Sunday.
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Laura Lynn Lamb, a ballerina, dancer and actor in movies and television, died in Palm Desert, Calif., on April 23 due to advanced Parkinson's disease. She was 67.
Quad Films' Nicolas Duval, Yann Zenou and Laurent Zeitoun, the team behind hits "Intouchables" and "Heartbreaker," are developing their first animated feature, "Ballerina."