Pam Abdy is exiting her post as president of Scott Stuber’s Bluegrass shingle and will be moving to New Regency as president of production. The move will take effect immediately. Variety has learned…
Less than a week after it appeared online, New York Times Magazine article “Sleep-away Camp for Postmodern Cowboys” has landed at Universal Pictures. Scott Stuber was competing for rights to the…
Ups and downs are constantly juxtaposed in "The Broken Circle Breakdown," a bluegrass-infused Flemish meller about two lovers who lose their little daughter to cancer.
Just days after scoring a seven-figure deal for domestic and foreign publishing rights, bestselling author Ernie Cline ("Ready Player One") has sold feature film rights to his next novel, "Armada,"…
Universal Pictures has tapped Jon Mone as exec VP of production.
Documaker Mark Meatto strikes an effective balance between focusing on ambitious musicianship and stealing sidelong glances at internecine tensions in "How to Grow a Band."
Bluegrass gospel performer Enoch Sullivan died Wednesday, Feb. 23, in Mobile, Ala. He was 79.
When Jan Kaczmarek was approached to score "Get Low," he was attracted to the idea of infusing the music with subtle elements of American bluegrass, which he describes as "having a mystery in it."
Don Watkins, patriarch of the bluegrass music group The Watkins Family, died Jan. 26, following a heart attack during a performance in Dobson, N.C.
Most people return from a Route 66 road trip with a few souvenirs and some photographs. Linda Bruckheimer came back with two novels, a house, farmland, an old meeting hall, a few stores, some log…