TheatriCast has scheduled at least 20 showings of 1981 best picture Oscar winner “Chariots of Fire” on Aug. 1, four days before the Summer Olympics opens in Brazil, Variety has learned exclusively…
Chariots Of Fire
Oscar-winning writer and actor Colin Welland died on November 2. He was 81 and had suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. Welland won an Oscar in 1982 for best original screenplay for “Chariots of Fire,”…
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British actor Nigel Davenport, best known for his roles in "A Man for All Seasons" and "Chariots of Fire," died on Oct. 25. He was 85. The character actor began his five-decade-long career on stage…
Is there such a thing as too much awards buzz? That's a question worth asking as this year's awards chatter emanating from Cannes, Venice and Telluride has reached an ear-splitting, all-time high…
LONDON — British film producer Tim Hampton, who worked with helmers including Roman Polanski, James Cameron, Martin Scorsese, Hugh Hudson and Francis Ford Coppola, has died. Hampton, who died March…
Killer Films' Christine Vachon, the New York-based producer of multiple U.S. indie landmarks - Todd Haynes' "Safe," Larry Clark's "Kids" and Kimberly Peirce's "Boys Don't Cry" - will preside over the…
Jake Eberts, who started as a film financer and gained a reputation for shepherding Oscar-winning British and American films, died Thursday in Montreal of complications from a rare cancer of eye that…
Seven Stars Film Studios has come on board as the lead investor in the China-U.S. co-production of "The Last Empress," with Jake Eberts producing the English-language historical drama.
The combination of designer Miriam Buether's vision and the equally bold animation of the runners by choreographer Scott Ambler bring immediacy and authenticity to the production.
Hyde Park Entertainment and Image Nation Abu Dhabi are teaming to finance "Midnight Sun," an Arctic adventure that marks the first feature in a dozen years for "Chariots of Fire" director Hugh Hudson.