Jess Franco, the prolific Spanish filmmaker who became renowned for his low-budget cult films, died in Malaga, Spain, of heart complications. He was 82.
The Intl. Academy of Television Arts and Sciences unveiled the winners of its first Intl. Emmy Kids Awards at a gala in New York on Friday.
Tom Hardy continues to add to his already-busy schedule as the "Dark Knight Rises" thesp is in talks to star in the Scott Free production "Child 44."
"Fruitvale," writer-director Ryan Coogler's emotional, fact-based drama about the last day in the life of 22-year-old Bay Area shooting victim Oscar Grant, scored a double victory at the Sundance…
Shortly before Christmas, Fox Searchlight offered Noomi Rapace the female lead opposite Tom Hardy in Michael Roskam's drama "Animal Rescue" and Variety has learned that the "Prometheus" star has…
In a bold move to expand its U.S. presence, Middle East news org Al Jazeera has acquired cabler Current TV in a deal valued at about $500 million.
After an 11-year absence from the bigscreen, "Wild Things" director John McNaughton is set to return for psychological horror thriller "The Harvest," for which Michael Shannon and Samantha Morton…
Paramount's Insurge Pictures and Yahoo have given the comedic Web series, which parodies reality dating shows, another two seasons on Yahoo Screen for 2013 after substantial success in its first…
Julia Phelps is crossing over from Viacom's corporate office to serve as senior veep of corporate communications for Viacom Intl. Media Networks.
French vidgame publisher Ubisoft is launching Ubisoft Motion Pictures to adapt its game franchises into films and TV skeins.