A trio of media-enteratinment veterans -- financier Robert Friedland, producer John Penotti and Beijing-based media executive Ray Chen -- have launched Ivanhoe Pictures as a financing and production…
This month New Zealand shingle Libertine Pictures kicks open its doors with ambitious plans for the country's film and TV sector. Kiwi producers Richard Fletcher (pictured) and Paul Davis have teamed…
With awards season getting underway, The Weinstein Company has hired veteran exec Jamie Schwartz as president of international marketing. Schwartz will be heading and overseeing international…
LONDON — Leading U.K. producer Charlie Pattinson launched his new shingle, New Pictures, Tuesday, and has tapped a stellar senior management team. Elaine Pyke joins from pay TV operator BSkyB, and…
LONDON — Berlin-based sales and production company Picture Tree Intl., which launched at the Berlin Film Festival, has added “Mary Queen of Scots” and “Metalhead” to its line-up at the Toronto Film…
After years of posturing, Weinstein Co. and Celestial move ahead with the remaking of Chinese classics.
Terrence Malick's Sycamore Pictures LLC fired back back at a London-based film financing firm's lawsuit, calling the allegations that the director diverted funds for a documentary project to others…
A London-based film financing company has sued Terrence Malick's Sycamore Pictures, claiming that they invested $3.3 million in one of the filmmaker's projects yet have "nothing to show for it."
After co-financing three films that made more than $300 million worldwide in 2013, David Ellison's Skydance Productions has closed a deal to reup with Paramount Pictures. The new deal will extend the…
Legendary Entertainment has found a new home: NBCUniversal, as it ends an eight-year relationship with Warner Bros. Deal is expected to be announced Wednesday, sources tell Variety.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar