Simon Andreae, Discovery Channel's former senior VP of production and development on the West Coast, has emerged as a top contender to fill the vacancy in Fox's alternative programming department…
Jane Nebel Henson, who partnered with her husband Jim Henson to launch the Muppets and worked to preserve his artistic legacy, died April 2 of cancer in Conn. She was 78. Born in Queens, N.Y., she…
Diversity among Hollywood's TV writers falls short of reflecting the actual demographics of the U.S. population, a study from the Writers Guild of America West shows.
With 78 features world premiering at SXSW this year, Variety couldn't possibly get to everything. Here are quick takes from senior film critic Peter Debruge on a handful of deserving films that…
The entertainment world lost many singular women's voices over the past year. Variety asked influential bizzers to talk about how these iconic femmes made waves in the industry and beyond.
After serving as the director of photography for some of the biz's most prominent comedy helmers, cinematographer Lawrence Sher has been brought on to develop Paramount's laffer "Bastards," which he…
A complete list of the screenings set for the Cannes Film Festival
Andrew Dominik's Brad Pitt starrer "Killing Them Softly," John Hillcoat's Prohibition-era drama "Lawless" and Jeff Nichols' coming-of-ager "Mud" will face off in competition at next month's Cannes…
"Boardwalk Empire" and "Inception" received the most nominations for the Visual Effects Society's ninth VES awards.
Ethan and Joel Coen's dark comedy "Burn After Reading" led a vibrant fall bloom at the domestic box office, debuting to an estimated $19.4 million from 2,651 theaters to give the siblings and Focus…