The Palm Springs International Shortfest, North America’s largest short film festival, awarded prizes in 19 categories Sunday, with a total of $110,000 worth of cash and services going to filmmakers…
FilmDistrict has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the upcoming “Christ the Lord” movie with plans for a release in March, 2015. The project, first announced in late 2011, is based on Anne Rice's…
2015 is beginning to fill up with major franchises as sources confirm to Variety that “Jurassic Park 4” is moving to 2015. No exact date has been set yet but the next installment was originally…
Paramount has started to amp its marketing for its big budget tentpole “World War Z” in the last couple weeks and its most recent element involved its star Brad Pitt making a surprise appearance at a…
In the race for Los Angeles mayor, Eric Garcetti will visit UTA on Thursday for a fund raiser described as a roundtable focusing on key entertainment industry issues, while an independent committee…
In the U.S., reality show "Big Brother" is no longer part of the zeitgeist, but in India "Bigg Boss," as it's known, goes from strength to strength.
When it comes to the Directors Guild of America, Taylor Hackford is a traditionalist -- declaring that with his second two-year term coming to a close, it's time to hand the reins over to someone…
ABC is adding a Canadian scripted series to its summer lineup with "Motive," a crime drama from "Dexter" and "The Mentalist" exec producer Daniel Cerone.
WME has upped seven agents to Partner at the tenpercentery.
Joaquin Phoenix is looking to reteam with Paul Thomas Anderson as "The Master" star is in talks to star in Anderson's "Inherent Vice."
Open Road Films has set a Sept. 13 domestic launch for "Machete Kills," directed by Robert Rodriguez.