Maris Curran’s “Five Nights in Maine” opened to a small, intimate crowd at the ArcLight Hollywood, Tuesday, bringing out the film’s leads David Oyelowo and Dianne Wiest. With “Maine” being Curran’s…
FilmRise has acquired worldwide distribution rights for the drama “Five Nights in Maine,” starring David Oyelowo, Rosie Perez and Dianne Wiest, Variety has learned exclusively. The distributor will…
After his masterful lead performances in "Selma" and "Nightingale," and a slew of stellar supporting parts before that, David Oyelowo has latched into the type of groove as an actor where one would…
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Dianne Wiest and Zoe Lister Jones have been cast in CBS’ comedy pilot “Life in Pieces,” Variety has learned. Wiest and Jones join Colin Hanks and Betsy Brandt, who were previously cast in the…
Cynthia Nixon, a busy, bankable thesp who’s bagged Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Awards since appearing in her first film at age 12 and making her Broadway debut at 14, makes an assured directorial debut in…
'The Blacklist" has been full of pleasant surprises for NBC this year. One of the most unexpected aspects of the Sony Pictures TV drama — the freshman success story of the season by any measure — is…
ABC Family’s cancellation of Amy Sherman-Palladino’s ballet dramedy “Bunheads” has led to seven projects receiving allocations from the California Film Tax Credit program. Five films were moved up…
Jenny Slate has done standup and sketch comedy, viral videos and Web series. She even did a season of "Saturday Night Live."
Christopher Lloyd has made a career of playing mad geniuses, which makes this brilliant clown a perfect fit for Azdak, the wise fool who injects some cockeyed sanity into the state-sanctioned lunacy…
This well-cast but seldom funny satire reps a missed opportunity.
"Romeo and Juliet" reps the latest in CSC's recent track record of attracting attention to classical revivals with star casting.