God helps those who help not only themselves, but also the less fortunate in their midst — or so goes the tidy moral logic of "Little Boy," a cloying and callous WWII-era parable about how faith can…
Eduardo Verastegui, a producer and star of Open Road’s upcoming film “Little Boy,” is offering World War II veterans free tickets to the film, Variety has learned exclusively. "The freedom that…
LONDON — Emily Watson, who was Oscar nominated for "Hilary and Jackie" and "Breaking the Waves," has joined the cast of Starz and the BBC’s TV movie "The Dresser," which stars Anthony Hopkins and Ian…
CANNES — Emily Watson (“Anna Karenina”) and David Thewlis (“The Fifth Estate”) have joined the cast of Working Title Films’ “The Theory of Everything,” which centers on the relationship between…
The pleasures of Jane Austen and the horrors of the British slave trade make a surprisingly elegant fit in Amma Asante's handsome period piece.
Things are looking pretty sweet for Fox Searchlight, with critical kudos and Oscar buzz rolling in for Steve McQueen's provocative "12 Years a Slave"— one of four pics the company celebrated at its…
In the world according to playwright-screenwriter Neil LaBute, men continually behave badly — some much worse than others — and the nameless protagonist of "Some Girl(s)" certainly is no exception…
Studio Babelsberg has boarded Fox 2000's adaptation of Markus Zusak's bestselling World War II-era novel "The Book Thief," starring Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson.
Emily Watson, Anna Friel and Lena Headey are set to star in Jon Amiel's new dark comedy "The Poisoners" from "Entrapment" helmer Jon Amiel.
This beautifully composed picture brings a robust physicality to tried-and-true source material, but falls short of the sustained narrative involvement and emotional drive its resolutely…