Wang Jianlin, the 64 year-old chairman of China's Dalian Wanda group, is in too much of a hurry to worry about having his corporate wrist slapped by regulators over a shelved plan to absorb Legendary…
Dalian Wanda, the Chinese group that earlier this year acquired Legendary Entertainment, may be heading for two more acquisitions in Hollywood, each with a valuation of over $1 billion. In an…
China’s media regulators appear to have suspended the annual hiatus period when Hollywood films are not allowed to be given fresh releases in mainland theaters. The so-called “blackout periods” are…
Hillary Clinton returned to Los Angeles on Tuesday for another round of fundraising and a town hall in Hollywood before a group of digital content creators, as she tries to reach millennials who…
Somebody should have warned Cirque du Soleil Theatrical that it would be an iffy business trying to bring Broadway to Broadway. “Paramour” is an ambitious departure from the company’s tried-and-true…
The theatrical performance of Hollywood films in India surged last year, according to a report by KPMG.
U.S. studios lock in payment terms, timing and ability to audit Chinese state distributors
Three sets of life partners and their respective children graciously invited Variety into their homes to share their personal stories for this special marriage equality issue. Robert Maxwell for…
"Wicked" happened backwards — at least compared to most other Broadway hits that have ties to Hollywood. Everything from "The Lion King" to "Hairspray" to "Kinky Boots" started out as a movie first…
U.S. entertainment lawyer Lindsay Conner predicts more cross-Pacific deals as the getting to know each other phase is over.
The corporate posturing does not mean that a game changing takeover deal is imminent -- nor that it will succeed.