Warner Bros.' kidnapping drama "Prisoners" walked away with a solid $21.4 million Stateside opening. Pic, from Alcon Entertainment, fell in line with pre-weekend expectations.
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Warner Bros.’ “Prisoners” is expected to lock in about $20 million this weekend, right on target with pre-weekend estimates. The drama, which started building buzz at fests including Venice and…
Following a dominant opening for “Insidious: Chapter 2,” Entertainment One, FilmDistrict, and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions are developing the third chapter of the micro-budgeted scare…
In the run-up to Mipcom, Endemol Studios, the L.A.-based scripted studio of Endemol North America, has come on board to produce an English-language adaptation of Canal Plus’ hit crime thriller…
Marvel’s lawyers have been busy: Just after winning a victory to dismiss a copyright suit over the rights to iconic superheroes Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four and…
Variety's critics debate the highs and lows of an unusually paranoid and post-apocalyptic summer movie season.
Sundance Selects has acquired U.S. rights to Claire Denis' family drama "Bastards," three months after its divisive premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
Dire predictions swirled around this year's slate of pricey pics. Now, after a number of colossal flops, Hollywood is left to wonder if its swing-for-the-fences paradigm has struck out.
Richard Crudo was elected by the American Society of Cinematographers' board of governers to serve a fourth one-year term for the 94-year-old, invite-only organization. He previously served in the…
FilmDistrict has set "Insidious Chapter 2" for release on Aug. 30.