When South Africa made the quantum leap from apartheid to liberation, faced with the task of creating equal opportunities for a population of 40 million (the majority previously disenfranchised), the…
South African heist thriller "iNumber Number" has been picked up for international distribution by Hong Kong and Amsterdam-based Fortissimo Films.
President Obama has canceled his upcoming trip to California amidst the looming prospect of U.S. military intervention in Syria, a White House official confirmed. The trip was to include a fundraiser…
Participant Media continues to grow its profile with star-driven projects such as Toronto opening night WikiLeaks film "The Fifth Estate," but the 9-year-old shingle has plenty of other weighty…
In an ironic way, toymaker Hasbro is helping Randall Emmett and George Furla grow up.
LONDON — Vienna-based sales house Autlook has acquired worldwide rights for Marc Bauder's documentary "Master of the Universe," which won Locarno’s Critics' Week prize. The deal was negotiated…
Teenage girls are falling hard for One Direction’s concert movie but it’s the adult audiences’ unwavering support of Oprah’s “The Butler” that continues to impress at the U.S. box office. The White…
AMC Entertainment, the large movie exhibitor, said in a regulatory filing Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it would once again attempt to have an initial public offering…
Variety is significantly expanding its focus on award season with the appointment of Tim Gray as awards editor.
What does one of the greatest film franchises of all-time have in common with the world's largest coffee shop chain? That would be George Lucas. The "Star Wars" creator invested almost $10 million in…