A roundup of possible contenders for a lead actress nomination.
Some talk shows lure guests with the promise of hyping a new project. Others deliver instant fame. And then there's one that hopes to hook visitors with the sounds of an anthropomorphic chicken…
Hamptons Int'l Film Festival and Variety present break through thesps our annual look at artists who are making waves.
In a vote of confidence in the specialty film business, distributor A24 has secured a $50 million line of credit from Comerica and Union Bank of California. The two-year-old company said it will use…
Gravitas Ventures has acquired all U.S. rights to the indie comedy “The Longest Week,” starring Jenny Slate, Olivia Wilde, Billy Crudup and Jason Bateman. It's the feature directing debut of Peter…
Jenny Slate on 'Obvious Child' Director Gillian Robespierre: 'We Connect Over a Love of Fart Humor, But Also Because We're Pretty Sensitive Ladies'
The camaraderie between Jenny Slate and director Gillian Robespierre was evident on Sunday when the pair debuted A24's “Obvious Child” at New York's Sunshine Landmark. The film, based on a 2009…
Following her directing of Sundance comedy "Obvious Child," Gillian Robespierre has been tapped to helm an untitled divorce comedy for OddLot Entertainment. Robespierre will also co-write the script…
The Exchange has acquired international sales rights to Jenny Slate's “Obvious Child,” a week after the comedy sold at Sundance. The Exchange will begin selling the title to international buyers at…
Attacking the status quo with infectious humor rather than strident criticism, Gillian Robespierre's uproarious "Obvious Child" centers a good old-fashioned romantic comedy around a woman's decision…
Seven of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch were on hand for the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.