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…
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.
"Looney Tunes" animator Abe Levitow's heirs are making sure that his work will be viewed by generations by donating his collection to the Academy. The Abe and Charlotte Levitow Collection, featuring…
Variety has been spotlighting up-and-coming comics for more than a decade, shining early lights on everyone from Louis C.K. to Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifianakis, Aziz Ansari and Aubrey Plaza. This…
Jenny Slate has done standup and sketch comedy, viral videos and Web series. She even did a season of "Saturday Night Live."
The Berlin festival has always had to work harder than the other elite festivals. It unspools in snowy February, so can't deliver the lovely weather of a Cannes or Venice or Toronto.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%