HBO has come on board “Headhunters,” a thriller skein which is being developed by Yellow Bird Ent. and Lionsgate Television with ‘True Blood” scribe Alexander Woo on board. “Headhunters” is based on…
Leonardo DiCaprio has come on board to produce and possibly star in a movie version of Jo Nesbo’s upcoming thriller “Blood on the Snow.” Warner Bros. is in negotiations for the film rights to the…
Music streaming service Spotify entered Mexico, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore on April 16. Its subscription premium offer charges Mexicans $8 monthly for multiplatform song delivery, or $4 for…
When the Comcast guys took over NBC, they seemed like a breath of fresh air for the beleaguered network. Industry insiders gave especially high marks to NBCUniversal’s new CEO, Steve Burke — not…
John Stamos is ready to say "I Am Victor," as the thesp is in talks to topline the NBC drama pilot.
Variety's 10 Euro helmers to watch include Magnus Martens, Sacha Polak, Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson, more. . .
Hand-picked European films including a dark farce about Nazis on the moon and the sexual adventures of a disabled man feature in Variety's 10 Euro Filmmakers to Watch at next month's Karlovy Vary…
The Norwegian Film Institute is to give NOK 16 million ($2.7 million) in production coin to "Tordenskjold," a historical drama from helmer Morten Tyldum, who directed last year's hit thriller…
Lovers of Scandi crimers are in luck: It's the heyday of Norwegian writer Jo Nesbo. As Morten Tyldum's art-heist thriller "Headhunters," based on a Nesbo book, rolls out internationally, hot on its…
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Producer Gudrun Giddings has paired up with Daniel Marc Dreifuss and Marius Haugan to option film rights to Ruben Eliassen's seven-book fantasy series "Phenomena."