Cool digs, Hump Day and top-shelf drinks and hors d’ouevres brought out showbiz players in droves to celebrate Variety‘s 10 Brits to Watch, co-hosted by British Airways, where seven of the 10…
Screenwriter John Ridley immersed himself in the 1800s for "12 Years a Slave" and dove into the 1960s rock scene for Jimi Hendrix biopic "All Is by My Side" (pictured above), both playing in Toronto…
"It's about finding a comfort zone. I guess I'm just more comfortable being other people than I am being myself."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race
- Oscars: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Advance in Visual Effects Race
- Warren Beatty Honored by Kirk Douglas, Don Cheadle at Santa Barbara Fete
- Playback: Ben Foster on ‘Hell or High Water’ and Being a ‘Builder’ as an Actor
With its biggest financing deal poised to end, Universal has upped one of its key business affairs execs, Abhijay Prakash, to exec VP of the studio’s business development and strategic planning…
Al-Jazeera America, the fledgling U.S. cable-news outlet backed with big money from its international news-gathering parent, said it had hired former NBC News veteran John Seigenthaler, the latest in…
On Aug. 8, the film's writer-director is back with another socially conscious sci-fier, "Elyisum," but this time the budget is far bigger ($120 million-plus) and the cast more star-studded (Matt…
“The Road” and “Lawless” helmer John Hillcoat is getting the gears moving on his next film “Triple Nine” with “Sons of Anarchy” star Charlie Hunnam coming on to star. Hillcoat will direct with Matt…
The elevation comes three months before the launch of FXX.
The El Rey Network, the cable startup from Robert Rodriguez and John Fogelman's FactoryMade Ventures, is speeding toward its soft launch in December, bolstered by a strategic partnership with…
Reality shingle Go Go Luckey has made key promotions within its senior management team to accommodate the departure of co-founder and partner Gary Auerbach to Wilshire Studios. Go Go Luckey…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped John Libretto as chair of its network staff negotiating committee. Brett Holey and Scott Berger have been selected as vice chairs. The DGA has not yet set a…