Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) is asking the FCC to study the idea of a la carte cable pricing, in an effort to again give some momentum to a bill he recently introduced to require that cable operators…
Although Showtime vaulted into rarefied air with its Emmy win for “Homeland,” the channel continues to offer a spate of shows that clearly have admirers and boast billboard-worthy stars but amount to…
After more than six decades, "State of the Union" is heading back to the bigscreen with Identity Films and Flat Penny Films developing a feature version of the political drama.
Focus World has set a May 24 launch for Alex Gibney's documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks" in New York and Los Angeles followed by addtional markets in June.
Ben Affleck's "Argo" was the big winner at the 65th BAFTA British Academy Film Awards on Sunday at London's Royal Opera House taking home three trophies including best film.
Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick discusses this year's festival, the best emerging cinema and the impact of digital on indies with Variety's Ed Meza.
Independent film companies in Hollywood tend to be short-lived -- but there are exceptions.
'Bekas,' 'Wadjda' to unspool as part of cross-cultural mix
Screenwriter S. Craig Zahler ("The Brigands of Rattleborge") is set to make his feature directorial debut with Caliber Media Co.'s horror Western "Bone Tomahawk," which will star Kurt Russell, Peter…
Playtone principals Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are set to produce "Parkland," an indie drama about the assassination of John F. Kennedy that scribe Peter Landesman is set to direct as his debut…
LONDONRupert Murdoch has resigned from a string of directorships related to his U.K. newspapers.