It was a night full of joy and reveling for the cast of HBO Films’ biopic “Bessie” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Wednesday. The evening’s red carpet premiere marked the end of the…
Robert L. Johnson’s Urban Movie Channel has acquired U.S. rights to the coming-of-age film “Blackbird,” starring Mo’Nique and Isaiah Washington, Variety has learned exclusively. “Blackbird” is…
“Blackbird,” Mo’Nique’s first movie since “Precious,” has been set for a world premiere on Feb. 16 as the closing night film for the Pan-African Film Festival at Rave Cinemas in Los Angeles. Mo'Nique…
Salvador Perez, the costume designer on Fox's "The Mindy Project," has succeeded Mary Rose as the new president of The Costume Designers Guild. The outspoken Rose, a longtime champion of the…
The pairing of roots rocker John Mellencamp and horror scribe Stephen King for a Southern Gothic musical may sound irresistible. But it takes more than a groove and gore to make this tedious tale of…
Intriguing psychological thriller "Second-Story Man" is told through the unreliable viewpoint of a protag whose grip on reality slips after his partner is killed.
A half-hour image-building exercise for the heavily muscled star.
Kudos for international achievement in distribution and marketing at this year's Cinema Expo goes to Warner Bros. Pictures Intl.'s Monique Esclavissat, exec veep, European distribution, and Con…
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