Monterey Media has acquired North American rights to Dan Mirvish’s relationship comedy “Between Us” for a summer release. Mirvish produced along with Hans Ritter and Mike S. Ryan. Movie stars Julia…
The Vladar Co. has partnered with Mark Huffam (“Game of Thrones”) to produce the movie adaptation of C.C. Humphrey's novel “The French Executioner.” Vlad Yudin will co-produce the big-screen project…
Melissa McCarthy has been chosen as CinemaCon’s Female Star of the Year. The kudo will be presented April 18 at CinemaCon’s awards ceremonies at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. McCarthy will star in Fox…
Canuck film producer David Cormican ("Stranded") has nabbed screen rights to Kim Izzo's debut fiction novel "The Jane Austen Marriage Manual," published last spring by MacMillan/St. Martin's Press…
The 66th Cannes Film Festival will open May 15 with Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby” playing out of competition in the official selection. The festival made the announcement early Tuesday. The…
Monterey Media has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Chad Hartigan's drama "This Is Martin Bonner," starring Paul Eenhoorn and Richmond Arquette.
From Oscar winners to pop stars, execs to innovators, the entertainment biz saw the passing of some 500 personalities in 2012. And while all lists are inherently subjective, here’s Variety ‘s roster…
Lucas Till has enrolled in The Weinstein Co.'s psychological thriller "Kristy" opposite Haley Bennett and Ashley Greene.
Monterey Media has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights for all media to Ishai Setton's ensemble comedy "The Kitchen," starring Laura Prepon, Dreama Walker and Bryan Greenberg.
A child-sex-trade drama whose star, Mira Sorvino, serves as a United Nations goodwill ambassador to combat human trafficking.
Thesp Famke Janssen's directorial debut, "Bringing Up Bobby," starring fellow Dutch native Milla Jovovich, is a technically competent but painfully broad dramedy about a larcenous mother-and-son duo…