Ketchup Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Michael Polish's “Big Sur,” starring Jean-Marc Barr, Kate Bosworth, Josh Lucas, Radha Mitchell and Anthony Edwards. Five-year-old Ketchup made the…
Michael Polish's latest offers an elegantly muted take on the midlife ennui of Jack Kerouac's autobiographical 1962 novel.
Nearly 20 years after starring in Tony Scott's "True Romance," Patricia Arquette is set to work with the helmer's son, as she has agreed to play Jeff Buckley's mother, Mary Guibert, in Jake Scott's…
This year's nominations for the British Independent Film Awards are dominated, paradoxically, by the American majors.
Don't invest your own money, and don't shoot in black-and-white. Good advice for any first-time director, which Anton Corbijn chose to ignore. The result was "Control," the standout movie of a…
On the 10th anniversary of our 10 Producers to Watch list, Variety looks both forward and back. We present a new crop of producers showing great promise.
It takes guts and vision for a guy born in Mississippi, raised in Texas and based in Los Angeles to move his life to London in the hope of getting a vague movie idea off the ground. But that's what…
Momentum has acquired U.K. distribution rights to "Control," the long-gestating biopic of Ian Curtis, frontman of post-punk band Joy Division.