ROME – The Vatican has appointed former Hong Kong Gov. Chris Patten as head of a committee to advise Pope Francis on how to improve media strategy in the digital age. Patten, 70, who is also the…
Italian director Daniele Luchetti is set to shoot "Call Me Francesco," a $12 million Spanish-language biopic being touted as the first Pope Francis feature film that will hit global screens…
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis will become the first pontiff seen globally in 3D during the upcoming April 27 ceremony in St. Peter's Square when two of his predecessors, John Paul II and John XXIII…
Russell Crowe broke his silence about his much-publicized trip to Vatican City last week, sharing details with Variety about why it was so important for him to visit Pope Francis. Crowe, who had been…
ROME — Darren Aronofsky, Russell Crowe and a delegation from the film “Noah” met with Pope Francis this morning during the general audience at the Vatican. The delegation included Paramount Pictures…
VENICE - Habemus a pope pic. And from Pope Francis' native Argentina. One of its most international directors, Alejandro Agresti ("The Lake House") will direct "Historia de un cura" (A Priest's…
Marc Forster, who most recently helmed “World War Z,” will preside over the Intl. Feature Jury at the Zurich Film Festival. The Swiss-German director will be joined on a global jury by American…
BARCELONA - 3D animated movie "Foosball," the latest film from Juan Jose Campanella ("The Secret in Their Eyes"), rewrote the history books Thursday in Argentina, opening in cinemas theaters to a…
The words "pope" and "cutting-edge" may seem incongruous, but Monsignor Dario Edoardo Vigano is helping keep the age-old institution firmly in the 21st century.
Latin America is key to the Catholic Church, but it's increasingly important to the global showbiz industry as well.
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