LONDON — Yu-Fai Suen, the chief operating officer at Elton John's Rocket Pictures, is set to become managing director of Pinewood Pictures, the movie production and financing arm of Pinewood Studios…
TORONTO — Australia has selected “The Rocket” as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Award race. The film is an Australia-Laos co-production in the Lao language, directed by Australia's…
Bradley Cooper is in early discussions to voice the machine gun-wielding Rocket Raccoon in Disney and Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy,” sources confirm to Variety. While no deal is in place, a…
Dwight Howard made a lousy decision, and not just because Houston is one of those rare cities with a downtown area that's even uglier than L.A.'s. No, Howard's choice to bolt the Los Angeles Lakers…
FilmDistrict has nabbed U.S. distribution rights to the musical event film "Rocketman," which chronicles the journey of musician Elton John from childhood to stardom. FilmDistrict is planning a wide…
Elton John’s “Rocketman” is headed for Cannes with Good Universe on board to handle international sales for the biopic. Project has been in the works since 2011 with commercials director Michael…
"The Rocket," the narrative feature that recently picked up two juried awards at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, has proven a fave with Tribeca auds as well, scoring the fest's audience kudo…
"The Rocket" took two of the top competition throphies at the Tribeca Film Festival, with Kim Mourdaunt's family drama scoring wins for best narrative feature and best actor for Sitthiphon Disamoe.
Dorado Media and Capital Ltd. has partnered with Arc Prods. Ltd. on a slate financing deal for Arc projects.
Shakespeare with lawn ornaments turns out to be an unexpectedly winning proposition in "Gnomeo & Juliet."
Sundance Channel has landed Elvis Costello as host of a weekly music-variety talkshow to kick off in December, signing Elton John as an executive producer.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History