Like many a North American folk artist, Maud Lewis' oeuvre — which consists of countless paintings of fuzzy cats, crude-looking flowers, and flat country landscapes — could easily be dismissed as…
A TWC-Dimension release in the U.S., "Paddington," the biggest-ever movie bet of Euro film-TV group Studiocanal, has also become Studiocanal’s biggest theatrical earner. Storming to $241 million…
Compared to the epic all-American coming-of-age tale that is "Boyhood" — a feat 12 years in the making and three hours in the telling — Oscar's live-action short film nominees have seldom seemed…
"No bears were harmed in the making of this film," boast the closing credits of "Paddington" — and happily, that promise extends to Michael Bond's ursine literary creation.
Sean Bean is in talks to star opposite Sally Hawkins in the romance “Maudie,” which set to start shooting in Newfoundland in July. Bean will play a reclusive local fish peddler who hires Maud Dowley…
Mongrel Intl., the new acquisition division of Canadian shingle Mongrel Media, has picked up worldwide sales rights to Aisling Walsh’s period romancer “Maudie,” starring Sally Hawkins, with plans to…
Charlie Kaufman has added more high-wattage talent to his FX comedy pilot, recruiting Sally Hawkins and Catherine Keener for key roles. The single-camera comedy “How and Why” revolves around a man…
In the first of three spirited Oscar debates, Variety's critics tussle over Jennifer Lawrence, Jared Leto and this year's other supporting actor/actress nominees.
One of the best surprises from last week's Golden Globes nominations was the inclusion of Sally Hawkins in the supporting actress category for "Blue Jasmine."
PARIS – Bob and Harvey Weinstein have acquired North American rights to the David Heyman-produced live action CGI comedy "Paddington," which will topline Hugh Bonneville, Nicole Kidman, Sally…
Richard Ayoade branches out from "Submarine" with this dark and heady dystopian-noir cocktail adapted from Dostoevsky's novella.