Atlas Independent will produce “Sanctuary,” a film about three documentarians who travel to South America to investigate a town that mysteriously disappeared from the map and wind up getting trapped…
Paul McCartney's children's book “High in the Clouds” is being developed as an animated movie with former New Line toppers Michael Lynne and Bob Shaye producing through their Unique Features banner…
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have pacted with BMG for representation of their interests in the Rolling Stones' publishing catalog. As of July 1, the music unit of German media giant Bertelsmann…
Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to the documentary "Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde." The doc centers on modern cowboy and activist Hyde, who manages a South Dakota…
An insidious web of money, sex and power entangles all the characters in Claire Denis' hypnotic nocturnal thriller.
The Greatest Show on Earth has a beef with the HBO documentary "An Apology to Elephants," accusing the producers of setting out to do a "one-sided" hit piece. In my review I wondered why there was no…
Variety has tapped respected music industry voice Bob Lefsetz as a contributing columnist. Lefsetz's passionate and provocative observations on music, media and pop culture will be a regular feature…
A look at the weekend's gifting suites
Pat Derby, a former Hollywood trainer for Flipper, Lassie and other performing animals who later devoted her life to protecting them after seeing widespread abuse, died Friday of throat cancer at her…
Continuing to build its library of masters, BMG has signed an agreement to purchase Universal Music Group's Sanctuary Records catalog.