Magnolia Pictures has acquired North American rights to Steve Coogan’s comedy “Alan Partridge.” The film opened in the U.K. on Aug. 7, leading the box office in its opening weekend, and will have its…
One of Steve Coogan's finest comic creations makes an effortless transition to the bigscreen.
Every writer puts a little of himself into his creations. And the case of Andrew Marlowe, whose ABC series "Castle" hit its 100th episode milestone April 1, is no exception.
Amid defending champion Iran's withdrawal from the competition, a record 71 countries have submitted films for the foreign-language category at February's 85th annual Oscars, the Academy of Motion…
A committee led by Venezuelan film orgs Anac, Caveprol and Avepca has selected Hernan Jabes' "Rock, Paper, Scissors" (Piedra, papel o tijera) to represent Venezuela in the 85th Academy Awards foreign…
A look at the work of Kirk Baxter, Angus Wall, Jeffrey Ford, Virginia Katz, Stephen Mirrione, more...
"Glee" thesp Chris Colfer plays another precociously creative and snark-slinging high schooler in "Struck by Lightning," a mediocre coming-of-age indie.
Variety staffers cover the biz in new tomes excerpted here. Peter Bart’s “Infamous Players” explores the history of Mob influence in Hollywood; David Cohen’s “The Ballad of Rango” details the making…
Premise of mockumentary seems like a stretch and a half in the direction of manufactured weirdness.
Author Augusten Burroughs has partnered with Katalyst Films to develop TV projects, including a drama at CBS and a Showtime comedy based on his book "Dry."