MADRID – Sam Shepard ("Killing Them Softly," "Mud"), Don Johnson ("Django Unchained") and Vinessa Shaw ("Two Lovers") have joined lead Michael C. Hall ("Dexter," "Kill Your Darlings") in "Cold in…
Basking in the glow of the vibrant U.S. indie biz, the 39th Deauville American Film Festival appears to be the key pre-fall launchpad for European distribs with American titles.
While both festivals enjoy the sunny weather of the fall schedule, they offer the festivalgoer entirely different experiences.
Seven of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch were on hand for the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.
After years of posturing, Weinstein Co. and Celestial move ahead with the remaking of Chinese classics.
With the legit producing landscape and the nation's network of nonprofit theaters evolving in major ways over the years, the 37-year-old Humana Festival of New American Plays may not occupy the same…
There's more than a faint echo of 'Grey Gardens' in this Canadian-gothic portrait of an unusual family business.
When one of Canada's two major theater festivals puts its full resources behind the world premiere of a new musical, it indicates a considerable vote of confidence in the authors.
Neil Munro, the associate director of the Shaw Festival, sets aside his customary quirks (and affectations) for a more direct approach to Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie." Starring Kiefer…