After dropping 30 pounds for his role as a bug-eyed sociopath “journalist” in “Nightcrawler,” Jake Gyllenhaal has now bulked up for his latest project. Gyllenhaal looks unrecognizable in the first…
Jake Gyllenhaal has a razor-thin scar on the palm of his hand. It's a permanent souvenir from the set of "Nightcrawler," the Toronto Film Festival thriller, in which the actor plays a twisted crime…
Forest Whitaker is in final negotiations to co-star with Jake Gyllenhaal in the Weinsteins' boxing pic “Southpaw.” Antoine Fuqua is directing the pic from a script by Kurt Sutter. The story follows a…
Jake Gyllenhaal continues to be one of the busier actors in the biz as he is in talks to star in Weinstein Co. boxing pic “Southpaw.” Eminem was originally attached to star but fell out when the film…
The organizers of San Diego's Comic-Con never intended for Hollywood to steal the spotlight of its annual fanfest for all-things genre related, but it's clear the studios and TV networks with their…
In a pre-Cannes move, Pierce Brosnan, Jessica Alba and Kristin Scott Thomas have signed to star in indie romantic comedy "How to Make Love to an Englishman," with production starting in early…
Some 30 years ago, a Disney animator fresh out of school decided to experiment with computer-generated backgrounds for a picture he hoped to make, "The Brave Little Toaster."
Antoine Fuqua is looking to get back to the type of film that made him famous, as the "Training Day" director beat out a handful of directors to enter negotiations to helm "Chicagoland" at New Line…
In an election year, you will repeatedly hear politicians claim that showbiz is a hotbed of lefties.
As anyone who follows Variety's tech coverage knows, one of the consequences of the digital revolution is the blurring of traditional job functions.