South by Southwest will host gala premieres next month of Melissa McCarthy’s “Spy,” Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart starrer “Get Hard,” Brian Wilson biopic “Love and Mercy” and Alex Gibney’s documentary…
Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) – Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here)…
In this week’s Variety cover story, Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone talk about diving into comedy production with their own company, On the Day. The first project on the list: “Tammy,” which opens…
Morena Baccarin is set to join the cast of the 20th Century Fox comedy “Spy,” starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham. Jude Law and Rose Byrne also star, with Paul Feig writing and directing. The…
Darren Aronofsky is in early talks to direct an adaptation of “Red Sparrow,” based on the Jason Matthews spy novel, for Fox. Studio acquired the movie rights in April and set up the project with…
Citing privacy concerns, a U.S. representative has introduced legislation that would force video providers to display the message "We are watching you" if they use devices with cameras that monitor…
Carter Blanchard has come on to write "Spy Hunter" for Warner Bros.
Sacha Baron Cohen has poked at a variety of things throughout his career -- and now he is ready to have a little fun with Hollywood's favorite secret agent.
Universal Pictures is in preliminary negotiations to acquire action comedy script "My Spy" out of turnaround from CBS Films with Jake Kasdan attached to direct.
Warner Bros. is ready to reboot "Spy Hunter," launching a new installment of the 1980s videogame three years after buying Midway Games.