Michael Barra, until recently the senior veep of Daryl Roth Theatrical Licensing, has struck out on his own to form Stageworks Media, a new production company that will focus on adapting content for…
Nora Ephron who started as an acerbic essay writer before moving into film as a director and being Oscar nommed for writing "Silkwood," "When Harry Met Sally" and "Sleepless in Seattle," died in a…
"Black Swan" showed plenty of heat at a chilly Spirit Awards, dominating Saturday's freewheeling ceremonies by winning best picture, actress for Natalie Portman and director for Darren Aronofsky.
Variety recently conducted an online poll among several hundred location managers, unit production managers, cinematographers, directors and assistant directors asking them to rate their favorite…
If great theater is hatched out of solid collaborations, then Brendan Cowell's acerbic mainstage playwriting bow is doubly blessed.
Visually rich and narratively emaciated, "Dragon Hunters" is a reasonably enjoyable yet ultimately insubstantial installment in the ever-expanding canon of French CG toons.
Adapted from the contemporary tales of Deborah Eisenberg, Michael John LaChiusa's ambitious tuner "Little Fish" offers a musically compelling but thematically turgid glimpse into the life and times…
"We woke up one morning and found ourselves in the film business," said Arlena Acree, director of Film, Media and Entertainment for the mayor's office in Shreveport, La.
The women in jeopardy genre, a staple of Lifetime Network, gets a big upgrade from its partnership with romance novelist Nora Roberts. Mind you, women will still be in plenty of jeopardy, but in this…
If Broadway producers ever greenlight a musical based on "Mean Girls," the Lindsay Lohan pic about a brainy teen who courts popularity partly by pretending to be bad at calculus, they should tap…
Two thirtysomething corporate cogs break free from their 9-to-5 shackles to become globe-trotting toxic waste entrepreneurs in Rick Pagano's clumsy buddy comedy "Sex & Work." Their quest for…