LONDON — Natasha Pilbrow has joined Kris Thykier's PeaPie Films as head of business affairs and legal. Pilbrow was previously at entertainment law firm Lee and Thompson LLP, where she engaged in all…
Rebecca Hall will topline a Broadway revival of American expressionist play "Machinal" at the Roundabout Theater Company, where the show will be directed by Brit helmer Lyndsey Turner. Sophie…
LONDON — The National Theater and Chichester Festival Theater emerged as the producer front-runners in the nominations for this year's Society of London Theater Olivier awards with 13 and 12 noms…
Already armed with the Oscar for starring in Peter Morgan's "The Queen," Helen Mirren has said that she thought more than twice about repeating the role. Choosing to do so is the best thing to have…
Edward Fox ("The Day of the Jackal") has stepped into the role of Winston Churchill opposite Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II in "The Audience," currently in the midst of preview performances in…
Incentives, treaties, soft money and straight grants help producers raise money, ink pacts
Never before have the Directors Guild of America and the Academy slates differed so dramatically, with only Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" and Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" named on both lists.
Stephen Daldry, the only director to earn Oscar nominations for his first three films, recently spoke with Variety's Christy Grosz about the seven-month shoot of "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close,"…
With a heavy heart and even heavier hand, Stephen Daldry addresses the tragedy of 9/11 through the experience of a boy struggling to accept the death of his father.
Thomas Horn made his screen debut not as an actor but as a gameshow contestant. Last year, Horn surprised audiences by winning more than $31,000 on "Jeopardy." He was only 12 years old.