Over recent years France's heritage sites, many run by the French state, have woken up to the tremendous economic and promotional potential associated to hosting film, TV and advertising productions…
The Da Vinci Code
Music publishing and rights management company Ole has acquired worldwide publishing rights to a glut of film and TV music from Sony Pictures Entertainment, the two companies announced July 2…
The 12-day Cannes gathering is actually four events in one: the festival, the market, the media binge and an international schmooze-a-palooza, where people from the other three groups can meet with…
Fresh off winning two Emmys for writing and co-exec producing HBO's "Game Change," Danny Strong has been tapped to write the two-part "Hunger Games" finale "Mockingjay" for Lionsgate, sources tell…
Columbia Pictures' Andrew Gumpert to receive Variety's Legal Leadership Awards:
John Calley was proof that there really can be second acts in show business -- and enviable ones at that.
Columbia Pictures is moving forward with "The Lost Symbol" -- the third pic in the "Da Vinci Code" franchise -- and has tapped British scribe Steven Knight to adapt.
Science and religion collide, and eventually reach a state of peaceful coexistence, in "Demons."
Three years after "The Da Vinci Code" raised ire among Catholics, Sony took its follow-up film "Angels and Demons" right up to the Vatican's doorstep, bowing the film Monday at Rome's Parco della…
The Vatican has banned "Angels & Demons" from shooting in Rome churches, a Vatican official confirmed Monday, saying "The Da Vinci Code" prequel is incompatible with religious sentiment.
Cannes obviously has a jones for "Indiana." The Sunday night premiere of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" met with a 3½-minute standing ovation -- nowhere near a festival record…