After a couple of seasons where the show and its mythology have grown increasingly crazy and outlandish, "True Blood" returns on somewhat surer footing, with a couple of key cast additions and…
The Hobbit Casting Buzz
A trippy variation on the dream-within-a-dream movie, Danny Boyle's return-to-form crimer constantly challenges what auds think they know.
What would Ari Gold — Jeremy Piven's fast-talking huckster of an agent in "Entourage" — have done for a living in 1908? PBS seemingly asks and answers the question by casting Piven as "Mr…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The upcoming Rialto season is beginning to take shape, with the Roundabout Theater Company adding two revivals to its 2013-14 Broadway slate. A new production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing,"…
The late-year steering committee meeting of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science's visual effects branch is always a long night. This past November, though, things got heated as well.
The second picture in Zal Batmanglij's fascinating collaboration with producer-writer-star Brit Marling, this clever, involving spy drama builds to a terrific level of intrigue before losing some…
Battle of Bond vs. Hitchcock boils at Brit kudos, while Valjean, others lurk
Sony's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" seems to be coming together faster than expected, as sources tell Variety the studio is in early talks with Jamie Foxx to play the villain in the movie.
Peter Jackson has concluded shooting on the two ''Hobbit'' films -- four months before the first pic hits theaters.