One week in, and the Peacock is pumped. A vibrant “Voice” and a strong start for James Spader drama “The Blacklist” keyed NBC during premiere week, as the net prevailed in key demos to start the…
The Key Man
After shooting the first two films — "The Soul of the Bone" and "Drifters" — of his "Trilogy on Solitude," Cao Guimaraes decided to team up with fellow director Marcelo Gomes for the project's third…
AMC isn't looking for quick hits with its original series after execs at the network watched shows like "Breaking Bad" and "Mad Men" slowly blossom in the ratings. "Good shows have a much greater…
Offering closure to a less-told chapter of World War II history, "The Railway Man" retraces the tracks of an exceptional man's life, as former British soldier Eric Lomax confronts the Japanese…
Hollywood's major studios are making fewer movies and focusing more and more on big-ticket tentpole franchises, giving the independent sector the clear-cut opportunity to expand. With the 38th…
Series creator and exec producer Matt Weiner says Draper's emotional journey was the key storytelling element when he mapped out the season.
The Norman Rockwell of movie advertising steps in front of the camera for a long-overdue celebration sure to delight fans and heighten awareness of his legacy.
With its biggest financing deal poised to end, Universal has upped one of its key business affairs execs, Abhijay Prakash, to exec VP of the studio’s business development and strategic planning…
It's hard to find an Emmy winner who hasn't guested with the franchise.
CRIX ON PIX: Variety reviewers sift through the wreckage of Zack Snyder's Superman reboot and other post-9/11 blockbusters.
Olga Kurylenko, Luke Bracey and Bill Smitrovich are joining Pierce Brosnan in the action-thriller “November Man,” directed by Roger Donaldson. The castings were ann0unced at Cannes on Friday — three…