The transformative power of special makeup effects -- the ability to alter an actor's appearance using prosthetic materials, facial painting and additional hairpieces -- is on full display with the…
The '70s have been hailed as the age of the auteur, but a case can be made for the present based on a plethora of contenders
It's been four years since Andy and Lana Wachowski last attended a preem for one of their films, so they had plenty of support at the Chinese on Oct. 24 as new and old friends came to see the…
The box office forecast for “Cloud Atlas” is looking quite dreary, according to early estimates. “Atlas,” directed by the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer, has a decent shot at topping the crowded…
"X-Files" creator Chris Carter has pacted with Georgeville TV on a supernatural drama that will be shopped to global buyers next week at Mipcom.
The Wachowskis are diving into television for the first time, shopping a series with Georgeville TV and sci-fi/fantasy vet J. Michael Straczynski.
An intense three-hour mental workout rewarded with a big emotional payoff, "Cloud Atlas" suggests that all human experience is connected in the pursuit of freedom, art and love.
The emphasis of the Berlin production subsidies is, by definition, production -- but now, the growth of Berlin-based vfx houses means that big-budget shoots can take advantage of local…
Susan Sarandon and Jim Broadbent are in advanced negotiations to join Tom Hanks and Halle Berry in Tom Tykwer and the Wachowski siblings' "Cloud Atlas," which Focus Features Int'l is shopping to…
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"Matrix" producer Joel Silver offered a rare of glimpse under the hood of the international hit in a one-on-one interview with Variety editor-in-chief Peter Bart -- the first in the Cannes Conference…