“12 Years a Slave” continued its audience momentum with an enthusiastic launch Friday at the Toronto Fest, following its big buzz at Telluride. Hundreds of fans, five deep, lined up behind the…
Richie Mehta's engrossing, multi-layered film is a movingly handled story of a child's disappearance.
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Johnny Depp is in negotiations to star in crime drama "Mortdecai" for Lionsgate with David Koepp directing.
“Criminal Minds” stars Kirsten Vangsness and Joe Mantegna have a passion project that they’re aiming to launch via Kickstarter, going the same route as Zach Braff and the “Veronica Mars” movie…
Twenty of the most memorable scenes in film in 2012, as suggested by the Variety editorial team. By definition, spoilers follow:
Lance Reddick's production company Christai Films has optioned rights to Stuart Gallop's script "In War They Come" from U.K.-based Twinstar Prods. and will develop the Neil Corbould-directed movie as…
Sci-fi thriller "The New West" has picked up momentum, with Ryan Engle onboard to pen the script.
Relativity Media and Reel FX have dated animated comedy "Turkeys" for Nov. 14, 2014.
Films from Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Russia and Blighty will compete for the European Film Academy's European Discovery Award for young, upcoming helmers.
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