The same day ABC picked up four drama pilots, the network ordered five more — one additional drama and four comedies, Variety has learned. Included in the slew of pilots is Shondaland’s first comedy…
Taylor Hackford is on board “The Widow Clicquot,” a movie project about the origins of the Veuve Clicquot champagne empire. Hackford is attached to direct and will produce with Christine Weiss Lurie…
Casting directors and their peers gathered Sept. 9 to toast the Emmy nominees, while also poking plenty of fun and sharing some inside stories. Nominees Carmen Cuba ("Behind the Candelabra"), Eric…
After last week's Los Angeles premiere, Magnolia Pictures hosted a very intimate Williamsburg soiree for "Drinking Buddies" on Aug. 19. While sipping a beer before the Nitehawk Cinema screening…
Wall Street financiers Howard Silverman and Neil Grossman are opening their wallets for Hollywood, creating Toast & Jam Holdings by investing in production-financing banner Cinipix, animation house…
The buying bonanza at Sundance hasn't been a boon for all.
Focus Features topper James Schamus will be honored at the 20th annual Hamptons Intl. Film Festival with the fest's yearly Industry Toast.
Having already conquered the overseas box office with $223.2 million, Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin" turned its focus toward North American wickets over the Dec. 9-11 weekend -- but in…
New U.S. distrib W2 Media has acquired North American distribution rights to laffer "Pete Smalls Is Dead," as well as U.S. rights to British foodie coming-of-age pic "Toast."
Tasty, hearty and rather conventional.
German-Anglo distrib K5 International has boarded S.J. Clarkson's "Toast," starring Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore.