Variety is soliciting pitches for its annual Hollywood's New Leaders/10 Assistants to Watch feature, which will run on October 22. Now in its third year, this section spotlights the next generation…
"Gravity," which opened the Venice Film Festival to great fanfare -- and early Oscar buzz -- and will screen at Telluride and Toronto on its way to an Oct. 4 release, is as much of a game-changer, in…
Variety is strengthening the ranks of its editorial team with the hiring of Jenelle Riley as associate editor, features. For the past 11 years as film and television editor at Backstage, the oldest…
After bringing out a fresh face in UFC star Ronda Rousey to join the cast of “Fast & Furious 7,” Universal has moved onto veteran actor to join its acting ranks with Kurt Russell in negotiations to…
Variety is significantly expanding its focus on award season with the appointment of Tim Gray as awards editor.
Alfonso Cuaron's white-knuckle space odyssey restores a sense of wonder, terror and possibility to the bigscreen that should inspire awe among critics and audiences worldwide.
“Breaking Bad” star Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver and John Turturro have been tapped to join the cast of Fox's Moses pic “Exodus,” starring Christian Bale. Paul is still in negotiations while Weaver…
Universal and Imagine Entertainment have greenlit the long-gestating James Brown biopic after tapping “42″ star Chadwick Boseman to play the legendary artist known as the “godfather of soul.” “The…
Ben Affleck is Batman. The actor will replace Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne in the upcoming untitled Batman-Superman feature for Warner Bros., the studio announced Thursday. Affleck becomes the…
"Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer is moving on. She's put a stake in the heart of her megahit vampire franchise, and saw modest results ($48 million worldwide) earlier this year from an adaptation of…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Weekend:$16.4M Fox