"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…
Having already locked in its two heroes, Fox and director Matthew Vaughn look one step closer to gearing up production on “The Secret Service” with Samuel L. Jackson now set to play the villain. Pic…
Jaume Collet-Serra is in discussions to return to the “Akira” directors chair, signing on to helm Warner Bros. adaptation of the popular anime pic. The helmer left in early 2012 after production…
J.C. Suares, graphic designer and illustrator whose credits include the revamped look for weekly Variety in the early 1990s, died July 30 in Englewood, N.J., of heart failure after two surgeries to…
LONDON — Film4 FrightFest's Variety Award, which was inaugurated last year, will go to Brit helmer Ben Wheatley. Wheatley, who began his career as a short filmmaker and animator, made his feature…
FilmEngine and Benderspink are teaming to reboot 2004's "The Butterfly Effect" with original writer-director Eric Bress on board to pen the new script.
With "The Conjuring" looking like a sleeper hit, New Line is already working on bringing a sequel to life.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is turning to the zombie world, signing on to star in and produce "Maggie."
James Gandolfini, who brought a balance of intensity and vulnerability to his portrayal of conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano that made him among the most respected actors of his generation, died…
Univision News and Penske Media Corp., parent company of Variety, have pacted to create a co-branded multiplatform entertainment segment for the Spanish-language network’s "Primer Impacto"…
Prohibition's end heralded a lush rebirth for the entertainment industry.