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…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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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…
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.