Helmer Tim Burton will serve as jury prexy for this year's Cannes Film Festival, which unspools May 12-23.
China has launched a film development plan promising financial incentives and a favorable regulatory background to help forge a "great leap forward" for the biz.
SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
James Cameron has conquered the worldwide box office, again.
"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" was the big winner at Sweden's Golden Bug Film Awards.
Apple's going to have a good week.
Plaintiffs in the Prop 8 trial are trying to prove that Prop 8 was motivated by discrimination, and outright hostility, toward gays and lesbians, who were without substantial political power to stop…
James H. Quello, a former Detroit broadcaster who served as a member of the Federal Communications Commission for 24 years, including as acting chairman of the agency in 1993, died Jan. 25 at his…
Davis Guggenheim, the Oscar winning director of "An Inconvenient Truth," unveiled his latest documentary at Sundance, "Waiting for Superman." Variety critic John Anderson reports that the movie…
Last April, producer Malcolm Petal was sentenced to five years in federal prison for conspiring with a local attorney to bribe the head of the Louisiana State Film Office, both of whom also face…
Fox's Twentieth Television is stepping up its gameshow business with plans to revive "Don't Forget the Lyrics" as a syndie/cable series.
"MasterChef" is preparing to conquer the world. Shine Intl. has been busy selling the cooking competish format in eight markets across Europe and Asia in advance of the U.S. premiere this year on…