Upcoming British laffer, "The Infidel," whose hero is a Muslim taxi driver who discovers he's Jewish, has been pre-sold to a number of territories, including the Middle East.
Updated That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. In a series of interviews spread across the major networks, Sarah Palin sought to recast her resignation as a humble act designed to save…
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Gerardo E. Dominguez's L.A.-based Goldmine Pictures has acquired all North American rights to Colombian drama-thriller "La Milagrosa," which is sold by Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl.
Sara Silveira's Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Dezenove Som e Imagens, the company behind "Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures," will produce "Hard Labor," a social suspenser that sometimes comes close to a…
A new system of production incentives for the Czech Republic's beleaguered film industry inched a little closer after two of the country's top politicians agreed that something must be done about the…
Al Franken was sworn in just after noon in Washington at a short ceremony in the Senate chamber. Vice President Joseph Biden administered the oath, and Franken was accompanied by Minnesota's senior…
Variety will partner with the Venice Biennale and Venezia News to produce a bilingual daily during the 66th Venice Film Festival, which runs Sept. 2-12.
Networks around the world cleared their schedules to air live coverage of the Michael Jackson memorial on Tuesday.
Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia satcaster has overtaken Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset TV group to become Italy's No. 2 broadcaster in terms of revenue.
David Tennant, the star of BBC sci-fi series "Doctor Who," and Sarah Harding, a singer with band Girls Aloud, have joined the cast of comedy "St. Trinian's II: The Legend of Fritton's Gold."
A Slovak government-backed project to restore film classics of Communist times has proved a hit with the public in the small Central European country.