Anne Hathaway, Martin Sheen, Ellen and Portia DeGeneres and David Geffen are among the famous figures who've signed on to a letter from Freedom to Marry urging President Obama to go one step further…
French thesps Alain Chabat and Eric Elmosnino are set to topline helmer Yann Samuell's "War of the Buttons," an adaptation of Louis Pergaud's classic novel.
The government of Israel and the American Jewish Committee are urging the president of the UN General Assembly not to screen "Miral" today. The film is about an orphaned Palestinian girl and her view…
The Recording Academy is giving its annual Grammys on the Hill honors to Vice President Joseph Biden and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) at a ceremony on April 13. Biden has led the Obama administration's…
Here's my story from the print version of weekly Variety, on the congressional landscape awaiting Chris Dodd as he assumes the post of Hollywood's major lobby, the Motion Picture Assn. of America…
Russian audiences are to have access to Warner Bros. blockbuster movies and top-rated television series in a new video-on-demand service launched by Gazprom Media and the TNT network.
U.K.-based TV distrib Cineflix Intl. has sold 170 hours of docu-soaps to 10 territories across Europe, North America, Oz and the Middle East.
NBCU's Telemundo has scored a bona-fide hit with its new telenovela "Queen of the South" (La Reina del Sur), an adaptation of the eponymously titled bestseller by Spanish journo/novelist Arturo…
Brit thesp Hayley Atwell has joined the cast of "I, Anna," alongside Gabriel Byrne and Charlotte Rampling.
Blighty's horror fest organizer FrightFest has teamed up with Wild Bunch to expand into the U.K. theatrical distribution arena.
Amid the devastation caused by the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that deluged vast parts of Japan on Friday, the country's entertainment industry is tallying the losses and taking…