Action helmer Jan de Bont has signed up to direct Chinese thesp Zhang Ziyi in a new English-language, $35 million live-action version of the folk story "Mulan," which its makers hope will wow auds…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all U.S. rights to "Barney's Version," which is in competish at the Venice Film Festival.
Harmony Korine is the third filmmaker to join the lineup of creatives aiming to finance movies via Cinema Reloaded, the crowd-funding initiative launched earlier this year by the Rotterdam Film…
The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles has begun accepting entries for for its 2011 event.
Gordon Ramsay is keeping the kitchen open: Fox just gave Ramsay a season two pickup for his summer competish "Masterchef."
Six women in the entertainment biz will be honored for their philanthropic efforts at Variety's second annual Power of Women luncheon, set for Sept. 30 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Angelina Jolie visited flood victims in Pakistan, telling reporters after she visited a refugee camp, "I am very moved by them and I hope that I am able to, today and tomorrow, be able to do…
EMI Music undertook an executive housecleaning Tuesday, with chief operating officer Ronn Werre, head of North American and U.K. A&R Nick Gatfield and international president of new music Billy Mann…
Internationally feted pioneering Welsh broadcaster Owen Edwards, who established network S4C, died Aug. 30. He was 76 and had been ailing from Parkinson's disease.
The Supreme Court has picked Nov. 2 to hear oral arguments in Schwarzenegger vs. Entertainment Merchants Assn., the constitutional challenge to California's ban on sales of violent videogames to…
Helmer Szabolcs Hajdu's "Bibliotheque Pascal" is Hungary's entry for consideration in the race for foreign language Oscar.