Warner Bros. has landed its Watchmen: Billy Crudup, Patrick Wilson and Matthew Goode have gotten their hooks into Zack Snyder's adaptation of the iconic "Watchmen" comicbook.
USA Network has anted up $26 million to Warner Bros. Domestic Cable for "Ocean's Thirteen," "License to Wed" and "Blood Diamond" in the network window.
The Weinstein Co. has acquired rights to action drama "Dong mau anh hung" ("The Rebel"), one of the biggest Vietnamese films of all time.
Disney has made a commitment to Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Telecommunications and the Internet Subcommittee, that it will discourage depictions of cigarette smoking in its…
"We woke up one morning and found ourselves in the film business," said Arlena Acree, director of Film, Media and Entertainment for the mayor's office in Shreveport, La.
Though Paramount's acquisition of DreamWorks has often been termed a major dealmaking coup, there are signals their relationship may be unraveling.
Columbia Pictures is in negotiations with Terry George to direct "Edwin A. Salt," a Kurt Wimmer-scripted drama that is being developed as a star vehicle for Tom Cruise.
In a rare instance of the printed word grabbing the spotlight over movies and videogames, youthful buyers snapped up 8.3 million copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" in its first 24 hours…
A Variety correspondent sacificed his Friday night to spend it with a host of Muggles at one of the larger release parties for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows." Here's his report from the…
For the first time ever, the summer has seen three tentpoles cross the $300 million mark at the domestic box office: the third editions of "Pirates," "Spider-Man" and "Shrek." A fourth…
Chile's young filmmakers are stepping out into the international realm with English-language films. First among them is Chile's terror maestro, Jorge Olguin, who has just made his first…