Pics from Spain's richest region, Catalonia, were in the forefront at Cannes -- in fact, the five films numbered more than those from Germany, Italy or Britain. But despite burgeoning quality…
Major studios are consumed with the summer, since this is the season when they book 40% or more of annual B.O. But purveyors of prestige fare are waiting in the wings for their own money season: the…
"Spy Hunter" is revving up again at Universal. "Resident Evil" and "Alien vs. Predator" director Paul W.S. Anderson will direct the big budget adaptation of the popular Midway video game.
After episodes filmed on Main Street in Sundance and Variety's offices on Wilshire Boulevard, how could the fourth-season finale of "Entourage" take the show to a whole new level? Producers decided…
A low-flying military jet caused a stir on the Warner Bros. lot Friday afternoon, with eyewitnesses saying the plane came within a few hundred feet of crashing before making a sharp ascent.
Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" may not have met all of the sky-high expectations on its home turf over the Memorial Day weekend. But with 62% of the pic's worldwide total coming…
Film funding changes introduced in the May budget are set to splinter the Australian screen industry into distinct sectors. Microbudget moviemakers and those with a line to Hollywood coin are set for…
Internet videos showing volcanic eruptions of Diet Coke will compete along with Web shorts featuring the cast of NBC's "The Office" in newly created categories for the upcoming Daytime Emmy Awards.
The Weinstein Co. has acquired screen rights to "The Silver Linings Playbook," a not-yet-published comic novel from Matthew M. Quick. Mirage Prods. partners Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella will…
Lionsgate expects to see big business from its new private equity partnership, even though it will push the indie studio into the red.
The Weinstein Co. has tapped Renee Witt senior VP of production. Witt, who will be based in Gotham, will work closely with Harvey Weinstein, co-prexy of production Michael Cole, and writers and…