Lakeshore Entertainment has added Peter Sarsgaard, Dennis Hopper and Deborah Harry to the cast of its untitled feature adaptation of Philip Roth's novella "Dying Animal," which starts lensing next…
Producers Dino and Martha De Laurentiis have completed a rights deal that will allow them to reinvent "Barbarella," and the producers have set "Casino Royale" scribes Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to…
Newly minted Overture Films has beefed up its production and acquisitions department, signing Lauren Kisilevsky to a VP slot and adding to its distrib arm by hiring Greg Forston as senior VP of…
Brendan Fraser has closed a rich deal to return in "The Mummy 3," but Rachel Weisz is not coming back. Rob Cohen will direct the pic, which is expected to begin production late in the summer.
Thanks to folks like Al Gore and Michael Moore, controversial documentaries are expected to be hot at the upcoming MipDoc in Cannes. The two-day sales bazaar unfolds this weekend on the eve of the…
DreamWorks Studios has tapped Chris Floyd to serve as head of business affairs. Floyd arrives from Universal Pictures, where he was senior VP of business affairs.
In New York: There was a frisson in the air when the Film Society of Lincoln Center put on its honors for Diane Keaton. After all, a number of her films to be shown in clips for the retrospective…
"The Sopranos" and "Entourage" are monopolizing the HBO buzz these days, but in a move that reinforces the net's commitment to theatrical pics, it has signed a long-term $1 billion-plus renewal deal…
Jonathan King has ankled Focus Features for Participant Prods., where he'll be exec VP of production, just as he was at U's specialty arm. He'll report directly to Participant prexy of production…
Location News: Kenya's landscape has a screen history that spans more than 50 years, from 1950's "King Solomon's Mines" to 2005's "The Constant Gardener" and small screen fare such as "Survivor 3…
Hideo Nakata will helm "L," a spinoff from the megahit "Death Note" pic pair, producer Nippon Television Network (NTV) announced Wednesday.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Who Should Win the 2017 Oscars? How Variety’s Critics Would Vote
- Playback: Jordan Peele on ‘Get Out’ and Art’s Role Under a Trump Regime
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking