As the summer season winds down, Dimension hopes to buck the tradition of low late-August openings with a mighty bow for "The Brothers Grimm" this weekend.
The 29th edition of Serge Losique's embattled Montreal World Film Festival kicks off today with a screening of helmer Feng Xiaogang's star-studded "A World Without Thieves," part of a strong Asian…
Helmer-scribe Mike Leigh and producer Alan Ladd Jr. will receive the Flanders Film Festival's highest honor, the Joseph Plateau Award for outstanding achievement, at the 32nd edition in Ghent…
In one of the quirkiest TV series remake deals, Paramount Pictures has secured rights to "Battle of the Network Stars" and will use it as the catalyst for a star-studded comedy.
Lions Gate is tooning up. Indie studio has signed a three-movie co-production and co-financing pact with RichCrest Animation, the L.A.-based subsid of Indian toon producer Crest Animation.
Dustin Hoffman is set to star opposite Natalie Portman in Mandate Pictures’ “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium,” playing an eccentric toy shop owner in the Zach Helm-directed fantasy. Helm, who also…
Universal has set Chris Cooper and Ryan Phillippe to star in "Breach," a spy thriller based on the story of notorious FBI traitor Robert Hanssen, who sold secrets to the Soviet Union during the Cold…
A new director and a new co-star have joined the Paul Walker-toplined "The Death and Life of Bobby Z" at Millennium Films. John Herzfeld ("15 Minutes") will now helm the pic, replacing Doug…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' sizable collection of trade papers at the Margaret Herrick Library has been named in honor of the late A.D. Murphy, a former Daily Variety reporter.
Universal Pictures has upped Maria Pekurovskaya, who most recently oversaw marketing materials for "The 40 Year Old Virgin," to exec VP for creative advertising.
Just for Variety: Good morning and congrats Sid Ganis. I was sure he would be the next president of the Academy. His record of service on the board (since 1973) speaks for itself, and his constant…
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