Warner Bros. Pictures has acquired the rights to "Slanted and Enchanted" for Chris Columbus' 1492 to produce. Columbus is developing and is attached to direct.
All the attention turned on tonight's presidential debate in Coral Gables, Fla., reinforces the fact that the presidential campaign is taking place far, far away from the 310 area code.
Just For Variety -- GOOD MORNING: The show must go on -- especially if it's the opening of a new theater. This date for tonight's gala bow of the Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City had long been set…
It's a rare thing these days for Zhang Yimou to play second fiddle to another Chinese director. The "Hero" helmer has become a poster boy for the Chinese film industry since busting domestic box…
Shanghai-born helmer Liu Hao more than realizes the promise of his first feature, "Chen Mo and Meiting" (2002), with "Two Great Sheep," a deliciously observed, warmly human satire on Chinese rural…
Adding strong style and expressive imagery to what could have been just another desperate immigrant tale, French helmer Francois Dupeyron succeeds in creating a sense of urgency and several moving…
Twentieth Century Fox is partnering with German financier IMF on a new film fund to raise e150 million ($185 million) exclusively for the studio's use.
The poignant profile of a troubled troubadour, "Be Here to Love Me" is a dignified and wistful look at the unusual life, difficult career and lasting influence of singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt…
An easygoing, daydreaming cop is hassled by his five elder sisters to get hitched in "The Law of Romance," an enjoyable light comedy that stays sharp until its sappier final reels. Despite being…
Twentieth Century Fox has taken pan-Latin American rights to Alejandro Amenabar's Venice honoree "The Sea Inside" in a deal inked with sales company Sogepaq.