Cedric the Entertainer will team with Brett Ratner on the action-comedy "Traces" at New Line Cinema. Robert Adetuyi's script is the story of a software custodian who suffers amnesia after a car…
Southern California's rampaging wildfires have been stretching Hollywood's nerves, with a blaze partially destroying a set for "The Aviator" in the Simi Valley area over the weekend. The raging fires…
Tyro feature director Kirk Davis' dramatic exploration of faith, religion and race in small-town Texas, "Screen Door Jesus," was the major winner at the 11th Hamptons Intl. Film Festival, taking…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Folks thirsting for fun and romance dined out on "Intolerable Cruelty," while those with a yen for Quentin Tarantino-styled murder and mayhem gorged on "Kill Bill, Vol. 1" last weekend, proving…
A lot of folks are still angry about the clampdown on screener tapes, but at least one small group is clearly upbeat: The owners of screening rooms.
GreeneStreet Films will reteam with Leon Ichaso, who wrote and directed "Pinero" for the New York-based indie banner, on "Monk," a biopic on iconoclastic jazz musician and composer Thelonious Sphere…
Teutonic film producers Egoli Tossell Film and Wueste Filmproduktion have joined Berlin-based exhib Timebandits to form a new distribution company.
Subhash Ghai's production company Mukta Arts celebrated its 25th anniversary on Friday with the launch of two new productions.
Helmer-scribe Pablo Trapero, known for his gritty, hard-hitting dramas "Mundo grua" (Crane World) and "El Bonerense," has begun lensing his third project, the road movie "Familia rodante" (Rolling…
Italian helmer Nanni Moretti will be at Belgium's Cinema Museum in Brussels today for the screening of two of his previously unseen shorts, one including 20 scenes cut from his 1998 pic "April."