Hilary Swank will play a femme fatale in "The Black Dahlia," the Brian De Palma-directed adaptation of the James Ellroy novel. Swank, who was nominated for two Golden Globes on Tuesday, joins Josh…
"The Sea Inside" star Javier Bardem was taking buzz of an Oscar nom in stride at the film's New York preem Thursday night, despite "Sea's" imminent cruise into awards season's ever-stormy waters…
Thomson, parent company of Technicolor, has acquired London-based special effects company the Moving Picture Co. from British broadcaster ITV for $101.4 million.
Hollywood's actors unions want a deal by Christmas. SAG and AFTRA, which start bargaining Dec. 6 with the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers, are aiming to conclude negotiations on…
"The Polar Express: An Imax 3-D Experience" has taken $18 million at the box office in five weeks, becoming the highest-grossing digitally remastered Imax pic.
A bunch of Geordie femmes take lessons in spicing up their dull sex lives in "School for Seduction," a mildly entertaining regional comedy shot and played in Brit-realist TV style. Toplined by…
Three's a wow for "The Incredibles," the box office victor overseas for the third straight weekend. But here's a cultural oddity: Auds in South Korea appear to be more intrigued by "Andrew Lloyd…
Just For Variety: It's a good morning back in Hollywood after ogling showbiz everywhere from the White House to B'way. First stop was the Kennedy Center Honors and a chat with President Bush and wife…
Iranian helmer Asghar Farhadi's "Shahre ziba" (Beautiful City) won the Intl. Film Festival of India's Golden Peacock Dec. 9.
Marilyn Agrelo's ballroom-dancing documentary "Mad Hot Ballroom" will be the opening pic of the 11th annual Slamdance Film Festival, which runs Jan. 21-28 in Park City, Utah.
Helmer Nia diNata's "Arisan!" won the Citra award for pic and actor (Tora Sudiro) Saturday at this year's Indonesian Film Festival ,which made its comeback after a 12-year hiatus.