"Before Sunrise" wasn't a megahit, but it will give rise to a sequel. Castle Rock Entertainment and filmmaker Richard Linklater will reteam with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy this fall to make a…
Five new governors, four of them first-timers, and nine incumbents have been elected by their branches to the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Army Archerd -- Just for Variety
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has sold a package of 80 movies and TV shows to German terrestrial broadcast group ProSiebenSat 1 covering all productions by Sony Pictures Entertainment from 2001 to…
Unfolding against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Jerusalem Film Festival has a tradition of screening politically controversial films that hit a raw nerve locally, and this…
A comfortable celebrity bond has always existed between sports heroes and Hollywood stars at the ballpark.
Jonathan Bing - Write Stuff
Although "Comrade Boykenzhayev" takes a satirical look back at life under Soviet rule, its jocular view of the intractability of religious separatism has a timely ring. Broad humor and Socialist…
Auds might not see any fairies -- or elves, or trolls, or hidden people, or ghosts, or water monsters, or hidden beings, or angels -- in Jean Michel Roux's slyly serious "Investigation into the…
Eyeing the urban film market as a slam-dunk business proposition, Earvin "Magic" Johnson has partnered with producer Paul Hall in Magic Hallway Pictures, a venture that will make youth-themed urban…
Carl Franklin is set to direct "Emperor of Ocean Park" for Warner Bros. Pictures. Novel, penned by Stephen Carter, was bought by the studio last year (Daily Variety, June 4, 2002).