Three of the producers behind Miramax Films' forthcoming family pic, "Ella Enchanted," have reteamed to bring another prize-winning kids book to the screen.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and CEO John Calley will join the Board of Councilors at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television.
A wide diversity of countries, including China, Russia, Iran and Brazil, will be represented at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival, but U.S. and Brit presence will be low-key when the fest officially…
The life and death of Argentinean docu filmmaker Raymundo Gleyzer are chillingly recounted in Ernesto Ardito and Virna Molina's "Raymundo." Pic seeks to pay tribute to Gleyzer's life and work while…
In its detailed and harrowing look at the figures and events that led up to the notorious August 1971 massacre at San Quentin prison, "Day of the Gun" reps scrupulously balanced reporting on a…
Richard Schiff ("The West Wing") has signed up to play record impresario Jerry Wexler in the biopic "Unchain My Heart: The Ray Charles Story" for helmer Taylor Hackford.
"Bonhoeffer," Martin Doblmeier's study of the fateful life of Christian theologian-activist Dietrich Bonhoeffer, considers the ramifications of viewing Jesus as a radical pacifist and living in…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
MGM and UA have lined up a first-look deal with Atlantic Streamline, the small production company headed by Marco Weber that is responsible for UA's quirky black comedy released last fall, "Igby Goes…
An otherworldly, agreeably menacing tale of amnesia and industrial intrigue in Central Asia, "Shimkent Hotel" is an indie oddity with atmosphere to burn. Simultaneously exotic on the visual plane and…
A stripper is stripped of far more than her clothes in "Body to Body," a baroque suspenser with a diabolical core. Improbable but tasty proceedings draw on undying love and medical science, with an…