Focus Features will use the true story of a Texas-based cowboy and romantic matchmaker as the basis for "Cowboy Cupid," a romantic comedy to be directed by Michele Ohayon.
Films adapted from novels have always been a significant part of the Oscar race. Since "All Quiet on the Western Front" won best pic in 1930, films based on novels have won the category over 40% of…
During the Q&A after Variety's unspooling of "House of Sand and Fog," stars Ben Kingsley and Jennifer Connelly said they were captivated by the novel it's based upon, even before there was a…
Fox Searchlight has promoted Breena Camden to exec VP of publicity and promotions, reporting to marketing topper Nancy Utley.
Ted Field remains a producer of the MGM/Dimension remake of “The Amityville Horror,” while Randall Emmett and George Furla are no longer attached as executive producers. Information was incorrect in…
The Santa Barbara Film Festival has announced the lineup for its 19th edition, including three world preems and five U.S. preems.
The ever-diminishing line between news and exploitation is explored with B-movie gruesomeness in Chad Ferrin's "The Ghouls," a no-budget horror opus. Using its genre as an avenue for social…
The Intl. Press Academy announced the nominees for its eighth Satellite Awards on Wednesday. Awards ceremony will be held Feb. 21 at the St. Regis Hotel in Century City.
The Makeup Artists and Hair Stylist Guild has selected Nicolas Cage for its Barrymore career achievement award.
Visually eloquent proof that any job is preferable to that of Chinese peasant, pic is a leisurely portrait of illiterate people from four cohabiting generations eking out a hardscrabble existence…
Adroit quintet of tales set in and around the Washington, D.C., subway system, "Five Lines" knows its way around Capitol City, but derails under the weight of conveniently fatalistic storytelling…
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