Once "Ocean's Twelve" wraps, Matt Damon will reteam with George Clooney in the political thriller "Syriana," which Stephen Gaghan will write and direct for Warner Bros. and Section Eight.
Kim Cattrall, who portrayed hot-to-trot Samantha Jones, has poured cold water on a "Sex and the City" feature. On Monday, HBO pulled the plug on the pic's development after Cattrall made it clear she…
McDonald's Corp. said Monday that it will be rolling out a DVD rental service in more than 100 of its Denver-area fast food outlets in the next four weeks.
MoMA Film will host Premiere Brazil!, its second annual presentation of contemporary Brazilian cinema.
Global Film Initiative has tapped six filmmakers from developing countries to receive $10,000 toward completing their pics.
Just for Variety: There wasn't a dry eye in the house. And that included the tears streaming down the cheek of newly re-married Anne (Mrs. Kirk) Douglas. Her husband of a few hours -- plus 50 years…
Gotham-based specialty DVD distrib Koch Lorber Films has acquired North American theatrical, DVD and free TV rights to feature documentary "Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of…
Demonstrating more firepower abroad than at home, "Troy's" flag flew atop the B.O. in 55 markets last weekend. Meanwhile, "Shrek 2" ruled in five Asian territories and the Cannes fest proved a good…
Cinema Expo Intl. will present its Distributors of the Year award to a duo from Buena Vista Intl., exec VP of distribution and exhibition Anthony Marcoly and exec VP and general manager of Europe…
Tycoon Li Ka-shing has become the second-largest shareholder in filmmaker/distrib Golden Harvest Entertainment, behind founder and chairman Raymond Chow, who holds just over 28%.
The American Cinematheque will salute Steve Martin during its annual benefit gala Nov. 12. Since 1986, the org has annually feted an actor, director or writer who is committed to making a significant…