On the heels of such recent Joel Silver-produced hit films as "Exit Wounds," "Swordfish," "Thirteen Ghosts," "Romeo Must Die" and mega-blockbuster "The Matrix," the Warner Bros.-based producer has…
New features starring Robin Williams, Javier Bardem, Nicole Kidman, Matt Damon, Uma Thurman, Tim Robbins and Jodie Foster and directed by John Malkovich, Mira Nair, Gus Van Sant, Miguel Arteta and…
Ralph Fiennes is expected to meet with director Brett Ratner this week to discuss playing serial killer Francis Dollarhyde in "Red Dragon." Ted Tally has scripted the adaptation of the Thomas Harris…
Something of a civil war is breaking out in Hollywood over a proposal to battle runaway production by forcing U.S. producers to give up Canadian government subsidies.
Sony has opened the doors to Stage 4, a 2,400-square-foot mixing theater to be crewed by re-recording mixers Gary Bourgeois and Greg Orloff, who move over from the studio's Burt Lancaster Theater.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped "Children Underground," "Startup.com," "On Tiptoe: Gentle Steps to Freedom," "Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided" and "Hitler's Lost Sub" to receive…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
"The Ellen Show" may have gotten off to a shaky start with CBS, but the laffer and its star Ellen DeGeneres managed to score some major points with the people. Degeneres was one of the top…
Javier Macqua's black comedy "Carne de gallina," "Reflejos," the dark thriller debut from Miguel Angel Vivas, and the Fernando Colomo-produced sapphic farce "My Mother Likes Women" will unspool at…
Studios are always looking for sequels and franchises. And, with fiscal problems often knocking at the door, they encourage big-budget co-productions.
Not since the 1960s, when singers like Elvis, Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Johnny Cash crooned their way onto movie screens, have studios produced as many star vehicles to showcase the hip-shimmying…