Hollywood has seduced another financier par excellence. Leveraged-buyout king Ted Forstmann is well-known on Wall Street, having invested millions in such companies as Gulf Aerospace and General…
Comic Pauly Shore will topline Trimark Pictures’ “The Bogus Witch Project,” a film mix of the best of the studio’s recently acquired 25 spoofs on “The Blair Witch Project.” Pic, produced and helmed…
Steve York's "A Force More Powerful," a bland and historically evasive survey of non-violent political movements in the 20th century, is the sort of dull yet socially wholesome fare that often finds…
Variety offers a roundup of some of the biggest studios and soundstages operating in the New York area.
"NYPD Blue" producer Steven Bochco, filmmaker George Lucas and 20th Century Fox chairman and CEO Bill Mechanic will be among those feted at Women In Film's second annual Martini Shot Mentor Awards.
It used to be a given that if you wanted to have a successful career scoring movies, you had to live in L.A. Not anymore. New York is home to three of the most sought-after composers in the biz.
The low-budget "Pokemon: The First Movie" already looks like a blockbuster based on a record Wednesday bow and even better numbers Thursday. Animated pic piled up $10 million on 2,901 screens…
New Yorkers love their movies and Loews Cineplex Entertainment is only too happy to oblige. The only national theater chain headquartered in the Big Apple, the company is busy sprinkling the city…
Paramount Pictures is in final negotiations with Ashley Judd to topline the romantic drama "Dexterity." Matthew McConaughey is also understood to be in talks to star.
In just five years, business has grown so rapidly for the Imax Corp. that co-CEO Rich Gelfond is pinching himself. When he and partner Brad Wechsler took over what they affectionately call the…
In a major commitment to digital film exhibition, Disney is rolling out the red carpet for the format, saying Thursday that it will digitally project "Toy Story 2," "Bicentennial Man," "Mission to…