Italy has given final approval for plans to open up the funding of the Venice Film Festival to the private sector.
Martin Scorsese has agreed to executive produce "Brides," the next project by Greek director Pantelis Voulgaris.
Director Julie Davis' self-financed premiere of "I Love You Don't Touch Me" found itself a benefactor Thursday in Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Goldwyn decided to pay out of his own pocket for some of the pic's…
Frankly, Curtis Hanson couldn't have looked happier. His movie, "L.A. Confidential," pulled in nine nominations from Oscar and a few more from other prize-givers, it swept critics' awards around the…
Bolstered by the launch of its debut animated film "Anastasia," 20th Century Fox is in the process of restructuring and expanding its animation operations, which includes the renaming of Fox Family…
Confirming they'd sealed a lucrative longterm deal for Centropolis Entertainment at Sony Pictures Entertainment (Daily Variety Feb. 18), Dean Devlin said Wednesday that he and partner Roland Emmerich…
The world's first film about the Titanic, a 30-minute silent movie made in Berlin just two months after the ocean liner sank in 1912, has been discovered on the dusty shelves of an elderly Berlin…
"The Visitors" -- a noble time traveling knight and his scruffy vassal -- are back in "The Corridors of Time The Visitors II," the sequel, after a five year hiatus, to the second-most-successful…
Writer-director Tom DiCillo, whose "The Real Blonde" will be released by Paramount on Feb. 27, is in final talks to helm "Double Whammy" for Lakeshore Entertainment.
MGM specialty unit Goldwyn Films, providing the strongest indication of its filmmaking direction since its formation last fall, has inked its first production and development deal, signing…
Brad Pitt, Greg Kinnear, Gloria Stuart and Joan Cusack are among the presenters scheduled to appear at Saturday's Writers Guild Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.