Universal Pictures and producer David Zucker have set up a remake of the 1964 cult classic “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” with Ben Edlund writing and helming, sources said Friday. Robert LoCash…
J.J. Klein has been tapped VP of development at Team Todd -- Suzanne and Jennifer Todd's new production outfit, which late last year signed a two-year first-look deal with New Line Cinema.
Though it features elements of the usual bad-taste and drag-camp humor, standup comic and TV writer Louis C.K.'s debut feature, "Tomorrow Night," is at heart a midnight movie of a different stripe.
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Lindsay Law's Fox Searchlight is near deals for a dream cast for "A Midsummer Night's Dream," the adaptation of the Shakespeare play scripted and to be directed by Michael Hoffman. According to…
Ray Bradbury's 1957 Saturday Evening Post story "The Magic White Suit" has been successfully adapted as a television drama, a play and a stage musical.
After nearly a year attempting to lure Jim Carrey for a remake of the 1964 comedy "The Incredible Mr. Limpet" (Variety, May 19-25, 1997), Warner Bros. has found nearly irresistible bait to hook the…
The realization that there is something innately cockeyed about "The Replacement Killers" sets in with the awareness that the movie isn't about what its title indicates: The lead characters portrayed…
"Deceiver," which MGM is taking out nationally today, was reviewed in Daily Variety on Sept. 4, 1997, under its original title, "Liar."
"The Mystery of Irma Vep," Charles Ludlam's delirious sendup of gothic conventions both theatrical and cinematic, gets a dizzying workout at the hands of a pair of ferociously committed performers in…
Attendance at Japanese moviehouses in 1997 posted a 17.7% gain over marks set in the previous year as the homegrown favorite pic "Princess Mononoke" posted record box office figures and a strong…
Imagine Barbara Cartland or Danielle Steel enriched with historical veracity and social conscience and you have the beginnings of 16th-century yarn of courtly intrigue, affairs of the heart and…