"Venus" co-star Vanessa Redgrave couldn't make it to pic's special screening at the MoMA on Tuesday, so her daughter Natasha Richardson stepped in to host the soiree.
If you eavesdropped on a Pixar Animation story session, you'd hear discussions of what director John Lasseter calls "The Rules." In no small way, adherence to Pixar's storytelling "rules" accounts…
Last year, all three best animated feature Oscar nominees were 2-D films -- two stop-motion affairs and the hand-drawn "Howl's Moving Castle." A year later, the feature world has witnessed a massive…
A "Dreamgirls" unspooling Tuesday at the ArcLight in Hollywood, as part of Variety's Screening Series.
"Spirited Away" introduced millions of Americans to venerable Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki when it won the animated feature Oscar in 2003. Miyazaki's company, Studio Ghibli, has been a fixture in…
It was certainly an all-star evening Monday at the preem of Robert De Niro's "The Good Shepherd" at the Ziegfeld Theatre. But some of the pic's stars made the event look more like the All-Star game…
Warner Bros. Pictures has hired Jeff Baena to pen battle-of-the-sexes comedy "The Awakening of Jean-Luc Barbara" and set it up with Tapestry Films to produce.
ICM has ramped up its concerts division by bringing in two urban music specialists from CAA.
NBC is producing a one-hour pilot from "America's Funniest Home Videos" exec producer Vin Di Bona that pits standup comedians against each other.
Johnny Depp is getting plenty of books for Christmas. Graham King's Initial Entertainment Group has bought the film rights to three tomes for Depp's production shingle, Infinitum Nihil. Depp's…
Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell are teaming again, this time for a kiddie-based quizzer tentatively titled "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?" Skein -- whose unveiling comes just days after CBS…