The 7th Shanghai Intl. Film Festival opened on Saturday with a bigger local lineup and a new prize to encourage Asian filmmakers.
"Drowning Ghost," from Swedish director Mikael Hafstrom, has sold to eight countries after its Cannes unspooling, according to Denmark's Nordisk Film Intl. Sales.
The sentencing of convicted felon Martha Stewart has been postponed by three weeks -- from June 17 to July 8 -- to give the harried homemaker's lawyers time to assemble a request for a new trial…
Fahrenheit 451, as we all should know by now, is the temperature at which paper burns. "Fahrenheit 9/11" is the temperature at which Ray Bradbury, author of classic sci-fi novel "Fahrenheit 451,"…
Just for Variety: Good morning, and goodbye Mr. President. I had spoken to Ronald Reagan from Burbank to Sacramento to Washington. He joked about everyone from Jack L. Warner to Nikita Khrushchev…
Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films have purchased Terry Rossio and Bill Marsilii's romantic thriller spec "Deja Vu" for several million dollars. The Mouse House closed the deal preemptively Friday…
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Taiwanese gay romantic comedy "Formula 17," the highest-grossing local production released this year in its home territory and one of the top five…
Thanks to the Hogwarts magicians, Fox's ecological disaster pic and Warners' Greek odyssey, Hollywood registered one of its best weekends overseas.
Vanguard Animation's John H. Williams, who brought William Steig's "Shrek" to DreamWorks, has obtained the rights to "The Zabajaba Jungle" from the author's estate.
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