Kate Hawley has long lamented — mostly in jest — that on her films, she never gets to design the lovely "frocks" she does for the stage. "Every time my agent rings, I go, 'Please tell me it's a frock…
Legendary Pictures is putting its “Pacific Rim” sequel on an indefinite hold. Guillermo del Toro committed in June, 2014, to making a sequel to “Pacific Rim” with Universal scheduling the release for…
Universal has shifted and set the dates for many of its big upcoming movies, including “Warcraft,” “The Mummy” reboot and “Pacific Rim 2.” “Pacific Rim 2” has been pushed from April 2, 2017, to…
He's got the greenlight for "Pacific Rim 2," is editing "Crimson Peak," is a producer on "The Strain" and "Book of Life" and a writer on "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." But what…
Japanese pics again delivered a solid beating to the Hollywood competition at the local box office in 2013.
China's box office grew by 27% in 2013, rising from $2.7 billion (RMB17 billion) in 2012 to an estimated $3.57 billion (RMB21.6 billion) last year.
One of the challenges in f/x has long been to match the lighting of the special effect, be it a model, a miniature, or a digital element, to the live-action "plates" for the same scene. This year…
China's appetite for movies -- both American and local -- is far from being satisfied, setting up the Chinese box office for more explosive growth in coming years.
Adding to a growing body of competing data on who bears the blame for rampant online infringement, two George Mason U scholars unveiled a website that claims that few of the most pirated movies are…
Is Hollywood doing something wrong, or are Chinese filmmakers doing something right? Both, which is why American studios need to quickly rethink their roles and goals. Some already are.
Variety's critics debate the highs and lows of an unusually paranoid and post-apocalyptic summer movie season.