The Jeonju International Film Festival, Korea's second largest film festival, has appointed academic Lee Chung-jik as its new director.
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill takes a back seat to the sticky personal and career complications of an idealistic Louisiana congressman in "The Runner."
Shinji Higuchi's two-part dark fantasy about teens battling human-eating giants, debuted atop the Japanese box office
Like David Bowie joining Bing Crosby for a medley of Christmas carols, "Ricki and the Flash" combines a number of promising elements that don't seem to have any business being anywhere near each…
A slew of new local film releases could do nothing to dislodge the record breaking trio of local movies at the top of the Chinese box office.
Among the long list of creditors scrambling to recover money in the Relativity Media bankruptcy is one lender that helped put the mini-studio on the map: Elliott Associates, the giant New York hedge…
Frank Grillo is in final negotiations to return to star in Universal, Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes’ “The Purge 3.” “The Purge” franchise creator James DeMonaco is back to write and direct the latest…
ARC Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to “Chloe & Theo,” starring “Fifty Shades of Grey” star Dakota Johnson, Larry King, Mira Sorvino and newcomer Theo Ikummaq. The film tells the story of Theo…
After receiving an Emmy nomination for her work on Netflix’s “House of Cards,” Rachel Brosnahan has found her next big role alongside James Franco and Melissa Leo in “The Fixer,” Variety has learned…
John Culhane, a journalist, author, Disney animation historian and inspiration for the characters of Mr. Snoops in the 1977 Disney animated feature “The Rescuers” and Flying John in the “Rhapsody in…
Kristopher Tapley, whose film awards blog In Contention is a must-read in Hollywood, has joined Variety as Co-Awards editor. Tapley will help lead the publication's awards coverage, providing daily…