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Film Review: Robert De Niro in ‘The Comedian’

Film Review: Robert De Niro in ‘The Comedian’ »

12 Nov, 2016
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It’s not easy to grow old gracefully in the entertainment business, and the chance to both explore and poke fun at that uncomfortable

Camerimage Pays Tribute to Polish Auteur Andrzej Wajda

Camerimage Pays Tribute to Polish Auteur Andrzej Wajda »

12 Nov, 2016
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The passing of one of Poland’s last great cinema auteurs has cast a shadow over the normally ebullient atmosphere in Bydgoszcz at this

Gibran Portela Joins Beatriz Sanchis, Yibran Assuad, Gabriel Ripstein

Gibran Portela Joins Beatriz Sanchis, Yibran Assuad, Gabriel Ripstein »

11 Nov, 2016
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LOS CABOS, Mexico — Mexican playwright turned laureled film scribe Gibran Portela, a co-screenwriter on Diego Quemada-Diez’s “La Jaula de Oro,” Alonso Ruizpalacios’

Rogue One International Trailer: New Looks at Darth Vader, Death Star

Rogue One International Trailer: New Looks at Darth Vader, Death Star »

11 Nov, 2016
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The latest “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” international trailer reveals new footage from the film.

Of all the new scenes, the most

’50 First Dates’ Director Peter Segal on Romantic Comedy ‘Holidates’

’50 First Dates’ Director Peter Segal on Romantic Comedy ‘Holidates’ »

11 Nov, 2016
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Comedy specialist Peter Segal, the director of “50 First Dates,” has signed on to helm the independent romantic comedy “Holidates.”

The script is

IMDb Sues California Over Actor-Age Law

IMDb Sues California Over Actor-Age Law »

11 Nov, 2016
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IMDb has sued the state of California to invalidate recently enacted legislation requiring subscription entertainment database sites to remove an actor’s age, if

Cynthia Erivo Joins Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ With Viola Davis

Cynthia Erivo Joins Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ With Viola Davis »

11 Nov, 2016
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Cynthia Erivo, who won a Tony Award for her performance in “The Color Purple” on Broadway, has joined Viola Davis in New Regency’s

Jessica Chastain to Star in ‘Painkiller Jane’ Comic Book Adaptation

Jessica Chastain to Star in ‘Painkiller Jane’ Comic Book Adaptation »

11 Nov, 2016
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Jessica Chastain will star in and produce the vigilante drama “Painkiller Jane,” based on the graphic novel series by Jimmy Palmiotti and Joe Quesada.

J.K. Rowling Sends Message to Girl’s After Hillary Clinton’s Loss

J.K. Rowling Sends Message to Girl’s After Hillary Clinton’s Loss »

11 Nov, 2016
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At the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” premiere in New York on Thursday night, J.K. Rowling expressed her firm belief that

Stallone Sisters Named Miss Golden Globe 2017

Stallone Sisters Named Miss Golden Globe 2017 »

11 Nov, 2016
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Meet your new Miss Golden Globe. Or more accurately, Misses Golden Globe.

Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet Stallone were named Miss Golden Globe 2017 at

Luis Salinas Preps ‘Brooklyn,’‘The Waves,’ ‘Tribus’ atMexico’s Machete

Luis Salinas Preps ‘Brooklyn,’‘The Waves,’ ‘Tribus’ atMexico’s Machete »

11 Nov, 2016
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Machete Producciones burst onto the international scene from the get-go, producing Michael Rowe’s “Leap Year,” which won Cannes Camera d’Or, its first feature

Warren Beatty Joins Best Actor Oscar Race with ‘Rules Don’t Apply’

Warren Beatty Joins Best Actor Oscar Race with ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ »

11 Nov, 2016
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We’ve already covered how this year’s lead actor race is pretty fluid once you get beyond powerhouse work from Denzel Washington (“Fences”) and

Producer David Bergstein Arrested for Fraud

Producer David Bergstein Arrested for Fraud »

11 Nov, 2016
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Movie producer David Bergstein was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly defrauding investors out of $26 million.

Bergstein, 54, was arrested at his home

French Actress Isabelle Huppert Not Afraid of Difficult Roles

French Actress Isabelle Huppert Not Afraid of Difficult Roles »

11 Nov, 2016
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Whereas every other celebrity who visited the sixth-floor Variety Studio at the Toronto Film Festival arrived by elevator, Isabelle Huppert took the stairs

Actress Lily Collins on Warren Beatty and ‘Rules Don’t Apply’

Actress Lily Collins on Warren Beatty and ‘Rules Don’t Apply’ »

11 Nov, 2016
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Born in England and raised in Southern California, Lily Collins, daughter of singer/songwriter Phil Collins, started acting at a young age, with credits

AFI Fest Features ‘Miss Sloane,’ ‘LaLa Land,’ ‘The Comedian’

AFI Fest Features ‘Miss Sloane,’ ‘LaLa Land,’ ‘The Comedian’ »

11 Nov, 2016
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If you think AFI Fest exists just as a hometown awards-season exercise, think again.

The

Contenders: Documentaries Offer Timely Takes on Current Events

Contenders: Documentaries Offer Timely Takes on Current Events »

11 Nov, 2016
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As one of the wildest, most unpredictable, and most distressing election seasons in American history finally draws to a close this week, journalists

Heller Awards: Talent Managers Salute Jack Gilardi, Chuck Binder

Heller Awards: Talent Managers Salute Jack Gilardi, Chuck Binder »

10 Nov, 2016
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Chuck Binder Lifetime Achievement for Excellence as a Talent Manager

Playback Podcast: Jake Gyllenhaal on ‘Nocturnal Animals’

Playback Podcast: Jake Gyllenhaal on ‘Nocturnal Animals’ »

10 Nov, 2016
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Welcome to “Playback,” a Variety podcast.

On today’s episode Variety Senior VP Tim Gray stops by to discuss the upcoming Academy Governors Awards.

Tencent Pictures to Invest $295 Million in Production (Report)

Tencent Pictures to Invest $295 Million in Production (Report) »

10 Nov, 2016
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Tencent Pictures, one of the film units of Chinese social media giant Tencent, plans to spend more than $295 million (RMB2 billion) on

China Approves First Film Law

China Approves First Film Law »

10 Nov, 2016
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China this week passed its long-awaited Film Law. It codifies recent regulations against box office fraud and puts emphasis on moral values.

The

‘The Song of Life’ to Open Kolkata Festival

‘The Song of Life’ to Open Kolkata Festival »

10 Nov, 2016
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Abhijit Guha and Sudeshna Roy’s Bengali-language “The Song of Life” (“Beche thakar gaan”) will open the 22nd edition of the Kolkata international film festival.

Tom Hanks Honored for ‘Sully’ by Palm Springs Film Festival

Tom Hanks Honored for ‘Sully’ by Palm Springs Film Festival »

10 Nov, 2016
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The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival has selected Tom Hanks to receive its Icon Award at its annual Film Awards Gala

Rafael Ley Teams With Meyer, Caro, Terrazas, Cordon, Beristain

Rafael Ley Teams With Meyer, Caro, Terrazas, Cordon, Beristain »

10 Nov, 2016
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MEXICO CITY — Woo Films, whose Noc Noc Cinema produces Mexico’s third Netflix series order, has set a 2016-17 production slate of at

Jon Turtletaub, Jonathan Prince Board Cruise Ship Comedy for CBS Films

Jon Turtletaub, Jonathan Prince Board Cruise Ship Comedy for CBS Films »

10 Nov, 2016
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CBS Films is developing an untitled cruise ship comedy based on pitch from Jacob Meszaros and Zach Taylor with Jon Turteltaub and Jonathan Prince

‘Valerian’ Trailer: First Teaser of Luc Besson Film Debuts

‘Valerian’ Trailer: First Teaser of Luc Besson Film Debuts »

10 Nov, 2016
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The first trailer for Luc Besson’s sci-fi epic “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” landed on planet Earth Thursday morning.

The film

Warren Beatty’s Biggest Films, Ranked

Warren Beatty’s Biggest Films, Ranked »

10 Nov, 2016
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Warren … who?

Back in 1967, when Warren Beatty was fast on his way to becoming one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, Esquire writer

IATSE Chief Warns of ‘Severe Consequences’ of Trump Win

IATSE Chief Warns of ‘Severe Consequences’ of Trump Win »

10 Nov, 2016
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Matthew Loeb, international president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, has warned of “severe consequences” due to Donald Trump’s election as

‘Pokemon Go’ Documentary to Be Released by Brant Pinvidic

‘Pokemon Go’ Documentary to Be Released by Brant Pinvidic »

10 Nov, 2016
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The director and star of the documentary “Why I’m Not on Facebook,” INvelop Entertainment CEO Brant Pinvidic, is set to release “Why I’m

Ki Hong Lee Joins Joey King’s Horror-Thriller Movie ‘Wish Upon’

Ki Hong Lee Joins Joey King’s Horror-Thriller Movie ‘Wish Upon’ »

10 Nov, 2016
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Ki Hong Lee, who stars in “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and “The Maze Runner” movies, has joined Joey King and Ryan Phillippe in Broad