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In a pre-Toronto Film Festival move, “Daredevil” star Jon Bernthal and Christopher Abbott have boarded the indie thriller “Sweet Virginia.”
Imogen Poots, Rosemarie Dewitt,
The Academy has announced 12 areas of industry innovations under consideration for this year’s Scientific and Technical Awards.
The following are under investigation
ASIFA-Hollywood is calling for entries for the 44th annual Annie Awards.
Submissions will be accepted until 5 p.m. PT on Oct. 31. through the
Comcast Corp. has closed its $3.8 billion acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, four months after announcing its plans to buy the studio.
Australia has selected Vanuatu-set drama “Tanna” as its contender in the Academy Awards’ foreign-language section.
The film was made in the Nauvhal language
Black Label Media has acquired the rights to New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin’s “First Comes Love.”
The book, which was released
After a summer notable for many expensive action-movie disappointments in which even concepts traditionally associated with hands-on stuntwork (i.e. “The Legend of Tarzan”)
Jona Xiao has joined the cast of Sony-Marvel’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming” opposite Tom Holland, Marisa Tomei and Michael Keaton, Variety has learned exclusively.
The San Diego International Film Festival has selected “Straight Outta Compton” actor Jason Mitchell as the recipient of its Rising Star Award, Variety
The American Film Institute is facing an internal rebellion, as the faculty union has declared it has no confidence in the dean, Jan
Mike Epps and Tip “T.I.” Harris will star as brothers and produce the restaurant comedy “The Trap” with Chris Robinson directing.
Foreign audiences gave “The Secret Life of Pets” a vigorous belly rub and some welcome scratches behind the ears. The animated hit from
At last year’s Norwegian Intl. Film Festival in Haugesund, Norwegian veteran producer John M. Jacobsen completed the grand slam in Norwegian film: he
Launched last year by the Oslo-based Nordisk Film & TV Fund, which promotes and supports films from the five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland,
The Nordic Co-Production and Finance Market at the Norwegian Intl. Film Festival will open Aug. 23 as the largest edition yet. A record
Danish international distributor LevelK will start world sales of Norwegian director Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken’s action adventure thriller “Cave” at New Nordic Films, the
A desperately quiet weekend at the Chinese box office was won by crime thriller “Line Walker.” The poorly-reviewed Hong Kong TV adaptation held first place
Real and imaginary worlds commingle in “The Forest,” an elegantly composed fantasy-drama about an idealistic schoolteacher whose posting to a remote Thai village
“Ben-Hur” derailed spectacularly at the multiplexes this weekend, as the latest attempt to revive the chariot racing epic opened to an anemic $11.4
The 44th Norwegian Intl. Film Festival kicked off its main program Aug. 21 with the world premiere of a local film, Vibeke Idsøe’s
Like “The Lone Ranger” or “Battleship,” “Ben-Hur” is one of those massive box office wipe-outs that defies easy comprehension. How could something go this
With a program of 75 films from 25 countries, the 44th Norwegian Intl. Film Festival in Haugesund, which opened Aug. 20, is now
Mexican thesp Demian Bichir, Oscar-nommed for his lauded perf in 2011 drama “A Better Life,” is staging the world premiere of his directorial
After pulling in about $4 million on Friday, “Ben-Hur” is looking at a dismal opening weekend at the box office in the range of $11
The reality of fantasy is the playfully paradoxical focus of “Mister Universo,” the third feature from filmmakers Rainer Frimmel and Tizza Covi to
Up until recently, when a movie turned out to be a major bomb — not just a financial failure but a symbol of
We’ve sort of seen it before: A guy is driving home for his daughter’s birthday, enters a tunnel, and gets trapped inside. Yet
Iciar Bollain’s “The Olive Tree,” Pedro Almodovar’s “Julieta” and Paula Ortiz’s “The Bride” have made Spain’s short-list for its Oscar submission. The country’s
Paramount-MGM’s costly remake of “Ben-Hur” is headed for a dismal fourth place domestic launch at about $12 million at 3,084 locations, early estimates
Riverstone Pictures and Remstar Studios have come on board to finance the science-fiction thriller “Replicas,” starring Keanu Reeves and Alice Eve.