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  • 'Zero Dark Thirty's' Mark Boal, Megan Ellison Team on Production Banner

    "Zero Dark Thirty" writer-producer Mark Boal has launched Page 1, a movie-TV development and production company funded by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures. Boal will serve as CEO and producer on Page 1 projects and may also write some of the...
  • Producer Brian Grazer Keeps Mental Issues on the Mind

    For Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer, mental health considerations are front of mind when developing new projects. For "A Beautiful Mind," it was schizophrenia, while his two most recent films, "Pele" and "Get on Up," about the Brazilian...
  • David O. Russell, Brian Grazer on Tackling Stigma of Mental Illness

    When it comes to the issues of and surrounding mental illness, David O. Russell, showrunner Jason Katims, Netflix executive Ted Sarandos and producer Brian Grazer universally agreed that the best way to overcome the attached stigma is to talk about it,...
  • 'American Hustle' Producer Jonathan Gordon Heading Production for Megan Ellison's Annapurna

    Megan Ellison has selected producer Jonathan Gordon as president of production for her Annapurna Pictures. He will oversee the development and production of Annapurna projects, and will report to Ellison. Gordon produced David O. Russell's "American...
  • Jim Gianopulos, Tracy Spiridakos Among Presenters at L.A. Greek Film Fest

    Twentieth Century Fox topper Jim Gianopulos and actress Tracy Spiridakos ("Revolution") have been added as Orpheus Awards presenters at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival's closing night gala on Sunday, June 8. This year's Orpheus honorees include...
  • Oscars Picks: Variety Critics on Who Should Win Best Supporting Actor/Actress

    BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR JUSTIN CHANG: Bonjour, Peter. I know you're still settling into your new Parisian digs as we speak (I'm picturing you at your laptop in an "I Louvre Paris" T-shirt with a cafe au lait at the ready), so I appreciate your taking the...
  • Michael Phillips on 2013 screenplays up for Oscars

    Michael Phillips on 2013 screenplays up for Oscars
    Oscar-nominated or not, a screenplay remains a halfway thing until it goes before the cameras. Similarly, a movie is only a movie until the post-screening discussion, whether that discussion takes place in your head, alone, or with strangers in a room. At...
  • Guilty verdict in boating death of Usher's stepson, Kile Glover

    Guilty verdict in boating death of Usher's stepson, Kile Glover
    The family friend who piloted a personal watercraft in the July 2012 boating accident that killed Usher's stepson Kile Glover was found guilty in Atlanta on Thursday of homicide by vessel and several related charges.  Jeffrey Simon Hubbard was also...
  • Oscars: From J-Law to French animators, decoding five strange moments

    Oscars: From J-Law to French animators, decoding five strange moments
    The Oscars on Sunday night were a popular affair with some moving moments -- including speeches from Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o -- and some warm humor courtesy of host Ellen DeGeneres. It also had its share of mysteries. Was John Travolta...
  • New releases: Disney's Oscar-winning heartwarmer 'Frozen'

    New releases: Disney's Oscar-winning heartwarmer 'Frozen'
    Frozen Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $44.99 Available on VOD beginning March 18 Disney's clever, heartwarming Rapunzel riff "Tangled" was a surprise smash back in 2010, setting the stage for last year's billon-dollar-grossing, multi-Oscar-...
  • Hollywood Bowl 2014: Dudamel conducts Dudamel, 'Hair' goes bare

    Hollywood Bowl 2014: Dudamel conducts Dudamel, 'Hair' goes bare
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Stars under the stars is what the Hollywood Bowl is all about. In the 2014 Bowl season announced Tuesday by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a number of them – namely, the cast of “Hair&...
  • Ben Hecht more than 'Front Page' news

    Ben Hecht more than 'Front Page' news
    When one or more of the seven writers nominated for best original screenplay rises next Sunday to accept the Academy Award, he or she will thank a bunch of people, but not Ben Hecht. Hecht is mostly forgotten now, in Hollywood and Chicago, two very...