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  • Dowdle brothers overcome catacomb challenges to shoot new film, 'As Above, So Below'

    If you had to guess which movie director was recently the first to be granted access to the nonpublic areas of the catacombs six stories beneath the streets of Paris, you might say, Luc Besson, Leos Carax or another of France's most prominent names. Mais...
  • Ethan Hawke Documentary Acquired by Sundance Selects

    Sundance Selects has bought U.S. and Latin American rights to Ethan Hawke's documentary "Seymour: An Introduction," just prior to its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival. The documentary, which profiles pianist Seymour Bernstein, was produced...
  • 'The Congress' envisions a future dystopian virtual reality

    'The Congress' envisions a future dystopian virtual reality
    In "The Congress," an ambitiously trippy and compulsively watchable dystopian saga from Israeli writer-director Ari Folman ("Waltz With Bashir") adapting a novel by Polish sci-fi author Stanislaw Lem, Robin Wright gamely and effectively plays a version of...
  • Iceland wows movie producer from Orlando

    Iceland wows movie producer from Orlando
    Film producer Christina Jennings is giving new meaning to going on location. The former Orlando resident so loved Iceland while making the movie “Land Ho!” that she will move there next month. “I was just completely taken with it,&...
  • Venice: France's BAC Films Grows With Renewed Production Focus (EXCLUSIVE)

    France's BAC Films is renewing its production focus, upping French distrib buys and dramatically increasing film investment under owner-CEO David Grumbach. The company is at the fest for Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President," which it co-produced and which...
  • Venice: Several Pan-European Shingles Banding Together to Produce 'Hier' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Hungary's Mirage Film Studio is teaming with France's Les Films de L'Apres-Midi, the Netherland's Rotterdam Films, Germany's One Two Films and Bleck Film in Sweden to produce Hungarian Balint Kenyeres' "Hier," one of the highest-profile titles at the...
  • Variety Picks 10 Actors to Watch for 2014

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Variety has announced its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has been bestowing since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar-winners and nominees such as Adrien Brody, Taraji P. Henson,...
  • Entertainment One Teams with 'Whiplash' Producer David Lancaster

    Entertainment One and David Lancaster's recently launched Rumble Films have signed an exclusive multi-year first-look arrangement for all feature films produced by Lancaster's company. Lancaster has a pair of Bold Films titles opening in the fall:...
  • Screenwriter Walter Bernstein at 95: Still Front and Center

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ask Walter Bernstein what makes for a good screenplay, and he'll answer you with a (possibly apocryphal) story about Henry David Thoreau. "He was living out at Walden Pond and a friend came to tell him that Samuel Morse had...
  • Lake Bell to Direct 'The Emperor's Children' Adaptation

    Lake Bell has scored her second directing gig following "In a World," signing on for New York City story "The Emperor's Children." Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer and Erica Huggins are producing the adaptation of the Claire Messud novel. Noah...
  • 'Love Is Strange' is strong at the art-house box office

    'Love Is Strange' is strong at the art-house box office
    Titles from this year’s Sundance Film Festival found their audiences this weekend, whether in theaters or on VOD.   “Love Is Strange” opened on five screens to an estimated gross of $126,550, for a strong per-screen average of $25,310....
  • Compañía productora de "Garganta Profunda" pierde caso por derechos de autor contra "Lovelace"

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Los dueños de los derechos de la famosa película pornográfica "Garganta Profunda" perdieron una demanda que acusa a los productores del filme biográfico del 2013 "Lovelace" por violar su propiedad intelectual. El juez de distrito...