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  • 'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy

    'Anonymous' bashes the Bard in quest for comedy
    "Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604. As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
  • Made by which nation?

    The starring actress is Australian. The script was written by a Pole. Hollywood money financed the production, and Italy provides the backdrop for a German director's newest film. "Heaven," starring Cate Blanchett and produced by Miramax, opened this...
  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse': Bryan Singer to helm next mutant sequel

     
    Bryan Singer will direct “X-Men: Apocalypse” for Fox. Singer originally announced the project on Twitter last December; the movie will […]...
  • Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'

    Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'
    A pair of 50-pound dumbbells rested on the ground outside of Antoine Fuqua's trailer on the set of "The Equalizer," which was filming at an abandoned Lowe's hardware store several miles outside of Boston. It would be easy to assume they were there for...
  • Jeremy Irvine Thriller 'World Made Straight' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Millennium Entertainment has acquired all domestic rights for the coming-of-age thriller "The World Made Straight," starring Jeremy Irvine. Millenium will release the film theatrically in the U.S. in February. It's the first deal for the company since...
  • Preview: Schedule of the Biggest Film Festivals This Fall

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Aug. 21-Sept. 1 Montreal World Festival Celebrating its 38th year with a distinctly Gallic flavor, MWFF will open with "We Love You, You Bastard," from French director -- and longtime festival supporter -- Claude Lelouch....
  • 'Game of Thrones' Star Sophie Turner Cast in 'Mary Shelley's Monster'

    "Game of Thrones" actress Sophie Turner will play "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley in "Mary Shelley's Monster," Variety has confirmed. She'll star alongside Jeremy Irvine, who will portray husband Percy Shelley. "American Horror Story" star Taissa...
  • Caleb Deschanel to Receive Camerimage 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award

    Cinematographer Caleb Deschanel will be honored at the annual Camerimage International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography in Bydgoszcz, Poland, with the fest's lifetime achievement award, which recognizes "exceptional filmmakers… who changed the...
  • Below-the-Line Bookings

    The Gersh Agency has booked producer Jean Higgins ("Lost") on Amazon Studios pilot "Man in the High Castle," helmed by David Semel; production designer Michael Hanan ("The Bridge") on Spike TV miniseries "King Tut"; and editor Joe Leonard ("Glee") on...
  • Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next

    Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next
    With a new Godzilla film hitting theaters this weekend, it can be tempting to seek out some of the classic films to catch up on all the monster action you've missed. But with 28 films -- 29 if you count Roland Emmerich’s 1998 American remake -- it...
  • Catalonia's Sitges Fest Fetes Roland Emmerich

    MADRID - Announcing its first heavyweight creative presence at Spain's Sitges Festival, L.A.-based scribe-helmer-producer Roland Emmerich, director of "Independence Day," "2012" and "Stargate," will receive the Grand Honorary Award at Spain's 47th...
  • Film Review: 'Godzilla'

    Someone should tell Warner Bros. that when they've got a presence as big as Godzilla, they don't need movie stars, because frankly, who remembers the characters in a rampaging-kaiju movie anyway? Still, just to be safe, the studio has stuffed Gareth...