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Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Remake of Denmark’s Oscar Entry ‘The Guilty’ (Exclusive)

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in Remake of Denmark’s Oscar Entry ‘The Guilty’ (Exclusive) Bold Films, and Jake Gyllenhaal and Riva Marker’s Nine Stories Productions have acquired the rights to remake the Danish thriller “The Guilty,” with Gyllenhaal attached to star. The pic, which ...

"Sharp Objects" Alum Jean-Marc Vallee to Direct HBO’s ''Gorilla and the Bird" Adaptation

“Big Little Lies” and “Sharp Objects” alum Jean-Marc Vallée has re-teamed with HBO for yet another limited series. The director has signed on to direct and executive produce the network’s upcoming ...

Gina Rodriguez-Led ‘Carmen Sandiego’ Animated Series Gets Premiere Date at Netflix

Gina Rodriguez-Led ‘Carmen Sandiego’ Animated Series Gets Premiere Date at Netflix Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? On Netflix in January, that’s where. The streamer revealed Monday that its Gina Rodriguez-led “Carmen Sandiego” animated series will launch Jan. 18. The ...

'The Favourite' leads awards race with 14 Critics' Choice nominations

'The Favourite' leads awards race with 14 Critics' Choice nominations Yorgos Lanthimos comedy edges Vice and A Star Is Born, while Escape at Dannemora and The Assassination of Gianni Versace did well in the TV section Period comedy The Favourite has solidified its ...

"Power" Shuts Down Production After Crew Member Killed

The Starz series “Power” has shut down production after an on-set accident led to the death of a production assistant early Monday morning. Pedro Jimenez was setting up traffic cones for a shoot in ...

‘Woman At War’: Jodie Foster To Direct & Star In English Version Of Iceland’s Oscar Entry

‘Woman At War’: Jodie Foster To Direct & Star In English Version Of Iceland’s Oscar Entry Exclusive: Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster will direct, co-produce and star in an English-language remake of Woman at War, the spirited and eccentric eco-thriller that Iceland has officially ...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Breakout Constance Wu in Talks for Rom-Com at Screen Gems

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Breakout Constance Wu in Talks for Rom-Com at Screen Gems Constance Wu, the star of “Fresh Off the Boat” and “Crazy Rich Asians,” will be looking for love in yet another romantic comedy. Wu is in talks to star in an untitled romantic comedy from Screen ...

Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock & Laura Linney Set For Sally Potter Pic; HanWay & Bleecker Street Aboard

Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock & Laura Linney Set For Sally Potter Pic; HanWay & Bleecker Street Aboard Javier Bardem, Elle Fanning, Salma Hayek, Chris Rock and Laura Linney lead an impressive cast for The Party and Orlando writer-director Sally Potter’s latest film. Production is underway in Spain on ...

Vin Diesel To Produce Cop Drama "Conway" at NBC

Vin Diesel To Produce Cop Drama NBC has put in development Conway, a crime drama about a brilliant detective from Vin Diesel, his One Race TV and Universal Television, where Diesel and One Race TV are under a deal. Written by Jonny ...

Jodie Whittaker to Return as ‘Doctor Who’ in 2020 Amid Strong U.S. Ratings

Jodie Whittaker to Return as ‘Doctor Who’ in 2020 Amid Strong U.S. Ratings “Doctor Who” will be back on global screens in early 2020, with Jodie Whittaker returning in her groundbreaking role as the show’s first regular female timelord. The show was renewed by the BBC amid ...

Sydney Pollack Doesn’t Have a Director Credit for ‘Amazing Grace’: The Long, Strange Story

Producer Alan Elliott has been nothing if not dogged in his pursuit of finishing and releasing Sydney Pollack’s 1972 documentary “Amazing Grace.” But he has not been entirely transparent about some of ...

Protests Outside But No Fireworks Inside CBS’ Annual Shareholders Meeting

inA small group of protestors chanted “No money for Les” outside of CBS Corp.’s annual shareholders meeting in New York on Tuesday, but inside there were no questions from shareholders about the ...

Jimmy Kimmel’s New YouTube Challenge Is Really Gonna Infuriate Kids – Yes, Again (Video)

Jimmy Kimmel’s New YouTube Challenge Is Really Gonna Infuriate Kids – Yes, Again (Video) As if Jimmy Kimmel hasn’t ruined enough things for American children. The ABC late-night host has a new YouTube Challenge for parents, and Kimmel has his sites set on super-popular video game, ...

Fox Reshapes Ad-Sales Unit as Disney Deal Nears (Exclusive)

Some of 21st Century Fox’s best-known ad-sales executives will leave the company when it closes a large sale of its assets to Walt Disney in 2019. Bruce Lefkowitz, executive vice president of ad ...

Alfonso Cuarón Weighs In On Watching ‘Roma’ on the Big Screen Versus at Home on Netflix

Alfonso Cuarón Weighs In On Watching ‘Roma’ on the Big Screen Versus at Home on Netflix “The complete experience of ‘Roma’ is unquestionably in a movie theater,” said director Alfonso Cuarón at the Monday night premiere of “Roma” at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles. “Nevertheless, I ...

Sean Hayes and James Corden Sing a Christmas Ode to Michael Ra-pa-pa-port (Video)

Sean Hayes and James Corden Sing a Christmas Ode to Michael Ra-pa-pa-port (Video) Michael Rapaport’s got a name that inspires a “Little Drummer Boy” parody, apparently, so James Corden and Sean Hayes did just that on Monday. Also, the “Deep Blue Sea” actor is the true meaning of ...

Chris McCarthy on Reinventing MTV, Moving From ‘Buy to Build Mentality’

As goes MTV, so goes Viacom. For the industry, there is no stronger measure of the health of Viacom than the state of MTV. Chris McCarthy, a 15-year Viacom veteran, has been leading the effort to ...

Inside Bob Bakish’s Aggressive Turnaround Plan for Viacom

Bob Bakish was days into his job as CEO of Viacom in late 2016 when he began convening meetings with senior executives to execute a triage effort to save the once-mighty media giant. Paramount ...

‘Duke Nukem’ Movie Draws ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Producer

A “Duke Nukem” movie is in the works with Gearbox Software teaming with “Assassin’s Creed” producer Jean-Julien Baronnet to adapt the video game into a feature film, Variety has learned exclusively. ...

Carol Burnett to Receive Inaugural Golden Globe Television Special Achievement Award

Carol Burnett to Receive Inaugural Golden Globe Television Special Achievement Award Carol Burnett will receive the inaugural Golden Globe television special achievement award, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. (HFPA) announced Tuesday. Aptly named the Carol Burnett Award, this new ...

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