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‘Green Book’ Wins Producers Guild Award, Becomes Oscars Frontrunner

‘Green Book’ Wins Producers Guild Award, Becomes Oscars Frontrunner On a night that could have profound implications for a tight Oscar race, “Green Book” was named the best-produced film of 2018 at the 30th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards. The award makes ...

‘Roma’ and ‘The Favourite’ Lead London Critics’ Circle Winners

‘Roma’ and ‘The Favourite’ Lead London Critics’ Circle Winners After ruling the U.S. critics’ award circuit, “Roma” continued its dominance on the other side of the pond, as the London Film Critics’ Circle announced its winners tonight. A week after landing seven ...

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Dominates MLK Weekend With $47 Million

Box Office: ‘Glass’ Dominates MLK Weekend With $47 Million M. Night Shyamalan’s “Glass” topped box office charts during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, collecting $40 million over the weekend for a four-day sum of $47 million. If estimates hold, “Glass” ...

'Glass' Fills Up with $40.58M Debut While 'Dragon Ball' Delivers Top Five Opening

'Glass' Fills Up with $40.58M Debut While 'Dragon Ball' Delivers Top Five Opening Universal and Blumhouse's Glass was unable to quite reach the lofty heights some had expected heading into the weekend, but the film still managed a solid #1 start, playing very similarly to its ...

Gillian Anderson Set To Join ‘The Crown’ Season Four As Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

Gillian Anderson Set To Join ‘The Crown’ Season Four As Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Gillian Anderson is set to star as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of The Crown. The X-Files star has been signed up to play the Iron Lady, although viewers will ...

Andy Vajna, ‘Rambo’ Producer, Dies at 74

Andy Vajna, ‘Rambo’ Producer, Dies at 74 Andy Vajna, executive producer of several “Rambo” films as well as “Total Recall” and several “Terminator” movies, has died at 74. The Hungarian National Film Fund confirmed his death, calling him a ...

Qatar’s beIN Group Calls on Hollywood to Help Fight Pirate Broadcaster Allegedly Backed by Saudi Arabia (Exclusive)

Qatari powerhouse beIN Media Group is calling on Hollywood to join in fighting a pirate broadcaster that it alleges has stolen billions of dollars’ worth of rights to sports events, films and TV ...

Qatar’s beIN Group Calls on Hollywood to Help Fight Pirate Broadcaster Allegedly Backed by Saudi Arabia (Exclusive)

Qatari powerhouse beIN Media Group is calling on Hollywood to join in fighting a pirate broadcaster that it alleges has stolen billions of dollars’ worth of rights to sports events, films and TV ...

Sky and Warner Bros. Alums Join ITV-Backed Production Company Possessed

Sky and Warner Bros. Alums Join ITV-Backed Production Company Possessed Former Sky One and Sky Living programming chief Adam MacDonald has joined Possessed, and will be the ITV-owned production banner’s first chair. The U.K.-based unscripted producer has also hired Lesley ...

China’s Cgtn Boards ‘Drowning in Plastic’ Documentary

China Global Television Network, the English-language news channel that is part of China Central Television, has come on board high profile environmental documentary “Drowning in Plastic.” The show is ...

Bertrand Tavernier Hosts Night of Cinema Inspired Orchestra in Paris

Flanked by UniFrance president Serge Toubiana and the National Orchestra of France, filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier stood before a rapt crowd at Paris’ Maison de la Radio this past Saturday to introduce ...

Orange Studio Sells Out ‘Serial (Bad) Weddings 2,’ ‘City Hunter’ (Exclusive)

Paris-based Orange Studio has nearly sold out its two French comedy highlights, Philippe de Chauveron’s “Serial (Bad) Weddings 2” and Philippe Lacheau’s “City Hunter.” “Serial (Bad) Weddings 2,” ...

Trailer for Rotterdam Competition Opener ‘Sons of Denmark’ Released (Exclusive)

Trailer for Rotterdam Competition Opener ‘Sons of Denmark’ Released (Exclusive) Variety has been given exclusive access to the trailer for the opening film of Rotterdam Film Festival’s Tiger Competition, “Sons of Denmark.” The film is a political thriller set in Denmark in 2025, ...

Chinese Entertainment Industry Braces for a ‘Cold Winter’ in 2019

Winter is here for the Chinese entertainment industry, a half-dozen top-tier industry professionals concurred in Beijing at the launch last week of Tencent Entertainment’s annual data-filled white ...

Chinese Entertainment Industry Braces for a ‘Cold Winter’ in 2019

Winter is here for the Chinese entertainment industry, a half-dozen top-tier industry professionals concurred in Beijing at the launch last week of Tencent Entertainment’s annual data-filled white ...

Indie Sales Acquires Nordic Coming-Of-Age ‘Psychobitch’ (Exclusive)

Paris-based company Indie Sales has acquired Martin Lund’s Norwegian coming-of-age drama “Psychobitch” which is headlined by Elli Rhiannon Müller Osbourne (“Utoya: July 22”). “Psychobitch” marks the ...

Jean Paul Gaultier’s ‘Freak And Chic’ Documentary Sells For Studiocanal (Exclusive)

Underscoring the strength and scope of French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier’s legacy around the world, the documentary “Jean Paul Gaultier Freak And Chic,” which chronicles the making of ...

Korea Box Office: ‘Mal·Mo·E’ and ‘Inside Me’ Remain on Top

Korea Box Office: ‘Mal·Mo·E’ and ‘Inside Me’ Remain on Top There was no change at the top of the Korean box office, as local titles “Mal·Mo·E: The Secret Mission” and “Inside Me (a.k.a. The Dude in Me)” dominated a second weekend. Lotte’s “Mal·Mo·E” earned ...

China Box Office: ‘Bumblebee’ Flies to $138 Million Total

“Bumblebee” flew to its third weekend of dominance in China. But the Chinese box office remains in lackluster mode at the start of 2019. The spinoff of Paramount’s “Transformers” franchise earned ...

Netflix's Korean Original Series 'Kingdom' Puts a Zombie Spin on the Historical Epic

Zombies clad in traditional dress descended on a Seoul hotel that had been transformed into a medieval Joseon-era mansion on Monday, as Netflix introduced local press to its latest Korean original ...

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