‘Narcos’ Star Matias Varela Joins High-Finance Thriller ‘Blinded’ (Exclusive)

‘Narcos’ Star Matias Varela Joins High-Finance Thriller ‘Blinded’ (Exclusive) Matias Varela and Julia Ragnarsson will star in “Blinded,” the much-anticipated Swedish thriller following a journalist on the trail of corruption in the world of high finance. Ragnarsson and Varela ...

Songs for Screens: ‘Insecure’ Music Supervisor on Why City Girls Are ‘The Sza of This Season’

Songs For Screens is a Variety column sponsored by music experiential agency Mac Presents, based in NYC. It is written by Andrew Hampp, founder of music marketing consultancy 1803 LLC and former ...

Rebecca Hall To Make Directorial Debut With ‘Passing’; Tessa Thompson & Ruth Negga Star In Adaptation Of 1920s Novel

Rebecca Hall To Make Directorial Debut With ‘Passing’; Tessa Thompson & Ruth Negga Star In Adaptation Of 1920s Novel Exclusive: Rebecca Hall has set up Passing, an adaptation based on Nella Larsen’s 1920s Harlem Renaissance novel that explores the practice of racial passing, a term used for a person classified as a ...

All3Media International Makes Move Into Nordic Drama With ‘Blinded’ (Exclusive)

All3Media International is getting into the Nordic drama business, investing in “Blinded,” the buzzy Swedish thriller. All3Media International will join the co-production, its first ...

Don't call it a comeback: Michael Keaton on biding time, waiting for a 'Birdman'

Don't call it a comeback: Michael Keaton on biding time, waiting for a 'Birdman' Santa Monica — It's been really easy for the media to talk about "Birdman" and Michael Keaton's award-winning performance in terms of being a "comeback," and of course, the meta angle of playing an ...

John Mackenzie obituary

Film director whose career took him from gritty television plays to Hollywood thrillers People who talk wistfully of the "golden age of British television drama" are often accused of viewing the past ...

John Mackenzie obituary

Film director whose career took him from gritty television plays to Hollywood thrillers People who talk wistfully of the "golden age of British television drama" are often accused of viewing the past ...

Geoffrey Reeve obituary

Film-maker associated with Michael Caine The film director and producer Geoffrey Reeve, who has died aged 77, contributed polished examples of mainstream British cinema in a variety of forms over ...

'American Idol' takes 551k for ITV2

A new season of American Idol launched with over half a million viewers for ITV2 on Thursday, early figures suggest. The eighth season, which introduces a new fourth judge, songwriter Kara DioGuardi, ...