The two-time Oscar winner will also direct the six-episode limited series, written by Luke Davies (‘Lion’) and David Michod (‘War Machine’). read more
British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom has cast Dev Patel as the lead in his next film “The Wedding Guest.” The film is largely set in India. Winterbottom has met actors in Mumbai and is currently scouting locations, but has not yet revealed plot details. Variety spoke with Winterbottom at the Kolkata International Film Festival where he […]
The cast members and crew of the drama series “One Tree Hill” have written a letter accusing former showrunner Mark Schwann of sexual harassment and offering support for their former colleague, Audrey Wauchope. The cast members and crew, including stars Sophia Bush, Hilarie Burton, and Bethany Joy Lenz, wrote Monday that they “have chosen this forum […]
Glen Basner’s FilmNation has acquired international sales rights to Roger Avary’s return to the director’s chair, “Lucky Day,” a pulp action thriller starring Crispin Glover (“American Gods”), Nina Dobrev (“Flatliners”) and Luke Bracey (“Point Break”). Clifton Collins (“Westworld”) has joined the cast, which also includes Clé Bennett (“Jigsaw”), Nadia Fares (“Marseille”), David Hewlett (“The Shape […]
U.S.-based sales agent Paul Hudson is handling world sales on CGI feature “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero,” inspired by the true story of an WWI American soldier’s bonding with a stray dog that became a war hero. Budgeted at $25 million, animated by Technicolor’s Mikros Animation in Montreal and the official movie of the 2018 […]
In today’s film news roundup, Poorna Jagannathan has booked the lead role in the Untitled Pippa Bianco project, Warner Bros. dates “Crazy Rich Asians,” and former Relativity exec Linda Benjamin joins Covert Media. CASTINGS Poorna Jagannathan has booked the lead role in the Untitled Pippa Bianco project, based on her award-winning 11-minute short film “Share,” […]
The ‘Two and a Half Men’ alum will exec produce ‘Dads and Daughters’ for the network. read more
The former Fox News anchor’s relationship with UTA has been severed following a report last weekend about a massive settlement he paid out. read more
“Empire” star Taraji P. Henson sat exclusively with Access Hollywood’s Natalie Morales at the Marie Claire Power Trip panel and chatted about how her confidence carried her to stardom.
“Feud: Bette and Joan” writers Michael Zam and Jaffe Cohen are making a biopic about Vivien Leigh. The duo received an Emmy nomination with Ryan Murphy for best writing for a limited series for the FX show. Zam and Cohen will adapt the feature from Hugo Vickers’ “Vivien Leigh: A Biography.” The film will focus […]
“Fashion Police,” the style talk show that long served as a platform for the late comic Joan Rivers’ famous wit and biting commentary, is coming to an end. Cable channel E! will bring the franchise to a close with a series-finale special next month. Launched in 1995, “Fashion Police” grew out of the red-carpet coverage […]
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Gravitas Ventures has acquired all North American distribution rights on sci-fi thriller “Alien Invasion: S.U.M.1,” which stars “Game of Thrones” actor Iwan Rheon. Munich-based sales agent Global Screen is handling global rights. The movie, which is produced by Christian Alvart (“Nick – Off Duty,” “Case 39,” “Pandorum,” “Antibodies”), has its theatrical roll-out set for Dec. […]
In addition to widespread criticism and sluggish ratings, Megyn Kelly is facing another impending crisis. After three weeks on TV, celebrities aren’t rushing to sit down with her. A number of publicists who spoke to Variety expressed discomfort with the idea of booking their clients in the third hour of “Today,” which has now been […]
Actress Tara Subkoff has opened up about her experience with Harvey Weinstein, alleging the producer sexually harassed her in the 1990s when she was up for a part in one of his movies. “That night I was offered the role, and I went out to a premiere after party that Harvey Weinstein was also at,” […]
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