Weekend Report, September 29, 2014
The Equalizer: $35MM Antoine Fuqua CAA - Scott Greenberg Denzel Washington WME - Patrick Whitesell Marton Csokas WME - Andrew Finkelstein Anonymous Content - Sandra Chang &nb...
Busan Film Review: ‘Paradise in Service’
A state-run brothel on the military base of Quemoy during the Cold War reps a scintillating microcosm of Taiwanese history in Doze Niu Chen-zer’s beautifully acted, achingly romantic new film.
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Ricky Gervais Releases Studio Song by 'The Office' Character David Brent
'Slough' is a musical tribute to Brent's hometownread more
Steve Carell Is an Idiot in ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ Clips (Video)
Steve Carell is a master at playing the well-meaning buffoon, and the experience seems to serve him well in four clips released in anticipation of Disney's adaptation of Judith Viorst's book &...
BUSAN: Festival launches Talent Incubator With China’s Youku
Chinese online video site Youku is to pact with the Busan festival to launch a new talent discovery program.
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Disney, Amazon Reportedly Close to Ending Dispute
The e-commerce giant had stopped taking preorders of 'Maleficent' and other DVDs read more
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Tracy Morgan May Never Be Able to Perform Again, Attorney Says
"The jury's still out"read more
Disney, Amazon Close to Ending DVD Feud: Report
LONDON — The Walt Disney Co. and Amazon look close to resolving a feud that has blocked the pre-ordering of Disney DVDs in the U.S. for nearly two months, according to a report in the Wall Stree...
PBS, CBS Are Big Winners at News and Documentary Emmy Awards
PBS and CBS dominated the 35th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards on Tuesday night at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City, with PBS winning 11 awards and CBS taking 10. A...
‘American Horror Story’ Offers First Real Look at the ‘Freak Show’ in New Trailer (Video)
“American Horror Story” is back, and it's going to the freaks. “Freak Show” is the subtitle of the fourth season of FX's horror anthology, and it features the return of...
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Zurich: Director Andrea Di Stefano on Why 'Escobar: Paradise Lost' Is No 'Scarface 2'
Three decisions he made on the drug lord biopic: “Never show cocaine, have Escobar speak Spanish and don't show violence on screen”read more
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Oscars: Australia Selects 'Charlie's Country' for Foreign-Language Category
Rolf de Heer's powerful drama based partly on the life of Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil read more
Oscars Race: Australia Selects ‘Charlie’s Country’ for Foreign-Language Contention
Australia has selected director Rolf de Heer’s Aborigine-themed “Charlie’s Country” as its contender for foreign-language Academy Award contention.
Fox Brazil Ramps up Domestic Production
The number of hours of Brazilian independent productions shown on the country’s payTV channels has more than tripled since the enactment of the 2012 law that obliges channels to screen at least 3.5 ...
Brazil, Europe Co-productions Hampered by Bureaucracy
Rio de Janeiro – Brazilian and European companies involved in feature co-productions continue to face bureaucratic, administrative and legal obstacles that slow down and raise the cost of production...
‘Horrible Bosses 2' New Trailer Proves That Stupid Crime Probably Doesn't Pay (Video)
Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day haven't gotten any better in “Horrible Bosses 2,” but they have upped the ante. After getting screwed over by a ruthless businessman, play...
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Ben Affleck Berates Jon Stewart For Spoiling 'Gone Girl' in Outrageous 'Daily Show' Interview
The actor (jokingly) claims he ghost directed for David Fincher and calls Stewart a "copycat" for making a movie set in Iranread more
Alison Sweeney Has 30 Seconds to Answer Questions About Her ‘Days of Our Lives’ Character, Or Else (Video)
Alison Sweeney is winding down her time on NBC's “Days of Our Lives,” after 21 years playing Sami Brady on the NBC soap opera. To see how well she's been paying attention, she agre...
‘Exodus’ Star Christian Bale on Playing Moses: ‘You Can’t Out-Heston Charlton Heston’
Fox offered a peek at its “Exodus: Gods and Kings” for the media at the Zanuck Theater, where Christian Bale told the audience it’s very different from previous versions of the ta...
‘The Judge’ Once Again Tops the Week in TV Advertising Spend
In this week’s edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by, “The Judge” once again leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $7.8 million for spots that ...