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‘Annabelle’ Trailer Brings All Your Creepy Doll Nightmares to Life (Video)
For some reason, a giant creepy looking doll seems like a good piece of decoration to the couple at the center of “Annabelle,” and in the first trailer released, they're about to pay t...
‘True Detective’ Season 2 Plot ‘Not as Dark’ as First Season, Says HBO Boss
Season 2 of HBO’s critically acclaimed drama “True Detective” won’t be quite as dark as the first, according to HBO programming president Michael Lombardo, who spoke Thursday a...
Toronto: Media Luna Acquires ‘Luna’ (EXCLUSIVE)
MADRID — In the run-up to the Toronto Festival, where the fantasy drama plays in the Vanguard section, Media Luna has acquired worldsales rights to “Luna,” the latest film by U.K. artist-dir...
TV Review: ‘A to Z’
Charm is a relatively scarce commodity among this year’s new comedies, and “A to Z” has it. A slightly cryptic narration says the show will follow Andrew and Zelda (get it?) and offer “the com...
Liam Neeson to Present ‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ at Zurich Film Festival
LONDON — Liam Neeson is to present his latest film, the crime drama “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” in the Gala Premieres section of the Zurich Film Festival. Based on Lawrence Block’s best...
IFP Taps Focus Features Exec for Made in NY Media Center
Independent Filmmakers Project — the New York-based nonprofit that runs the Made in NY Media Center, the cross-industry hub that opened in October — has appointed former Focus Features ex...
Justice Department Pursuing James Foley's Killers: ‘We Will Not Forget’
The U.S. Department of Justice is pursuing a criminal case in the beheading of journalist James Foley, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday. “The Justice Department is actively pursuing ju...
Watch: Nothing is Wrong in 'Jamie Marks is Dead' Exclusive Clip, Until the Lights Go Out
Based on Christopher Barzak's "One for Sorrow," Carter Smith's supernatural thriller "Jamie Marks is Dead," centers on three high school classmates: Adam McCormick, Gracie Highsmit...
Harry Potter Director to Return for ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Spinoff (EXCLUSIVE)
“Harry Potter” filmmaker David Yates has a few more tricks up his sleeve. Sources tell Variety that Yates, who directed several Harry Potter movies including the final “Deathly Hallo...
Liz Tuccillo’s SXSW Comedy ‘Take Care’ Gets Distribution
Entertainment One Films has acquired the North American distribution rights to romantic comedy “Take Care,” five months after its debut at South by Southwest. “Take Care” stars...
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New 'Nightcrawler' Trailer Puts Jake Gyllenhaal at the Scene of the Crime
"How far would you go for the American dream?"read more
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Shane Black to Direct 'The Destroyer' for Sony
The 'Iron Man 3' helmer will adapt the action book seriesread more
ESPN Launches Score-Tracking App for Pebble Smartwatch
ESPN wants to grab sports fans by the wrist: The cable programmer has unveiled a real-time score app for the Pebble smartwatch. The app, launched Thursday, can track multiple games and causes the Pebb...
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PacSun, StyleHaul Partner in Back-to-School YouTube Campaign
Lifestyle apparel company PacSun is the latest in a growing number of retailers to partner with YouTube content creators. In a cutting-edge back-to-school marketing campaign, PacSun will feature You...
‘Rectify’ Season Finale Preview: Daniel's Surprising Love Triangle Confession (Exclusive Video)
There's no love lost between step brothers Daniel and Teddy, but a surprising olive branch is extended in the season 2 finale of “Rectify.” In this exclusive clip (above) from Thursday...
Lauryn Hill Dedicates Song ‘Black Rage’ to Ferguson (Audio)
Lauryn Hill is speaking out against the situation in Ferguson, Mo. through a new “sketch” version of her song “Black Rage.” The Grammy winner released the single, a new dedicat...
‘Boyhood’ to Grow Old with Paramount on Home Entertainment Platforms
“Boyhood” has grown up to impress Hollywood’s studio system. After breaking out this summer as a critical and box office hit for IFC Films, Paramount Home Media Distribution has acqu...
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This Gen Z Infographic Can Help Marketers Get Wise to the Future
We've all heard plenty about millenials (or Generation Y), those born between 1976 and 1994. But as that generation continues to age, marketers are starting to shift their attention to the next g...
‘Noah’ Directors on Transcending Their $300 Budget: TheWrap's Shortlist Quickie
“Noah” directors Patrick Cederberg and Walter Woodman set out to make a movie using a format that they hadn't seen been used well, which told an honest story about online relationships...
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Ronnie Clint, Longtime GM at Chasen's Restaurant, Dies at 89
The Englishman worked at the legendary Hollywood gathering place from 1954 until it closed in 1995read more

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