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Marvel's ‘Agents of SHIELD’ Casts ‘Teen Wolf's’ Brian Patrick Wade as Crusher
“Marvel's Agents of SHIELD” is bringing Crusher to television. Brian Patrick Wade will play Carl “Crusher” Creel, best known to comic book fans as the Absorbing Man, in the...
‘Teen Wolf’ Actor to Play Absorbing Man in ‘Agents of SHIELD’
“Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” has found a new supervillain. Brian Patrick Wade (“Teen Wolf,” “Generation Kill”) will debut as Carl “Crusher” Creel — ...
Taylor Swift Didn’t Do It Alone: 13 Film Directors Who Dabbled in Music Videos
With the psychological thriller "One Hour Photo" and the heartbreaking adaptation of "Never Let Me Go, Mark Romanek has proven himself a capable film director. But, in addition to his f...
Miramax Completes Securitization for $250 million
Miramax Films announced completion of the company's Film Library Asset-Backed Notes offering. The securitization transaction included the issuance of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 3...
Paramount Gives ‘Ninja Turtles’ Megafan With Muscular Dystrophy a Private Screening
Heroes in a half shell … and an iPad. Paramount has made $191 million worldwide thus far on its “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle” reboot, but the booming box office returns didn't st...
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VMAs: Beyonce Shares Onstage Kiss With Jay Z After Performing Self-Titled Album Medley
Putting the divorce rumors to rest?read more
‘Harry Potter’ Director David Yates Returning for Spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’
David Yates, who directed half the movies in WB's blockbuster “Harry Potter” franchise, is in negotiations to direct J.K. Rowling‘s spinoff “Fantastic Beasts and Where to F...
‘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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MTV VMAs: Iggy Azalea, Rita Ora Offer Spooky "Black Widow"
Spider webs and cut-out bodysuitsread more
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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

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