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  • Hollywood auction draws devoted fans, rich collectors

     Hollywood auction draws devoted fans, rich collectors
    From the moment AJ Palmgren learned of Lot 397, he knew he had to have it. But he had never bid at an auction before, and as he took a seat toward the back of the gallery, his nerves took over. "I hoped I wasn't going to space out," he said. A...
  • 'The Office' Actor Andy Buckley Joins 'Jurassic World' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Andy Buckley ("The Office") has joined the cast the cast of Universal's "Jurassic World" opposite Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Vincent D'Onofrio and Irrfan Khan. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure from a screenplay he wrote with Derek...
  • MGM's Ken Schapiro Departing Chief Strategic Officer Post

    Ken Schapiro, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's chief strategic officer, will be departing the company at the end of this month. Chairman and CEO Gary Barber made the announcement Thursday. "I am fully supportive of Ken's decision," Barber said. "He has done an...
  • Mickey Rooney dies: Why we won't see a performer like him again

    Mickey Rooney dies: Why we won't see a performer like him again
    Many of the obituaries and appreciations for Mickey Rooney pay deference to his diverse skills: singing, family comedies, musicals, dramas and even the movement to TV, all while being a serious box-office draw. As my colleague Kenneth Turan wrote, few now...
  • Andre Previn's 'Streetcar' opera will play L.A., but without him

     Andre Previn's 'Streetcar' opera will play L.A., but without him
    When you enter the small sitting room in André Previn's Upper East Side apartment, the cluttered space resembles a virtual survey exhibition of the 85-year-old composer's far-flung career and personal life. In plain sight on a table in the back were his...
  • 'Need For Speed' rushing to top at Chinese theaters

    What might “Need for Speed” have in common with “Pacific Rim,” “Escape Plan” and “Cloud Atlas”? The Dreamworks driving film might end up being one of those (increasingly less) rare Hollywood movies to...
  • Raymond Wagner, TV Producer, Exec, Dies at 85

    Raymond Wagner, a producer of films including "Petulia" and, later, "Turner and Hooch" and formerly a top executive at Universal Studios and MGM, died of natural causes March 12 in Westwood, Calif. He was 85. Wagner oversaw TV pilots for Universal during...
  • Walter Roy Beery, Stage and TV Actor, Dies at 75

    Walter Roy Beery, an actor who appeared in numerous television shows but whose first love was the theater, died at his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif., on April 6 from complications of lymphoma. He was 75. Beery supported himself by working as a film broker...
  • Paramount Joins MGM On 'Ben-Hur' Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

    Having already worked together on the forthcoming "Hercules," Paramount and MGM look ready to join forces on another famous character. Sources tell Variety Paramount will co-produce and distribute MGM's upcoming remake of "Ben-Hur." Timur Bekmambetov ("...
  • Paul Walker's Brothers to Help Fill in 'Small Gaps' in 'Fast & Furious 7′ Production

    In the wake of Paul Walker's unexpected death in November, his brothers Cody and Caleb will step in for him and help finish some remaining shots for Universal's "Fast & Furious 7." According to a statement made on the film's Facebook page on Tuesday, the...
  • Universal's Duncan Clark to Receive CineEurope Distributor Honor

    LONDON -- CineEurope, the leading event for European exhibitors, will present its International Distributor of the Year Award to Duncan Clark, president, distribution, Universal Pictures Intl. Variety can also report that Clark has just re-upped at UPI,...