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  • Stereo D plans expansion into Canada

    Stereo D plans expansion into Canada
    Stereo D, a Burbank visual effects company, plans to move a significant portion of its workforce north of the border. The company, which specializes in the conversion of movies to a 3-D format, told employees this morning that the studio is planning...
  • Picture Tree Acquires Paulo Coelho Biopic 'The Pilgrim' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Berlin-based international sales and production outfit Picture Tree Intl. has secured the global distribution rights for the Paulo Coelho biopic "The Pilgrim -- the Best Story of Paulo Coelho" from Brazilian production house Cuatro Dama Filmes....
  • Telefonica Charges Into Digital TV With Purchase of Canal Plus Spain

    Faced with a contracting telco market in Europe, Spain's Telefonica did what seems logical: It bought the country's largest pay-TV operator. Now the telephone and Internet giant can settle into what seems like a growth market -- content creation and...
  • George Clooney to Direct Movie About U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - George Clooney has come on to direct "Hack Attack" for Sony Pictures, delving into the hot-button topic of celebrity privacy scandals. The pic will be an adaptation of journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone...
  • Directors Like 'Whiplash's' Damien Chazelle Drum Up Attention With Short Films

    Like the intensely single-minded drummer Miles Teller plays in "Whiplash," its writer-director, Damien Chazelle, did not arrive on the world stage unprepared. In fact, exactly one year before his white-knuckle feature won Sundance's grand jury prize,...
  • Toronto Film Fest Market Faces Challenges With Platform Changes, Global Politics

    Sellers at this week's Toronto Film Festival hope to ride the wave of Cannes and Sundance, which saw a healthy number of deals close earlier in the year. But by no means does that suggest that the movie business is in full recovery. "The market is bigger...
  • J.K. Simmons on Playing a 'Real' Villain in 'Whiplash'

    Though he's appeared in more than 50 movies and several hit TV shows, J.K. Simmons is perhaps still best known as the deadpan professor in Farmer's Insurance commercials. "It's humbling, to say the least," says the 59-year-old actor. So perhaps it's only...
  • Sony Taps Ryan Doherty as Vice President of New Literary Development Division

    Ryan Doherty has joined Sony Pictures Entertainment in the newly created position of vice president, literary development. He will be pursuing book to film and television opportunities for all content divisions across Sony Pictures Entertainment,...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • George Clooney to direct 'Hack Attack,' about British media scandal

    George Clooney is answering the call to direct "Hack Attack" for Sony Pictures, an adaptation of journalist Nick Davies' book about the British phone-hacking scandal that erupted around Rupert Murdoch's news empire. Davies investigated Murdoch's News...
  • 'Blended' Takes 'Amazing Spider-Man 2's' Top Spot on Home Video Sales Chart

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spidey lost his grip on the top of the national home video sales chart after just one week due to the newly released Adam Sandler comedy "Blended," a theatrical underperformer distributed by Warner Bros. The film, which...