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  • 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...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Rules Lackluster Labor Day

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Guardians of the Galaxy" became the year's highest grossing U.S. release this weekend, goosing an otherwise drab Labor Day box office The Marvel film topped the domestic charts for the third time and benefited from crowds...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Netflix Lands Fox's 'Gotham' After First Season Worldwide

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. Worldwide TV Distribution will deliver the upcoming Fox drama series "Gotham" exclusively to Netflix worldwide after its first season, the companies announced Tuesday. The pact is unusual not only because the...
  • Paramount Marketing Chief Josh Greenstein Close to Deal At Sony

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Former Paramount Pictures chief marketing officer Josh Greenstein is in final negotiations with Sony Pictures to succeed Jeff Blake as chairman of worldwide marketing and distribution, according to people at the studio familiar...
  • Telluride: From 'Birdman' to 'Mommy,' Festival Soars Above the Fray

    JUSTIN CHANG: How was your Telluride, Scott? Mine was terrific -- though I should note that I don't really have a frame of reference, being a first-timer at this annual mountainside mecca for movie lovers. Still, I'm happy to report that just about...
  • Box Office: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Back on Top, 'Sin City 2' Flops

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Teen girls and fanboys duked it out at the box office this weekend, with "Guardians of the Galaxy" getting the upper hand on newcomer "If I Stay" and scoring first place with a $17.6 million haul, according to studio estimates....
  • 'Wild Tales' Breaks B.O. Record for Warner Bros. in Argentina

    MADRID - Argentina is going wild over Damian Szifron's "Wild Tales," a Special Presentation at Toronto. But, far from a local comedy, the Cannes competition entry, which boasts impeccable distributor credentials - a Sony Pictures Classics pick-up for...