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  • Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36; Oscar-winning director of 'Searching for Sugar Man'

    Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36; Oscar-winning director of 'Searching for Sugar Man'
    Malik Bendjelloul, the "Searching for Sugar Man" director who won an Oscar for the documentary film he edited at his kitchen table, died in Stockholm on Tuesday, Swedish police said. He was 36. Police released few details, saying only that he was...
  • The Weinstein Co. Strikes New U.S. Distribution Deal for 'Grace of Monaco' (EXCLUSIVE)

    After weeks of contract renegotiations, the Weinstein Co. is about to sign a new deal to retain the U.S. distribution rights of "Grace of Monaco," Variety has learned. Under the pact, reached with the film's producers on Wednesday, the same day "Grace"...
  • CAA Signs Songwriting Duo Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman

    Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, the "Hairspray" composers whose musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is currently playing on the West End, have signed with CAA. It's the first time the pair have signed with a tenpercentary. Kraft-Engel...
  • Beverly Hills Hotel Loses Oscar Party, More Over Controversy

    The venerable Beverly Hills Hotel is beginning to feel the impact of the industry's outrage over the anti-LGBT and anti-female laws enacted in Brunei, the home country of hotel owner Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah. The tally of events exiting the hotel...
  • Adele posts fresh-faced birthday selfie, seems to tease new album

    Adele posts fresh-faced birthday selfie, seems to tease new album
    It's a new year for Adele! The singer turned 26 on Monday and posted a makeup-free selfie that had followers wondering if she was teasing to a new album. It wouldn't be the first time in the last year that a diva dropped a super-secret album with little...
  • Oscar-winning 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36

    Oscar-winning 'Sugar Man' director Malik Bendjelloul dies at 36
    Malik Bendjelloul, who won an Oscar for directing the documentary "Searching for Sugar Man," has died in Stockholm at age 36. The cause of death was not immediately known. Swedish police did not suspect foul play, the Associated Press reported....
  • Fun Facts About This Year's Tony Awards

    The Tony Awards are set to take place on June 8; those without tickets can watch at home on CBS. We've compiled some fascinating facts about this year's nominees to prepare you for the big show. ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID Sure, Audra McDonald gets all the...
  • The matte look returns with fresh color

    Spring is usually synonymous with dewy skin and shimmering color, but this season makeup is taking a cue from fashion's retro '90s flavor and going matte. As seen on the spring runways at Prabal Gurung, Milly and Rebecca Minkoff, today's matte face is...
  • CANNES: 'Grace of Monaco' Won't Be an Oscar Contender (Analysis)

    When the teaser trailer for "Grace of Monaco" debuted last fall, the Nicole Kidman biopic about Grace Kelly felt like a natural Oscars contender. The drama, directed by Olivier Dahan (who directed Marion Cotillard to an Academy Award for 2007′s...
  • Harrison Ford Offered Role in 'Blade Runner' Sequel

    Alcon Entertainment has an offer out to Harrison Ford to reprise his role as Rick Deckard in its sequel to "Blade Runner," directed by Ridley Scott. Hampton Fancher, co-writer of the screenplay of the iconic 1982 sci-fi film, and Michael Green are the...
  • Additions to Ecuador's National Film Fund Spur Growth in Production

    The Ecuadorian film biz is on the upswing, punctuated by recent triumphs on the festival circuit and a boost in production. Spurring growth is the tripling of the national film fund from its original amount of $700,000 in 2007 to its current $2.4...