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  • Italy's Capri-Hollywood Fest To Fete 'Boyhood' Star Ellar Coltrane

    ROME - "Boyhood" protag Ellar Coltrane will be feted by Italy's Capri-Hollywood film festival dedicated to launching Oscar hopefuls and establishing a creative and business bridgehead between Hollywood and the Italian film and showbiz communities. The...
  • Peter Jackson on the End of His Middle Earth Odyssey

    The Dec. 17 debut of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" marks both an end and a beginning for Peter Jackson. It represents the culmination of his 16-year, six-film J.R.R. Tolkien marathon -- an outsized success in duration, execution, visual-...
  • Golden Globes 2015: The Globes' rise in stature? Blame TV

    Golden Globes 2015: The Globes' rise in stature? Blame TV
    As anyone even remotely connected with it will tell you, awards season is a pain, an annual collective descent into a frenzied war of opposing forces. Every year, the studios, the stars and the media sagely "reconsider" the wisdom and meaning of...
  • Franklin Leonard's Black List can help green-light screenplays

    Franklin Leonard's Black List can help green-light screenplays
    Franklin Leonard wasn't looking to upend the system. He just wanted some good vacation reading. In 2004, Leonard was working as a development executive at Leonardo DiCaprio's production company, Appian Way, charged with sifting through piles of...
  • 'Lego Movie,' 'Into the Woods' might thrive in Oscar craft categories

    When it comes to the crafts categories, everything is awesome (or should be) if you're a member of the teams behind "Into the Woods" or "The Grand Budapest Hotel." And, yes, we're liking "The Lego Movie's" chances of winning animated feature. Here's how...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Five things to expect at the nominations

    When Kate Beckinsale and Jeremy Piven take the stage in Beverly Hills on Thursday to announce nominations for the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.’s Golden Globes, you can expect some juicy surprises and a couple of eyebrow-raisers to go with it. After...
  • Terrence Malick's 'Knight of Cups' Set For Berlin Competition

    Terrence Malick's anticipated "Knight of Cups" and Andrew Haigh's "45 Years," with Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay, will compete in competition at next February's 65th Berlin Intl. Film Festival. Starring Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett - who looks...
  • Paul Haggis Selected for Writers Guild East Career Achievement Award

    The Writers Guild of America East has selected Paul Haggis to receive the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for Career Achievement. Haggis is the only writer to have won back-to-back screenwriting Oscars, for "Million Dollar Baby" and "Crash." The honor will...
  • David Oyelowo to Star With Lupita Nyong'o in 'Americanah' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Having already secured a Golden Globe nomination for his work in "Selma," David Oyelowo is looking to set up his future slate. Sources tell Variety that Oyelowo is set to co-star with Lupita Nyong'o in the indie drama "Americanah." Based on the...
  • What is Christina Hendricks doing after 'Mad Men'?

    What is Christina Hendricks doing after 'Mad Men'?
    Source: Getty Images Hit the road Even if we haven’t yet accepted that “Mad Men” has finished filming, Christina Hendricks is moving on. Variety reports that she’s signed on to star in “Roadies,” the new Showtime...
  • Interviewing Darlene Love: Singer who spent years 20 feet from stardom now, at age 76 is busier than ever

    Interviewing Darlene Love: Singer who spent years 20 feet from stardom now, at age 76 is busier than ever
    It was more than 50 years ago that singer Darlene Love had her biggest hit, the 1962 girl-group song “He’s a Rebel” with The Crystals, and her last hit, the 1963 holiday hit “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” Yet in a...