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  • 'The Conjuring' Spinoff 'Annabelle' Set for Oct. 3 Release

    New Line is going with "Annabelle" as the title for its spinoff of "The Conjuring" with a Oct. 3 release date in the U.S. Peter Safran and "The Conjuring" director James Wan are producing "Annabelle." "The Conjuring" included a haunted doll named...
  • Gillian Flynn's 'Sharp Objects' Being Developed for TV With Marti Noxon, Jason Blum

    "Gone Girl" author Gillian Flynn has yet another adaptation in the pipeline. Her debut novel "Sharp Objects" is being developed as a one-hour serialized drama with Marti Noxon on board as showrunner and writer and Blumhouse Productions' Jason Blum and...
  • Two independent films set to begin shooting in Chicago

     Two independent films set to begin shooting in Chicago
    Ten years after making it to the finals of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's "Project Greenlight," Chicago filmmaker Duane Edwards has lined up his first feature film project, slated to begin shooting locally this fall. The script, by Frederick Mensch, is...
  • The Films of Richard Linklater: Ranked From Best to Worst

    JUSTIN CHANG: Andrew, if you'll allow me a brief (sort of) digression before we get down to business: A few nights ago, as part of our foolhardy mission to rank the films of Richard Linklater, I watched "Waking Life" for the first time since I'd seen it...
  • Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun

    Jeff Robinov's Studio 8 to get backing from Chinese firm Fosun
    Jeff Robinov's new film company is getting a major investment from a Shanghai-based conglomerate, in the latest high-profile partnership between Chinese and Hollywood film companies. Chinese investment firm Fosun International Limited said Sunday it has...
  • Watch: Matt Damon, Ben Affleck Announce 'Project Greenlight' Details in Promo

    Aspiring directors now have the go ahead to enter their submissions to "Project Greenlight," according to a promo released Wednesday by HBO featuring Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. The series, which first aired on the premium cable channel in 2001, had...
  • John Heard Joins Indie 'Searching for Fortune'

    John Heard is set to co-star in the indie drama "Searching for Fortune." The pic also stars Brian Smolensky, Christina Moore and Tom Costello, with Joseph Matarrese directing. Story follows an oil worker whose world is turned upside down when he...
  • First Look: Myx TV Debuts Original Reality Competition Series 'Call to Cosplay'

    Myx TV will premiere its latest original reality series, "Call to Cosplay," at 8 p.m. June 30 and Variety has an exclusive first look at the creative competition show. The series, hosted by anime expert Keith Kawamura, consists of six episodes with two...
  • Amy Adams gives U.S. soldier a surprise first-class upgrade

    Amy Adams gives U.S. soldier a surprise first-class upgrade
    Amy Adams quietly did a cool thing on an airplane Friday -- and the world would have been none the wiser except for a tweet from another passenger outing the actress' wish-I'd-done-that-too goodness. "Just saw actress Amy Adams do something incredibly...
  • 'Batkid' Documentary Campaign Reaches Halfway Point, Trailer Launches

    Filmmaker Dana Nachman has raised nearly $50,000 -- about half of what's she's seeking -- to finish the official Batkid documentary, "Batkid Begins." The film follows 5-year-old Miles Scott, a leukemia survivor who asked the Make-A-Wish Foundation last...
  • Dwayne Johnson says he'll play DC superhero Shazam -- or his nemesis

    Dwayne Johnson has a tough decision on his hands: whether to wield the power of the DC Comics superhero Shazam or that of his arch nemesis, Black Adam. During an appearance in Mexico City to promote his new film, "Hercules," the 42-year-old action...