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  • Model Cara Delevingne to play female lead in 'Paper Towns'

    Model Cara Delevingne to play female lead in 'Paper Towns'
    High-fashion model Cara Delevingne is taking a bit of an unusual leap — she's headed off the runway and into "Paper Towns," the latest film adaptation of a novel by "The Fault in Our Stars" writer John Green. The 22-year-old Brit, who enjoys a...
  • In 'The Drop,' Tom Hardy stayed still on camera, and unbridled off it

    In 'The Drop,' Tom Hardy stayed still on camera, and unbridled off it
    There were dogs on set and dogs in the script, but Tom Hardy felt like the production of "The Drop" could use one more mutt. The British actor — known for being Bane and Bronson and now, he hopes, Bob, the not-so-simple simpleton in the new...
  • Octavia Spencer can weather 'Black and White' clouds, shine elsewhere

     Octavia Spencer can weather 'Black and White' clouds, shine elsewhere
    It's a warm day, not yet 24 hours after "Black and White's" afternoon premiere at the city's annual film festival, and one of its stars, Octavia Spencer, emerges from the doorway — a study in black and white, warm and cool. Black stilettos,...
  • Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'

    Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'
    A pair of 50-pound dumbbells rested on the ground outside of Antoine Fuqua's trailer on the set of "The Equalizer," which was filming at an abandoned Lowe's hardware store several miles outside of Boston. It would be easy to assume they were there for...
  • Sundance Lab Project 'Swiss Army Man' Moving into Production

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Miranda Bailey's Cold Iron Pictures has come on board to finance and produce the Sundance Lab project "Swiss Army Man," written and directed by the filmmaking team the Daniels. The duo -- Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert --...
  • Toronto: Sony Classics Buys German Postwar Drama 'Labyrinth of Lies' for North America

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to post-World War II drama "Labyrinth of Lies," a day before its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The German production, Giulio Ricciarelli's directorial...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Frozen' Propels Next Disney Darling 'Big Hero 6′

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Sundance Lab Project 'Swiss Army Men' Moving into Production

    Miranda Bailey's Cold Iron Pictures has come on board to finance and produce the Sundance Lab project "Swiss Army Men," written and directed by the filmmaking team the Daniels. The duo -- Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert -- recently won the best...
  • Looking forward, and back, at the TIFF

    Looking forward, and back, at the TIFF
    Among North American competition titles, director Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher," opening commercially Nov. 14 (and Nov. 21 in Chicago), has drawn the lion's share of the raves during the Toronto International Film Festival, concluding Sunday. Toronto...
  • 'Pawn Sacrifice' film captures chess drama of Fischer-Spassky face-off

    TORONTO (Reuters) - There might have been something more nerve-wracking than being an opponent to world chess champion Bobby Fischer, and that was being the mercurial man's minder. "Pawn Sacrifice," a film premiering at the Toronto International Film...
  • TIFF 2014: With 'Pigeon,' director Roy Andersson goes out on a limb

    Cult director Roy Andersson was sitting at his kitchen table in Stockholm, struggling to come up with an idea for a script, when he noticed a pigeon on his window sill. “Immediately I thought. ‘Does he have problems too? Maybe he also is...