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  • Anna Kendrick's 'Last Five Years' Sells Out Foreign Markets (EXCLUSIVE)

    Anna Kendrick's musical "The Last Five Years" has sold out most key international markets prior to its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. "Five Years," adapted and directed by Richard LaGravenese from the Broadway musical, is...
  • Daniel Radcliffe hopes the magic is gone and he'll be taken seriously

     Daniel Radcliffe hopes the magic is gone and he'll be taken seriously
    Everyone is ignoring Daniel Radcliffe. He's just stepped out of a black SUV and walked into a North Hollywood pie shop, a bodyguard, assistant, three publicists and groomer trailing behind. No one at the Republic of Pie is losing it — the...
  • 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...
  • Toronto: Sony Classics Buys German Postwar Drama 'Labyrinth of Lies' for North America

    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 debut, was sold by Beta...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • TIFF 2014: Five lessons from this year's festival

    TIFF 2014: Five lessons from this year's festival
    As the final screenings are taken in, coffee cups are discarded and press and industry badges are regretfully removed, the chatter can begin—OK, continue—over what rose, sunk and treaded water at the Toronto International Film Festival this...
  • Toronto: Radius Buys Rose Byrne-Nick Kroll Comedy 'Adult Beginners'

    Radius has acquired U.S. rights to the comedy "Adult Beginners," three days after its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Rose Byrne and Nick Kroll star along with Bobby Cannavale, Joel McHale, Bobby Moynihan, Mike Birbiglia,...
  • Toronto: Saban Buys Hayden Christensen's 'American Heist'

    Saban Films is near a deal to acquire the U.S. distribution rights to "American Heist," starring Hayden Christensen, Adrien Brody, Jordana Brewster, Tory Kittles and Aliaune "Akon" Thiam. The deal was announced Friday, a day after the film's world...
  • Toronto: Festival Receives Major Donation To Support Year-Round Programs

    The Toronto International Film Festival has received a donation of two million Canadian dollars from The Gerald Schwartz and Heather Reisman Foundation to support its year-round charitable efforts and its work in film preservation, exhibitions, and...