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  • How Sony Pictures Classics Survived the Indie Film Biz

    One key advantage of running a film company together is that it's possible to be two places at once. That came in handy on a recent night at the Toronto International Film Festival when Michael Barker and Tom Bernard, the co-presidents of Sony Pictures...
  • Vin Diesel Shares First Photo of Paul Walker in 'Fast and Furious 7′

    "Fast and Furious 7" star Vin Diesel has shared the first photo of his late co-star, Paul Walker, from the Universal action sequel. Walker died last November during a break in production on "Fast and Furious 7," after the car he was a passenger in hit a...
  • New Distributors Saban, Broad Green, Bleecker Street, Clarius Shake Up Indie Scene

    Four months into its existence, Saban Films made a serious statement at the Toronto Film Festival as it bought three films -- John Travolta's "The Forger," Taylor Lautner's "Tracers" and Hayden Christensen's "American Heist." "That's what we were here to...
  • 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...
  • 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: Eddie Redmayne's Stephen Hawking transformation

    TIFF 2014: Eddie Redmayne's Stephen Hawking transformation
    Barely an hour after a crowd roared its admiration at his Toronto International Film Festival world premiere, “The Theory of Everything” actor Eddie Redmayne swung by the after-party for his movie to amiably hang out with some friends and...
  • Toronto: Film Movement Picks Up Wide's 'The Lesson'

    In its first finalized acquisition at this year's Toronto Festival, New York-based Film Movement has picked up all North American rights to the Wide Management-sold "The Lesson," the feature film debut of Bulgaria's Kristina Grozeva and Peter Valchanov....