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  • Watch: First Trailer for 'Olive Kitteridge' With Frances McDormand, Bill Murray

    Frances McDormand means business in the first trailer for the HBO miniseries "Olive Kitteridge." McDormand doesn't mince her words, whether talking to an innocent little girl or a depressed Bill Murray, who asks for a reason to live as he grieves the...
  • Watch: First Trailer for HBO's 'Olive Kitteridge' With Frances McDormand, Bill Murray

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Frances McDormand means business in the first trailer for the HBO miniseries "Olive Kitteridge." McDormand doesn't mince her words, whether talking to an innocent little girl or a depressed Bill Murray, who asks for a reason...
  • Top Iranian Film Directors Launch Internet Campaign Pleading For Nuclear Deal

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With the deadline looming for Tehran to reach a nuclear agreement with world powers, six top Iranian film directors have launched an Internet campaign with the tagline "there is no deal that is worse than no deal," marking...
  • George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin make their marriage legal, leave Venice

    George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin made it official Monday in Venice, Italy, doing what the law required to make their Saturday night wedding a legal marriage. The newlyweds showed up at the Ca' Farsetti palace on the Grand Canal for a brief ceremony...
  • Venice becomes Hollywood on the Adriatic for Clooney wedding

    * Wedding shrouded in secrecy, billed as party of the year * Clooney had vowed never to remarry * Stars descend on lagoon city, home of Venice film festival By Isla Binnie VENICE, Sept 27 (Reuters) - The world's most famous bachelor, George Clooney,...
  • George Clooney's wedding brings out the stars in Venice

    George Clooney's wedding brings out the stars in Venice
    There was no other news on the Rialto on Friday as A-list stars glided into Venice to celebrate the wedding of Hollywood hero George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The two-time Oscar winner and Kentucky-born Clooney, 53, is set to...
  • Variety Screening Series Kicks Off With 'The Boxtrolls'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On Thursday night, the Variety Screening Series kicked off in Hollywood with "The Boxtrolls," the latest offering from stop-motion animation company Laika. For the Portland, Ore. based animation studio, which also produced...
  • Toronto: Jennifer Aniston's 'She's Funny That Way' Nears $4 Million Deal With Clarius Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Toronto might be inching to a close, but the second weekend of the festival saw another heated bidding war. New distributor Clarius Entertainment is nearing a $4 million deal for domestic rights to the screwball comedy "She's...
  • TIFF 2014: Abel Ferrara and Willem Dafoe revive 'Pasolini'

    TIFF 2014: Abel Ferrara and Willem Dafoe revive 'Pasolini'
    Few filmmakers can be considered as consistently outrageous and downright dangerous as Abel Ferrara. So there is something fitting in the director of "Bad Lieutenant" making a film on the Italian filmmaker, poet, journalist and cultural critic Pier...
  • Ann Hui's 'Golden Era' To Represent Hong Kong in Oscar Race

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- Ann Hui's "Golden Era," which was the closing film at this month's Venice film festival, has been selected to represent Hong Kong in the foreign-language Oscar race. The Tang Wei-starring film is a biopic of early...
  • 8 Strange Moments from James Franco's New Book

    What do Elizabeth Taylor, Lindsay Lohan and James Franco have in common? They're all prominently featured in James Franco's new book, "Hollywood Dreaming." His sixth book won't hit bookshelves until Sept. 23, but Variety took an early peek to pick out...