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Life of Pi (movie)

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  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' scorches; Katie Couric nears Yahoo deal

    'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' scorches; Katie Couric nears Yahoo deal
    After the coffee. Before pitching my young-adult novel.  The Skinny: I saw "Catching Fire" on Saturday and enjoyed it, though I set a high bar for dystopian fiction. Oh, and for the sake of self-promotion, I'm writing the weekly box-office projections...
  • Directors on Their Teams: J.C. Chandor on 'All is Lost'

    On Monday, "All is Lost's" Robert Redford won the actor prize from the N.Y. Film Critics Circle and he's been the focus of most media attention for the film. But this drama is far from a one-man show. The pic was written and directed by J.C. Chandor....
  • Walden Media Sets Expansion into TV, Animation

    Philip Anschutz's Walden Media, which specializes in family movies, is expanding its feature-film activities with the goal of financing a slate of high-end, star-driven commercial projects along with moving into TV and animation. Walden is also revamping...
  • Fourth Narnia Movie Taps 'Life of Pi' Writer David Magee

    "Life of Pi" writer David Magee has signed on to write the fourth "Chronicles of Narnia" film. The hiring of Magee comes two months after Mark Gordon reached a deal with the C.S. Lewis Co. to jointly develop and produce "The Chronicles of Narnia: The...
  • Academy Announces Oscar Visual Effects Shortlist

    Updated 3:30 p.m. Variety has obtained the Academy's short list for the visual effects Oscar. These 10 films will compete at the vfx "bakeoff" in January. In alphabetical order: "Elysium," "Gravity," "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," "Iron Man 3,"...
  • Asian Award Shows Seek Meaning, China Relevance

    HONG KONG - Asia's film award shows cannot agree on much. They disagree as to where Asia is and even on what counts as an Asian movie. But, significantly, they all include China in the mix. That's smart as that's where the money is. And how well the...
  • 'Digital HD' Has Hopes High at Studios' Home Entertainment Divisions

    There's a tipping point in sight for the home-entertainment business, one in which consumer spending on titles delivered digitally as purchases, rentals and through subscription streaming will edge past spending on packaged media. This shift to digital...
  • Viacom strategy for Paramount Pictures: Limit financial risks

    Paramount Pictures' movie strategy has long revolved around managing financial risk. At a time when other Hollywood studios field an occasional risky bet, such as 20th Century Fox's "Life of Pi"; Walt Disney's "Lone Ranger" or "Pirates of the Caribbean"...
  • FX Gives Series Order to 'Tyrant' From 'Homeland' Creator

    FX has given a series order to drama "Tyrant," from "Homeland" creator Gideon Raff. Series from Fox 21 and FX Prods. revolves around the son of a Middle Eastern dictator who returns to his home country with his American family after 20 years in the U.S....
  • Fox Remaking 'Murder on the Orient Express' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Fox is taking a trip on the Orient Express, closing deals for a remake of Sidney Lumet's 1974 detective drama "Murder on the Orient Express" with Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon and Simon Kinberg on board to produce. Scott is not directing and no writers...
  • Fox Intros Under-the-Radar 'Book Thief' to Kudos Community

    At a reception Monday for "The Book Thief," Geoffrey Rush smiled that he's trying to figure out Fox 2000: "They did 'Devil Wears Prada' and 'Life of Pi' and now our movie, so I can't quite figure out the 'house style' -- except that they're all bold...