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  • 'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh's need for reality

     'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh's need for reality
    In a climactic car-chase scene in the new movie "Need for Speed," a race car barrels into the back of a police SUV, sending the truck flying through the air. To put viewers in the drivers' seats, director Scott Waugh placed cameras inside the SUV so...
  • TV Review: 'Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe'

    Beyond its crass practical considerations -- promoting the soon-to-be-released "Captain America" sequel, while giving "Agents of SHIELD" a week off -- ABC's super-synergistic special "Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe" contains a pretty interesting...
  • 'Spider-Man' Producers Talk Moral Ambiguousness of Venom and Sinister Six

    With the first "Amazing Spider-Man" grossing $752 million worldwide and the follow-up swinging into theaters on May 2, it's high time that we learned more about the growing franchise. After recently confirming the two upcoming still-undated spin-offs,...
  • SXSW: Marc Webb Was Shocked to Be Hired to Direct Spider-Man Franchise

    AUSTIN -- When Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment and chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group, pitched director Marc Webb on the idea of resurrecting the Spider-Man franchise, he told the SXSW audience and...
  • After 'Spider-Man,' Foxwoods Theatre to be renamed the Lyric

    Theater is a superstitious profession, especially when it comes to failure. On Broadway, the Foxwoods Theatre, which served as home for the troubled musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," will officially be renamed the Lyric for its next tenant -- a...
  • Analysts: Sony Pictures Needs to Release More Tentpoles

    Sony Pictures has been slower than most of its rivals to develop new film franchises -- the golden ticket that studios have come to rely on in today's margin-stressed movie business. Media analyst Harold Vogel says the Culver City-based studio has paid a...
  • B.J. Novak on 'One More Thing'

    B.J. Novak on 'One More Thing'
    After eight years of serving as writer and co-executive producer of NBC's "The Office," B.J. Novak — who also played Ryan Howard on the show alongside Steve Carell and John Krasinski — is flexing his creative muscles. In addition to acting...
  • Oscar's Unsung Heroes: 'Lone Survivor' Stunt Coordinator, 'Llewyn Davis' Cat Herder and 'Her' Vidgame Designer

    Here is Variety's annual look at the standouts in fields that don't offer kudos-the animal trainer on "Inside Llewyn Davis," the stunt coordinator on "Lone Survivor" and the video game designer on "Her." Animal Trainer Herded Scene-Stealing Cats It's...
  • 'Spider-Man' Director Marc Webb Will Keynote SXSW

    Marc Webb, director of Sony's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," was announced as the fourth and final keynote speaker for the South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival. Webb joins producer Jason Blum, "Girls" creator Lena Dunham and YouTube director Casey...
  • Super Bowl gets superheroic with 'Spider-Man 2,' 'Winter Soldier' ads

    In between the action on the field this Super Bowl Sunday, two superheroes will fight for audience attention. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" each have TV spots lined up for the big game, and teasers for both are now...
  • 'King Kong' Musical Looks to Succeed Where 'Spider-Man' Failed: On Broadway

    With the producer of the stage version of "King Kong" talking up an impending Broadway opening during an interview on Australian radio, the New York run of the big-budget, Aussie musical-spectacle is all but confirmed. Now the production can move on to...