| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Some of music supervision's leading lights visited Variety recently to talk shop. Participants included Guild of Music Supervisors president Maureen Crowe ("Chicago," "The Bodyguard"); Anton Monsted, senior VP of Fox Music, who helped craft Baz Luhrmann's...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Universal Pictures' new biopic "Get on Up" about the influential performer James Brown has a clear target audience: fans of the Godfather of Soul.
But the studio ran into the problem of how to broaden the audience and lure younger people with more...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Post-production sound company Formosa Group will re-open the recently shuttered facilities of Pacific Ocean Post in Santa Monica, once a fixture of the Westside's thriving post-production scene of the '80s and '90s.
Formosa, a West Hollywood-based...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:41 AM
The Mockingjay has landed.
Jennifer Lawrence is back as the reluctant revolutionary Katniss Everdeen in the new teaser trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1," and she's a symbol of hope for the rebellion in post-apocalyptic Panem.
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:45 AM
From Wonder Woman to married woman: Adrianne Palicki is engaged.
The "Friday Night Lights" alum, who was famously cast in a scrapped reboot of "Wonder Woman" for NBC, is affianced to stuntman Jackson Spidell, her publicist's office confirmed Wednesday....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The games are over — it's time for war.
Such is the grim state of affairs in the newly released full trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1," the opening installment of the two-part finale to the blockbuster franchise, which...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:07 AM
The trailer for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 1" arrived on the Internet on Tuesday. Watch it if you haven't yet -- and if you have, don't worry, you can watch it again.
The film is the adaptation of the last book in Suzanne Collins'...
| May 1, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Jennifer Lawrence won an Oscar for her role in the 2012 film "Silver Linings Playbook", and found success in 2013 with two hit films -- "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "American Hustle".
Now she can add a new achievement on her resume --...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
For Lionsgate, the first two "Hunger Games" films have proved a transformative bonanza, amassing about $1.6 billion in worldwide ticket sales and leaving behind the company's days as a scrappy minimajor. "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" accounts for...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Some critics are calling 2013 the best movie year in a decade. And although critical darlings don't always produce profits, it will also be the highest-grossing year on record — barely.
After a shaky spring and a summer of high-profile hits and...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out who should coach the Redskins next.
The Skinny: This time last year, I was excited about the Redskins making the playoffs. Now I'm just excited that I won't have to watch them lose every Sunday for another nine...