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  • Jesse Owens film 'Race' lands at Focus Features; adds Sudeikis, Irons

    "Race," a biographical drama about Olympic track and field star Jesse Owens, will cross the finish line at Focus Features, which has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film. Canadian actor Stephan James will portray Owens, whose quest to become...
  • Jason Sudeikis, Jeremy Irons Join Jesse Owens Film 'Race'

    Focus Features has officially acquired domestic rights to the Jesse Owens biopic "Race," with Jason Sudeikis and Jeremy Irons joining the cast. Stephan James will play Owens with Stephen Hopkins directing the pic. The pic is based on the true story of...
  • New film will tell Jesse Owens story

    Filming is scheduled to begin next week on "Race," a movie about Jesse Owens and his performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Owens will be played by Stephan James, who also had a role in a recent TV movie about gymnast Gabby Douglas. Better-known...
  • CANNES: Star-Studded Pre-Sales Events Lure International Buyers

    For nearly seven decades, top talent has descended on the Croisette for splashy parties and black-tie movie premieres. But in the past couple years, more and more actors and directors have been arriving in Cannes, Berlin and AFM for equally star-studded...
  • Focus Features Nearing Deal to Acquire Jesse Owens Biopic

    Focus Features is in negotiations for U.S. distribution rights to the Jesse Owens biopic "Race." The film will be directed by Stephen Hopkins from a script by Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse. "Race" will focus on how Owens, the son of an Alabama...
  • Berlin Market Grows as Indies Seek Heat for Bigger-Budget Pics

    The Berlin festival may not unspool on a sunny beach, but the European Film Market, which runs alongside the fest, is becoming much more like Cannes and the American Film Market -- at least when it comes to serving as a launching pad for major movies....
  • Berlin: American Indies Crash Film Market

    As buyers and sellers touch down in Berlin, the high-end pics in the European Film Market are now moving in two directions: cast-driven action thrillers and older-skewing prestige dramas with stars attached, budgeted around $20 million-$30 million....
  • Jesse Owens Biopic Gets Boost From Family

    The daughter of Olympic athlete Jesse Owens, Marlene Owens Rankin, was at the Berlin Olympic Stadium on Thursday to attend the international sales launch of "Race," the biopic about her father. Variety spoke to her and Stephen Hopkins, the director of the...
  • Jesse Owens Biopic Finds Its Leading Man (EXCLUSIVE)

    British actor John Boyega will portray Olympic athlete Jesse Owens in the biopic "Race," with shooting set to start in May in Berlin and Montreal. Forecast Pictures' Jean Charles Levy and ID+'s Luc Dayan made the announcement Friday. "Race" will be...
  • John Layman offers clues on 900th ‘Detective Comics’ and ‘Chew’

     
    Writer John Layman works closely with two highly unorthodox detectives – one is a billionaire who stalks the night in ......
  • Album review: Jane’s Addiction's 'The Great Escape Artist'

     
    “You know, we’ve become a big business,” Perry Farrell notes in his distinctive caterwaul on “Irresistible Force (Met the Immovable Object),” a song on the fourth full-length release from Jane’s Addiction. It’s...