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  • 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead

    'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead
    "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the long-in-development movie based on Seth Grahame-Smith's hit mash-up novel, has found new life. After weathering a series of stops and starts, the film is finally set to begin shooting in September, with Burr Steers...
  • Danielle Dajani, Tara Cook Join 'Downton Abbey' Producer Carnival Films

    LONDON -- Carnival Films, the London-based production company behind "Downton Abbey," has appointed Danielle Dajani as its head of production, and Tara Cook as development producer, working alongside Phil Temple, who has been promoted and also serves as...
  • Warner Bros. Sets 'Imitation Game' Director for 'Chain of Events' (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Headhunters" helmer Morten Tyldum has come on to direct the adaptation of the Swedish thriller "Chain of Events" with Mark L. Smith attached to adapt. Described as "World War Z" meets "The Da Vinci Code," the book was written by Frederick T. Olsson...
  • Television Q&A: Wandering stars

    Q: I have noticed that actor Scott Wolf is in two different TV series this year in a primary role. One is "The Night Shift" and the other is "Perception." How is that possible that this is even done? When a viewer is into a series the viewer gets bonded...
  • Why Do Certain Actors on Ensemble Shows Stand Out for Emmy Nominations?

    Robert Altman would be proud. His signature ensemble filmmaking style has become the norm rather than the exception in dramatic series. However magnetic the leads, they're invariably surrounded by distinctive character players who get multiple chances...
  • ‘Divergent’ Blu-ray: Theo James on Four’s brand of good-guy heroism

     
    The spring blockbuster “Divergent” arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, bringing the first movie installment based on Veronica Roth's […]...
  • Paul Greenberg: Words in vogue

    The scholar H.W. Fowler described and diagnosed many a linguistic malady in his classic study, "A Dictionary of Modern English Usage," back in that very modern year 1926. The Roaring Twenties were a study in modernity, and 1926 marked a high point in...
  • Fall movie season is here

    As far as Hollywood is concerned, summer is in the rearview mirror. Fall movie season arrived Tuesday and will stretch into November when it gives way to holiday films including "Into the Woods" from director Rob Marshall. As always, dates are subject to...
  • Yaya DaCosta Joins Jazz Biopic 'Bolden' (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Yaya DaCosta, fresh from portraying Whitney Houston, has joined jazz biopic "Bolden" opposite Nelsan Ellis, Ian McShane and Gary Carr ("Downton Abbey"). Buddy Bolden was a New Orleans cornet player who was a key figure in...
  • Watch: 'Downton Abbey' Season 5 First Trailer

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Downton Abbey" is heating up, according to the first trailer for the drama's upcoming season five. It teases some new mysteries, shows Jimmy Kent getting caught in bed with a mystery woman, dinner table arguments and even...
  • World's Most Expensive Home is a $106 Million Hong Kong Pad

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Even by Fortune 500 standards, the idea of a house selling for $105.67 million seems unheard of. But that's what Sun Hung Kai Properties announced last month in reference to "a super-deluxe" house in Hong Kong's ultra-exclusive...