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  • CANNES: 'The Homesman' Acquired by Newly Launched Saban Films

    Tommy Lee Jones' Western "The Homesman," which premiered at Cannes on Sunday night, has sold its North American distribution rights to the new film venture Saban Films. Media mogul and billionaire Haim Saban launched the distribution company on May 6,...
  • CANNES: Will 'Leviathan' Win the Palme d'Or?

    Before the first competition title had even unspooled at this year's Cannes Film Festival, more than one oddsmaker suggested that there was already a serious frontrunner for the Palme d'Or, and it was clearly Naomi Kawase. A Cannes competition regular...
  • Variety Critics Weigh in on a Strong 67th Cannes Film Festival

    JUSTIN CHANG: Shortly after the Cannes Film Festival lineup was unveiled more than a month ago, I cautioned festival-goers against jumping to the conclusion that this year's slate would be dull, disappointing, a waste of time, etc. I'm happy, if hardly...
  • Cannes: Despite a Slew of Announcements, This Market is Slimmer

    Going into this year's Cannes, the consensus is that, rather than too many projects, there may well be too few despite the flurry of down-to-the-wire high-profile announcements on the eve of the festival. But less product has its upsides. "What we...
  • Cannes: Peter Brant Bets Well on Tommy Lee Jones' 'Homesman' (EXCLUSIVE)

    To finance "The Homesman," a 1850s Western drama playing in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Tommy Lee Jones turned to some of his closest friends. Jones sent his old polo-playing comrade Peter Brant a copy of the script for the movie...
  • Saban Films Adds Azniv Taschyan and Jonathan Saba to Executive Team

    After a successful launch in Cannes, including the acquisition of Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman," Saban Films, entertainment venture out of Haim Saban's Saban Capital Group, is expanding their team with the hire of Azniv Taschyan as vice president of...
  • Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90; producer specialized in TV miniseries

    Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90; producer specialized in TV miniseries
    Nobody ever accused Robert Halmi Sr. of thinking small. With more than 200 TV miniseries and films to his credit, Halmi produced sagas that were as outsized and dramatic as his own life. Excited about the miniseries potential of Hannibal's trip over the...
  • James Garner dies; actor changed what a hero could be like

    James Garner dies; actor changed what a hero could be like
    I secretly always wanted to marry James Garner, and was foiled only by the fact that, as humorist Jean Kerr once wrote of her designs on George S. Kaufman, he was already married and I never met him. I cannot imagine I was alone in this desire —...
  • James Garner: Cowboy, soldier, detective, astronaut, race car driver

    James Garner: Cowboy, soldier, detective, astronaut, race car driver
    James Garner, who died Saturday at the age of 86, was tall, handsome and athletic, all qualities that made for longevity as a leading man. Garner, a native Oklahoman, came to fame on television as the laid-back Bret Maverick in the 1950s western, went...
  • 'Lonesome Dove' Miniseries Now Streaming Free on Hulu

    "Lonesome Dove," the epic Western miniseries based on Larry McMurtry's best-selling novel, is now available free on Hulu.com and the Hulu Plus subscription service along with the franchise's three sequels. The four miniseries now on Hulu, comprising...
  • Kenny Kingston dies at 87; claimed to be 'psychic to the stars'

     Kenny Kingston dies at 87; claimed to be 'psychic to the stars'
    Kenny Kingston, the self-described "psychic to the stars" who claimed numerous celebrity clients — and said that he could communicate with dead ones — died Monday at home in Studio City. He was 87. The cause was cardiovascular disease,...