• Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:00:27 +0000
    In “Big Hero 6,” an obscure Marvel Comics title gives the Mouse House’s toon division just enough raw material to assemble its own superhero franchise.
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:21:24 +0000
    While at Mipcom to present his first TV show, “No Second Chance,” popular American crime novelist Harlan Coben sat with Variety to discuss the new direction that his career is taking. The writer is back in France for “No Second Chance,” almost a decade after teaming with Guillaume Canet on the French adaptation of his book “Tell... Read more »
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:18:11 +0000
    While at Mipcom to present his first TV show, “No Second Chance,” popular American crime novelist Harlan Coben sat with Variety to discuss the new direction that his career is taking. The writer is back in France for “No Second Chance,” almost a decade after teaming with Guillaume Canet on the French adaptation of his... Read more »
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:40:13 +0000
    Powered by the box office success of “Guardians of the Galaxy” and deals for 42 new theaters, Imax Corporation saw revenues and profits rise during its most recent fiscal quarter. The big screen company’s revenue climbed 18% to $60.7 million, up from $51.5 million from the yea-agor quarter. Earnings per share rose to 7 cents... Read more »
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:29:09 +0000
    John Lasseter and Shinzo Abe were on the same wavelength, despite different sartorial inclinations.
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:15:04 +0000
    Cable and entertainment giant Comcast saw its third-quarter net income soar nearly 50%, thanks to a favorable tax adjustment and improving performance at its NBCUniversal unit. The Philadelphia company, which is currently seeking approval from federal regulators to buy Time Warner Cable, said profit in the period came to $2.59 billion, or 99 cents a... Read more »
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:56:50 +0000
    LONDON — Steven Spielberg will shoot scenes for Cold War thriller “St. James Place,” starring Tom Hanks, in Wroclaw, Poland in November, according to a report in Film New Europe. The pic is a U.S.-German co-production based on a script written by the Coen Brothers. The action centers on the first spy exchange between the... Read more »
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:36:40 +0000
    Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett to star in James Vanderbilt directorial debut
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:39:40 +0000
    Elijah Wood is returning to the Shire on board Air New Zealand. The actor who starred in New Line’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy is helping hype the final installment of “The Hobbit” films with an appearance in Air New Zealand’s newest safety video themed around the fantasy series. There are the requisite dwarves,... Read more »
  • Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:21:47 +0000
    Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Hollywood labor leader Thomas Davis and PR exec Michael Nyman to the California Film Commission. Davis, 56, is the third international VP of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Executive Board and business manager at IATSE Local 80, which reps grips, craft service, first aid and warehouse workers. A... Read more »
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