Variety

Founded in 1905, Variety is an entertainment newspaper published weekly by Reed Business Information. The subtitle of the paper is The International Entertainment Weekly. Variety features stories and columns pertaining to theatre, television, radio, music, records and movies. Variety's Vice President and Editor-in-Chief is Peter Bart. Charles Koones serves as President and Publisher. Dana Harris is the Editor and Olivia Hemaratanatorn is the Managing Editor.

Articles from September 2017

Chen Sneaks Peek at Epic 'Cat'
CHINESE DIRECTOR CHEN Kaige is doing double duty in Toronto. He heads the jury for the festival's cutting-edge Platform section. And today he presents a sneak peek of his new movie, "The Legend of the Demon Cat," and discusses his cinematic journey.In...
Echo Studio Sets Up Topical Projects
ECHO STUDIO, THE production company that launched at Cannes and has first-look deals with Walt Disney France and sales outfit Charades, is developing several topical film and documentary projects, including Gregoire Gosset's "America's Last Guests" (working...
Helmer Wenders Talks Geopolitics
WIM WENDERS' "SUBMERGENCE," playing in Toronto, is an epic romantic drama, one that centers on a deep-sea researcher (Alicia Vikander) and a water engineer (James McAvoy). Their love is tested after the man is held captive by jihadists in Somalia.What...
Magnolia Plants 'Under the Tree' in North America
MAGNOLIA PICTURES HAS nabbed North American rights to "Under the Tree," comedy from Icelandic writer and director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson, Variety has learned."Under the Tree" digs into the mounting tensions between two neighboring families in a...
Producer Backs Femme Biopic
AMY BAERfive years after Amy Baer raised a seven-figure development fund and launched Gidden Media, the company's inaugural film, "Mary Shelley," is making its world premiere at the Toronto fest. Elle Fanning stars in the Haifaa Al Mansour directed biopic...
'Tomorrow' Remake Inks Distrib Deals
"A BETTER TOMORROW 4," the latest remake of classic John Woo film "A Better Tomorrow," has found buyers in Toronto.The film, which is now in post-production, has been acquired for the Philippines by leading film and TV group ABS-CBN Corp., for India...
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