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Serbian Trucking Thriller ‘The Load’ Bought by Grasshopper Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Grasshopper Film has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the thriller “The Load,” the debut feature from filmmaker Ognjen Glavonića, Variety has learned exclusively. “The Load,” which debuted at the Directors Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival in May, centers on a truck driver hired to deliver a mysterious cargo across a dangerous, war-torn landscape. […]

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Gender Imbalance in Film Criticism Can Hurt Visibility of Female-Driven Films, Study Finds

Male film critics outnumbered female critics two to one, an imbalance San Diego State University researcher Martha Lauzen argues can negatively affect the exposure and evaluation of female-led features. Lauzen’s conclusions are part of a study published Tuesday by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film, which found that men comprised […]

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Amazon Studios Head of Film Production Ted Hope to be Honored by Locarno Festival

Amazon Studios Head of Motion Picture Production Ted Hope will be honored by the Locarno Film Festival with its Raimondo Rezzonico price for producers who best epitomize the indie ethos. Hope (pictured left) whose career spans over 35 years, has been selected to receive the prize given by prominent the Swiss fest dedicated to indie […]

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Netflix Picks up Kim Jee-woon’s ‘Wolf Brigade’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix has acquired nearly global rights to “Illang: The Wolf Brigade,” a new action thriller from leading South Korean director Kim Jee-woon. The film, previously also known as “Inrang” is a live action adaptation of 1999 Japanese-made animation “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade.” Set in 2029, it follows the actions of a special forces squad set […]

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Film News Roundup: Rose Byrne in Talks to Join Tiffany Haddish’s ‘Limited Partners’

In today’s film news roundup, Paramount is trying to bring Rose Byrne on board a Tiffany Haddish project, MGM moves up the release date of “Operation Finale,” and Telexist Films launches as a post-production specialist. CASTING Paramount Studios is in negotiations with Rose Byrne to join the upcoming Tiffany Haddish comedy “Limited Partners.” The studio […]

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How the Cast of ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ Geeked Out Around Cher

They took a chance on the long-awaited sequel to “Mamma Mia,” but the rapturous reaction at Monday’s London film premiere suggested it was worth the 10-year gap. While the new film features the same A-list cast as the 2008 original, it was the introduction of Cher, playing Meryl Streep’s mother Ruby Sheridan, that made everyone […]

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John Malone, Scott Paterson Retiring From Lionsgate Board

Media mogul John C. Malone and venture capitalist Scott Paterson have announced they are retiring from the Lionsgate board of directors and will not stand for re-election. The company made the disclosure about the retirements in a July 13 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It noted that the decision by the duo […]

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MoviePass Parent’s Stock Plunges Again to Record Low

Wall Street is continuing to give MoviePass a big thumbs-down as the stock of parent Helios and Matheson Analytics cratered Monday. It plunged 26%, declining by 4 cents to 11 cents. The issue has lost more than 98% of its value this year and has continued to decline in recent weeks in the wake of […]

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