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‘Huesera’ Producer Machete Unveils ‘Cachorra,’ 2022-23 Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Following on “Huesera,” a double Tribeca winner, Mexico’s Machete, headed by Edher Campos, is returning to female filmmaker social issue genre with “Cachorra,” a darkly humoured horror thriller set…

Chile’s Matias de Bourguignon, Equeco Board Sanfic Lab’s ‘I Will Mutate Like A Jungle Animal’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In one of the first deals struck at Chilean industry forum Sanfic Industria, local indie producers Matias de Bourguignon and Equeco have boarded the Venezuelan drama “I Will…

‘Batgirl’ Leslie Grace could fly despite Warner Bros. shelving film

Warner Bros. executives are reportedly devising a way to make up the cancelation of “Batman” to star Leslie Grace.

Anne Heche’s final roles: movies and TV shows to air after tragic death

Heche completed several films before her untimely death. “We have lost a bright light, a kind and most joyful soul, a loving mother, and a loyal friend,” a rep said of her passing.

‘So Damn Easy Going’ Producers Bet on Double Female Debuts (EXCLUSIVE)

Göteborg-based Cinenic Film, headed by Annika Hellström and Erika Malmgren, has a flawless track record in backing debut directors with global breakthrough potential. Their roster takes in Ísold…

Hong Kong Remake of ‘Tape’ Sets Selena Lee, Kenny Kwan, Adam Pak as Stars

Selena Lee, Kenny Kwan, and Adam Pak lead the cast of “Tape,” a Cantonese-language remake of the Richard Linklater drama film that debuted in 2001. The new film…

Jon Batiste Exits ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,’ Louis Cato Named New Bandleader

Academy and Grammy Award-winning artist Jon Batiste is leaving “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” after seven seasons, Colbert announced Thursday night on the show. He’s exiting to…

Busan’s Project Market Returns to Full Strength, Excludes Non-Asian Titles

The Asian Project Market, the film financing event attached to the Busan festival’s Asian Contents & Film Market, will return this year as an in-person event. To increase…

Indian Government Approves Film Co-Production Agreement With Australia

The Indian government has approved an audiovisual co-production treaty with Australia, designed to promote joint production of films between the two countries. While details are currently scarce, producer…

Locarno Competition Title ‘Matter Out of Place’ Looks at How We Dispose of Our Trash

In the mesmerizing and strangely beautiful documentary “Matter Out of Place,” which world premieres in International Competition at the Locarno Film Festival on Wednesday, Austrian director Nikolaus Geyrhalter…

Locarno’s First Look Winner Lukas Nathrath Readies for ‘Bourgeois Paranoia’ Next (EXCLUSIVE)

German director Lukas Nathrath has already lined up his next projects, Variety has found out. Following ensemble drama “One Last Evening,” which nabbed him Locarno Film Festival’s Cinegrell…

‘Event Horizon’ at 25: Paul W.S. Anderson Recalls Paramount Fearing His Horror Film Slandered ‘Star Trek’

When Paramount got its first look at a cut of “Event Horizon” in 1997, some studio executives thought that director Paul W.S. Anderson had made a film so…