Hardy, who previously starred in "Dunkirk" and "Mad Max: Fury Road," plays the sharp-toothed title character and his human alter-ego
Director David Lowery said, "The Old Man & the Gun" was "a spiritual successor" to the movies that made Redford a star and that he shot the movie in the style of 1970s crime films.
"The Nun" scared "Crazy Rich Asians" into second place for the first time in its four-week run.
A film that follows two friends through four nightmarish years of the Syrian civil war has lifted some of the top prizes at the Venice film festival, which ends Saturday.
Roberts, 50, is the latest major Hollywood star to transition to television, joining the likes of Jane Fonda, Meryl Streep and John Travolta.
The Oscar-nominated director picked up a Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the Venice Film Festival where he also premiered his latest, "Ying" ("Shadow").
The action spy movie is closely followed by Crazy Rich Asians and summer blockbuster The Meg which, in the wake of a week of musical chairs, are now in second and third place, respectively.
Streaming movies online is said to be shattering the big screen into many little screens, causing much stress amongst movie-nostalgia hardliners.
"Crazy Rich Asians" is the fourth film this year to top the domestic box office three weekends in a row.
The movie, by the team that pulled off an acclaimed remake of the John Wayne Western "True Grit" in 2010, had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival this week.
The star of the sadomasochism-tinged "Fifty Shades of Grey" films confessed that she needed to see a shrink after filming "Suspiria."
An hour into the screening of "A Star Is Born" late Friday a violent electrical storm rolling across the Venetian lagoon left the cinema in the dark for 20 minutes.
"First Man" director Damien Chazelle denies he was trying to make a political statement by omitting the specific scene of the flag planting during the 1969 moon landing.
Around 38% of the movies screened across the whole festival are directed by women, up from 24% last year.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has signed on to star as Kamehameha - the founder and first kind of Hawaii - in a fresh film based on the ruler.
The "30 Rock" actor is joining Joaquin Phoenix's "Joker" origin story.
The company held exploratory talks with executives at Sony Corp.’s studio division and Viacom Inc.’s Paramount Pictures.
Fourteen novels from crime fiction author Harlan Coben are getting the Netflix treatment, including his next publication, March 2019's "Run Away."
Gosling's "First Man" and Netflix's decision to boycott the Cannes festival has lured an array of A-list actors and directors to Venice.
The third entry in Marvel's successful "Guardians of the Galaxy" series has been postponed as a new director is sought.
Emma Stone of "La La Land" fame has departed Greta Gerwig's "Little Women," to be replaced by "Harry Potter" star Emma Watson.
After four years' absence, "True Detective" is booked to return in January 2019, with a first full trailer starring Mahershala Ali as its lead investigator.
HBO made good use of the finale for thriller series "Sharp Objects" by airing a first teaser for the last season of "Game of Thrones" during its August 26 broadcast.
The actress who rose to fame in "House of Cards" will play the lead role in a television adaptation of "A Teacher" by Hannah Fidell.