No matter who wins at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, it will be a surprise. That’s because there aren’t many obvious frontrunners in either the TV or film categories at this year’s competition.
A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial after an arduous, two-week process in which scores of people were dismissed because they had already made up their
Hank Azaria says he is officially stepping down as the voice of Apu on “The Simpsons.” "I won't be doing the voice anymore, unless there's someway to transition it or something," Azaria said in an interview
Just 10 days before the 62nd Grammy Awards, Recording Academy President and Chief Executive Deborah Dugan was placed on leave after an allegation of misconduct, the organization confirmed Thursday. Dugan
If a movie was released in theaters, you can find its box office reported. “The Wizard of Oz” made $969,000 when it came out in 1939. Type a title into Box Office Mojo and see what comes up. This is useful
With its new single "Black Swan," South Korea's BTS has delivered an artsy video that features exactly zero members of the red-hot boy band. But its rabid fans, who are used to the group's genre-hopping
Oprah Winfrey backed out of the Russell Simmons sexual assault documentary. Why the fallout was ‘horrible’
Twenty minutes. That's how long Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering had to digest the news that Oprah Winfrey was pulling her support of their documentary before she released the announcement to the press. The
In a move at once unsurprising and highly symbolic, the Walt Disney Company is dropping the “Fox” brand from the 21st Century Fox assets it acquired last March, Variety has learned. The 20th Century Fox
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, of “Veep” and “Seinfeld” fame, has inked an overall deal with Apple TV Plus to develop new projects exclusively for the platform as executive producer and star. "I am thrilled about
Filmmaker Francesca Gregorini has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against defendants including M. Night Shyamalan and Apple, claiming the Apple TV+ show “Servant” is a “brazen copy” of one of her
When Diana Son’s moving “Stop Kiss” was first produced at New York’s Public Theater in 1998, starring Jessica Hecht and Sandra Oh, it became one of the very few dramas to feature a lesbian couple at the
“Why does everybody need me to stay?” Mac Miller asks on the first single from his latest release. He answered his own question with the superb posthumous “Circle.” Miller's 12-track album is heartbreakingly
Spoiler alert: If you have not seen "Parasite," be forewarned that this essay discusses key plot details from the movie, including the ending. Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” made Oscar history on Monday morning
Cameras trailed Kristin Cavallari as she searched for the perfect Chicago spot to open a store for her Uncommon James lifestyle brand on Thursday’s episode of “Very Cavallari.” Cavallari brought her friend
Taika Waititi, director of "Thor: Ragnarok" and "Jojo Rabbit," is in early talks to develop a new "Star Wars" movie, Variety has confirmed. There are no further details about how far those negotiations
Christopher Tolkien, son of legendary “The Lord of the Rings” author J.R.R. Tolkien, has died, the Tolkien Society reports. He was 95. “Christopher Tolkien has died at the age of 95,” the org tweeted.
Peacock unveiled more of its original programming slate just ahead of its investor presentation on Thursday. First up, the NBCUniversal streamer has ordered a comedy titled “Girls5Eva” from executive Tina
Peacock will unfold its tail feathers this spring for Comcast customers -- and will be available widely this summer. The streaming service from Comcast and NBCUniversal will launch April 15 for Comcast’s
Variety has confirmed that the show's cast members have been released from their contracts. The streamer is not ruling out a third season of the series, however, depending on executive producer David schedule.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers went to court Thursday with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense publicity, protesters and even the