Space Force Co-Creator Greg Daniels Shares Touching Fred Willard Story

As excited as the cast and crew behind Steve Carell (The Office) and Greg Daniels' upcoming Netflix comedy Space Force is for its May 29 premiere, they were also dealt a major blow this week with the passing of legendary comedy actor Fred Willard. Carell admired Willard's ability to be funny by not even realizing […]

In The Heights will now release in summer 2021.

In The Heights Will Release in Theaters Promises Jon M. Chu

Chu, who told Variety that the film has to release on the big screen.In The Heights Demands the Big Screen “I hate the word ‘indefinitely’ because it’s sort of open-ended We’re gonna have a date It’s just about if we choose a date now, we’d probably have to shift it later[...]


"iHeart Living Room Concert for America": Intimate & Imaginative Affair

Leave it to FOX and iHeart to get creative in this time of need and give everyone a little bit of cheer – and artists a bit of a creative outreach that's not just the internet – with iHeart Living Room Concert for America. Hosted by Sir Elton John, loads of singers and a few […]

"The Batman" Adds Zoe Kravitiz as Selina Kyle aka Catwoman

"The Batman": Zoë Kravitz Talks How She's Preparing for Catwoman

The star of Hulu’s High Fidelity spoke to Variety on how things changed for the actor.[caption id="attachment_1103042" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: lev radin /[/caption] “I was excited when I got the role Usually when you get a job, the people who are excited about it are you, your parents, agent, friends, and that’s kind of[...]

“The Man from Toronto”: Jason Statham, Kevin Hart in Talks for Sony’s Latest Action Comedy

"The Man from Toronto": Jason Statham, Kevin Hart in Talks for Sony's Latest Action Comedy

The film reunites Statham with his The Expendables 3 director Patrick Hughes, according to Variety.[caption id="attachment_1154898" align="aligncenter" width="600"] L - Markus Wissmann / R - Photo by Tinseltown /[/caption] Other Work Hughes comes off his success of 2017’s Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L Jackson action-comedy The Hitman’s Bodyguard for Lionsgate[...]

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"Nailed It!" Lets James Corden's Staff Show Him How They REALLY See Him [VIDEO]

Netflix's Nailed It host Nicole Byer took a break from her partner-in-bad-baking-judging chef Jacques Torres to make a guest appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden earlier this week to recreate the catastrophe-fueled baking competition where three amateur bakers compete to replicate masterpieces and well… let's just say the show's title is meant […]

Variety to Shut Down Their Entire Gaming Section, Effective Just After E3

Variety to Shut Down Their Entire Gaming Section, Effective Just After E3

Penske Media, the parent company of Variety, will be shutting down its gaming editorial branch next month The news leaked earlier today and was later confirmed by Video Game Editor Brian Crecente who revealed that the game section of the publication will close after E3 in June. the gaming staff of Variety was limited to just[...]

Did FOX's 'The Masked Singer' Bring the T-Pain This Week? [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week's edition of FOX's The Masked Singer "Touchy Feely Clues" saw another group performance showcasing Peacock, Monster, Raven and Bee's blended voices. Although Raven is clearly the weakest singer of the ensemble, she still held her own. The clues were definitely meant to throw us off track. We need to stick with our first […]

#InclusionAndCocktails: An Evening with Female Showrunners

Inclusion and cocktails sounds like the perfect Twitter hashtag to support tonight's event, An Evening with Female Showrunners.Perhaps you'll recall Variety's.. faux pas...with their most recent version of their ongoing writers' room event Out of 12 gathered professionals, only one was a woman This, of course, caused a number of questions to be asked --[...]

'13 Reasons Why', 'Heathers', and Why TV Should Make You Angry [The Weekly Static s01e43]

Presidential Election…and the promise that each and every one of you takes a few minutes to make sure those you care about are doing okay - physically and mentally. Prepares Liev Schreiber-Narrated Charles Manson Doc Special Based On Unseen Archive Footage Of The Cult EXCLUSIVE: Fox is exploring the gruesome murders carried out by Charles Manson’s[...]

Bill Hader attends Premiere Of HBO "Barry" at the Neuehouse, Hollywood, CA on March 21, 2018

Actors on Actors: Bill Hader and Jason Bateman Talk Auditions and More

One of the best interview series around this last year has to be Variety's Actors on Actors series presented by Shutterstock I mean, seriously -- Kate Winslet interviewing Gary Oldman, Michael B Jordan and Issa Ray  chatting, and Allison Brie talking with Jessica Biel, just to name a few.[caption id="attachment_862097" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Bill Hader attends Premiere Of HBO "Barry" at the Neuehouse, Hollywood, CA[...]

1 Female Writer out of 12: Variety's A Night in the Writers' Room Event

It appears that Variety's A Night in the Writers' Room event happening on June 14th has one lone female tv series writer out of the gathered 12 I thought we were getting better about this, Hollywood folks.The annual event will mix writers from both drama and comedy genres in a discussion about their processes and[...]

'Handmaids Tale' Author Margaret Atwood Talks Star Wars and Terrorists

Margaret Atwood as earned the right to some strong opinions in her rather successful career as an author.  Perhaps you're familiar with one of her works in particular, "The Handmaid's Tale", which Hulu adapted into an award-winning tv drama series.[caption id="attachment_828051" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: Markus Wissmann /[/caption]In a recent interview Variety did with[...]

Aziz Ansari Responds To Allegations of Misconduct and Assault

Serious accusations of assault and misconduct have been brought forth against Aziz Ansari, (winner of two Golden Globe awards for his Netflix series Master Of None) earlier this week.  The allegations were posted via by a woman who has identified herself as "Grace", a 23 year old photographer from Brooklyn.[caption id="attachment_775245" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins[...]


The Weekly Static S01E11: Gonzo, Guy Fawkes, And George R.R. Martin

Lookin' at my Gucci, it's about that time — so welcome back to The Weekly Static! Now just hold on, give me a second — I know it's around here somewhere… here it is! can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: "Fridays TV Show" (1981) [Show L-08] "Andy Kaufman, the Fight Incident" [09 of 12] ( […]

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Outlander Stars Talk Season 3 Ahead of Sunday's Premiere

Here is the interview the three main cast gave Variety during the New York City premiere of the show: Variety: If you could travel in time, back to the day before filming on “Outlander” began, what advice would you give yourself?Balfe: Get sleep.Heughan: Yeah, me too.Balfe: You’re never going to sleep again[...]

Variety And The New Ghostbusters Movie – Sony Leaks…

On August 2nd, Variety reported that "Paul Feig in Talks to Direct ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot With Women" I think we can now believe that this wasn't an officially approved story.Because we've been reading more of those Wikileaked Sony e-mails.So how did Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal react to that news? how did thoes f---ckers get this!!!!!its such a big[...]