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Drake Withdraws His 2021 Grammy Nominations

Drake has withdrawn his two Grammy nominations, a rep for the Recording Academy has confirmed to Variety. Sources tell Variety that the decision was made by Drake and…

‘AP Bio’ Canceled After Four Seasons at Peacock

“AP Bio” has been canceled at Peacock. Series creator Mike O’Brien broke the news in a tweet on Monday. “I’m sad to announce that AP Bio will not…

Woman’s hair chewed off by pet guinea pig as she sleeps: ‘She was jealous’

Gara Sullivan fell fast asleep and was left stunned the following morning when she looked in the mirror and discovered Dixie had munched off her hair.

Netflix announces comedy festival, including Dave Chappelle amid scandal

“Netflix Is A Joke” will be an 11-day fest held in Los Angeles in 2022 where over 130 comedians will perform.

CAA Signs Khadar Ayderus Ahmed, Director of Somalia’s First Oscar Submission ‘The Gravedigger’s Wife’ (EXCLUSIVE)

CAA has signed Khadar Ayderus Ahmed, the up-and-coming director of “The Gravedigger’s Wife,” Somalia’s first ever official submission for the Oscars international feature film race. “The Gravedigger’s Wife,”…

Steven Spielberg’s Semi-Autobiographical Drama ‘The Fabelmans’ Sets Thanksgiving 2022 Release Date

Steven Spielberg’s coming-of-age drama “The Fabelmans,” a movie loosely based on the filmmaker’s childhood, will debut in theaters around next Thanksgiving. The film, from Universal Pictures and Amblin,…

Sean Baker on ‘Red Rocket,’ Casting Simon Rex, and Making Movies in Polarized America

Sean Baker likes to turn his camera on the people and places Hollywood usually ignores. In films like “Tangerine,” the story of a transgender sex worker that was…

Behind the bizarre ‘Harry Styles stole a microwave on Long Island’ rumor

A viral TikTok video purporting that Styles pilfered the appliance has topped 151,000 views.

‘Shang-Chi’ Sequel in the Works With Director Destin Daniel Cretton Returning

A sequel to “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is officially on the way with Destin Daniel Cretton returning to direct and write. He’s also in…

ABC Debuts ‘A Very Boy Band Holiday’ Teaser (TV News Roundup)

Variety has exclusively obtained a teaser for “A Very Boy Band Holiday,” a special premiering on ABC on Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. In the clip, members of…

Imagine Launches Audio Division With iHeartMedia Podcast Slate Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

Imagine Entertainment is launching a new audio division tied to an exclusive deal with iHeartMedia. The film and TV company’s chairmen, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, announced Tuesday…

‘El Chema’ Star Mauricio Ochmann Strikes First-Look Deal with Pantaya (EXCLUSIVE)

Mauricio Ochmann, one of the biggest stars in the Latino world, has signed a multiyear first look deal with Pantaya, the leading premium Spanish-language streaming service. Under the…