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‘Star Wars’ and Studio Ghibli Have Made a Baby Yoda Animated Short

Lucasfilm and Studio Ghibli have joined forces for the animated short film “Zen – Grogu and Dust Bunnies,” marking one of the most auspicious — and adorable — creative partnerships…

Why Sylvester Stallone Says Playing a Gangster in ‘Tulsa King’ Is a ‘Fantasy Role’

Fifteen years after “The Sopranos” concluded its run on HBO, a new gangster series has arrived on the scene. It’s called “Tulsa King.”  Helmed by “Yellowstone” creator Taylor…

Teen Mckenna Grace on ‘A Friend of the Family’ predator: I wanted to ‘vomit from how gross it is’

Mckenna Grace, 16, plays teenaged Jan Broberg opposite pedophile Robert Berchtold (Jake Lacy) in “A Friend of the Family” — and said she wanted to “vomit from how gross it is.”

‘Gears of War’ Movie and Animated Series Coming to Netflix

“Gears of War,” one of the most popular Xbox video game series of all time, is expanding to Netflix. Netflix is making a feature film adaptation followed by…

‘The Opposite of Fear Is Love’: Christos Passalis on Grief and Healing in Thessaloniki Competition Title ‘Silence 6-9’

After breaking out with a debut role in the film that ushered in the Greek Weird Wave and becoming one of his country’s most accomplished theater actors and…

From ‘The Gray Man’ Sequel to Live-Action Fantasy Puppets, the Russo Sister Takes the Lead at AGBO

It’s a clear, windy day on the Atlanta set of the sci-fi adventure “The Electric State,” Joe and Anthony Russo’s latest film for Netflix through their independent studio,…

BloodList Revealed: The Best Unproduced Horror Scripts of 2022 (EXCLUSIVE)

There’s no better day than Halloween to survey the top screenplays, pilots and short stories in the horror and genre space. Variety can exclusively reveals the 2022 BloodList…

Hilal Baydarov Seeks Out the Alien Space That Feels Like Home, He Tells Ji.hlava Audience

Azeri filmmaker Hilal Baydarov’s work has won attention for its stunning imagery, confident framing and lyrical pacing, turning landscapes into hypnotic portraits of alien but familiar worlds. His…

The cast of ‘Ghosts’ reveals their favorite Halloween costumes

The stars of the CBS hit sitcom “Ghosts” share their favorite Halloween costumes from when they were kids. “Ghosts” airs a Halloween-themed episode Thursday, Oct. 27 at 8:30 p.m.

‘The X-Files’ and ‘Stargate SG-1’ actor Michael Kopsa dead at 66

Kopsa was best known for appearing in “The X-Files,” “Smallville,” and “Stargate SG-1.”

China Box Office: Weekend Top Five Remains Unchanged as New Releases Dry Up

Mainland China’s box office slipped to a lowly $14.5 million over the past weekend, with no significant new films seeking to release during the country’s set-piece political events.…

Dove Cameron’s Queer Anthem ‘Boyfriend’ Poised for Grammy Love: ‘Mind-Blowing,’ Says Singer

When Dove Cameron sat down to write “Boyfriend,” the 26-year-old singer-actor thought no one would ever hear it. “It was my first foray into trying to write for myself,” Cameron tells Variety. “I was…