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Dune Director Literally Brought Jason Momoa Off a Mountain to Play Duncan Idaho

If you were looking for an actor who could be described as “a ladies’ man with dark luxurious hair and a piercing gaze” then most people would instantly…

‘Invasion’ creator: ‘Without a doubt, I believe aliens are out there’

David Weil, the co-creator of new Apple sci-fi epic “Invasion,” said that he wanted to showcase an alien story that doesn’t center around an action star like Tom Cruise or Will Smith. “We’ve seen so many great alien invasion stories, but they’re often led by these movie stars and action heroes. We wanted to turn…

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Lashes Out at ‘Coordinated Effort’ by Media to Depict ‘False Picture’ of Company

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, sounding irritated about his company’s latest PR crisis, insisted that issues like misinformation and political polarization are not “primarily about social media” — and…

Jason Sudeikis Returns as ‘2013 Biden’ in ‘SNL’ Cold Open

Jason Sudeikis reprised the role of Vice President Joe Biden in the “Saturday Night Live” cold open alongside James Austin Johnson’s President Joe Biden. President Biden lamented the…

High Line creator to bring $350M wellness theme park to NYC

One of the visionaries behind the High Line wants to bring more upscale attractions to NYC, this time in the form of a wellness theme park. 

Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks Transgender Performers, Theater Advocacy and ‘Starlight Express’

Andrew Lloyd Webber would welcome a transgender performer in the cast of one of his shows, the composer and producer said in an interview recorded live at the…

Casey Affleck, Zooey Deschanel, Walton Goggins, Chris Messina to Star in Music Drama ‘Dreamin’ Wild’

Director Bill Pohlad has enlisted a starry ensemble for “Dreamin’ Wild,” his upcoming indie movie about musicians Donnie and Joe Emerson. Casey Affleck, Zooey Deschanel and Walton Goggins…

Uma Thurman to Play Arianna Huffington in Showtime Uber Series ‘Super Pumped’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Uma Thurman has been cast as Arianna Huffington in the Showtime series “Super Pumped,” which charts the rise of Uber, Variety has learned exclusively. Planned as an anthology, the…

Gruesome pics show ‘Survivor’ star Michelle Yi after stabbing attack

There was a time when being on “Survivor” meant being sent to a remote island to test physical and mental resilience. Nowadays, as one former contestant found out, walking to pilates class in Santa Monica is more treacherous.

Elizabeth Hurley reveals her bikini body secrets, says excess plastic surgery ‘is not my cup of tea’

At age 56, Elizabeth Hurley is feeling younger than ever. The British actress and model, who has gone viral for her sizzling bikini snaps, revealed her secrets to staying in shape. “I haven’t eaten processed food for 100 years,” the star told UK’s Sunday Times. “I don’t eat sweets. I drink little alcohol. I don’t smoke but I deeply regret…

Beatles vs. the Rolling Stones: A History of Their Legendary Rivalry

Thanks to recent remarks by Paul McCartney in the New Yorker, maybe we now can all finally agree that a rivalry between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones…

Betty Gilpin to Star in Series ‘Blood Sugar’ in Development at HBO

Betty Gilpin is set to star in the series “Blood Sugar” that is currently in development at HBO, Variety has learned. In the series, when the Sharks of…