Awards

Wayne Brady Chokes Up Accepting Vanguard Award at Ebony Power 100 Gala

Wayne Brady emceed the star-studded Ebony Power 100 gala, guiding the evening with the steady confidence of a multi-hyphenate entertainer, but even the industry veteran got emotional when…

Luther Vandross Estate Strikes $40 Million Deal With Primary Wave Music (EXCLUSIVE)

The estate of legendary R&B singer Luther Vandross has struck a wide-ranging partnership with Primary Wave Music that sees the company acquiring a stake in the late artist’s…

Grammy Voters: First Voting Round Closes Nov. 5 — Here’s Everything You Need to Know

We at Variety usually reserve our get-out-the-vote efforts for things like presidential and congressional elections. But with the Grammy Awards’ dramatic changes to the voting process earlier this…

Encanto Welcomes Global Colombian Superstar Maluma to the Cast

Walt Disney Animation Studios welcomes global Latin superstar Maluma to the Encanto voice cast. Maluma lends his voice to town heartthrob, Mariano, the soon-to-be fianc&#233 of Mirabel’s perfect…

15 Best Keanu Reeves Movies, Ranked

Acting throughout four decades, Keanu Reeves has long been a household name, but it seems that in the last few years his star has been shining brighter. Whether…

Hear Two Tracks From Netflix’s ‘The Power of the Dog’ Score by Jonny Greenwood (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety can exclusive debut two of the ominous tracks from Netflix’s highly anticipated film “The Power of the Dog,” one of the leading contenders for the Oscars this…

Sanfic Industria Launches Public Screenings of Series (EXCLUSIVE)

In a nod to the growing demand for elevated television content in the market and consumers, Chile’s Santiago International Film Festival is launching screenings of select series to…

Grammy Awards 2022 Executive Producers Revealed by Recording Academy

The Recording Academy has announced that Fulwell 73 Productions will oversee all aspects of the 2022 Grammy Awards, taking place at Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Monday, Jan.…

As Christopher Walken’s ‘Outlaws’ Debuts, Producer Big Talk Confirms U.S. Adaptation of ‘Friday Night Dinner’ Going Straight to Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Kenton Allen, CEO of London-based outfit Big Talk Productions, has plenty to be pleased about. For the next two weeks, the company he has headed for over a…

James Michael Tyler, Actor Who Played Gunther on ‘Friends,’ Dies at 59

James Michael Tyler, an actor beloved for his portrayal of Gunther on “Friends,” died of prostate cancer on Sunday morning, his manager confirmed to Variety. He was 59.…

Ryan Phillippe Doesn’t Want His Kids to See Their Parents in Cruel Intentions

Cruel Intentions, a 1999 teen drama, starred formerly married couple Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe. The latter discussed how he does not think the pair’s kids should see…

‘The Blind Man Who Did Not Want to See Titanic’ Wins Top Awards at El Gouna Film Festival

Teemu Nikki’s Venice and Antalya winner “The Blind Man Who Did Not Want to See Titanic” won the Golden Star for best film at the 5th El Gouna…