Best Original Song

Andrew Lloyd Webber Says Writing a Song With Taylor Swift Was the Only Enjoyable Part of ‘Cats’ Movie

Andrew Lloyd Webber has made no secret of his distain for Hollywood’s movie adaptation of his long-running musical “Cats.” Though the cinematic version offered up the rarity of…

12 Best Original Netflix Movies, Ranked

Netflix grew from a DVD rental service to a streaming giant releasing original content with 36 Academy nominations and counting to its name. Although some filmmakers who prefer…

Oscars Predictions: Best Original Song – Beyoncé and Jay-Z Could Make History Competing Against Each Other

Variety’s Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars and Emmys ceremonies from film awards editor Clayton Davis. Following history, buzz, news, reviews and…

‘The Little Mermaid’ Live-Action Film Will Feature Four New Songs, Alan Menken Reveals on ‘For Scores’ Podcast

In the latest episode of the Disney’s “For Scores” podcast, EGOT-certified composer Alan Menken looks back at his history with the studio, for whom he composed songs and…

Billie Eilish’s No Time to Die Theme Song Is Hiding a Clever Callback to Past Bond Movies

From Sean Connery to Daniel Craig, the James Bond movies feature iconic music. The next film, No Time to Die features a new song by Billie Eilish, who…

The Bodyguard Remake Is Back in Development with New Writer Matthew Lopez

Courtesy of Warner Bros., The Bodyguard is the next classic movie to get remade. Tony-nominated playwright Matthew L&#243pez (The Inheritance) has been tapped by the studio to write…

Idina Menzel: John Travolta Oscar mistake was ‘greatest thing that ever happened’

The actor messed up the “Frozen” star’s moniker onstage at the show just before she was about to perform “Let It Go” from the animated feature.

H.E.R. Lands First Acting Role, Will Star in Blitz Bazawule’s ‘The Color Purple’

H.E.R. has signed on for her first acting role, landing the part of Squeak in Blitz Bazawule’s forthcoming adaptation of “The Color Purple” for Warner Bros. H.E.R. is…

Hitmaker Diane Warren spills secrets about working with Cher, Whitney

Titanic tunesmith Diane Warren reflects on working with Aerosmith, Toni Braxton, Céline Dion and more, ahead of her debut album, “Diane Warren: The Cave Sessions, Vol. 1,” out Friday.

Singing and Signing: How Siân Heder’s ‘CODA’ Makes Music Come Alive for a Deaf Community

Writer-director Siân Heder makes it very clear she knew the double meaning of “CODA,” the title of her new Apple TV Plus film, an acronym for Child of…

Eminem Is White Boy Rick in 50 Cent’s Black Mafia Family Series

Eminem has just picked up his next acting role. Almost two decades after hitting the big screen with his acclaimed performance in 8 Mile, the famous rapper, whose…

Eminem to play White Boy Rick on 50 Cent’s new drama ‘BMF’

The Real Slim Shady’s next role will be playing FBI informant White Boy Rick on friend 50 Cent’s new Starz drama about the Flenory brothers.