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Jake Gyllenhaal Appeared to Forget That Dennis Quaid Played His Dad in ‘Day After Tomorrow’: ‘You Just Blew My Mind’

Jake Gyllenhaal and Dennis Quaid play father and son in Disney’s new animated movie “Strange World,” but it’s not the first time the actors have played family members…

‘Walking Dead’ Revives Zombie Favorites to Serve Up New Commercials

Killing off someone in the AMC series “The Walking Dead” is tough. Doing so often requires striking a violent blow to the brain. On Sunday, the task became…

Marrakech Festival Ambassador Melita Toscan du Plantier on Pulling Together a Star-Studded Comeback Edition, Working With Martin Scorsese (EXCLUSIVE)

Melita Toscan du Plantier, the driving force behind the Marrakech Film Festival, is developing the next directorial outing of Fanny Ardant with Martin Scorsese attached to executive produce.…

Ryan Coogler Learned to Swim for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Shoot: ‘If Actors Are in the Water, I’ve Got to Be in There Too’

Before filming “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” director Ryan Coogler didn’t know how to swim. “A lot of us were raised to have fear of water,” the 36-year-old filmmaker…

Israel’s Yes Studios, India’s Applause Entertainment Seal Partnership With ‘Fauda’ Indian Reimagining ‘Tanaav’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Hitmaking Israeli producer Yes Studios and Indian content producing giant Applause Entertainment are extending their existing agreement into a full-scale partnership. Applause, the content studio of the Aditya…

Northwest Film Forum Awards $20,000 Lynn Shelton Grant to Izabel Acevedo in Honor of Late Director (EXCLUSIVE)

The Northwest Film Forum has selected filmmaker Izabel Acevedo will be the 2022 recipient of the Lynn Shelton “Of A Certain Age” Grant. Acevedo will receive an unrestricted…

‘Cloverfield’ Writer Joe Barton Talks New Witchcraft-Infused Netflix Show, Axed Gotham P.D. Series and Working With J.J. Abrams

Joe Barton is the writer behind hit series including “The Lazarus Project” and “Giri/Haji.” His latest project, Netflix’s “The Bastard Son & The Devil Himself” is an adaptation…

Kim Kardashian’s zodiac sign helped icon become the richest Kar-Jenner

Kim Kardashian is a lightning rod for controversy. But while her image is ubiquitous, her true self is elusive, owing perhaps to the presence of Neptune, planet of fantasy and projection, in her first house, a placement shared by her enigmatic idol, Marilyn Monroe. So what do Kardashian’s zodiac sign and the full scope of…

Ron Howard Talks Telling Stories as a Filmmaker Ahead of Receiving Variety’s Legends and Groundbreakers Award

Though his movies have made billions at the box office and he’s been awarded pretty much every major accolade, from the Oscars to the Emmys to a Grammy,…

Stephen Colbert to Host CBS Celebrity Pickleball Tournament

Each weeknight, Stephen Colbert takes the stage at CBS “Late Show” to find the lighter side of the latest headlines. In November, he’ll be doing something similar with…

‘Vikram’ Review: A Tamil Action Legend Returns to Take Down a Drug Dealer in Thrilling Kollywood Hit

If Hollywood can justify making sequels to “Rambo” and “Top Gun” more than three decades on, why can’t Kollywood do the same? In tons-of-fun “Vikram,” a secret agent…