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‘House of the Dragon’ Hunk Fabien Frankel on Emilia Clarke’s Birthday Party and Matt Smith’s Rehearsal Injury: ‘I Take No Responsibility’

Ask Fabien Frankel about his favorite “Game of Thrones” character, and the actor drops his head seemingly in agony. “Where to begin?” he says with a groan. “Oberyn…

For Cherien Dabis, the Emmy-Nominated Palestinian American Director of ‘Only Murders in the Building,’ Storytelling Is a Matter of Survival

When I was offered the opportunity to direct the “Only Murders in the Building” episode “The Boy From 6B,” which focuses on the story of a deaf character,…

Padma Lakshmi, José Andres, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Among Disney’s ‘Firebuds’ Voice Cast (EXCLUSIVE)

Disney Branded Television has set a celebrity voice cast for its upcoming animated musical series “Firebuds” including Padma Lakshmi, Melissa Rauch, Oscar Nuñez, José Andres, Pamela Adlon and…

‘Better Call Saul’s’ Brilliant, Emotional Finale Is ‘Breaking Bad’ in Reverse: TV Review

Spoiler alert: This review contains spoilers for “Saul Gone,” the series finale of “Better Call Saul.” It turns out that there was one person the once and future…

‘Better Call Saul’ Co-Creator Peter Gould Breaks Down the Surprising Series Finale and Jimmy and Kim’s Ending

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you haven’t watched the series finale of “Better Call Saul,” Season 6 Episode 13, “Saul Gone.” In the end, Jimmy McGill unbroke…

Arrowverse Alum Marc Guggenheim Signs With CAA (EXCLUSIVE)

Marc Guggenheim has signed with CAA for representation, Variety has learned exclusively. Guggenheim continues to be represented by attorney Wendy Kirk at Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole LLP…

‘Predator’ 35 Years Later: Producer John Davis Recalls How Cigars, Smoked Salmon Toast and Mayhem Created a Mega Action Franchise

In 1987, a hyper-advanced alien species known as the “Yautja” descended upon an elite military squad in Guatemala. Thanks to its memorable performances, quotable dialogue and inventive action…

‘To Kill the Beast’ Director Agustina San Martin, Vega Cine, Gualicho Cine Team for ‘Todo el Mundo’ (EXCLUSIVE)

A leading light of Latin America’s new generation of female cineastes – think Michelle Garza Cervera, Valentina Mourel – “To Kill the Beast” director Agustina San Martín is…

How ‘Hacks’ and ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Have Found a Way to Uniquely Focus on Stand-Up Comedy

In earlier sitcom eras, the stage personas of seasoned real-world stand-up comics made for reliable main characters, but rarely were they actually performing jokes professionally onstage. Only later…

Why abuse victims ran from the law in ‘Children of the Underground’

The new FX docuseries charts the rise and fall of Faye Yager, a crusader and vigilante who helped woman and children flee abusive men.

‘Rogue Agent’ Star James Norton on Playing a Serial Con Artist, His New Production Company and His Plans to Direct

James Norton is no stranger to playing less than salubrious characters thanks to his turns as psychopath Tommy Lee Royce in “Happy Valley” and a Russian mafia boss’s…

Eurovision Song Contest Reveals Shortlist of U.K. Cities to Host; London Off the Table

It’s official: the Eurovision Song Contest will not be held in London. A shortlist of potential host cities was unveiled on Friday morning and, as had been widely…