Diversity

‘Dune,’ ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’ Among Set Decorators Society of America Nominations – Film News in Brief

The Set Decorators Society of America announced its nominations for the upcoming SDSA Awards Film-2021 with “Dune,” “West Side Story” and “The Power of the Dog” all landing…

Nicole Byer, Lauren Lapkus to Lead Netflix Animated Series ‘Bad Crimes,’ Mike Judge and Greg Daniels to Produce

Netflix has ordered the animated comedy series “Bad Crimes” with Nicole Byer and Lauren Lapkus set to voice the lead roles, Variety has learned. The 10-episode series is described…

German Films Reveals Talent for 7th Annual Face to Face Campaign (EXCLUSIVE)

German Films, an agency that promotes German cinema worldwide, has announced the talent who will feature in its 7th annual Face to Face With German Films campaign. The…

WarnerMedia’s Christy Haubegger Joins Variety’s Sundance Series

As part of Variety‘s Sundance Film Festival programming, Variety will host a keynote conversation with Christy Haubegger, executive vice president of communications and chief inclusion officer at WarnerMedia, on Jan. 25…

Telemundo Announces Tplus, a Bilingual Content Hub on Peacock

Telemundo is getting a slice of the streaming wars pie: The American Spanish-language NBCUniversal network will launch Tplus, a new bilingual content brand designed to serve U.S. Hispanics,…

What ‘Don’t Look Up’ and ‘House of Gucci’s’ Robust BAFTA Hauls Say About the Oscar Race

With SAG Awards nominations and now the BAFTA longlist, two critical groups that overlap with Oscar membership have weighed in on the awards season. First, not to be confused…

Siegfried & Roy Podcast From Apple TV Plus Uncovers Duo’s Private History (Podcast Roundup)

In today’s podcast roundup, Apple TV Plus delves into the lives and careers of pop-culture icons Siegfried & Roy; “SNL” alums Dana Carvey and David Spade host a…

Amazon Prime Video Ramps Up Originals in Spain

In yet another sign of explosive growth on Spain’s drama scene, Amazon Prime Video has unveiled four new Amazon Original series or movies tapping the large talents of…

Mickey Guyton blasts racist tweet: Country stars rally behind her

Guyton posted a screenshot of a racist Tweet she received, adding the caption: “Started off 2022 with a good ole batch of racism. I show you this so you guys continue the fight for equality and love and acceptance.”

Features Toons Sensitive to Diverse Cultures in Storytelling and Characters

As society evolves, media follow. With the current crop of potential Oscar contenders in the animated feature category, it’s more than coincidence that all incorporate and preserve different…

Artists of Color Push for More Inclusion in Animation Industry

In the wake of public outcry over the lack of Black representation in the film industry, animation studios and entertainment companies at large have publicized their commitment to…

Hollywood hypocrites cancel Golden Globes – but put Armie Hammer in new film

Virtue-signaling Hollywood’s selective outrage — cancel the Golden Globes but give Armie Hammer a pass — is so pathetically transparent.