Lauryn Hill Reunites Fugees at Global Citizen, Festival Raises $240 Million in Commitments to Fight World Hunger

The 2023 installment of the annual Global Citizen Festival featured a powerful (if rainy) day of music, with sets by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lauryn Hill — who […]

Macro CEO Charles D. King on Why Access to Capital is Crucial to Advancing Diversity in Hollywood

Just a few months after Macro lined up a new $90 million round of investment, Hollywood went on strike. Charles D. King, Macro’s CEO and founder, has been […]

The Mediapro Studio Acquires Latin American Production-Services Powerhouse Cimarron (EXCLUSIVE)

SAN SEBASTIAN — In a first big deal to be announced during this year’s San Sebastian Festival, Madrid-based The Mediapro Studio, one of Europe’s biggest independent and international […]

‘Gannibal’ Disney+ Japanese Horror Series to Return for Second Season

Disney has given a green light to a second season of Japanese drama -horror series “Gannibal.” Set in a fictional Japanese village, season one of Gannibal saw recently […]

Digital Creator Kristy Scott Signs With Range Media Partners

Lifestyle content creator Kristy Scott has signed to Range Media Partners for representation, following this year’s release of her clothing line Vayra. Scott’s lifestyle content on TikTok and […]

AMC Networks Promotes Georgia Juvelis to Chief Communications Officer

Better Call Georgia: AMC Networks has promoted longtime corp comm exec Georgia Juvelis to the role of chief communications officer. Juvelis, who had most recently served as exec […]

‘The Zone of Interest’ Cinematographer and TIFF Variety Artisan Award Winner Lukasz Zal on the Quest to Capture Life’s ‘F—ing Beautiful Moments’ 

When U.K. writer-director Jonathan Glazer approached Polish cinematographer Łukasz Żal about “The Zone of Interest,” a provocative Holocaust drama adapted from a 2014 novel by Martin Amis, he […]

Netflix Will Be to Trying to Turn Password-Sharers Into Paid Customers ‘for Some Time,’ Co-CEO Says

Netflix just kicked off its big crackdown on illicit password-sharing users this spring — but co-CEO Greg Peters says there’s still a long road ahead of the company […]

‘Evil Does Not Exist’ Review: Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Tale of Rural Gentrification is a Tone Poem with an Atonal End

A wild deer with a hunter’s bullet in its belly may attack a human, no matter how mild its nature normally. This is one of the droplets of […]

‘Drive My Car’ Director Hamaguchi Ryusuke on the Evolution of His New Film ‘Evil Does Not Exist’: ‘I Worked With a Different Mindset’

In 2021, Hamaguchi Ryusuke won truckloads of awards and nearly universal critical acclaim for his three-hour drama “Drive My Car,” including three prizes at Cannes and a best […]

Harry Potter Fans Celebrate Back to Hogwarts Day Across the World

Thousands of Harry Potter fans gathered at Kings Cross train station in London, U.K. on Friday to celebrate the biggest ever Back to Hogwarts Day, held annually on […]

Former Sony Music Exec Joel Klaiman Launches Ascend4m, New Marketing-Consulting Agency

Former Sony Music Entertainment executive Joel Klaiman has launched Ascend4m, described as a global music and entertainment marketing and consulting agency delivering broadscale media strategy and artist/brand-friendly direction and development.   The […]