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‘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…

Amen, Chris Pratt — I’m sick and tired of whiny woke reviews too

The star heroically exposed the obnoxious trend this week when he trolled critics on Instagram after bad reviews of his show “The Terminal List.”

Disney’s Kareem Daniel, Tracee Ellis Ross and Blumhouse’s Jason Blum and Abhijay Prakash Join Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit

Variety is pleased to announce the in-person return of its annual Entertainment and Technology Summit, presented by City National Bank in West Hollywood on Sept. 15. This year’s…

How Kim Kardashian, Pete Davidson’s zodiac signs killed budding romance

Let’s dive into the real connection between them. Are there sparks that could lead to flames — or is it just a fabulous A-list friendship?

The Best Marilyn Monroe Books to Read Before Seeing ‘Blonde’ This Fall

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. Since Marilyn Monroe’s death, there has been…

Sony Pictures Classics Chiefs Michael Barker and Tom Bernard to Receive Game Changer Award at Zurich Festival

Sony Pictures Classics co-founders Michael Barker and Tom Bernard will receive the Game Changer Award at the Zurich Film Festival (ZFF), in recognition of their services to film…

Sundance Announces Fellowship and Scholarship for AAPI Artists

Sundance Institute, the organization behind the yearly film festival in Park City, has partnered with the Asian American Foundation to create a fellowship and scholarship, which will be…

Los Angeles and Major League Baseball Pay Tribute to Dodgers Announcer Vin Scully: ‘Nobody Better, Ever’

The sports world and the city of Los Angeles are paying tribute to Vin Scully, the legendary sports announcer that called 67 seasons of Dodgers baseball. Scully died…

Music Industry Moves: Eurovision’s Rosa Linn Inks Deal With Columbia Records; Artist Publishing Group Ups Three

Columbia Records has signed Eurovision star Rosa Linn (pictured), who represented Armenia in the 2022 global song competition. Linn joins a roster that includes global acts like BTS,…

‘Cracké’ Animation Studio Squeeze Acquired by ‘Paws of Fury’ Outfit Cinesite

Animation and VFX studio Cinesite has acquired a majority stake in animation and motion capture studio Squeeze, located in Quebec City and Montreal. Cinesite, which has operations in…

‘Devotion’ Trailer With Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell; Sundance Institute Launches Latine Fellowship – Film News in Brief

Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell are taking off in the official trailer for “Devotion,” the new drama set to release this Thanksgiving. Based on the nonfiction book by…

Bill Russell, 11-Time NBA Champion and First Black Head Coach in U.S. Pro Sports, Dies at 88

Bill Russell, a Boston Celtics legend who won 11 championships over his career and served as the first Black head coach of any U.S. professional sports team, died…