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David Cronenberg Breaks Down Cannes Walkouts, His New Film’s Sexuality, and Why Netflix Turns Him Down

Eight years after “Maps to the Stars,” David Cronenberg is coming back to the Cannes Film Festival with what looks to be a big bang. Weaving together equal…

Kerry Washington, Delroy Lindo to Star in Onyx Collective Comedy Series ‘Unprisoned’

Kerry Washington and Delroy Lindo are set to star in a new comedy series set up at Onyx Collective on Hulu, Variety has learned. The series is titled “Unprisoned”…

Cook’s kitchen goes up in flames during livestream: ‘I don’t know what to do!’

Twitch user and amateur cook Kelly Caron nearly lost her kitchen to a fire while searing a steak during a recent livestream: “Oh, s- -t. F- -k. F- -k, f- -k, f- -k”

Pulitzer Prizes Include James Ijames for ‘Fat Ham,’ Raven Chacon for ‘Voiceless Mass’

James Ijames and Raven Chacon are among the recipients of the 2022 Pulitzer Prizes. The prestigious Pulitzer Prizes honor achievements across journalism, literature, theater and music. This year’s…

‘The Last Thing He Told Me’ Apple Series Casts John Harlan Kim, Geoff Stults, Augusto Aguilera (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Last Thing He Told Me” series adaptation at Apple has added three new cast members, Variety has learned exclusively. Geoff Stults (“Little Fires Everywhere,” “Guilty Party”), John Harlan…

Brazil President Fires Back at Leonardo DiCaprio: He ‘Better Keep His Mouth Shut’ About the Amazon

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro fired back at Leonardo DiCaprio after the Oscar winner used social media to stress the importance of the Amazon rainforest on the environment. DiCaprio…

Julia Roberts and George Clooney’s Delightful ‘Ticket to Paradise,’ Billy Eichner’s Raunchy ‘Bros’ Rep Rom-Coms at CinemaCon

Longtime friends and frequent co-stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts toss back shots and break out funky dance moves in “Ticket to Paradise,” a romantic comedy in which…

Hong Kong Protest Documentary ‘Blue Island’ Picked up for North America Ahead of HotDocs Debut

New York-headquartered documentary distributor Icarus Films has picked up all North American rights to Hong Kong protest film “Blue Island.” The film plays this week at the HotDocs…

HBO Fires Back After Jerry West Demands ‘Winning Time’ Retraction: ‘It’s Not a Documentary’

HBO is firing back against criticisms of its Lakers drama series “Winning Time.” The show has come under fire by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jerry West, two Lakers veterans…

Shop Reese’s Book Club’s April 2022 pick — and all others on her list

Here are all of the books included in Reese Witherspoon’s Book Club, along with descriptions, ratings and reviews.