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Oscar International Race Packed With Powerhouse Contenders From Over 90 Countries

These are the submissions for the international film Oscar by country. The deadline for entries was Nov. 1. A shortlist of 15 films will be announced Dec. 21…

‘The Royal Diaries’ TV Series in the Works From Legendary Television, Scholastic Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Legendary Television and Scholastic Entertainment are developing a TV series based on “The Royal Diaries” books, Variety has learned exclusively. “The Royal Diaries” is a series of 20 fiction…

‘AbFab’ diva Joanna Lumley on new Netflix rom-com ‘Falling for Figaro’

The “Absolutely Fabulous” icon stars in Netflix’s “Falling for Figaro” as a retired opera singer “living in a sulky fit of rage that she was no longer a great star,” the 75-year-old former Bond girl says.

Stevie Wonder and H.E.R. Bring the House Down at Los Angeles Edition of Global Citizen Fest

The Los Angeles component of Global Citizen Live’s 24-hour live broadcast around the world was a welcome, if cautious return to in-person concerts: For many of the attendees…

Chernin Entertainment to Adapt Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s Novella ‘My Monticello’ for Netflix (EXCLUSIVE)

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s upcoming debut novella, “My Monticello,” is set to receive a film adaptation from Chernin Entertainment for Netflix. The streamer has acquired the rights to Johnson’s…

Awards HQ Aug. 30: Emmy Viewing Party News, GLAAD Exec on ‘Pose’ Nominations, Cedric the Entertainer Exclusive, ‘Ted Lasso’ Backlash?

GLAAD’s Megan Townsend on the Historic Significance of ‘Pose’ at the Emmys (COLUMN) Megan Townsend, GLAAD’s director of entertainment media and analysis, is also the lead author and…

Sean Penn Doubles Down on Vaccination Requirement in Theaters and on Set: ‘I Believe It Should Be Mandatory’

Sean Penn remains committed to his previous comments that the COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory for all. “I am so grateful that audiences — and yes, we’ll come…

CBS News’ Vladimir Duthiers on Reporting ‘With a Broken Heart Again’ in Haiti: ‘It Didn’t Have to Be This Way’

“There’s a saying in Haiti: ‘deye mon, gen mon.’ It means, ‘beyond mountains, there are mountains,’ Vladimir Duthiers, CBS News correspondent and anchor of the network’s CBSN streaming…