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There’s No Point to Marvel’s Phase Four — but It Doesn’t Need One

SPOILER ALERT: This story mentions a few plot developments for projects in Marvel Studios’ Phase Four. To get a sense of just how much Marvel Studios content there…

Steven Spielberg Has COVID, Skips Gotham Awards

Steven Spielberg was set to present Michelle Williams with her performer tribute at Monday’s Gotham Awards but had to bow out because he has COVID. Variety learned “The…

Balenciaga addresses BDSM ad scandal: ‘We strongly condemn child abuse’

Balenciaga has apologized for the inflammatory ad campaign that depicted kids alongside bondage-style attire and even a child pornography court ruling.

Ventana Sur 2022: Surging Attendance, Netflix, Cannes Film Week, Buzz Titles, Rodrigo Sorogoyen, Tamae Garateguy

BUENOS AIRES —  Online in 2020, and sporting a boutique on-site edition in 2021, Ventana Sur, Latin America’s biggest film-TV market, is roaring back, attendance levels, especially from delegates…

Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ’The Beasts,’ ‘Virus 32,’ ‘All the Names of God’ Lead Latido Films Sales Rebound (EXCLUSIVE)

Closing Japan with Medallion and French-speaking Canada with Axiom and fielding offers for the U.S., China and the U.K, “The Beasts” is on track to shortly sell well…

Russia Strengthens Film Ties With India at Goa Market

Russia was a significant presence at India’s recently concluded Film Bazaar market in Goa, with Roskino and Moscow Export Center occupying two pavilions. There were 14 Russian production…

Behind the Music of ‘Tár‘ and ’Aftersun‘: Music Supervisor Lucy Bright on Cate Blanchett, the Classical World and the Majesty of ’Under Pressure’

Two of the best and most intriguing films of the year have something in common: music supervisor Lucy Bright. Both “Tár” and “Aftersun” contain some of the most…

Tom Petty Bandmate and Producer Look Back at a Unique Concert Run That Makes ‘Live at the Fillmore’ One of Rock’s Best Live Albums

If you want to say that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ “Live at The Fillmore (1997)” is one of the best live rock albums ever, you could also…

‘Queen of Christmas’ Mariah Carey admits she’s a diva: ‘I can’t help it!’

“Like, what do you do if you grew up with an opera singer for a mother, who went to Juilliard and made her debut at Lincoln Center?” Carey told W magazine.

Margot Robbie reveals how she prepared to film ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ nude scene with Leo Dicaprio

Margot Robbie revealed a boozy behind-the-scenes moment with her “The Wolf of Wall Street” costar Leonardo DiCaprio.

What the Variety Staff Is Thankful for in Entertainment in 2022

Tom Cruise revived movie theaters with the blockbuster hit “Top Gun: Maverick,” Taylor Swift broke the internet (and Ticketmaster) with her “Midnights” album and “Eras” tour and Michelle…

Joe Jonas soars to movie stardom in war drama ‘Devotion’

Joe Jonas plays a real-life Navy hero in the Korean War film “Devotion” — and reveals his top-secret acting coach was wife Sophie Turner.