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Mike Tyson on psychedelic drug trials: ‘I would love to be a guinea pig for that’

The subject came up after Kid Dynamite mentioned how the Imperial College London’s Centre for Psychedelic Research is allegedly conducting trials on DMT — a potent psychedelic found in multiple plants and animals.

‘George & Tammy‘ Has Jessica Chastain and Michael Shannon as Country Stars in a Story That Doesn’t Sing: TV Review

The ambitions of “George & Tammy,” a new limited series about two of the entertainment industry’s true individuals, seem to be to duplicate another show’s success. In its…

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…

Subject Matter Announces Inaugural Grant Winners, $120,000 Total in Funds for Films and Nonprofits (EXCLUSIVE)

Subject Matter, a recently-launched nonprofit organization that supports social issue documentary films and other nonprofits that work on its featured topics, announced their inaugural grantees, awarding a total…

Jay Leno jokes about being a ‘roast comic’ in return to stage after fire

Leno is fired up and ready to crack jokes again, just days after being released from Los Angeles’ Grossman Burn Center.

Banijay Americas to Open Massive Production Facility in Brazil (EXCLUSIVE)

Capping the celebration of Endemol Shine Brazil’s 15th anniversary, parent company Banijay Americas will be unveiling what they tout will be the largest independent production studio facility in…

‘Fast & Furious’ Movie ‘Fast X,’ Michael Mann’s ‘Ferrari’ Rev Up Turin Region’s Status as Location as Local Productions Travel the Festival Circuit

This year, the Turin region hosted two Hollywood blockbusters, Michael Mann’s “Ferrari” and Louis Leterrier’s “Fast X,” the 10th movie of the “Fast & Furious” franchise, as well…

Nicole Kidman surprises ‘The Music Man’ audience with $100K donation

The “Moulin Rouge” actress bid $100,000 for Hugh Jackman’s signed hat that he wears in the show’s final number, according to a photo posted on Jackman’s Instagram.

Rai Cinema Chief Unveils Stellar 01 Distribution Lineup, Discusses Adjustment in Production Strategy in Favor of Bigger Budget Italian Films

Steven Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans,” Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Michael Mann’s “Ferrari,” Roman Polanski’s “The Palace,” “The Son” with Anthony Hopkins, and “Golda” with Helen Mirren…

Albert Pyun, Cult Filmmaker Behind ‘Cyborg,’ ‘Nemesis’ and ‘Captain America,’ Dies at 69

Albert Pyun, a genre filmmaker whose sweeping body of work includes cult favorites such as “Cyborg,” “The Sword and the Sorcerer,” “Nemesis” and the 1989 “Captain America,” died…

IFFI: International Cinema Looks to Nature in Environmental Crisis Anthology ‘Interactions’

Noted filmmakers from around the globe have contributed short films to anthology project “Interactions,” which is showcased at the ongoing International Film Festival of India, Goa. The project,…

‘Love Actually’ actress wore dead people’s clothes after friend stole nearly $80K

The late actress appeared in “Love Actually,” “Doctor Who” and “Pride & Prejudice.”