Legacy

Mexican singer Marco Antonio Solis is still having a moment, and it will last all of 2023. On Jan. 30, the esteemed balladeer announced he’s going to embark on a solo tour that will make stops in 40 cities in North America and Spain later this year. The artist was in…

They revealed that four projects will come out over the next year, kicking off with Zachary Levi’s “Shazam! Fury of the Gods.” From there, an eight- to 10-year release plan is in the works.

Like a spaceship from the planet Krypton crashing into Earth, a sweeping new vision has landed at DC Studios from leaders James Gunn and Peter Safran. At a press event on the Warner Bros. studio lot on Monday, the pair announced both a slew of new superhero projects and a…

Robert Pattinson’s Batman return is set as Warner Bros. has announced Matt Reeves’ “The Batman Part II” will open in theaters on Oct. 3, 2025. Additional information, including a plot synopsis, remains under wraps for now. James Gunn and Peter Safran confirmed “The Batman Part II” release date during a…

Tom Hanks and Robin Wright may look a little younger in the upcoming movie “Here” from director Robert Zemeckis. The film, which reunites the “Forrest Gump” co-stars after nearly 30 years, will use new hyperrealistic technology, including AI-generated face replacements and de-aging, to allow its stars to tell a story…

Thomas Coesfeld has been named the new CEO of BMG and will succeed longstanding CEO Hartwig Masuch effective Jan. 1, 2024, the company announced Monday. Masuch will remain a consultant to Bertelsmann, BMG’s parent company. The change in leadership is part of a long-term succession plan “which will be finalized…

Don’t fall asleep! Horror enthusiasts won’t want to miss the premiere of “Hollywood Dreams and Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story,” an upcoming documentary chronicling the storied legacy of veteran horror film star Robert Englund, best known for his role as Freddy Krueger in the “Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise. Cinedigm…

On Jan. 23, the 43-year-old kicked off a new true-crime docuseries on Investigation Discovery (ID) titled “The Playboy Murders.”

Hungarian director Judit Elek addressed the biggest controversy of her career at Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam. Answering Variety’s question during the launch of “The Lady from Budapest,” a new book dedicated to her legacy, Elek opened up about a scene from her film “Memories of River,” which she still views…

Tom Verlaine, who redefined rock guitar in the punk era of the 1970s with his band Television, died Saturday in Manhattan. He was 73. Verlaine’s death was confirmed to the New York Times by Jesse Paris Smith, the daughter of Verlaine’s peer and former partner Patti Smith. She shared that the…

Thirty years on from its dissolution, the legacy of apartheid still weighs heavily on South African cinema, as a new, outspoken generation of Black filmmakers grapples with truths and wounds that they previously had limited scope to voice. But rage over the past fuses remarkably with assertive, forward-looking investment in…