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Courtney Valenti is in talks for a leadership film position at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, now under ownership of Amazon. The development comes after five months of speculation regarding MGM targeting Valenti, a seasoned production executive with decent talent relationships. Valenti exited her role as president of production and development for Warner Bros.…

Beck and Phoenix’s “Summer Odyssey Tour” is going to 20 major North American venues this summer. We found tickets for all shows.

RBD is embarking on their 29-concert “Soy Rebelde Tour” from Aug. 25 through Oct. 22. Tickets can be found here.

“The Cell” director Tarsem Singh is making a comeback to feature films with “Dear Jassi,” his first Indian project. The film has completed a 50-day schedule in Punjab, northern India and is heading to Canada for a two-week shoot. Post-production will take place in Montreal. Plot details are under wraps…

Fox Corp.’s Fox Entertainment and Disney’s Hulu announced a multiyear content deal renewal, encompassing in-season streaming rights for Fox’s primetime shows. The pact also includes “an extensive multiplatform strategic marketing alliance,” the companies said. That will feature joint Fox and Hulu branding across all Fox-owned and “external marketing touchpoints” to…

Rachel Brosnahan is attached to lead a new limited series in the works at Amazon, Variety has learned exclusively. The series is currently titled “Lois & Varga” and is based on a short story by Lisa Taddeo. Miriam Battye is adapting the story for the screen, with “Bodies Bodies Bodies”…

After more than two decades at Amazon, top exec Jeff Blackburn has decided to retire from the ecommerce giant. Blackburn, who joined Amazon in 1998 after advising on its IPO, left the company briefly in February 2021 to join Bessemer Venture Partners, but returned quickly that June as Amazon’s SVP…

Adam Levine and Maroon 5 have 16 concerts at the Dolby Live Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas as part of their 2023 “M5LV” residency.

Amazon has settled on a new corporate structure for its expanded content operations, putting most of MGM under Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke while also promoting MGM veteran Chris Brearton. Salke will oversee all aspects of scripted TV and film, distribution and marketing for MGM. Brearton will oversee MGM’s unscripted…

Amazon has restructured leadership operations at MGM Television’s scripted department amid a continuous overhaul of the studio, 10 months after the tech giant closed its $8.5 billion acquisition of the company. Under the new organization chart, which was announced by Amazon TV chief Vernon Sanders to staff in a memo…

“BMF” returns for Season 2 on Friday, January 6 at midnight on the Starz app, as well as its streaming and on-demand platforms, the network has announced. “BMF” also returns internationally on the Lionsgate+ premium streaming platform in the UK and Brazil. On linear, it will debut on Starz at…

Gabrielle Union is receiving the best reviews of her career in A24’s “The Inspection” — showing it’s never too late to make your mark on Hollywood. “I thought it was late for me,” she tells Variety‘s Awards Circuit Podcast. “I’m being treated like the ingenue I probably should have been…