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Netflix Africa Bosses Talk Originals, Co-Production Strategy and Expansion Plans: ‘We Can Only Go Forward and Spend More’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix’s top executive team in Africa plans to continue spending on scripted and unscripted content across genres until it unearths the big “Squid Game”-like show that captures global…

Can Universal and Weeknd Manager Wassim ‘Sal’ Slaiby Take Arabic Music Global?

One of the wonders of music streaming is its borderlessness. Back in the day, a person might never hear, let alone purchase, music outside their country or comfort…

Justin Bieber performs for first time since scary facial paralysis: ‘I missed you’

“Luv u guys and I missed you,” he captioned one of several Instagram posts on Monday.

Sajal Aly: First Look of Pakistani Star in Toronto Title ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It?’ Revealed (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety can exclusively reveal the first look of top Pakistani star Sajal Aly from keenly anticipated rom-com “What’s Love Got to Do with It?,” which will have its…

Alan Dershowitz Confirms Larry David ‘Called Me Disgusting and Said He Could Never Talk to Me’

One of last summer’s surprise news stories was an alleged confrontation that took place between Larry David and lawyer Alan Dershowitz. A source told Page Six that the…

Justin Bieber reveals plans to resume ‘Justice’ tour after shocking health scare

The 28-year-old heartthrob has battled Ramsay Hunt syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that led to facial paralysis.

Justin Bieber to Resume ‘Justice’ Tour After Ramsay Hunt Diagnosis

Justin Bieber will resume his “Justice” world tour on July 31, a rep for the singer has confirmed to Variety, after a diagnosis of Ramsay Hunt syndrome forced…

Johnny Depp spotted reuniting with attorney Camille Vasquez in Europe

The “Edward Scissorhands” star, 59, was seen smiling as he met up with the glamorous lawyer, 38, at a musical gig in Prague on Monday.

Universal Takes French Rights to Ukrainian Animated Feature ‘Mavka’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Universal Pictures Content Group has acquired all French distribution rights for the animated feature film “Mavka. The Forest Song” by Animagrad Studio, which is owned by Ukrainian production…

Yankees girlfriend Taja Abitbol denies setting fire for ‘RHONY’ bid

Speaking exclusively to The Post, Taja Abitbol denied any allegations of setting a fire to her Manhattan apartment in a bid to be on “The Real Housewives of New York City.”

Wildbrain CPLG to Represent Licensing of Peanuts in Asia Pacific

WildBrain CPLG, a leading entertainment, sport and brand-licensing agency, has been appointed by Peanuts Worldwide as the exclusive licensing agent for the Peanuts brand in parts of Asia-Pacific. The…

David Cone’s partner Taja Abitbol accused of starting apartment fire in bid to land spot on ‘RHONY’

The partner of former pitcher David Cone has been accused of starting a fire at her apartment to get on “The Real Housewives of New York City.”