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Paramore, My Chemical Romance to Headline When We Were Young Festival in Las Vegas

The Warped Tour may have hung its hat back in 2019, but the spirit of the pop-punk and Emo-heavy festival is alive and well, as demonstrated by today’s…

Grammy Awards Moving to Las Vegas on April 3

The Grammy Awards will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3, the Recording Academy has confirmed. The CMT Awards, originally scheduled…

TikTok Star Noah Beck Signs With CAA

Noah Beck, the social media phenom who has amassed more than 32 million followers on TikTok alone, has signed with CAA for representation in all areas. Originally from…

PBS Chief Details Diversity Efforts, Promises Change In How It Recruits Filmmakers and ‘NewsHour’ Staff

Amid numerous exits of top talent of color at fellow pubcaster NPR and ongoing backlash to the lack of diversity within its roster of filmmakers, PBS’ top exec…

Willem Dafoe ‘Fantasizes’ About Playing ‘Joker Imposter’ Opposite Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker

Willem Dafoe is a staple of comic book movie history thanks to his “Spider-Man” role as Green Goblin, which he recently reprised to rave reviews in Marvel’s record-breaking…

HBO Leads Twitter Buzz With Teen Angst, Heroes and Video Games

It was a big week for HBO/HBO Max, which led overall fan engagement on Twitter for Variety’s Trending TV chart for the week of Jan. 10 – 16.…

‘Vikings: Valhalla’ Trailer: Netflix Saga Continues With More Bloody Battles

Netflix has released a teaser for “Vikings: Valhalla,” a spinoff series of the original “Vikings” saga set to premiere Feb. 25 on the streaming platform. “Vikings: Valhalla” takes…

‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ Adds Corbin Bleu and Four Others for Season 3

Corbin Bleu is returning some familiar territory a role in the third season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.” Bleu, Adrian Lyles, Meg Donnelly, Saylor Bell,…

‘Dune,’ ‘West Side Story’ and ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’ Among Set Decorators Society of America Nominations – Film News in Brief

The Set Decorators Society of America announced its nominations for the upcoming SDSA Awards Film-2021 with “Dune,” “West Side Story” and “The Power of the Dog” all landing…

The NATPE Miami That Could Have Been

On Jan. 8, NATPE cancelled its Jan. 18-20 Miami in-person conference, due to skyrocketing Omicron cases. No online event was put in its place. The show, however, has…

YouTube Shuts Down Original Content Group

YouTube is getting out of the business of originals: The Google-owned video giant said it is winding down its original productions team after more than six years. Earlier,…

NAACP Image Awards Nominations: Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., ‘The Harder They Fall,’ ‘Insecure’ Lead

“The Harder They Fall,” “Insecure” and H.E.R. lead the pack of film, TV and music nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards, while Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X,…