Oscars

Wolfgang Petersen, ‘Air Force One,’ ‘Das Boot’ Director, Dies at 81

Wolfgang Petersen, who rode his acclaimed German-language film “Das Boot” into a career directing Hollywood blockbusters such as “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One,” “The Perfect…

Florence Pugh pushes back at buzz over Harry Styles sex scenes

The 26-year-old Brit addressed the commotion over sex scenes she shares with the “Watermelon Sugar” singer, 28, after their film’s steamy trailer debuted.

Sacheen Littlefeather gets Academy apology 50 years after 1973 Oscars ‘abuse’

The Native-American activist famously refused “The Godfather” star Marlon Brando’s Oscar on his behalf that year.

Amazon Freevee Reveals ‘High School’ Premiere Date and Teaser (TV News Roundup)

Amazon Freevee has released the first teaser trailer of “High School,” set to premiere Oct. 14 on the streamer. Based on the 2019 memoir of the same name…

Why Mindy Kaling Cast Reese Witherspoon’s Son Deacon Phillippe for ‘Never Have I Ever’ Season 3

“Never Have I Ever” executive producer Mindy Kaling, showrunner Lang Fisher and the stars of the Netflix coming-of-age dramedy celebrated the debut of its third season at the…

Kenan Thompson Shares Why He Couldn’t Say No to Hosting the Emmys — Plus, Seth Meyers Offers Some Advice (EXCLUSIVE)

Hosting an awards show these days is considered a pretty thankless job, with little upside — dwindling ratings, snarky social media posts and rigid formats that are tough…

Neon Sued by Producer Over ‘Amazing Grace’ Release

“Amazing Grace” arrived in theaters in 2019, some 47 years after the Aretha Franklin concert film was shot in a South L.A. church. The path to the screen…

Emma Thompson Back in the Oscar Race After ‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’ Appeals Academy’s Theaters-Only Rule

Sophie Hyde’s “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January, receiving critical acclaim — particularly for its star Emma…

Emmy Predictions: Directing (Limited Series) – Could Hiro Murai’s Episode from ‘Station Eleven’ Split the Difference Between ‘Dopesick’ and ‘The White Lotus’?

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official awards predictions for the upcoming Oscars…

Emmy Predictions: Directing (Drama Series) – Hwang Dong-hyuk and Ben Stiller Become Challengers to the ‘Succession’ Nominated Trio

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official awards predictions for the upcoming Oscars…

Emmy Predictions: Comedy Series – Could ‘Abbott Elementary’ Go the Distance?

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official awards predictions for the upcoming Oscars…

John Travolta Pays Tribute to Olivia Newton-John: I’ve Been Yours ‘From the Moment I Saw You’

John Travolta took to social media to pay tribute to Olivia Newton-John, his “Grease” co-star who died Monday at 73 years old. “My dearest Olivia, you made all…