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Laura Poitras’ ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ Tapped as New York Film Festival Centerpiece Selection

Laura Poitras’s “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed” has been tapped as the Centerpiece selection for the 60th New York Film Festival. The documentary about the opioid epidemic…

Jason Katims Signs Overall Deal With Imagine Television

Jason Katims has entered into an overall deal with Imagine Television, Variety has learned. The multi-project deal covers scripted television with three projects already in the works from Katims…

Vin Scully, Legendary Sports Announcer and Voice of the Dodgers, Dies at 94

Vin Scully, the longtime Dodgers play-by-play announcer considered by many to be the king of his profession, died Tuesday. He was 94. The Los Angeles Dodgers confirmed Scully’s…

Jo Koy on the ‘Easter Sunday’ Scene that Made Him Cry and ABC’s Decision to Reject His TV Show

Jo Koy’s upcoming film “Easter Sunday,” out on Aug. 5, is a dream come true for the comedian in more ways than one. For years, Jo Koy has…

BBC Sets Zuckerberg Doc to Mark 20 years of Facebook – Global Bulletin

COMMISSION BBC Factual has commissioned “Zuckerberg” (working title), a three-part BBC Two and BBC iPlayer series aiming to present the definitive account of Mark Zuckerberg and his brainchild,…

Why Jordan Peele doesn’t want to be called ‘the best horror director of all time’

The former “Key & Peele” star won an Oscar for penning his horror flick “Get Out” in 2018, but don’t call him “the best horror director of all time.”

Quinta Brunson Transforms Into Oprah in ‘Weird’ Al Yankovic Movie Alongside Daniel Radcliffe

Quinta Brunson channels her inner talk-show host to portray Oprah Winfrey in Roku’s “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” starring Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe, as the frizzy-haired musical…

J-Hope Talks Balancing Solo Career With BTS and How His Hip-Hop Album Reveals a ‘Darker Side of Me’

If we were going to borrow the terminology of one pop-culture juggernaut, “Star Wars,” for another, BTS, we might call this phase of the career of one of…

Rolling Stone and Variety Announce Truth Seekers Programming and Special Issue, Presented by Showtime Documentary Films

Rolling Stone and Variety announced on Monday that the iconic brands will be hosting the second Truth Seekers Summit presented by Showtime Documentary Films. This year, the summit…

Farhoud Meybodi Launches New Production Company Ritual Arts (EXCLUSIVE)

Farhoud Meybodi is launching Ritual Arts, a new production company, and has secured a first-look deal with Wayfarer Studios, the independent studio co-founded by Justin Baldoni and Steve…

‘Year of the Shark’ Is More Than Just a Shark Movie, French Filmmakers the Boukherma Twins Say

Sea, quiet and sun. A holidaymaker on his paddleboard. In a few minutes, this idyllic picture is shattered: the man is knocked off his board into the water,…

David Harbour Lost 80 Pounds for ‘Stranger Things 4’ and Vows Never to Do That Again

David Harbor revealed to GQ magazine that he lost 80 pounds in order to reprise the role of Jim Hopper in “Stranger Things 4.” While the character (and…