Publishing

Disney Expands Deal With Japan’s Kodansha, Set to Reveal New Titles for Asia Pacific Region

The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific has revealed an expansion of its 70-year collaboration with publishing house Kodansha to include Japanese anime. Disney and Kodansha have worked together…

Ethiopia Habtemariam to Step Down From Motown Records

Ethiopia Habtemariam, currently chairwoman and CEO of Motown Records, will be stepping down from her position in order to pursue new endeavors, she and the company stated in a…

NBCUniversal Taps White House Alum Courtney Rowe as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications

NBCUniversal has brought on Courtney Rowe to serve as senior vice president of corporate communications. She will report to Jen Friedman, executive vice president of communication. In the…

Behind the Music of ‘Tár‘ and ’Aftersun‘: Music Supervisor Lucy Bright on Cate Blanchett, the Classical World and the Majesty of ’Under Pressure’

Two of the best and most intriguing films of the year have something in common: music supervisor Lucy Bright. Both “Tár” and “Aftersun” contain some of the most…

‘Fast & Furious’ Movie ‘Fast X,’ Michael Mann’s ‘Ferrari’ Rev Up Turin Region’s Status as Location as Local Productions Travel the Festival Circuit

This year, the Turin region hosted two Hollywood blockbusters, Michael Mann’s “Ferrari” and Louis Leterrier’s “Fast X,” the 10th movie of the “Fast & Furious” franchise, as well…

Charles Koppelman, Legendary Music Executive and Former Chairman of Martha Stewart’s Company, Dies at 82

Charles Koppelman, a veteran music executive whose career spanned five decades before he became a top executive at Martha Stewart and Steve Madden’s companies, died Friday at the…

Here’s which ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ character embodies your zodiac sign

The “Guardians of the Galaxy” have taken the world–and cosmos–by storm and have shown that even a quirky hodgepodge of heroes and anti-heroes can win the hearts of audiences and readers worldwide. Find out which character aligns with your star sign!

Jazz Detective, Archivist Zev Feldman’s New Label, Kicks Off With Exclusive Record Store Day Vinyl From Piano Legend Ahmad Jamal

Jazz producer and executive Zev Feldman has long had the nickname of “the jazz detective” for his penchant for finding previously unreleased tapes from the genre’s greats to…

Amazon Orders FTX Limited Series From Russo Brothers‘ AGBO, ’Hunters’ Creator David Weil (EXCLUSIVE)

An eight-episode limited series about the FTX scandal from Joe and Anthony Russo’s production company, AGBO, has been set up at Amazon, Variety has learned exclusively. David Weil…

Music Industry Moves: Grammy Nominee Amy Allen Signs With Warner Chappell

Warner Chappell Music has signed a global admin deal with Amy Allen, the singer-songwriter credited for writing top singles for Harry Styles (“Adore You,” “Matilda”), Halsey (“Without Me,”…

Bob Iger Announces Restructuring After Taking Disney Reins, Kareem Daniel to Exit

Bob Iger is wasting no time in reshaping Disney after returning as CEO. In a memo to Disney staffers, Iger announced restructuring at the media giant will begin…