Publishing

R. Kelly’s ‘fiancée’ Joycelyn Savage writes tell-all book on life in his ‘shadow’

In an email to The Post, she confirmed that the book will be called “Love and Joy of Robert” and added, “Everything will be answered.”

Composer Harry Gregson-Williams Launches Film/TV Score Label with Universal Production Music

Award-winning composer Harry Gregson-Williams is launching a new label for his work as a joint venture with Universal Production Music, the two parties announced Thursday. Gregson-Williams, whose credits…

L.A. Reid’s HitCo, Label Home to Jennifer Lopez and Saint Jhn, Sold to Concord (EXCLUSIVE)

HitCo Entertainment, the music company launched by Antonio L.A. Reid (pictured at left) and Charles Goldstuck (at right) in 2017, has been sold to Concord, Variety has learned…

Curate Management Taps Becca Rodriguez as Book and IP Manager (EXCLUSIVE)

Curate Management has added book and IP manager, Becca Rodriguez, to its growing team, Variety has learned. The boutique management firm, founded by film and TV lit manager…

Powered by Publishing, Warner Music Posts $1.42 Billion in Revenue for Third Quarter

Despite some “headwinds” including an unusually strong dollar, a lighter-than-usual release schedule and several short-term expenses, Warner Music posted a solid third quarter of 2022, with a strong…

Variety Expands Twitter Partnership With Launch of Trending Movies Charts

Variety Film Chatter Chart debuted on Twitter on Monday, with “Bullet Train,” “Prey” and “Don’t Worry Darling” topping this week’s list of the most tweeted about movies. Variety…

Axios Sold to Cox Enterprises in $525 Million Deal

Axios Media has been acquired by Cox Enterprises in a cash deal said to value the digital news company at $525 million. Media and advertising firm Cox Enterprises…

IDW and Ánima Enter Development Deal, Set ‘Brutal Nature’ Series Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

IDW has set a development deal with Latin American animation studio Ánima, Variety has learned exclusively. The first project being developed under the deal is an adult animated…

Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck accused of stealing song lyrics from prisoner

Depp, 59, and the 78-year-old former Yardbirds axman released an album dubbed “18” last month.

‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Music Supervisor Robin Urdang on Finding the Right Music Hook

Emmy-winning music supervisor Robin Urdang doesn’t like saying no to “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Dan Palladino. With the show’s music steeped in American standards,…

Black Music Action Coalition to Honor Rep. Maxine Waters, Sony Publishing’s Jon Platt, 300 Elektra’s Kevin Liles, More at 2022 Gala

Today (Aug. 4), the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) revealed honorees for its second annual Music in Action Awards Gala on Sept. 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.…

Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck Accused of Lifting Lyrics From Incarcerated Man’s Poem

Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck have been accused of lifting lyrics for their song “Sad Motherfuckin’ Parade” from an obscure “toast” sung by an incarcerated man and documented…