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Fresh Faces: Leonor Serraille on Her Cannes Competition-Bound ‘Mother and Son’

Five years after winning Cannes’ Camera d’Or prize with her debut feature, “Jeune Femme,” French writer-filmmaker Leonor Serraille graduated to a competition slot with “Mother and Son,” a…

MK2 Films Acquires the Raoul Peck Catalogue From Velvet Film (EXCLUSIVE)

MK2 Films, the company behind six films playing at Cannes including Leonor Serraille’s competition title “Mother and Son,” has acquired French and international rights on the Raoul Peck…

Fox Surprises Industry With Pre-Recorded Upfront Presentation

Fox Corp. surprised the industry on Monday by hosting an upfront programming presentation that was almost entirely pre-recorded. About 800 attendees gathered at the Skylight venue in Lower…

Where Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe Going? Only Kevin Feige Knows For Sure

SPOILER ALERT: This story discusses the endings of several titles released by Marvel Studios in 2021 and 2022, from “WandaVision” through “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.”…

MK2 Films Bows Sales on New Movies From Justine Triet, Maya Dreifuss at Cannes (EXCLUSIVE)

MK2 Films, which is presenting six movies at the Cannes Film Festival, will be attending the market with a pair of hot new titles, French director Justine Triet’s…

‘Fast and Furious’ Composer Brian Tyler Named BMI Icon at Film, TV and Visual Media Awards

Brian Tyler, composer of the “Fast and Furious” franchise, “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Crazy Rich Asians,” was named a BMI Icon at Wednesday night’s 38th annual…

Icelandic Mystery ‘Quake’ Scores Theatrical Releases in North America, U.K., Sweden (EXCLUSIVE)

Writer-director Tinna Hrafnsdóttir’s critically acclaimed Icelandic psychological-mystery drama “Quake” has sold to Juno Films for North America and the U.K. as well as to Njuta Films for Sweden.…

T-Series, Reliance Entertainment Set Theatrical Bow for Indian Satire ‘Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga’ (EXCLUSIVE)

India’s T-Series, Reliance Entertainment and Match Cut Productions have teamed on Srijit Mukherji’s Hindi-language satire “Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga.” Inspired by true events, the film is about the…

25 Fun Things to Seek Out at the Bob Dylan Center: His Times, They Are A-Curated

The Bob Dylan Center, which had its ribbon-cutting in Tulsa, Oklahoma’s arts district Tuesday morning, is very much a choose-your-own adventure place. The museum’s director, Steven Jenkins, says…

Why ‘Obi-Wan: Kenobi’ Won’t Be in the Emmy Race for 2022 (EXCLUSIVE)

“Obi-Wan Kenobi” will have to wait on using the force for the Emmys until 2023. Variety has learned the upcoming limited series will not be submitted nor eligible for…

Rachel McAdams on Dr. Christine Palmer’s Life Since ‘Doctor Strange’ and Why Returning to Marvel Felt ‘Great’

It’d been six years since Rachel McAdams scrubbed into the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Dr. Christine Palmer, the will they-or-won’t they love interest of Benedict Cumberbatch’s title hero…

‘The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes’ Review: The Rare Tabloid Exposé That Sets the Record Straight

The word “tabloid” has a sleazy mystique. It’s such a potent word that it can influence the way you think about the subjects that fall into that category.…