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Netflix LatAm Originals Boss Roberto Stopello and ‘Who Killed Sara’ Creator Chascas Valenzuela Set a Course for Netflix Novelas

Netflix’s ties with Latin America and the region’s much-loved telenovela format go back to the company’s first steps in original production outside of the U.S., when the streamer…

NAACP Image Awards Nominations: Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, H.E.R., ‘The Harder They Fall,’ ‘Insecure’ Lead

“The Harder They Fall,” “Insecure” and H.E.R. lead the pack of film, TV and music nominees for the 53rd NAACP Image Awards, while Jennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X,…

‘The Power of the Dog’ Wins Its 21st Best Picture Prize, Surpassing ‘Roma’ for New Netflix Record

Netflix has been looking for its first best picture Oscar for the past few years. With the winners now announced for the North Dakota Film Critics, “The Power…

‘The Harder They Fall’ Wins Best Picture at African American Film Critics Association Awards

“The Harder They Fall” won top honors at this year’s African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) awards, taking home the prize for best picture. The Netflix western led…

Ranking the Top 10 best girl groups: The Spice Girls to the Ronettes

After the death of Ronettes legend Ronnie Spector on Jan. 12, we rank the Top 10 girl groups of all time, from the Supremes to the Pussycat Dolls.

Berlinale Reveals Series, Generation, Co-Production Market Titles

The shortened in-person Berlin Film Festival (Feb. 10-16) has revealed a raft of high profile shows that will participate in keenly anticipated annual fixture Berlinale Series. The strand…

Spain’s Liliana Bravo of Soul Pictures Boards Uruguayan Soccer Drama, ‘The Signing’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Spanish sales agent Liliana Bravo of Soul Pictures has boarded Diego “Parker” Fernández’s upcoming soccer drama, “The Signing” (“El Fichaje”). His latest narrative feature, “The Broken Glass Theory,”…

AFI Awards Reception Rescheduled for March 11

As awards ceremonies continue to reshuffle due to the COVID surge, the American Film Institute announced the reception for the 2021 honorees will move to March 11 at…

‘Quantum Leap’ Sequel Series Among Two NBC Drama Pilot Orders

A “Quantum Leap” sequel series has received a pilot order at NBC, Variety has learned. The project is one of two drama pilots ordered by the broadcaster. In the…

Kerry Washington Inks Audible Deal for Three Scripted Podcast Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Audible is going into business with Kerry Washington, the Amazon-owned premium audio storytelling service’s latest partnership in a string of deals with A-list Hollywood talent. Under the pact,…

Inside Ronnie Spector’s dark marriage to murderer Phil Spector

“I can only say that when I left in the early ’70s, I knew that if I didn’t leave at that time, I was going to die there,” Ronnie wrote in her 1990 memoir.

‘King Richard’ Star Saniyya Sidney on SAG Nominations and Favorite On-Set Memories: ‘Every Day Was the Best’

After “King Richard” earned Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for both outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture and outstanding performance by a male actor in…