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Viola Davis says director called her by his maid’s name: ‘I knew him for 10 years’

The Oscar, Tony and Emmy winner is NOT the help. Davis made the bombshell revelation Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival.

Ukraine Biz Shows Range in Cannes

Ukrainian industry players gathered in Cannes are determined to show they can provide a variety of new content, as well as stories that look beyond the current Russian…

Anna Delvey Unveils Surreal NYC Art Show of Sketches Drawn in Prison: ‘My Narrative From My Perspective’

“I’m a masterpiece! I’m a masterpiece! Look at me, I am Anna,” shouted drag queen Yuhua Hamasaki as she riled up the crowd in full Anna Delvey garb…

John Aylward, ‘ER’ and ‘The West Wing’ Actor, Dies at 75

John Aylward, the actor best known for his recurring roles in popular NBC dramas “ER” and “The West Wing,” died Monday in Seattle from natural causes, his agent…

‘Armageddon Time’ Review: James Gray’s Deft 1980 Coming-of-Age Memoir Is an Old-School Liberal Message Movie in Progressive Drag

When I watch a movie by the writer-director James Gray, I often have the sensation that I’m seeing two films in one: the story being told and the…

Yumi Nu responds to Jordan Peterson’s Sports Illustrated cover slam

The model hit back at Jordan Peterson’s negative comments about her appearance in a TikTok clip that has amassed over 560,000 views.

Viola Davis Reveals a Director Called Her by His Maid’s Name, Speaks Out on Hollywood’s Slow Race Progress (EXCLUSIVE)

Viola Davis joined Variety and Kering at the Cannes Film Festival for a powerful Women In Motion conversation in which she revealed a director once called her by…

India’s R. Madhavan Talks Cannes Market Film ‘Rocketry’: ‘I Feel A Sense of Pride’ (EXCLUSIVE)

For acclaimed Indian actor R. Madhavan ( (“Alai Payuthey,” “Tanu Weds Manu”), making his directorial debut, “Rocketry: The Nambi Effect,” literally required an understanding of rocket science. In…

Ukraine War Refugees the Focus of Latest From Docmaker Olha Zhurba (EXCLUSIVE)

Ukrainian director Olha Zhurba and producer Darya Bassel are teaming up on a documentary about Ukraine’s refugee crisis after their last collaboration, “Outside,” premiered at Copenhagen’s CPH:DOX festival…

‘The Masked Singer’ Finale Reveals Identities of Firefly, Ringmaster and Prince: Here’s Who Won Season 7

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched Season 7, Episode 10, of “The Masked Singer,” “Season Finale: I’m Team Good, Thanks for Masking,” which…

James D’Arcy Cast in ‘Constellation’ At Apple TV+

James D’Arcy will star as Jo’s husband Magnus in the upcoming Apple TV+ thriller “Constellation,” Variety has learned. Additionally, Oliver Hirschbiegel and Joseph Cedar have been set to…

DC’s ‘Wonder Twins’ Movie Not Moving Forward at HBO Max

The planned “Wonder Twins” live-action movie at HBO Max is no longer going forward, Variety has learned. The news comes just over a month after it was announced…