Steven Spielberg

‘Hold All My Calls, Unless It’s Tom Cruise’: Remembering Attorney to the Stars Bert Fields

In July 2012, I showed up at the office of legendary Hollywood litigator Bert Fields along with Variety freelancer Bob Verini. We were doing a Q&A with the…

‘Easter Sunday’ Star Tia Carrere Recalls Being Rejected From Roles for Being Too ‘Ethnic’

It’s been 20 years since actress Tia Carrere walked the red carpet for a starring role. That was for Disney’s “Lilo and Stitch,” in which she voiced Nani…

Mo Ostin, Longtime Warner Bros. Records Chief, Dies at 95

Mo Ostin, who presided as a top executive at Warner Bros.-Reprise Records for more than three decades, during which the artist-friendly company enjoyed a glittering, hit-making run, died…

Jo Koy on the ‘Easter Sunday’ Scene that Made Him Cry and ABC’s Decision to Reject His TV Show

Jo Koy’s upcoming film “Easter Sunday,” out on Aug. 5, is a dream come true for the comedian in more ways than one. For years, Jo Koy has…

Taylor Swift’s jet beats out Kylie Jenner’s in carbon emissions: study

Taylor might not be so swift when it comes to saving the planet.

Venice Chief Alberto Barbera Talks Missing Out on Steven Spielberg’s ‘Fabelmans’ and Winning Over A24

Venice artistic director Alberto Barbera is smiling and looking relaxed after unveiling the festival’s strongest lineup in recent memory, a rich mix of hotly anticipated pics from the…

Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Fabelmans’ to World Premiere at TIFF, His First Appearance at the Fest

Steven Spielberg is set to make his first ever appearance at the Toronto International Film Festival with the world premiere of “The Fabelmans.” The Oscar winner’s latest is…

Is Jordan Peele’s Latest an Oscar Contender? ‘Nope,’ But He Is Our Modern Day Hitchcock

“Nope” is not a coincidence; it’s a trend. Each of Jordan Peele’s three horror features are distinctive works with varying themes. With Universal Pictures’ “Nope,” he’s surely in…

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ Scores $6.4 Million in Thursday Previews

Jordan Peele’s “Nope” grossed a solid $6.4 million in Thursday previews as it looks to be the rare blockbuster with a brain to succeed at the summer box…

Jordan Peele Shuts Down Fan Who Called Him the Best Horror Director of All Time: I Won’t ‘Tolerate John Carpenter Slander’

“Nope” director Jordan Peele thought it might be taking things a little too far when a fan proposed he could be the best horror director of all time.…

‘Nope’ First Reactions Are a Resounding ‘Yep,’ Praising Jordan Peele’s ‘Most Ambitious Film’

The first reactions to Jordan Peele’s “Nope” are pouring in as the movie continues its premiere in Los Angeles, earning praises for the director’s turn to science-fiction and…

Steven Spielberg Directs First Music Video, for Marcus Mumford’s ‘Cannibal’

Steven Spielberg has a new first in his 50-year-plus directing career — he’s directed a music video, using his smartphone, for Marcus Mumford’s first solo track, “Cannibal.” Kate…