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‘A Joyful Choice’: Double Palme d’Or Winner Ruben Östlund Named Honorary President of Göteborg Film Festival

Double Palme d’Or winner Ruben Östlund has been named new Honorary President of Sweden’s Göteborg Film Festival, the biggest movie event in Scandinavia.. The “Triangle of Sadness” helmer will…

‘Young Royals’ Director Rojda Sekersöz Signs With CAA (EXCLUSIVE)

Swedish director Rojda Sekersöz has signed with CAA for representation. The writer and helmer most recently directed the Netflix coming-of-age series “Young Royals,” which debuted in July 2021…

Women in Film and Television International Appoints Susan Liddy as New President – Global Bulletin

Women in Film and Television International has appointed Dr. Susan Liddy as its new president. The former chair of Women in Film and Television Ireland will step into…

Claes Bang, Sophie Cookson, Emily Beecham Join Strong International Cast of Viaplay’s ‘Stockholm Bloodbath,’ First Stills Unveiled (EXCLUSIVE)

Viaplay has assembled a top notch international cast for “Stockholm Bloodbath,” Mikael Håfström’s female-led epic adventure movie. The ambitious movie marks Viaplay’s second English-language film original, following Oscar-nominated…

How to watch the 2022 AMAs: Time, channel and what you need to know

This year’s ceremony will gather the hottest young musicians and the top legends in the biz for a magical night of great music, show-stopping fashions and memorable awards moments.

New ‘Lord of the Rings’ Owner Embracer Gives First Hint of What’s to Come During Q2 Overview

Embracer Group, the new owners of Middle Earth Enterprises — the holding company that owns the “Lord of the Rings” among other J.R.R. Tolkien titles — have given…

Travis Scott, Future, Playboi Carti to Headline Rolling Loud California 2023 Festival

Travis Scott is scheduled to make his first festival appearance since the disastrous Astroworld festival, in which ten people died, at the Rolling Loud California festival in March.…

SF Studios, Viaplay Team on Swedish Crime Show ‘The Åre Murders‘ Based on Viveca Sten’s Novels (EXCLUSIVE)

SF Studios and leading Nordic streamer Viaplay have teamed up on a drama series adapted from “The Åre Murders,” the Swedish crime novels penned by bestselling author Viveca…

65 Smart Stocking Stuffers Under $25 That Prove Great Things Can Come in Small Packages

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. Despite common thought, some of the best…

Tilda Swinton, Ranveer Singh, James Gray, Farida Benlyazid to be Honored at Marrakech Film Festival

The Marrakech Film Festival will honor a quartet of renowned film personalities at its 2022 edition. Honorees who will receive the festival’s Étoile d’or (Golden Star) include Scottish…

TrustNordisk Locks Key Deals on Swedish Teenage Romance ‘So Damn Easy Going’ (EXCLUSIVE)

TrustNordisk has scored a raft of deals on Christoffer Sandler’s Swedish romantic dramedy “So Damn Easy Going” which played at several festivals, including Goteborg and Seattle film festivals.…

Ben Harper, Revered Blues-Soul-Rocker, Is Happy to Have a Place in ‘Harry’s House,‘ Opening for Styles’ 15-Date L.A. Residency

There may not have heretofore been a huge amount of overlap between revered musician Ben Harper’s audience and the one commanded by pop superstar Harry Styles. But that…