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Toni Collette Shot Each ‘Staircase’ Death Scene in One Take After Speaking to Kathleen Peterson in Her Head

Each morning as Toni Collette brushes her teeth, an owl stares back at her. The stoic bird of prey is not perched outside her window but rather ornately…

Spanish Director Isabel Coixet to Head Venice Horizons Jury

Spanish director Isabel Coixet, known for prizewinning works such as “The Secret Life of Words” and “The Bookshop,” will preside over the jury of the Venice Film Festival’s…

Emmys Trivia: Snubs May Be Good Publicity Now — and Other Unusual Facts From 2022’s Nominations

Apparently the next best thing to being Emmy nominated is being Emmy snubbed. At least, that seemed to be the case on Tuesday morning, when publicists quickly switched…

Steven Yeun to Co-Star With Robert Pattinson in Bong Joon Ho’s Next Sci-Fi Thriller

In a collaboration that feels tailor-made to excite Twitter, “Minari” actor Steven Yeun has been cast to star alongside Robert Pattinson in Bong Joon Ho’s next movie. Though the…

‘The Staircase’ Music Supervisor on Finding Right Tunes for Crime Drama

HBO Max’s “The Staircase” marks the fifth collaboration for music supervisor Randall Poster and creator Antonio Campos. Poster says that the journey has helped build a musical rapport.…

Julie Delpy, Richard E. Grant, Daryl McCormack Lead Thriller ‘The Tutor,’ Bleecker Street Buys U.S. Rights

Bleecker Street has bought a new thriller starring Julie Delpy, Richard E. Grant and Daryl McCormack. “The Tutor” marks the feature directorial debut of Alice Troughton, who’s known…

Bleecker Street Buys Emma Mackey’s Emily Brontë Biopic From Frances O’Connor

Bleecker Street has bought the U.S. rights for writer-director Frances O’Connor’s directorial debut, “Emily,” which tells the story of author Emily Brontë’s real-life romance in the lead up…

Emmy Predictions: Supporting Actress in a Limited Series – Can Faith Hill Land a Nomination for Her First Series Role?

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official awards predictions for the upcoming Oscars…

‘The Staircase’: Bizarre twists and theories of Kathleen Peterson’s death

There are several outrageous twists and theories — including an owl did it — in the mysterious death of Peterson, who was found at the bottom of a staircase.

‘The Staircase’ Stars Sophie Turner and Odessa Young Still Aren’t Sure Whether Michael Peterson Is Actually Guilty

Sophie Turner and Odessa Young took their roles as sisters on HBO Max’s “The Staircase” seriously. “I would feel anxiety if I wasn’t with her on set for…

‘The Staircase’ Writers on Michael Peterson’s Queerness and Expanding on the Infamous Owl Theory

Nowadays, it’s harder to not land on a scripted true crime series while scrolling through your chosen broadcaster. There’s “The Girl From Plainville,” “Inventing Anna,” “The Thing About Pam”…

‘The Staircase’ Star Rosemarie DeWitt Had to Overcome ‘Some Qualms’ Before Signing On to the True Crime Series

On Wednesday evening in New York City, Colin Firth and the cast of HBO’s “The Staircase” celebrated its premiere at the Museum of Modern Art. Created by Antonio…