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‘The Umbrella Academy’ Season 3 Trailer Introduces Sparrow Academy, Mysterious Kugelblitz

In Season 3 of “The Umbrella Academy,” the gifted Hargreeves siblings have found a new foe in the rival Sparrow Academy, which took their place during a time…

Sao Paulo Powers Up Shoot Rebate, Creative SP Program (EXCLUSIVE)

Brazil’s economic powerhouse, São Paulo is emerging as a key film-TV player in Brazil’s post-pandemic mix.  In one move, São Paulo State and City authorities are teaming to…

‘A Strange Loop’ Cast Members Hope Their Tony Nominations Will Make Space for Everyone

Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical “A Strange Loop” scored 11 Tony nominations last week — and the ensemble cast of “A Strange Loop” is inviting everyone…

Netflix tells ‘woke’ workers to quit if they are offended: ‘culture’ memo

“If you’d find it hard to support our content breadth, Netflix may not be the best place for you.” read the memo in part.

Webby Awards: Laverne Cox to Be Honored for LGBTQ Advocacy Work (EXCLUSIVE)

Laverne Cox will be honored as advocate of the year at the upcoming 2022 Webby Awards. The actor and producer will be recognized by the International Academy of…

Camila Cabello, Equality Florida, Lambda Legal Launch $500,000 Fund to Challenge Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law

Camila Cabello will host a benefit concert on Sunday, May 8, to announce the launch of her “Protect Our Kids” Fund. This emergency fund, established in partnership with…

Spotify U.K. Studios Head Joins Wondery as Head of Commercial for Europe (EXCLUSIVE)

Spotify’s former head of studios for the U.K. and Ireland, James Cator, has joined Amazon-backed podcast outfit Wondery, Variety can reveal. The executive is believed to be taking…

Dwayne Wade Offers Advice to Parents of Trans Children: ‘Our Kids Are Gonna Be Who They Are’

Raising a transgender child can prove to be a large learning process for many adults. Dwayne Wade, former basketball star of the Miami Heat and father to trans…

Dave Chappelle’s first joke after on-stage attack: ‘That was a trans man’

Comedian Dave Chapelle sparked outrage online after joking that it was a “trans man” who attacked him on stage at the Hollywood Bowl.

Dave Chappelle Tackled While Performing Onstage at Hollywood Bowl

Stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle was attacked while performing on stage Tuesday at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Video footage shows a man rushing on to the stage…

‘Bridgerton’ Star Golda Rosheuvel Honored by LGBTQ Group Human Rights Campaign

Royalty took the stand on Saturday night to advocate for LGBTQ+ equality. Golda Rosheuvel, the openly gay actor who plays the illustrious Queen Charlotte on “Bridgerton,” was presented…

Saudi Arabia Audiences Grow as Local Comedies Succeed

Moviegoing in Saudi Arabia has come a long way since April 18, 2018, when “Black Panther” premiered to a packed crowd in a converted symphony hall in Riyadh,…