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Ron Perlman, Nick Nolte, Charles Melton, Tim Blake Nelson Join Peacock Series ‘Poker Face’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Ron Perlman, Nick Nolte, Charles Melton, and Tim Blake Nelson have all joined the cast of the upcoming Peacock series “Poker Face,” Variety has learned exclusively. Perlman (“Sons of…

UTA Co-Heads of TV Lit Dan Erlij and Allan Haldeman Break Down State of Streaming, ‘Transparency’ of AVOD Future

With streamers making their biggest bets yet on content — and more of them about to include advertising options — Variety spoke with Dan Erlij and Allan Haldeman,…

HBO Orders Superhero Movie-Making Comedy Pilot From ‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci, Sam Mendes to Direct

HBO has ordered a comedy pilot about the making of a superhero movie, Variety has learned. The half-hour pilot is titled “The Franchise.” It follows a hopeful crew trapped inside…

How Loveless Took Its Pop-Punk Covers From TikTok to Lizzo’s Ear to SiriusXM’s Octane

At this point, it’s no secret that what TikTok creators possess is incredibly valuable. That’s why artist and celebrity teams throughout the entertainment industry are urging their clients…

‘Siesta Key’ Producer Creature Films Signs New Multiyear Overall Deal With eOne (EXCLUSIVE)

Entertainment One is expanding its partnership with unscripted production company Creature Films by signing the “Siesta Key” producer to a multiyear overall deal, Variety has learned exclusively. The…

Conan O’Brien, Bowen Yang and ‘Hacks’ Breakout Meg Stalter to Star in Please Don’t Destroy Movie

Please Don’t Destroy, the comedy trio of “Saturday Night Live” fame, is putting together a starry cast for its upcoming buddy comedy. Conan O’Brien, “SNL” star Bowen Yang,…

Taron Egerton, Jaume Collet-Serra Board Airline Thriller ‘Carry On’ for Netflix, Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners

Netflix and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners are teaming up on “Carry On,” an action thriller that will be the first film produced as part of a production deal…

Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal to Star in Spanish-Language Hulu Limited Series ‘La Maquina’

Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal are teaming to star in a Spanish-language limited series at Hulu produced by Searchlight Television. The pair will star in the drama…

Fox Orders Comedy ‘Animal Control’ Straight to Series

Fox has given a straight-to-series order to the comedy “Animal Control,” Variety has confirmed. As the title suggests, the show is a single-camera workplace comedy about a group of…

Paramount Lands Action Movie ‘Stray’ From ‘John Wick’ Writer Derek Kolstad (EXCLUSIVE)

Paramount snagged the rights to “Stray,” an action movie from “John Wick” mastermind Derek Kolstad. Kolstad is writing the screenplay for the film, which is set to star…

Pedro Pascal, David Harbour to Star in HBO Limited Series ‘My Dentist’s Murder Trial’

Pedro Pascal and David Harbour at set to star together in the limited series “My Dentist’s Murder Trial” currently in development at HBO, Variety has learned. The series is…

Kate Winslet to Lead HBO Limited Series ‘The Palace,’ Stephen Frears to Direct

Kate Winslet is set to lead her fourth HBO limited series, with the premium cabler ordering the drama “The Palace.” Winslet will star in the series, which tells…