virtual reality

The Peabody Awards is moving out West. As it returns to its first in-person event since 2019, the Peabody Awards will take place in the Los Angeles area this year at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Sunday, June 11. This marks the first time the Peabodys have been held in…

Machines can never replace human creativity and technology should be in mankind’s service were the biggest takeaways from a heavyweight panel looking to the future of content at the International Film Festival of India, Goa, on Sunday. The panel was devised and led by eminent filmmaker Shekhar Kapur (Red Sea…

Warner Chappell Music has signed a global admin deal with Amy Allen, the singer-songwriter credited for writing top singles for Harry Styles (“Adore You,” “Matilda”), Halsey (“Without Me,” “Graveyard,” “Be Kind”), Selena Gomez (“Back to You”), and Lizzo (“If You Love Me”), among others. Allen is one of five nominees…

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. If you’ve been struggling to come up with gift ideas this year, look no further: Oprah Winfrey, as always, has come to the rescue. As part of her annual…

It’s all dystopic fun and video games until someone winds up 75 years in the future.

Jack Reynor talks about his new sci-fi show “The Peripheral,” bonding with co-star Chloe Grace Moretz and how fans react to “Midsommar.”

David Ellison’s media company Skydance has completed a $400 million investment round, led by global firm KKR and the Ellison family. Previous investors RedBird Capital and Tencent have also upped their contributions, bringing the total valuation of the producer behind “Top Gun: Maverick” to over $4 billion. The Ellison family…

Chloë Grace Moretz discovers a dangerous virtual reality in the official trailer for Amazon Prime Video series “The Peripheral,” from “Westworld” creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. In the sci-fi thriller series based on William Gibson’s novel, Moretz plays Flynne Fisher, a young woman living in the Blue Ridge Mountains…

Top gaming business leaders converged to talk about the exciting state of the industry at the Variety Gaming & Entertainment Breakfast Presented by Pixel United on Oct. 4 at the Palm in Beverly Hills. Across keynote conversations and panels with representatives from Riot Games, Pixel United, Meta and other companies,…

The giant street party, expected to draw tens of thousands of tri-staters, takes place Saturday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, Oct. 2, on West 52nd Street in midtown.  

Game developers are really tooting their own horn today for a new game many are already calling game of the year, dethroning Wordle for good.

South Korean entertainment leader CJ ENM has invested in U.S.-based virtual reality concert platform AmazeVR. The move is intended to enhance the group’s presence in the metaverse and expand opportunities for K-Pop and unscripted content. AmazeVR claims to be the first and only company using its exclusive and proprietary technology, to…