Wednesday

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Hits $60 Million in Korea, Heading Box Office for Sixth Consecutive Weekend

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” was gifted a sixth successive victory at the South Korean box office in a weekend with no releases of commercially significant films. “Spider-Man” played…

Variety’s ‘Actors on Actors’ Season 15 to Feature Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Ariana DeBose and More

“Actors on Actors” is back with another star-studded season. Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Andrew Garfield, Kristen Stewart, Jamie Dornan and Ariana DeBose are among the awards-season heavyweights featured…

TV Academy Reveals 2022 Emmy FYC Plans: Live, In-Person Events Are Back — With Restrictions

January isn’t even over, but believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about the Emmys again. The TV awards season gets underway today — you read…

‘The White Lotus’ Season 2 Will Be Set in Sicily (EXCLUSIVE)

The highly anticipated second season of Mike White’s “The White Lotus” will be filmed in Sicily, Variety has learned — confirming previous reports that Season 2 of the…

Danny Masterson’s Accusers Do Not Have to Go to Scientology Arbitration

Danny Masterson’s accusers do not have to take their allegations of stalking and harassment to a religious arbitration panel run by the Church of Scientology, an appeals court…

Pepsi Plans Commercial Blitz to Promote Super Bowl Halftime Show

After spending the past several years surrounding its popular Super Bowl halftime show with commercials for its flagship drink, Pepsi wants to spend more time running ads and…

Egyptian Filmmaker Marianne Khoury Awarded France’s Legion of Honor

Egyptian producer, director, writer and mentor Marianne Khoury is being honored with the Legion of Honor, France’s highest prize. Khoury, who is the niece of late great Egyptian…

China Orders Entertainment and Tech Firms to Stay in Their Lane

Chinese regulators teamed up on Wednesday to issue a volley of orders that will crimp the expansion of the country’s entertainment and tech giants, including Alibaba, Tencent and…

Sony Shares Rebound After Plunging in Response to Microsoft’s Acquisition of Activision Blizzard

Sony shares staged a recovery on Thursday in Japan after previously plunging on news of Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of games giant Activision Blizzard. At the Thursday lunchtime trading…

Britney Spears’ Lawyer Calls Jamie Spears’ Attorney a Liar in Fiery Courtroom Showdown

Fireworks went off in court on Wednesday at Britney Spears’ latest hearing, as the singer and her father’s attorneys went head-to-head in a continuous and contentious legal battle…

Cardi B Will Cover Funeral Costs for Bronx Fire Victims

Cardi B will pay funeral and burial expenses for victims of the Jan. 9 Bronx fire, the NYC Mayor’s Office announced Wednesday. The rapper, who was raised in…