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F1 Star Daniel Ricciardo on His New Wine That’s ‘Too Good for a Shoey’ And What He Can’t Live Without This Summer

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. From sound engineers and screenwriters to celebrity…

Ignas Jonynas, Payal Kapadia, Francisco Vargas Projects Hit Locarno’s Match Me!

Anyone wanting signs that film production is alive and kicking in some parts of the world – and not only the most obvious – need go no further…

RTL Group Increases Revenue to $3.3 Billion Despite Uncertainties, But First-Half Profits Slide

Bertelsmann’s Luxembourg-based media giant RTL Group, which owns Fremantle, has declared revenue of €3.26 billion ($3.35 billion) for the first half of 2022, a growth of 9% from…

Amazon Prime Video Reveals Plans for an Emmy FYC Fest This Month (EXCLUSIVE)

Amazon Prime Video is activating its Emmy Phase 2 plans, throwing an “FYC Fest” the weekend of Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 14 to tout its 30…

Black Music Action Coalition to Honor Rep. Maxine Waters, Sony Publishing’s Jon Platt, 300 Elektra’s Kevin Liles, More at 2022 Gala

Today (Aug. 4), the Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) revealed honorees for its second annual Music in Action Awards Gala on Sept. 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.…

Mariko Minoguchi, Mo Harawe, Mo Scarpelli Bring New Projects to Locarno’s Alliance 4 Development

Alliance 4 Development, a co-development initiative for film projects from Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland hosted by Locarno Pro, has revealed 11 titles selected for its 7th edition.…

Music Industry Moves: Eurovision’s Rosa Linn Inks Deal With Columbia Records; Artist Publishing Group Ups Three

Columbia Records has signed Eurovision star Rosa Linn (pictured), who represented Armenia in the 2022 global song competition. Linn joins a roster that includes global acts like BTS,…

The Best Gaming Consoles to Buy in 2022

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Warner Bros. Discovery Orders 149 Hours of New Unscripted Shows for U.K.

Warner Bros. Discovery U.K. has commissioned 149 hours of new and returning lifestyle shows in the U.K. The programs include “The Big Body Clinic,” “The Edinburgh Auction House”…

Hit Israeli Teen Drama ‘The Hood’ Gets Indian Adaptation From Abundantia Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Tel Aviv-based Ananey Studios, part of Paramount Global, has signed a deal with Indian content producer Abundantia Entertainment to develop an Indian remake of the hit Israeli live-action…

‘Devotion’ Trailer With Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell; Sundance Institute Launches Latine Fellowship – Film News in Brief

Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell are taking off in the official trailer for “Devotion,” the new drama set to release this Thanksgiving. Based on the nonfiction book by…

Lil Durk Announces He’ll ‘Take a Break’ After Getting Hit With Pyrotechnic at Lollapalooza

Lil Durk has announced he’s taking a break to focus on his health after being hit by an explosive pyrotechnic during his set at Lollapalooza on Saturday. The…