Netflix’s Bela Bajaria Talks ‘Myth Busters’ at UCLA Law Event: ‘Algorithms...
by Cynthia Littleton on June 10, 2023 at 2:56 am
Netflix chief content officer Bela Bajaria used the platform of her keynote address Friday at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium to dispel a few myths that persist around the streamer that has transformed television viewing during the past decade. […]
Emmy Predictions: Scripted Variety — Could ‘Black Lady Sketch Show’ Slay ‘SNL’...
by Clayton Davis on June 10, 2023 at 2:20 am
Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars, Emmys, Grammys and Tony Awards ceremonies, curated by […]
Paul Geoffrey, Actor in ‘Excalibur,’ ‘Greystoke,’ Dies at 68
by Sophia Scorziello on June 10, 2023 at 12:23 am
Paul Geoffrey, an English actor known for his roles in “Excalibur” and “Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes,” has died. He was 68. Geoffrey died on June 3 in Santa Fe, N.M. from a battle with cancer, the Santa […]
David Byrne and Broadway Union Reach Agreement Over ‘Here Lies Love’ Production
by Thania Garcia on June 9, 2023 at 11:24 pm
“Here Lies Love,” the new David Byrne musical that’s set to begin previews on Broadway starting June 17, and the American Federation of Musicians’ Local 802 have reached an agreement over the inclusion of live musicians […]
‘The Hurt Unit,’ ‘Judgement,’ ‘Keeping It Together,’ ‘Public Defenders’...
by Bbell96 on June 9, 2023 at 11:00 pm
Pilots for “The Hurt Unit,” “Public Defenders,” “Judgement” and “Keeping It Together” (which was formerly titled “Drop-Off”) are no longer moving forward at ABC. The news comes amid the […]
Amaarae Writes Her Own Rules on the Sultry ‘Fountain Baby’: Album Review
by Thania Garcia on June 9, 2023 at 10:44 pm
The very first line of Amaarae’s “Fountain Baby” clearly tells its listeners the best possible setting for the record to be heard: “In the club,” with her breathy intonations pummeling against a wall of war drums. It […]
Jimmie Allen Dropped By Record Label After Second Sexual-Assault Lawsuit
by Elizabeth Wagmeister on June 9, 2023 at 10:24 pm
Jimmie Allen has been dropped by BBR Music Group, the label confirmed to Variety late Friday, after a second woman sued him for sexual assault. “BBR Music Group has dissolved its relationship with Jimmie Allen,” the brief statement […]
‘Gladiator 2’ Stunt Accident Leaves Several Crew Members Injured (EXCLUSIVE)
by Varietybrentlang on June 9, 2023 at 10:20 pm
Several crew members were injured on the Morocco set of the sequel to “Gladiator” on June 7 while filming a stunt sequence for the action film. “While filming a planned stunt sequence on the set of […]
‘Mending the Line’ Review: In a Moving Drama, Brian Cox and Sinqua Walls Are War...
by Owen Gleiberman on June 9, 2023 at 9:46 pm
it has a deceptively placid surface and a turbulent undertow that catches up to you.