‘Syrian Conflict Is Not a Civil War,’ Oscar-Nominated Signe Byrge Sørensen Says...
by Leo Barraclough on April 23, 2021 at 9:23 am
Copenhagen-based Final Cut for Real CEO Signe Byrge Sørensen might be unassuming and soft-spoken, but her vision, will power and fire for urgent stories have made her a world-class producer. Her documentary credits boast countless festival […]
‘Quantico’ Star Tracy Ifeachor and ‘Star Trek’s’ James Frain Set For BBC’s...
by msravindran on April 23, 2021 at 9:00 am
“Quantico” star Tracy Ifeachor (pictured, right), “Star Trek: Discovery’s” James Frain (left) and “Rocks” actor Sharon D. Clarke are set to star in BBC drama “Showtrial” from […]
Chuck Lorre Salutes Former WBTV Chief Peter Roth: ‘Our Happy Hugging Hero’
by Cynthia Littleton on April 23, 2021 at 6:16 am
Producer Chuck Lorre paid tribute to former Warner Bros. TV Group chief Peter Roth as “our happy hugging hero” in a message featured on his custom vanity card that aired tonight at the end of the four Lorre-produced comedies on […]
‘Midnight Sun’ Shines Again as K-Pop Stage Musical Aimed at Cinemas
by Patrick Frater on April 23, 2021 at 4:45 am
Alternative content for cinema screening is getting a K-pop spin, giving it a chance of success in parts of Asia, even as distributors and audiences remain hesitant about movies’ return to theaters. Hong Kong’s Megaton Entertainment will […]
Did the Indie Spirit Awards Just Foreshadow a Best Actor Oscar Upset?
by Clayton Davis on April 23, 2021 at 4:35 am
In this strange year of the global pandemic, the Independent Spirit Awards seemed to fall in line with what the upcoming Academy Awards are predicted to reward this Sunday, including showing love to frontrunners like “Nomadland” and […]
The Weeknd and Ariana Grande Drop Wildly Animated ‘Save Your Tears’ Video
by Jem Aswad on April 23, 2021 at 4:05 am
As teased earlier this week, the Weeknd has dropped a remix and video of “Save Your Tears,” one of the standout tracks from his blockbuster “After Hours” album, featuring Ariana Grande. The video is an eye-popping and surreal […]
Independent Spirit Awards Define What’s ‘Indie TV’: ‘I May Destroy You’ and...
by varietyschneider on April 23, 2021 at 3:51 am
Heading into Thursday’s Spirit Awards, Film Independent’s inaugural foray into recognizing television had already passed the so-called “smell test.” That’s because, at the very least, HBO’s “I May Destroy […]
‘Bat Out of Hell’ Star Lena Hall on the Genius of Jim Steinman, a Writer Who Saw No...
by Chris Willman on April 23, 2021 at 3:18 am
Jim Steinman was an ultimate officiant in the marriage of rock ‘n’ roll and theater. The songwriter, who died April 19, only had a handful of productions play out on the legit stage, including “Dance of the Vampires,” […]
Indie Spirit Awards Give ‘Nomadland’ a Key Win and Award Carey Mulligan in Best...
by varietymattdonnelly on April 23, 2021 at 2:59 am
The 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards, held virtually on Thursday evening, marked another big night for “Nomadland” and more of this year’s indie gems. Usually a casual, day-drinking affair on the beach in Santa Monica, the […]