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Monday, March 8, 2021

Gloria Steinem on International Women’s Day: ‘We Just Need to Keep Going’ by Variety Staff

The fact that we have an International Women’s Day means we are still in trouble. There is no International Men’s Day. Only less powerful people or forgotten historical events need “A …

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Variety Rolls Out Digital Voters’ Guide ‘Awards Circuit Down to the Wire’ by Variety Staff

Timed to coincide with the beginning of the Academy Awards Phase One voting, Variety is rolling out a digital Voters’ Guide on March 4, called “Awards Circuit Down to the Wire.” Coming…

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Monday, February 15, 2021

Variety Leads All Publications With 99 Nominations From National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards by Variety Staff

Variety has been nominated for 99 National Art and Entertainment Journalism awards, a record-breaking number of nominations for the publication. “This is an amazing achievement by our stel…

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Variety Launches ‘Just for Variety’ Podcast by Variety Staff

Variety has launched the “Just for Variety” podcast, a companion to the weekly magazine column of the same name. The rebrand of the podcast previously titled “The Big Ticket” comes o…

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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Bonnie Fuller Assumes Full Ownership of Hollywood Life by Variety Staff

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) announced today that after a decade of partnership and co-ownership of Hollywood Life, founder Bonnie Fuller, President and Editor-in-Chief of Hollywood Life, …

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Friday, October 2, 2020

Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch by Variety Staff

Variety salutes stars in platforms from stand-ups to podcasts and sitcoms. Though things are different this year, the 10 comics to watch will participate in a FREE virtual conversation, open…

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Monday, September 18, 2017

Inside Emmy Parties With Nicole Kidman, Donald Glover, Elisabeth Moss and More by Variety Staff

TV’s top talent and executives celebrated this year’s Emmy nominees far after the ceremony ended. Emmy darling Sterling K. Brown was caught dashing from party to party with wife …

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Monday, September 11, 2017

X Atencio, Disney Animator and Imagineer, Dies at 98 by Variety Staff

X Atencio, the legendary Disney animator and Imagineer who worked on “Pinocchio” and “Fantasia” and helped bring the Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion attr…

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Disney Donates $1 Million to Storm Recovery Efforts by Variety Staff

The Walt Disney Co. has made a $1 million cash donation to the American Red Cross to support recovery efforts for Houston and other areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. ABC’s Houston O&…

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

‘Hamilton’ in Los Angeles: Lin-Manuel Miranda Tells Star-Studded Opening Night Crowd ‘My Heart Is Full’ by Variety Staff

Everyone was swarming around Lin-Manuel Miranda at the Los Angeles opening of smash musical “Hamilton” on Wednesday at the Pantages. The star-laden audience included Jimmy Kimme…

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Hollywood and Broadway Remember ‘Maestro’ Sam Shepard: ‘A Renegade Renaissance Man’ by Variety Staff

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard died on Thursday at his home in Kentucky from complications from ALS. He was 73. Shepard rose to fame when he won the …

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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-Winning Playwright and Celebrated Actor, Dies at 73 by Variety Staff

Sam Shepard, the acclaimed playwright who was also praised as an actor, screenwriter, and director, has died. He was 73. He died on Thursday at his home in Kentucky following complications f…

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Marty Sklar, Pioneering Disney Imagineer and Architect of Disneyland, Dies at 83 by Variety Staff

Marty Sklar, the pioneering Disney Imagineer who worked closely with Walt Disney to bring his bold vision of the original Disneyland theme park to life, died Thursday at his Hollywood Hills …

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Friday, July 14, 2017

AEG to Operate, Rehab Cleveland’s Historic Agora Theatre and Ballroom by Variety Staff

The 2,000-capacity theater (and 600-capacity ballroom) first opened in 1966.

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Disney Dates New Animated Film — Possible ‘Planes’ Sequel — for April 2019 by Variety Staff

UPDATED: Disney dated a new animated movie for April 12, 2019, at the D23 Expo on Friday afternoon. John Lasseter, who walked onstage with a t-shirt cannon in hand that launched Hawaiian shi…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Grateful Dead ‘Meet-Up’ Brings 1989 Concert to Movie Theaters on Jerry Garcia’s 75th Birthday by Variety Staff

A 1989 Grateful Dead concert at Washington D.C.’s RFK Stadium will headline the 7th annual “Gratfeful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies” at theaters nationwide on Aug. 1. The one-night-on…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda Unveils ‘Immigrants’ Video for ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Featuring Riz Ahmed, Daveed Diggs (Watch) by Variety Staff

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on Wednesday released a video for the “Immigrants” track from the “Hamilton Mixtape” collection. The six-minute film…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tony Awards 2017: Updating Winners List by Variety Staff

Broadway’s biggest awards show officially kicks off on Sunday night. The 71st annual Tonys will see theater’s biggest stars gather for a night of performances, speeches, and of c…

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How to Watch the 71st Annual Tony Awards Live by Variety Staff

The 71st annual Tony Awards are just hours away from honoring the very best of Broadway for the 2016-17 season. Tony-winner Kevin Spacey will host Sunday’s show live from Radio City Mu…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Elisabeth Moss and Riz Ahmed Discuss the Pros and Cons of Fame by Variety Staff

Elisabeth Moss and Riz Ahmed sat down for an interview for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series. For more, click here.  Elisabeth Moss: You’ve had a really big few year…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Ariana Grande’s Manager Scooter Braun: ‘Our Hearts Are Broken’ by Variety Staff

Scooter Braun, Ariana Grande’s longtime manager, has posted a statement addressing the Manchester, England attacks which took place as the singer’s concert was ending on May 22. …

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

James Corden Cracks Cancer Jokes, Ariana Grande Performs at Taste for a Cure Gala by Variety Staff

James Corden presented many laughs along with an award at UCLA Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation’s 22nd Annual “Taste for a Cure” event, which honored Yael and Scooter Br…

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Politician Jason Kander Puts Down ‘Alt-Right’ Leader Richard Spencer Over ‘Cabaret’ Tweet by Variety Staff

Online trolls can be to put down, but former Missouri secretary of state and CNN contributor Jason Kander (above right) put a particularly notorious one in his place over the weekend. It all…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tickets for Pantages Theater’s Production of ‘Hamilton’ Go on Sale by Variety Staff

At long last, the wait for west coast Hamilfans is over. Tickets to Hollywood Pantages Theater’s production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning juggernaut, “Hamilton…

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Poll: What’s Your Favorite Live-Action Disney Reboot So Far? by Variety Staff

With “Beauty and the Beast” debuting next weekend, Disney continues to ramp up its live-action reboot game. “Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma Watson as Belle, fol…

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Monday, February 27, 2017

Poll: What Was Your Favorite Oscars Musical Performance? by Variety Staff

Most of the post-Oscars chatter will be dominated by a certain best picture mistake, but don’t let that overshadow the efforts of the artists. Specially, we’re taking a look at t…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Disney Junior Worldwide General Manager Nancy Kanter Upped to EVP by Variety Staff

Disney’s Nancy Kanter has been bumped up to executive vice president, content and creative strategy at Disney Channels Worldwide, Variety has learned. Kanter will continue in her role …

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight’ Honored at Variety Artisans Awards in Santa Barbara by Variety Staff

Trusting your instincts and your coworkers were the recurring themes at the Variety Artisans Awards Feb. 6, as film creatives were saluted for their behind-the-camera work in 2016. This was …

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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Variety Artisan Awards to Honor ‘La La Land,’ ‘Moonlight’ and More at Santa Barbara Film Festival by Variety Staff

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival, in conjunction with Variety, announced on Thursday the nine recipients of the third annual Variety Artisans Awards. The honorees, all nominat…

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Oscar Leaderboard: ‘La La Land’ Dominates Nominations, ‘Arrival’ and ‘Moonlight’ Shine by Variety Staff

Following its Golden Globes sweep, “La La Land” dominated the 2017 Oscar nominations on Tuesday, picking up 14 nods to tie the record set by “Titanic” and “All About Eve.” Aside …

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Monday, January 2, 2017

‘La La Land’ Named Best Movie of the Year at Capri Hollywood Festival by Variety Staff

Lionsgate’s musical romance “La La Land” took home the top honor at the 21st edition of the Capri Hollywood International Film Festival, with the Italian fest naming the m…

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