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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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Monday, December 12, 2016

Golden Globes Leaderboard: ‘La La Land,’ Lionsgate Top List of Nominees by Variety Staff

Damien Chazelle’s magical musical “La La Land” and the gripping, coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” led the nominations for the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards wit…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Disney Schedules ‘Rogue One’ Release Date in China by Variety Staff

Disney has set a Jan. 6, 2017 release date in China for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” according to a Disney representative in the country. The movie, which stars Felicity Jones…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Poll: Who’s Your Favorite Disney Princess? by Variety Staff

With “Moana,” another princess will join the Disney fold. After Snow White hit the big screen decades ago, princesses have become a staple of the Disney brand. There’s stil…

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Disney Chief Bob Iger Sets Book Deal With Random House by Variety Staff

Disney chairman-CEO Bob Iger has set a deal with Random House to write a book on business leadership and management. The untitled book will draw on Iger’s lessons learned during his mo…

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Bryan Cranston Book Excerpt: ‘How I Got the Role of a Lifetime’ by Variety Staff

Bryan Cranston had played numerous roles — on screen (soap operas, “Seinfeld,” “Malcolm in the Middle”) and in life (paperboy, security guard, family man) — before landing the pa…

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Fyvush Finkel, ‘Picket Fences’ and ‘Boston Public’ Actor, Dies at 93 by Variety Staff

Fyvush Finkel, an Emmy Award-winning actor who is best known to contemporary audiences for his roles on “Picket Fences” and “Boston Public” but who spent most of his early career on …

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Beatles Family Reunites for 10th Anniversary of ‘Love’ Show by Variety Staff

Former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, were on hand Thursday night in Las Vegas to officially mark the ten year anniversary of Cirque du S…

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Emmy Nominations 2016: Watch the Live Stream by Variety Staff

The 68th Emmy Award nominations will be announced on Thursday, July 14 at 8:30 a.m. PT. Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham will do the honors from the Wolf Theatre at the Television Academ…

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Bradley Cooper to Produce ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ TV Special by Variety Staff

Bradley Cooper is on board to exec produce the latest “Stand Up to Cancer” primetime fundraising special, set to air Sept. 9 as a roadblock across more than two dozen networks. T…

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

‘Hamilton’ Star Pays Tribute to Orlando Victims at Tony Awards: ‘Love Cannot Be Killed’ (VIDEO) by Variety Staff

“Hamilton” star Lin-Manuel Miranda paid tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting on Sunday night at the 70th Tony Awards with a stirring speech that brought Broadway to tea…

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Tony Awards Winners: Updated List by Variety Staff

The 2016 Tony Awards are taking place on Sunday, with “Hamilton” leading the nominations, nabbing a record 16 nods when noms were announced last month. “Hamilton” fac…

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Tony Awards Live Stream: How to Watch Online by Variety Staff

Broadway’s biggest night is back. Hosted by James Corden, the 70th annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. Digital viewers can watch a live stream of the cerem…

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Tony Awards: Live from the Red Carpet by Variety Staff

The biggest night of the year in Broadway, the Tony Awards, is taking place Sunday night. Which of Broadway’s finest will take home 2016’s big awards? Variety reporters are on th…

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Sunday, May 29, 2016

Sam Mendes Won’t Direct the Next James Bond Film by Variety Staff

Sam Mendes, the Oscar-winning filmmaker who directed the last two James Bond films, “Spectre” and “Skyfall,” is done with the 007 franchise. “It was an incredible a…

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Tony Awards Nominations: Complete List by Variety Staff

“Hamilton” dominated the 2016 Tony Awards nominations, nabbing a record 16 nods for the 70th annual awards ceremony. “The Book of Mormon” alums Nikki M. James and…

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2016 Tony Awards Nominations Live Stream (WATCH) by Variety Staff

“The Book of Mormon” alums Nikki M. James and Andrew Rannells will announce the nominees for the 70th annual Tony Awards on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. ET live from the Diamond Horsesho…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Is the Most-Read Entertainment Business News Website by Variety Staff

LOS ANGELES — has topped as the industry’s most-read entertainment business news website for the first time since Penske Media Corporation bought t…

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Actress Anne Jackson, Widow of Eli Wallach, Dies at 90 by Variety Staff

Anne Jackson, who collaborated extensively with husband Eli Wallach, together comprising one of the best-known acting couples of the American theater, died Tuesday at her home in Manhattan…

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Variety’s Power of Women New York Live Blog by Variety Staff

Welcome to Variety’s Power of Women New York live blog! Follow along for the behind-the-scenes action as we honor five women who are using their clout to bring attention to worthy caus…

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Thomas Staggs Out at Disney by Variety Staff

Thomas Staggs is out as Disney’s chief operating officer after a little more than one year in the post. The departure stunned the entertainment biz on Monday and throws wide open the r…

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

‘High School Musical’ Stars to Reunite for 10th Anniversary Special by Variety Staff

The stars of “High School Musical” recently got back together. Well, most of them at least. In honor of the Disney Channel movie’s 10th Anniversary, stars Vanessa Hudgens,…

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Monday, January 11, 2016

David Bowie: Hollywood, Music Community Mourn ‘Pop Genius,’ ‘Hero’ by Variety Staff

Legendary musician David Bowie died Sunday, and it took only minutes for the music community, Hollywood and even politicians to take to social media to mourn the pop icon. From U.K. Prime Mi…

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David Bowie, Legendary Musician Who Defined the Glam Rock Era, Dies at 69 by Variety Staff

David Bowie, the seminal British musician behind such era-defining hits of the 1970s as “Space Odyssey,” “Major Tom,” “Young Americans” and “Fame,&#…

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Robert Stigwood, ‘Grease’ & ‘Saturday Night Fever’ Producer, Dies at 81 by Variety Staff

Rock opera and disco impresario Robert Stigwood, who produced “Grease” and “Saturday Night Fever” and managed the Bee Gees, died Jan. 4 at 81. Stigwood also produced …

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Friday, December 4, 2015

‘The Wiz Live’: What You Didn’t See on Screen by Variety Staff

NBC’s “The Wiz Live!” scored raves both with its ratings and its reviews. But what did it take to pull off such a spectacle behind-the-scenes? Variety’s Cynthia Littl…

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‘The Wiz’: 15 Funniest Tweets About NBC’s Live Musical by Variety Staff

NBC’s live presentation of “The Wiz” on Thursday night elicited droves of reactions from viewers on social media. We rounded up some of the funniest tweets about the musica…

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Sunday, October 18, 2015

Larry David Plays Bernie Sanders on ‘SNL’ (VIDEO) by Variety Staff

Larry David surprised the “Saturday Night Live” audience during the show’s cold open when he spoofed presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a mock Democratic debate oppos…

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Monday, September 28, 2015

Frederick Winship, UPI Theater Critic, Dies at 90 by Variety Staff

Frederick M. Winship, longtime theater reviewer for UPI, died peacefully in his New York City apartment on September 3. No cause of death was given. He was 90 and was writing a review of a p…

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Kristen Stewart Says New Romantic Film Similar to Her Own ‘Awakening Period’ by Variety Staff

Kristen Stewart premiered her futuristic love story, “Equals,” at the Toronto Film Festival on Sunday afternoon. Before the rain-soaked event, Stewart and her co-star Nicholas Ho…

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