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Thursday, June 10, 2021

Live Nation President: ‘We’re Just Seeing Massive, Pent-Up Demand for Concerts’ by Haley Bosselman

The return of live music is bolstering the pockets of the world’s leading live entertainment company. “It feels so good to be where we’re at now. We’re just seeing massive, pent-up …

SOURCE: Variety at 08:51AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Samuel E. Wright, Who Voiced Sebastian in ‘The Little Mermaid,’ Dies at 74 by Haley Bosselman

Samuel E. Wright, the actor who voiced Sebastian in “The Little Mermaid,” has died. He was 74. The news of his death was confirmed in a Facebook post on Tuesday by his hometown Montgomer…

SOURCE: Variety at 07:47AM
Friday, May 7, 2021

Ta-Nehisi Coates to Host Live Conversation With ‘The Underground Railroad’s’ Barry Jenkins and Thuso Mbedu (EXCLUSIVE) by Haley Bosselman

Best-selling author Ta-Nehisi Coates will moderate a live conversation about the Amazon Prime Video series “The Underground Railroad,” Variety can announce exclusively. Coates will discu…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:35AM
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The Entertainment Industry Foundation Launches Program to Diversify Entry-Level Job Pool by Haley Bosselman

The Entertainment Industry Foundation partnered with Crewvie, a global hiring platform for entertainment professionals, to establish the EIF Careers Program. Its goal is to increase the numb…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:41PM

Steven Soderbergh Reveals Why Oscars Show Order Was Changed by Haley Bosselman

Oscars producer Steven Soderbergh has opened up about the decisions made to change the show order of the 2021 ceremony and whether he regrets not allowing Zoom acceptance speeches. In an int…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:41PM
Sunday, May 2, 2021

Cher, Viola Davis and More Pay Tribute to Olympia Dukakis: ‘An Actor’s Actor’ by Haley Bosselman

“I love you more than my luggage,” Olympia Dukakis’ Clairee Belcher says to Shirley MacLaine’s Ouiser Boudreaux in the beloved 1989 movie “Steel Magnolias.” With the news of Duka…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:11AM
Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Snoop Dogg, Jennifer Hudson, join ‘Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk’ Cast by Haley Bosselman

Snoop Dogg, Jennifer Hudson and joined the cast of Exodus Film Group’s animated feature “Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk.” Directed by John D. Eraklis, the New York City-set animated …

SOURCE: Variety at 10:07PM
Saturday, April 3, 2021

Pulitzer-Nominated Playwright Arthur Kopit Dies at 83 by Haley Bosselman

Arthur Kopit, the playwright who wrote the plays “Indians” and “Wings,” has died. He was 83. The dramatist died Friday morning, as confirmed by publicist Rick Miramontez. “Arthur w…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:22PM
Monday, March 15, 2021

Disney Drops New ‘Cruella’ Trailer During Grammys by Haley Bosselman

During the Grammys, Disney dropped the latest trailer for “Cruella” starring Emma Stone. Before she was the evil villain in “101 Dalmatians,” Cruella de Vil got her start in customer…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:26AM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Jenny Cohen Joins Walt Disney Co. as Head of Social Responsibility by Haley Bosselman

Longtime Disney executive Jenny Cohen has been named head of social responsibility for the company. Cohen, a veteran brand management executive, will report to CEO Bob Chapek in her role as …

SOURCE: Variety at 07:26AM
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Chadwick Boseman Honored at the Celebration of Black Cinema by Haley Bosselman

Director George C. Wolfe highlighted the kindness of the late Chadwick Boseman during Tuesday night’s Celebration of Black Cinema event. Wolfe recalled a moment while shooting “Ma Rainey…

SOURCE: Variety at 06:37AM
Monday, January 25, 2021

Kerry Washington Discusses Impact of ‘Vagina Monologues’ on Her Life by Haley Bosselman

Kerry Washington, in conversation with Voices Artistic Creative Director Aja Monet, explained how “The Vagina Monologues” connected her ambitions as an actor and activist.  “Once I be…

SOURCE: Variety at 08:40PM

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