‘High School Musical,' ‘Little Mermaid' Stars Perform for Disney's Throwback Concerts at Hollywood Bowl

Disney took a look back at its work from decades past with a pair of throwback concerts at the Hollywood Bowl over the weekend. Disney '80s-'90s Celebration in Concert featured live performers, many of whom had worked on previous Disney projects, belting out live renditions of favorite tunes from those two titular decades. Jodi Benson […]

Meet the “Deadpool & Wolverine” Cast: From Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman to a New Villain

From their previous roles to their personal lives, here’s everything to know about the cast of 'Deadpool & Wolverine'

Chloe Sevigny's ‘Bonjour Tristesse,' Kaniehtiio Horn's ‘Seeds' Join Toronto Film Fest Lineup

The Chloe Sevigny-starring adaptation of Françoise Sagan's classic novel Bonjour Tristesse from director Durga Chew-Bose is set to open the 2024 Toronto Film Festival's Discovery program with a world premiere, organizers said Wednesday. Claes Bang, Lily McInerny and French actress Nailia Harzoune also star in the English-language contemporary take by the Canadian writer-turned-director. TIFF's Discovery program, which […]

Famous songs that were written for movies

It's easy to forget that many of the hit songs that have remained popular for generations were first written for movies. Whether the musician in question starred in the movie or simply created a song for the soundtrack, their songs lived on in public memory long after the credits rolled. How many of these tunes were you already aware were specifically created for the movies? Click on and test your knowledge!

Your favorite LGBTQ superheroes and villains on TV

These days there are more superhero shows on the air than you can count on both hands. So perhaps it comes as no surprise that on shows where differences (i.e. superpowers!) are celebrated, so are LGBTQ+ characters. Whether they're superheroes, allies, or villains, there's a growing list of queer characters on your favorite superhero series. To learn more, check out this gallery full of episode stills and behind-the-scenes images and discover the best of the batch. It's superqueeroes to the rescue!

‘Bionico's Bachata' SXSW Audience Award-Winning Duo Heads to Locarno's Match Me! With Next Project, ‘The Baker' (EXCLUSIVE)

Dominican producer Cristian Mojica and filmmaker Yoel Morales will pull double duty at this year’s Locarno, where their SXSW Audience Award-winning film “Bionico’s Bachata” will screen in the Open Doors section and their next project, “The Baker,” will participate in the Match Me! forum. Mojica and Morales produce through their label Mentes Fritas Film Production, […]

‘It's about time Jazz is here again’: David Benoit reconnects with Pinoy audiences

No one was more thrilled to set foot on the Manila concert stage again than David Benoit, who had a long-awaited rendezvous with his Manila audience last July 20 after 12 years of not performing in the Philippines. The jazz pianist-composer undoubtedly missed the Philippines so much though it took him a decade to return and perform in Manila again. His full-house concert last weekend at The Theater at Solaire was undoubtedly well-received, proof...

Eminem’s new album featuring Fil-Am rapper Ez Mil soars to No. 1

It seems renowned global rapper and producer Eminem has infused his latest album, “The Death of Slim Shady (Coup de Grâce),” with a touch of Filipino charm. Featuring Filipino American rapper Ez Mil, the album has surged to the top of the Billboard 200, ending Taylor Swift’s impressive 12-week reign with “The Tortured Poets Department,” which has now dropped to No. 4. One of the album’s highlights is the collaboration with Ez Mil on the track...

Guillermo Amoedo on His Haunting Horror Comeback ‘Loved Ones': ‘Loving Someone, Becoming Friends, is a Death Sentence in This Place' (EXCLUSIVE)

Spirits of those loved and lost wreak global havoc in director Guillermo Amoedo’s comeback title “Loved Ones” (“Seres Queridos”). In development, the project is produced by Harvey Grisalez, Senior Vice President at Spain’s Onza Américas (“Isla Brava”), and heads to Sanfic’s genre sidebar Morbido Lab in August. “When Guillermo shared the script for ‘Loved Ones’ with us, we […]

“Deadpool & Wolverine” team felt practical sets were worth the leaks: 'That's a price we're comfortable paying'

Director Shawn Levy talks about the challenges of keeping all the secrets secret while shooting in the U.K.

Tarek El Moussa addresses Christina Hall's divorce news: 'We're here to help'

Tarek El Moussa is on ex-wife and "Flip or Flop" co-star Christina Hall's side amid her divorce from husband Josh Hall, a real estate agent.

Eminem Awarded Brit Billion for U.K. Streaming Milestone – Global Bulletin

MUSIC MILESTONE Rap icon Eminem has received a Brit Billion Award from the BPI, marking seven billion U.K. streams as calculated by the Official Charts Company. The artist holds a U.K. record for most consecutive No. 1s on the Official Albums Chart, with 10 studio albums topping the list in succession. Recently, Eminem scored his […]

Stephen Curry Makes His Scripted TV Debut with “Mr. Throwback” — Watch the Trailer

The new Peacock comedy follows Curry as a "version" of himself who reunites with a childhood friend

Widows’ War: Basil and his anger issues (Episode 18)

Aired (July 24, 2024): Sa hindi inaasahang pagkakataon ay si Jerico (Royce Cabrera) ang napagbuntungan ni Basil (Benjamin Alves) ng kanyang galit. #GMANetwork #GMADrama #KapusoThe newest murdery-mystery drama series on Philippine TV is here. Catch the latest episode of ‘Widows War’ on GMA Network 8:50 PM. Starring prominent Kapuso actresses Carla Abellana as George and Bea Alonzo as Sam. Also included in the cast are Tonton Gutierrez, Jeric Gonzales, Juancho Trivino, Jackie Lou Blanco, Lito Pimentel, Rita Daniela, Royce Cabrera, Lovely Rivero, James Graham, and Jean Garcia, with special appearances by Benjamin Alves and Rafael Rocell.

Metal guitarist Gary Holt of Exodus, Slayer defends Taylor Swift: 'Why all the hate?'

Metal guitarist Gary Holt, known for his work in Exodus and Slayer, gave his opinion on popstars Taylor Swift and Beyoncé in a recent interview.

‘The Fabulous Four' Review: An Incoherent Girls-Trip Comedy in the Vein of '80 For Brady'

A huge misfortune befalls “The Fabulous Four” right out of the gate: its resemblance to the delightful and far superior “80 For Brady,” the 2023 comedy in which four aging women reclaim their youth and friendship on a Super Bowl misadventure. “The Fabulous Four” is by no means a knock-off - both films had been […]

‘The Batman' Spinoff Shows on Gotham PD and Arkham Got Dropped After HBO Execs Wanted to ‘Lean Harder into Marquee Characters,' Says Matt Reeves

“The Batman” director Matt Reeves recently told Entertainment Weekly that series centered on the Gotham police department and Arkham Asylum were dropped after HBO executives suggested to focus more on “marquee characters” from the Batman universe. Reeves is expanding the universe he launched in “The Batman” into television starting with this fall’s “The Penguin,” in […]

Mel Brooks Documentary Co-Directed by Judd Apatow Set at HBO

Mel Brooks’ life and career will be chronicled in a two-part documentary set up at HBO Documentary Films, with Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio. The project is already in production. Per the official logline, the project will offer “an expansive yet intimate look at one of comedy's most hilarious and influential minds, whose work has […]

Variety, Rolling Stone to Award Journalist E. Jean Carroll Truth Seeker Award at Truth Seekers Summit

Variety and Rolling Stone will honor journalist and author E. Jean Carroll with the Truth Seeker Award at this year's Truth Seekers Summit presented by Paramount+. Carroll is an esteemed journalist whose popular "Ask E. Jean" column, published from 1993 to 2019, was one of the longest-running columns ever. Over her career, Carroll has been nominated […]

5 Burning Questions Ahead of Comic-Con: Superhero Fatigue, Superman's Absence and Marvel's Big Moment

Last year's Hollywood strikes didn't shut down San Diego Comic-Con entirely like it did the majority of film and television productions, but the 2023 event was a dramatic change of pace as studios -- with a few exceptions -- either severely reduced their presence or stayed away entirely, effectively sending the annual gathering back to it roots. Not so this year. Hollywood -- with one notable exception -- is returning in force for SDCC 2024. But...

Where to Watch All the Deadpool and Wolverine Movies

"Deadpool & Wolverine" is nearly here, and yes, it would probably serve you well to catch up on the films that preceded them. There are admittedly a lot but the good news is, they're mostly all streaming in one place. Granted, it's unclear where exactly "Deadpool 3" will fit on the timeline of everything. It will certainly take place after the events of "Deadpool 2," but the film is also the official entrance of both its title characters into...

Timothée Chalamet Sings as Bob Dylan in First Teaser for ‘A Complete Unknown' | THR News Video

Timothée Chalamet is channeling Bob Dylan in the first trailer for James Mangold's upcoming biopic A Complete Unknown. The Dune actor stars in the film as the iconic folk singer-songwriter of the 1960s. Chalamet has also said he does his own singing for the role - just like his Dune Part 2 co-star Austin Butler did for his role in Elvis - building on his musical work following […]

Vince Vaughn Fast Talks His Way Through Florida Murder Case in First Trailer for Apple TV+ Series ‘Bad Monkey'

Apple TV+ has dropped the first trailer for the comedy series “Bad Monkey” starring Vince Vaughn. The series is based on Carl Hiaasen's bestselling book of the same name. Vaughn stars as Andrew Yancy, “who has been bounced from the Miami Police Department and is now a health inspector in the Keys,” per the official […]

Matthew Macfadyen felt 'miscast' as Mr. Darcy in 'Pride & Prejudice': 'I'm not dishy enough'

Matthew Macfadyen has shared that he didn't enjoy playing Mr. Darcy in "Pride & Prejudice" and felt miscast in the role.

KARA brings late Goo Hara back for new song

HBO Drops Official Trailer for ‘Industry' Season 3 (TV News Roundup)

HBO has dropped the trailer for Season 3 of “Industry,” starring Myha'la, Marisa Abela, Harry Lawtey and Ken Leung. The third season will debut Aug. 11 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO and will be available to stream on Max, with new episodes dropping weekly. The trailer sees a potential budding romance between Yasmin (Abela) […]

SpongeBob SquarePants is 'autistic', voice actor Tom Kenny confirms

SpongeBob SquarePants is 'autistic', voice actor Tom Kenny confirms - The star described the cartoon character’s neurodiversity as his ‘super power’

Review: 'Time Bandits' reboot with Lisa Kudrow is full of tired jokes

Despite the talents of producers Taikia Waititi and Jemaine Clement and star Lisa Kudrow, "Time Bandits" is not a good time at all.

‘One Day's' Brendan Quinn Joins Ensemble Cast of Dark Comedy ‘Scene House' (EXCLUSIVE)

Brendan Quinn, whose role in Netflix’s “One Day” landed him a best supporting nod at the National Film Awards UK, has joined the ensemble cast of “Scene House,” a dark comedy penned and directed by Annabella Fazio. Quinn stars alongside Netflix alum Sayya Ingar (“The Witcher”), Nell Williams (“Blinded by the Light”), Denzel Baidoo (“Last […]

UK blues legend John Mayall dies at 90

LOS ANGELES — John Mayall, the British blues pioneer whose 1960s music collective the Bluesbreakers helped usher in a fertile period of rock and brought guitarists like Eric Clapton to prominence, has died at 90, his family said Tuesday, July 23. Mayall, a singer and multi-instrumentalist who was dubbed “the godfather of British blues,” and whose open-door arrangement saw some of the greats in the genre hone their craft with him and his band,...

When do new episodes of 'Too Hot To Handle' come out? Season 6 release schedule, times, cast

New episodes for Season 6 of "Too Hot to Handle" are being released in three batches over three weeks.

When do Sabrina Carpenter London O2 tickets go on sale?

When do Sabrina Carpenter London O2 tickets go on sale? - Fans have complained about the extortionate cost of going to see the American singer on her Short n' Sweet tour

Kehlani announces Crash concert tour: How to get tickets

R&B star Kehlani is gearing up to embark on her Crash world tour, which is set to kick off in September. Check out the dates and how to get tickets.

The greatest 'Best Of' albums of all time

Yes, many music die-hard fans have their favorite artist's entire discography, but sometimes all we want is to listen to their biggest hits—enter the 'Best Of' album. There are numerous 'Greatest Hits' compilations out there, but only a few truly deserve to be listened to. Some of these contain previously unreleased songs and other rarities that fans will love, and others are simply great compilations of hits that can work as an introduction to new fans or the perfect playlist for old-school fans. In this gallery, you will find some of the greatest 'Best Of' albums of all time. Click on and discover if your favorite made the list.

Paul Feig to Direct ‘Worst Roommate Ever' Movie for Blumhouse

Paul Feig is set to room with Jason Blum. The duo are teaming for a feature adaptation of the Netflix unscripted series Worst Roommate Ever for Blumhouse. Feig will direct a feature centered on a newly single woman finding a seemingly perfect gentleman to sublet the spare room in her dream home, only to learn […]

Latin Grammys Predictions: Shakira Gunning for Multiple Nominations, Mon Laferte and Peso Pluma Among Frontrunners

It's fitting that Shakira's Grammy-contending album is called "Las Mujeres Ya No Lloran" ("Women Don't Cry Anymore"). The defiant statement rings true in Shakira's first project after a seven-year hiatus., marking her return to the limelight after a tumultuous year with her personal life splattered on the tabloids, and stylistically it spans from Afrobeats and […]

‘It’s Showtime’ marks second highest rating since the pandemic and ABS-CBN shutdown

Kapamilya noontime show “It’s Showtime” continues to soar in the TV ratings game, achieving one of its highest ratings to date. According to the latest Nielsen NUTAM People survey, “It’s Showtime” achieved its second-highest rating since the start of the pandemic and the ABS-CBN broadcast shutdown. On Thursday, July 18, “It’s Showtime” earned a rating

Sir Mick Jagger says John Mayall helped to ‘usher in a new era for the Stones’

Sir Mick Jagger says John Mayall helped to ‘usher in a new era for the Stones’ - Sir Mick said Mayall recommended Mick Taylor to the band following the death of Brian Jones.

Alex James to chronicle ‘mayhem’ of Blur reunion in new book

Alex James to chronicle ‘mayhem’ of Blur reunion in new book - The Britpop group had not played a major UK show for eight years before Wembley.

Tessa Thompson to Star in Netflix Limited Series ‘His & Hers' Based on Alice Feeney Novel

Netflix has ordered the psychological thriller limited series “His & Hers” with Tessa Thompson set for the lead role, Variety has learned. The streamer has given the series a six-episode order. It is based on the Alice Feeney novel of the same name. William Oldroyd and “Ozark” co-creator Bill Dubuque serve as writers and executive […]

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Blow Into L.A. With Powerful ‘Weathervanes' Songs at the Hollywood Bowl: Concert Review

If you could think of albums as like magazines, Jason Isbell might offer the most reliable subscription in the music business. Every three years (formerly two, but who’s counting), he issues a record almost exactly as world-class as the last, to the point that it almost feels predictable to pile on accolades, for either the […]

Italy State TV Fined for Travolta’s Sanremo Chicken Dance Shoes

Italy’s communications regulator is fining state broadcaster RAI for “covert advertising” after it aired images of sneakers worn by actor John Travolta during the popular Sanremo Music Festival.

The Bill and EastEnders star Roberta Taylor dies aged 76

The Bill and EastEnders star Roberta Taylor dies aged 76 - The actress was also known for appearances in Luther, Casualty and Inspector Morse, as well as the film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches.

PBS and GBH's ‘Frontline' Hires Brian Eule As Its New Managing Director (EXCLUSIVE)

Brian Eule has been named the new managing director of “Frontline,” the award-winning PBS documentary series produced by Boston public broadcaster GBH. He replaces Janice Hui, who exited her post as managing director for “Frontline” to serve as COO of ITVS. At “Frontline,” Eule will oversee business operations and strategic planning and report to “Frontline” […]

Adam Lambert and Auli'i Cravalho Will Make Their Broadway Debuts in “Cabaret ”Revival

The actors will replace Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin as the Emcee and Sally Bowles, respectively

Jon Lucas credits co-stars for his engaging portrayal as villain

MANILA, Philippines — After airing more than 170 episodes, the GMA Prime full action series, “Black Rider,” will have its finale episode on Friday night at 8. It is among today’s Top 10 most-watched programs. The show has also featured more than 200 talents. One of them is Jon Lucas, who has established himself as a supporting actor. Looking back on his convincing performance as villain Calvin Magallanes, Jon attributes it to the creative...

Dick Asher, Veteran Music Executive Who Fought Radio Payola, Dies

Dick Asher, a veteran music-business executive who was president of PolyGram and Columbia Records and worked with artists ranging from Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson and Bon Jovi to Bob Dylan, has died, his family confirms to Variety. His age and cause of death were unconfirmed at the time of this article's publication. Renowned for his […]

France's Wrong Films, Behind Sundance Jury Prize Winner ‘Animalia,' Preps Beirut-Set Thriller ‘'Thaoura' (EXCLUSIVE)

France's Wrong Films, behind Sofia Alaoui's Sundance Jury Prize winner "Animalia," a sci-fi drama, is prepping another Arabic-language genre movie, David Arslanian's feature debut "Thaoura," which is set in Lebanon's 2019 public protests against its worst economic crisis since 1850. "Thaoura" will be introduced by Wrong Films' Mathilde Warisse to potential partners at the Locarno […]

Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive Honorary Doctorate From American Film Institute

Dr. Curtis at your service. Academy Award winner Jamie Lee Curtis, who just snagged an Emmy nomination for her critically-acclaimed turn on The Bear, is poised to receive another accolade. The American Film Institute announced today that it will present a doctorate of fine arts degree honoris causa to Curtis in honor of “contributions of […]

‘The Boy and the Heron' Streaming Release Date Set on Max

Hayao Miyazaki's Oscar-winning “The Boy and the Heron” will make its U.S. streaming debut on Warner Bros. Discovery’s Max in September. The Studio Ghibli film will be available starting Friday, Sept. 6, exclusively on Max in the U.S. The hand-drawn, semi-autobiographical animated movie from Miyazaki is the first feature film in 10 years that he […]