Philip D’Antoni, ‘The French Connection’ Producer, Dies at 89

Philip D’Antoni, who produced Oscar-winning films like “The French Connection” and “Bullitt,” died at age 89 on April 15. The producer died at his home in New York. D’Antoni was best known for the 1971 crime drama &#…

Philip D’Antoni, who produced Oscar-winning films like “The French Connection” and “Bullitt,” died at age 89 on April 15. The producer died at his home in New York. D’Antoni was best known for the 1971 crime drama “The French Connection,” which won three Golden Globes and five Oscars, including best picture. Gene Hackman won for […]

Ariana Grande to Make Surprise Appearance at Coachella (EXCLUSIVE)

Ariana Grande will make a surprise appearance at the Coachella music festival on Friday night, Variety has learned. The performance will occur on the same day the pop star released her newest single, “No Tears Left to Cry” (read Variety&#82…

Ariana Grande will make a surprise appearance at the Coachella music festival on Friday night, Variety has learned. The performance will occur on the same day the pop star released her newest single, “No Tears Left to Cry” (read Variety‘s review here). The song was inspired by the May 2017 bombing at a Grande concert in Manchester, […]

Amy Schumer, Jimmy Kimmel, Alyssa Milano and More Help Launch Anti-NRA Coalition

Activists and members of Hollywood launched a coalition Friday against the NRA and its elected official beneficiaries on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Jimmy Kimmel, Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer, Marjory Stoneman Douglas stud…

Activists and members of Hollywood launched a coalition Friday against the NRA and its elected official beneficiaries on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Jimmy Kimmel, Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer, Marjory Stoneman Douglas student David Hogg, and more than 130 others have pledged their support to the No Rifle Association, or NoRA. […]

‘Tully’s’ Charlize Theron, Jason Reitman, Diablo Cody on Normalizing the Dark Side of Parenting

People are quick to paint parenthood as a paradise, said “Tully” director Jason Reitman. But fewer people discuss the utter fear and exhaustion that accompany caring for living, breathing children. “It’s scary to be a first-time paren…

People are quick to paint parenthood as a paradise, said “Tully” director Jason Reitman. But fewer people discuss the utter fear and exhaustion that accompany caring for living, breathing children. “It’s scary to be a first-time parent,” Reitman told Variety on the red carpet of the film’s Los Angeles premiere on Wednesday. “You’re not supposed to […]

TV News Roundup: ‘GLOW’ Gets Season 2 Premiere Date at Netflix

In today’s roundup, “GLOW” Season 2 gets a premiere date and truTV renewed “At Home with Amy Sedaris” for a second season.  CASTING Anne Archer, Fionnula Flanagan, Hal Linden and Joe Piscopo will guest star in “Mama,” a new episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” airing May 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. Flanagan plays Madeleine, an […]

In today’s roundup, “GLOW” Season 2 gets a premiere date and truTV renewed “At Home with Amy Sedaris” for a second season.  CASTING Anne Archer, Fionnula Flanagan, Hal Linden and Joe Piscopo will guest star in “Mama,” a new episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” airing May 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. Flanagan plays Madeleine, an […]

Who’s Dead, Who’s Not Dead and Who’s a Robot: Everything We Know About ‘Westworld’ Season 2

The twist-ridden Season 1 finale of “Westworld” offered more questions than answers: Whatever happened to Elsie Hughes? What’s up with those Shogun hosts? Is Dr. Ford really dead? As the April 22 premiere of the second season approaches, the “Westworld” cast and crew have remained tight-lipped about the new plot, but since-released trailers and stills, […]

The twist-ridden Season 1 finale of “Westworld” offered more questions than answers: Whatever happened to Elsie Hughes? What’s up with those Shogun hosts? Is Dr. Ford really dead? As the April 22 premiere of the second season approaches, the “Westworld” cast and crew have remained tight-lipped about the new plot, but since-released trailers and stills, […]

‘Night Court’ Alumni and More Remember Harry Anderson: ‘One of a Kind’

“Night Court” alumni and more media personalities have taken to social media to mourn the death of Harry Anderson, who played Judge Harry T. Stone on the ’80s legal comedy. The 65-year-old actor died at his home in Asheville, N.C., according to a local media report. Police officers found his body early Monday morning, according to […]

“Night Court” alumni and more media personalities have taken to social media to mourn the death of Harry Anderson, who played Judge Harry T. Stone on the ’80s legal comedy. The 65-year-old actor died at his home in Asheville, N.C., according to a local media report. Police officers found his body early Monday morning, according to […]