Samantha Bee Welcomes Power of Women Honorees to Mike Pence’s ‘Personal Hell’

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Samantha Bee took her hosting duties to the next level at Variety’s Power of Women event. The “Full Frontal” star stared out with a line directed right at the White House. “As I look out at this room of hundreds of women, I can’t help but feel inspired and totally safe knowing that this is Mike […]

The Secret To A Successful Marketing Campaign? A Good Movie, Execs Say At Variety’s Massive Summit

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Amid sagging movie theater attendance, competition from streaming platforms and a wider range of entertainments options, a successful movie marketing campaign still boils down to one simple axiom: A good movie. That was the consensus of a panel Wednesday during Variety’s Massive Summit of top marketing executives from major studios. The panel, moderated by Variety […]

Construction Launches for George Lucas’ L.A. Museum at Groundbreaking Ceremony

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George Lucas’ Museum of Narrative Art is no longer just a concept in a galaxy far, far away. The groundbreaking ceremony for the non-profit museum took place on Wednesday at its future location in parking lot three of Los Angeles’ Exposition Park, launching a 36-month construction plan that will culminate in a five-story building. In […]

Starz Introduces ‘Vida’ and ‘Sweetbitter’ to SXSW With Sensory House Experience

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It was an experience of sight, sound, smell, taste and touch at the Starz Sensory House at SXSW this Saturday, which lured attendees in with an open bar, food, and music. The event was held to help promote two new original series the network is premiering on May 6 — “Vida” and “Sweetbitter.” “Vida,” which […]