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September 2, 2023
Kristina Kelly Black Women Animate studios has partnered with non-profit the Titmouse Foundation to help further the animation house’s goal of hiring 200 diverse animation professional by the end of 2025. Together, the organization and studio will launch BWA’s Equity Excelerator program, which offers event series, online practicums and networking opportunities. “Our Equity Excelerator is […]
August 20, 2023
©NBC/Courtesy Everett Collectio “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman and several cast members of the drama series are paying tribute to Ron Cephas Jones, who
August 19, 2023
Getty Images Ron Cephas Jones, the Emmy-winning actor known for his role as William Hill on NBC’s “This Is Us,” has died. He was 66. “Beloved and . . .
July 2, 2023
Constantine Spence Holly Humberstone, the pop singer-songwriter behind “Falling Asleep at the Wheel” and “The Walls Are Way Too Thin,” has officially announced her debut album, “Paint My Bedroom Black,” out Oct. 13 via Darkroom, Geffen and Polydor Records. This week, the British-born artist also unveiled the album’s
June 15, 2023
Courtesy of Nick Wall/Netflix SPOILER ALERT: These interviews contain spoilers from the Season 6 “Black Mirror” episodes “Joan Is Awful,” “Mazey Day” and “Beyond the Sea,” now streaming on Netflix. Back after a four-year hiatus, the long-awaited sixth season of “Black Mirror” opens — fittingly — with . . .
June 7, 2023
Leaving Cert English was first out of the traps with “lovely” variety and approachable essays while “babyish” Buzz Lightyear material may be a black mark on an otherwise “candidate friendly” Junior Cycle paper. The first day of the 2023 State exams got off to a start this Wednesday morning, with Leaving Cert English Paper 1 […]
June 1, 2023
John Legend head shot: Jabari Jacobs Ty Stiklorius head shot: Lauren Kallen Mike Jackson head shot: Erin Brooks John Legend, Mike Jackson, Ty Stiklorius and Get Lifted founders are to be honored at the Greenwich International Film Festival’s Changemaker Gala on Nov. 9 at the L’Escale in Greenwich, Conn. GIFF’s Changemaker . . .
May 23, 2023
Courtesy Image AMC Theaters has partnered with Grindstone Entertainment and Roadside Attractions for an exclusive U.S. release of Uninterrupted’s documentary “Black Ice.” The film reveals a long history of racism in the hockey world as told by both past and Black hockey players. In a sport where only around 5% of professional players are Black, […]
May 13, 2023
HBO / Disney+ Other contenders include Murray Bartlett, Dacre Montgomery, Bryan Cranston, Joel Grey and Christopher Lloyd Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars, Emmys, Grammys and Tony Awards ceremonies, curated by Variety senior awards editor Clayton […]
April 22, 2023
“It is more likely that Cleopatra looked like our actor than Elizabeth Taylor ever did.” Last summer, I was living in Venice Beach and had decided, due to a friend’s persistence, to visit a fortune teller. Me, ever the sceptic but game for a laugh, agreed to go along. What the fortune teller said made […]