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Japan’s ‘Your Name’ Poised to Win China Box Office Weekend

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Hit Japanese animation “Your Name” is headed to top of the China box office. It looks set to depose “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” after just one weekend. “Your Name” scored a sensational $10.9 million in its Friday opening session from a wide release pattern of 66,000 screenings that attracted 2.77 million spectators…. Read more »

‘Belzebuth,’ ‘Body Electric,’ ‘Len’ and ‘Chacay’ Top Ventana Sur

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BUENOS AIRES — Mexico’s “Belzebuth,” Brazil’s “Body Electric,” Colombia’s “Len and the Whales’ Song” and Ecuador’s “Chakay, the Master of the Two Worlds” won top or multiple industry awards at Ventana Sur on Friday night. Not only the prize winners had something to celebrate. The awards, mostly in industry services, went to three Ventana Sur… Read more »

Robert De Niro’s ‘War With Grandpa’ Set for October Release

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TWC/Dimension has set an Oct. 21, 2017, release date for the Robert De Niro comedy “The War With Grandpa.” Dimension had originally planned to open the film six months earlier but director Tim Hill revealed last month during a presentation at the American Film Market that it would start shooting the film in February in… Read more »

Haim Saban Blasts DNC Chair Hopeful Keith Ellison as an ‘Anti-Semite’

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Univision mogul Haim Saban blasted Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), who is running for chairman of the Democratic National Committee, as an “anti-Semite” on Friday. Ellison’s campaign hit a serious obstacle on Thursday, when the Anti-Defamation League came out against his candidacy. The ADL was responding to a 2010 speech, in which Ellison seemed to suggest that… Read more »

Remote Controlled: Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on Reinventing ‘Hairspray’

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Welcome to Remote Controlled, Variety’s podcast series featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front of and behind the camera. This week’s episode features Variety executive editor of TV Debra Birnbaum and editor-at-large Michael Schneider in conversation with Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, executive producers of NBC’s upcoming “Hairspray Live,” slated for Dec. 7. The… Read more »

How ‘Westworld’ Overcame Setbacks to Shine as HBO’s New Tentpole

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Just about anything you wouldn’t want written about your television show prior to its premiere was written about “Westworld.” Production delays, charges of casual misogyny, labor complaints invoking the phrase “genital-to-genital touching” — all dominated advance coverage of the series, and all provided fodder for anyone skeptical of HBO’s ability to execute a big-budget sci-fi… Read more »

‘Sully,’ ‘Patriots Day,’ ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Could Crack Film Editing Oscar Race

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Unlike in years past, when movies outside the best picture fray like “Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” “Speed,” “Se7en” and “Out of Sight” could manage film editing nominations, the editors branch of the Academy has, of late, hued closer to the Oscars’ top category in its collective selections. That’s increasingly been the case over the last… Read more »

Asian Television Awards: ‘Descendants,’ ‘Green’ Share Top Honors

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Hit Korean series “Descendants of the Sun” took the top honor at the Asian Television Awards. On Friday night it was named best drama series. Earning a hefty five awards to be the numerical winner, was Taiwanese series “A Touch of Green.” The awards were presented over two consecutive evenings at the Suntec Convention Center… Read more »

How Netflix Keeps Downloads From Eating Up All Your Phone Storage

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When Netflix introduced the ability to download content onto mobile devices for offline viewing earlier this week, it also debuted a few technical tweaks to make sure that those downloaded episodes of “Black Mirror” won’t eat up all of your phone’s storage. Eventually, Netflix wants to use the same technologies to optimize streaming to mobile… Read more »

TV News Roundup: Betty White to Guest Star on ‘Young & Hungry’

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In today’s TV news roundup, comedy legend Betty White will guest star on “Young and Hungry,” E! sets a date for its new docuseries “So Cosmo,” and more.    CASTING  Betty White will guest star on an upcoming episode of Freeform’s “Young & Hungry.” White will play Ms. Wilson, an advice-dispensing neighbor whom Gabi (Emily Osment) happens… Read more »

Bruce Willis Sells Modest House and 7 Additional Undeveloped Hillside Parcels (EXCLUSIVE)

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SELLER: Bruce Willis LOCATION: Beverly Hills, CA PRICE: $6,000,000 SIZE: 8 lots that total 35.45 acres with a 2,905 square foot house that has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Ever-vigilant real estate yenta Yolanda Yakketyyak first spotted and online resources do indeed reveal action flick stalwart Bruce Willis, he of the half-billion-dollar and still churning… Read more »