Producing a TV series with original songs in every episode is always an ambitious undertaking. And precious few of them have succeeded. ABC's landmark Robert Morse musical "That's Life" (1968)…
Norah Jones might have resuscitated Blue Note Records with her adult contemporary balladry, but pianist-composer Jason Moran might be the jazz label's poster boy for the future.
TV host, actor, producer, comedian and tech entrepreneur Nick Cannon adds to his CV the honorary title of Entertainment Matters Ambassador for the 2015 Intl. CES. The 34-year-old multi-hyphenate's…
Recognizing a talent pool that ranges from Oscar contenders to future box office mavens, Variety celebrates its international mix of happening helmers at the Palm Springs Intl. Film Fest on Jan. 5.
A veteran screenwriter and native Angeleno, Gilroy may be a first-time helmer, but between movie-star wife Rene Russo, Pulitzer-winning dad Frank D. Gilroy ("The Subject Was Roses"), writer-director…
Not many people can say they've witnessed a bank robbery, but Swedish director Ruben Ostlund has.
When Screen Gems releases "The Wedding Ringer" on Jan. 16, the Kevin Hart comedy marks not only screenwriter Garelick's directorial debut, but also the end of a very long and winding road for the…
After getting in on the ground floor with two of the past decade's most successful horror franchises, "Saw" and "Insidious," Aussie spine-tingler Whannell finally found the nerve to direct.
Within a month and a half, Marielle Heller is giving birth twice: to her writing-directing debut "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" and to son Wylie Red Heller Taccone.
As a former publicist and marketing executive, Ava DuVernay has seen her share of bad behavior on movie sets.