Luke Skywalker conquered the Dark Side in the previous "Star Wars" movies. His latest mission, in J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens," is to capture Millennials. The freshly…
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There's the court of law -- and then there's the court of public opinion. Bill Cosby has not been charged or convicted of a crime, as wary commentators keep repeating. But social media has already…
Variety's annual list of 10 scribes to keep your eye on.
As the holiday movie season approaches, film editor William Goldenberg finds himself with two highly awaited, intense, based-on-a-true-story sagas hitting theaters: Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken"…
These days, Tony Goldwyn is causing a national "Scandal" every week as the leader of the free world on ABC's hit show, but he got his start -- and his first notice on these pages -- on the stage in…
Michigan's appeal to producers is based on strong incentives and an experienced crew base. In October, legislation passed the state Senate that could change the existing incentive to a flat 25% for…
Give Comfort and Cheer – Holiday ideas for everyone.
For costume design team Kurt and Bart ("Dallas Buyers Club"), getting hired on both parts of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay" turned out to be a reunion with director Francis Lawrence. The duo had…
At first blush, YouTube's Nov. 12 announcement of the launch of its long-speculated paid music subscription service, dubbed Music Key, and Taylor Swift's war with Spotify seem to occupy different…