“Beasts of No Nation” star Abraham Attah is joining the cast of Sony-Marvel's “Spider-Man: Homecoming” opposite Tom Holland, Marisa Tomei and Michael Keaton. Jon Watts is directing from a script…
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Big Picture Ranch and Benenson Productions are teaming up on “Kiss the Ground” to chronicle the movement to bring back healthy soil, Variety has learned exclusively. Big Picture Ranch has credits on…
Newcomer Abraham Attah made a big impression when he starred alongside Idris Elba in Netflix’s “Beasts of No Nation,” scoring an Independent Spirit Award for his role. Speaking to Variety on the…
Will the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards ceremony tackle the recent #OscarsSoWhite controversy and the general lack of diversity in Hollywood? "I don't know if the Spirit Awards are going to…
An ensemble win for Tom McCarthy's "Spotlight" at the 22nd annual SAG Awards kept things interesting in the best picture Oscar race.
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos spent a good portion of his presentation Sunday at the Television Critics Association press tour refuting information about the viewership of the streaming…
According to digital content analysis, “Beasts of No Nation” was the film that garnered the most Oscar snub-related online buzz on Thursday following the 2016 Oscar nominations announcement. Digital…
Netflix’s chances of winning an Oscar this year will again ride on documentaries, after the streamer’s prestige-pic pickup “Beasts of No Nation” failed to earn any nominations. Two Netflix…
The category, in its third year, is meant to shine a light on films with limited exposure.
In the latest installment of “Contenders Conversations,” director Cary Fukunaga sits down with Variety to discuss the making of Netflix’s first Oscar contender. Shot on location at Hutchinson…
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