“Obvious Child’s” Gillian Robespierre and Elisabeth Holm are joining with the film’s star, Jenny Slate, as well as Ari Graynor on an untitled comedy pilot for FX, Variety has learned. The project…
A galaxy of guest stars: Variety asked the Cast to reflect on a few favorite 'Parks and Rec' guests.
One of the most disappointing realities about 2014 was that as box office shrank compared to last year, independent films were often hit the hardest. Despite stellar reviews, even festival darlings…
Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”) and Jenny Slate interview each other at the Variety Studio: Actors on Actors presented by Samsung Galaxy. The full interview will air on PBS SoCal on Dec…
A roundup of possible contenders for a lead actress nomination.
Some talk shows lure guests with the promise of hyping a new project. Others deliver instant fame. And then there's one that hopes to hook visitors with the sounds of an anthropomorphic chicken…
Hamptons Int'l Film Festival and Variety present break through thesps our annual look at artists who are making waves.
In a vote of confidence in the specialty film business, distributor A24 has secured a $50 million line of credit from Comerica and Union Bank of California. The two-year-old company said it will use…
Gravitas Ventures has acquired all U.S. rights to the indie comedy “The Longest Week,” starring Jenny Slate, Olivia Wilde, Billy Crudup and Jason Bateman. It’s the feature directing debut of Peter…
Jenny Slate on ‘Obvious Child’ Director Gillian Robespierre: ‘We Connect Over a Love of Fart Humor, But Also Because We’re Pretty Sensitive Ladies’
The camaraderie between Jenny Slate and director Gillian Robespierre was evident on Sunday when the pair debuted A24’s “Obvious Child” at New York’s Sunshine Landmark. The film, based on a 2009…