“The Night Of” star Riz Ahmed tore Danny Boyle's shirt at his audition for “Slumdog Millionaire” and “Luke Cage” breakout Mahershala Ali is getting used to people yelling “Yo, Cottonmouth!” at him in…
Director Pete Travis's film is distinguished by some transposition of noir tropes into cultural spaces not traditionally associated with the genre — from the London bar scene to a mosque — that keeps…
Spoiler alert: Do not read unless you’ve watched the finale of “The Night Of.” At last we know who did it. (Or do we?) “The Night Of” finale ended with a jury hopelessly deadlocked, and Naz at last…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Variety is pleased to announce its annual list of 10 Actors to Watch, an honor the publication has bestowed since 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees, such as Viola…
While HBO’s haunting, compelling new series “The Night Of” is very much an ensemble, its emotional punch hinges on the performance of Riz Ahmed, who plays Nasir Khan, the doe-eyed college student who…
“Star Wars: Rogue One” actor Riz Ahmed has been tapped to join Matt Damon in the next installment in his “Bourne” franchise, sources tell Variety. Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, Scott Shepherd and…
Sources tell Variety that “Nightcrawler” actor Riz Ahmed is the top choice for the male lead in the “Star Wars” anthology film “Rogue One.” Gareth Edwards is directing and Ben Mendelsohn is also set…
Gandolfini, who passed away in June, was to star in the seven-hour series.
A week after Bradley Manning's sentencing in the U.S., this slick, smarter-than-usual British courtroom thriller challenges the validity of policies that shield key evidence from public scrutiny.
Mira Nair, introducing her new pic, IFC's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," said it was "very, very fitting" that it open at the Tribeca Film Festival, on April 22.
Rufus Norris' debut "Broken" leads the race at the British Independent Film Awards with nine nominations, including film and director.