During their Actors on Actors conversation, Tracee Ellis Ross and Sarah Paulson talk about delving into the intimidating world of directing and how their characters have evolved on their respective long-running series. While Paulson found herself behind the camera for the first time on “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” Ross has gotten used to taking on creative control over her years on “Black-ish.”
“When I directed my second time on ‘Black-ish,’ I wasn’t in everything,” Ross said. “I got to feel my style emerge, and it was really exciting.”
“Actors on Actors” will air on PBS June 18th and 20th.
Robert Pattinson stopped by the Variety studio to talk about “The Lighthouse,” mustaches and spending a day singing sea shanties with co-star Willem Dafoe. After playing the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI Prize for director Robert Eggers, the indie went on to earn Pattinson some of the best reviews of his career. [...]
Golden Globe contender Saoirse Ronan reunited with her “Lady Bird” director Greta Gerwig and co-star Timothée Chalamet in “Little Women,” a film she uncharacteristically approached Gerwig about at an award show. “I just tapped her on the shoulder and was like, ‘I know you’re doing ‘Little Women’ and I know Jo is going to be [...]
On the second installment of “Pick of the Week,” Variety’s new video segment devoted to the top categories of awards season, editors Marc Malkin and Jenelle Riley dissect the Oscars’ oh-so-crowded best actor race, which features the likes of Joaquin Phoenix, Adam Driver and Leonardo DiCaprio, among many others.
Noah Baumbach and Adam Driver sat down with The Variety Studio at the Toronto Film Festival to discuss their new Netflix drama, “Marriage Story,” and some of the most intense moments on set. One particular scene (SPOILER-ALERT) features Driver and his co-star Scarlett Johansson in a difficult and tense conversation as their marriage falls apart. […]
The real reason behind Forky’s odd name choice.
The cast and creators of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” promise that its new season will bring about plenty of new changes. After Season 2 left off with Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) leaving her children, ex-husband, Joel (Michael Zegen) and potential new husband, Benjamin (Zachary Levi) behind to go on a six-month tour with a famous […]