“I hope he gets out of there, but I don’t think he’ll survive extradition. It can’t happen. It’s not even an option. We can’t have him come to America,” she told Variety‘s Marc Malkin at the amfAR Cannes Gala red carpet on Thursday.
Previously, Anderson berated the U.K. and Ecuadorian governments on Twitter following Assange’s arrest in London in April. The “Baywatch” actress befriended and frequently visited the journalist, who is wanted in a criminal investigation in the U.S., while he had political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. In May, Assange declined consent to be extradited to the U.S., where a maximum five-year prison sentence for leaking government documents awaits him.
Cannes’ breakout film and winner of the critics awards “The Lighthouse” isn’t a traditional horror movie, “It’s a little like Hitchcock,” co-star Dafoe explained to Variety’s Marc Malkin. “It’s a little like Bergman, it’s a little like Tarkovsky. But it’s also got a certain amount of humor.” The black and white film by director Robert [...]
Chloe Sevigny sat down with Variety‘s Marc Malkin to discuss her latest film, “The Dead Don’t Die,” which opened the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, for The Big Ticket podcast. She dished on working with co-stars Bill Murray and Adam Driver, revealing that Murray once took she and Driver on a joyride to a nearby fruit [...]
China’s Zhou Dongyu may have taken a recent turn as a producer, but the 27-year-old actress plans to focus on honing her craft in front of the camera rather than branching out too much into other roles behind it. She also believes that female roles are increasing in quantity and quality in China, and is [...]
Kerry Washington has her seat at the table on Hulu’s “Little Fires Everywhere,” in which she’s a lead actor and executive producer with co-star Reese Witherspoon. “When I was a kid I wasn’t like, ‘I want to be a producer one day!’ But I think I have always been — my mother would vouch for […]
Every year the line-up of the Sundance Film Festival is filled with powerful stories from independent filmmakers from around the world. Because many of them brought us to tears, Variety decided to ask the actors and filmmakers behind this year’s Sundance films what was the last movie to make them cry. Plenty of classics were […]
Bong Joon Ho has a lot of reasons to celebrate tonight. The Korean filmmaker made history at the Academy Awards on Sunday night when his comedy-thriller “Parasite” became the first foreign language film to win the Oscar for best picture, beating out “1917,” “Ford v Ferrari,” “The Irishman,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Joker,” “Little Women,” “Marriage Story,” […]