Harley Quinn Smith, who appears in Quentin Tarantino’s star-studded blockbuster “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” spoke to Variety about the prolific director’s famous no-cell phone rule that he employs on set, explaining that even Brad Pitt has to follow the rules. “Everybody has to follow the no-cell phone rule — everybody!” Smith said at the premiere Monday night. “There was a check-point before you entered set where you had to actually give in your phone.”
“I adored it, I wish every movie set was like that,” she continued. “When you don’t have your phone you can be so much more immersed in the experience.”
Lulu Wang, director of “The Farewell,” shared a message to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association while walking the red carpet of the 77th annual Golden Globes: “Nominate more women.” While Wang was shut out of the best directors category, “The Farewell” received a nomination for Best Motion Picture in a Foreign Language.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban gave an emotional thanks at the Golden Globes to those helping with Australian fire relief efforts. The couple donated $500,000 Saturday to aid the firefighters battling massive brushfires that have been devastating the county. “There’s enormous strength in the country right now in terms of camaraderie and helping each other,” [...]
Are Michael Bay’s film sets really that intense? Written by Reynolds’ “Deadpool” collaborators Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, “6 Underground” follows six people who fake their own death and team up to take down bad guys as an elite action squad. Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Adria Arjona and Corey Hawkins co-star. “You never know when you [...]
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,” […]