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.”
Robert De Niro was not afraid to express his support for the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. “I hope he gets impeached, it has to be followed through,” De Niro told Variety’s Marc Malkin at the New York premiere for the Netflix film “The Irishman.” “He’s such a low life… He taints everybody around him.” [...]
“Downton Abbey” is coming to the big screen for the beloved series’ first-ever movie, which revolves around a royal storyline: the King and Queen come to Downton. Off screen, interest in the real-life royals is at an all-time high, with constant buzz around Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and “Downton Abbey” star Michelle Dockery says [...]
Rihanna talked about her role model, Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley, on the purple carpet for her fifth annual Diamond Ball, held at Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan. After talking to Variety senior correspondent Elizabeth Wagmeister about why she respects Prime Minister Mottley, Rihanna discussed her foundation’s proactive approach to the Hurricane Dorian relief effort. When [...]
Jennifer Aniston, who was honored on Friday at Variety‘s Power of Women luncheon presented by Lifetime, said she began to see herself in a different light and find her voice when she began working on “Friends.” “I started meeting all of these people who expressed to me how much the show meant to them — how […]
Cult movie legend and horror staple, John Carpenter reflects on his legacy.
Brie Larson was honored at Variety‘s Power of Women luncheon presented by Lifetime on Friday, and talked about her upcoming film “Just Mercy” and the Equal Justice Initiative. Larson portrays Eva Ansley, who co-founded the Equal Justice Initiative, in “Just Mercy,” and revealed what she learned from Ansley while making the film. “Where can you gain […]