Toronto International Film Festival diretors: Kasi Lemmons (“Harriet”), Shonali Bose (“The Sky Is Pink”), Julie Delpy (“My Zoe”), Coky Giedroyc (“How To Build A Girl”), Unjoo Moon (“I Am Woman”), Bryce Dallas Howard (“Dads”), Casey Wilson (“Daddio”) and Marielle Heller (“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”) share their advice on how to break in as a director in Hollywood.
What did several director’s words of wisdom have in common? Action! Most directors who shared their thoughts in the Variety studio, presented by AT&T, compelled those hungry for Hollywood to simply get out there and create.
Variety is paying tribute to the late Diahann Carroll by reviving this segment we filmed with Power of Women honoree Tiffany Haddish. In Geena Davis’ documentary “This Changes Everything,” Haddish revealed that she has always adored Carroll’s “Dynasty” character, Dominique Deveraux. So we asked the comedian to read a few iconic “Dynasty” quotes, no slapping [...]
In his Variety cover shoot, Al Pacino breaks down how he prepped for his various roles throughout his career including his latest post as Jimmy Hoffa in Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman.” “When you research Hoffa, there’s the books and there’s the good scripts. The good scripts help, but there’s so much footage of everybody.” Pacino [...]
One of the big winners this Emmy night was “Fleabag” creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. However the beloved series wasn’t always a sure bet. Phoebe Waller-Bridge told Variety that the sudden Hollywood validation has made her feel like she’s no longer crazy for loving it so much. Popular on Variety
The real reason behind Forky’s odd name choice.
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.