Disney’s “Tomorrowland” imagines a future utopia endangered by cynicism and despair. Production designer Scott Chambliss shared how he found inspiration in everything from the architecture of Eeno Saarinen to a cheesecutter from his own kitchen to create this stunning world.
When it came to recreating Elton John’s iconic outfits in “Rocketman,” costume designer Julian Day visited the singer’s personal archives to see the details on his colorful clothing up close. Day also used authentic jewelry from Chopard, including three watches decked out with real diamonds that came out to a million dollars. Popular on Variety
Anyone who has read Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” can picture the March family’s house, but production designer Jess Gonchor was tasked with bringing the location to life in Greta Gerwig’s 2019 adaptation. “I wanted it to be like an old, worn-in jewelry box,” he said. “When you opened it up, there was color and [...]
Stunt coordinator Wade Allen details the extensive planning behind the “Barry” Season 2 episode “ronny/lily,” which features long takes aplenty, a Rite-Aid Taekwondo battle and Bill Hader’s Barry getting “his ass kicked by a little girl.” The idea for the episode came about a year ago. “Bill [Hader] and I riffed about how funny it [...]
A prolific stage, television and film actor, BD Wong said he is perhaps most recognized for his role as FBI agent/forensic psychiatrist Dr. George Huang on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” But for a long time, the 59-year-old Tony winner did not understand fans’ affinity for the soft-spoken doctor with the soothing bedside manner, […]
After 16 seasons as the faces of “Project Runway,” Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum are ready for a change. The pair have jumped to Amazon for “Making the Cut,” a new competitive reality series. “One of the reasons Heidi and I wanted to fly and saw the opportunity of Amazon as a brand new threshold […]
Variety’s Angelique Jackson sat down with “This is Us'” star Sterling K. Brown for the season finale to discuss everything from the importance of mental health and how it’s projected on television, how many times his kids have seen “Frozen 2” and even took a break to sing a little “Shallow” from “A Star is […]