Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan sat down at the Variety Studio presented by AT&T at Sundance Film Festival, where they discussed what they hope to see from the #metoo and Time’s Up movements and how things have advanced since it began.
Kazan noted that the festival had put out a statement bringing attention to an available hotline for anyone who felt like they needed to report behavior, which she said she hoped heralded permanent change.
“Vicky Featherstone, who’s the artistic director [at the Royal Court Theatre in London], when this movement began last year, really led the charge in terms of theater and now there’s a code of conduct, and everyone has to read it on the first day of rehearsal,” Mulligan added. “That’s a palpable change.”
“Velvet Buzzsaw” cast members Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge, Billy Magnussen, and Natalia Dyer and director Dan Gilroy broke down what’s frightening about the modern-day art industry. “It’s a parable about greed,” Gyllenhaal explained at Variety’s Sundance Studio, presented by AT&T. “And also what we value, why we value it, and do we value [...]
Pete Davidson is familiar with Sundance, but not for the annual film festival. “I love Park City, Utah, because the last time I was here, I was in rehab,” Davidson told Variety about checking into the Cirque Lodge treatment center about four years ago. “It’s nice to be on the other side of it. And, [...]
Minhal Baig’s film “Hala” is based on her own life and dynamic with her parents, who are immigrants from Pakistan. Jada Pinkett Smith openly admits it was hard to make a movie like this in Hollywood. It’s due to those difficulties that Pinkett Smith said she got on board to help Baig expand her short [...]
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is definitely taking home the gold on Emmy night, according to Variety’s TV awards senior editor Michael Schneider. “It’s a lock,” Schneider said. “Not only is she a sentimental favorite, what she went through with her health–taking a year off–[but her role] will go down as one of the biggest roles in TV […]
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