Noomi Rapace and Nicholas Pinnock are joining Matthias Schoenaerts in the star cast of “Django,” an English-language reimagining of Sergio Corbucci’s classic 1966 Western. Set in the Wild West of the 1860s and ’70s, the project marks one of the biggest high-end European series of 2021. Star of “Prometheus,” “Sherlock Holmes” and “What Happened to
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Top female stars reflect on the “secret weapon” of being funny, their path to fame and their heroes in “Lifetime Presents Variety’s Power of Women: The Comedians,” which premiered Monday on Lifetime. The special featured interviews with  Michaela Coel, Mindy Kaling, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kate McKinnon, Maya Rudolph and Sofia Vergara, who were celebrated in the
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NBC Scraps the Golden Globes in 2022 Due To Ongoing HFPA Controversy The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will now have to decide how or if it will move forward with the Golden Globes next year without its broadcast partner, or more swiftly enact changes demanded by industry leaders regarding the org’s membership and processes. “We continue
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The filmmakers behind Sony Pictures Animation’s “The Mitchells vs. the Machines will participate in a free, virtual PreVIEW talk on Friday, May 14, beginning at 10 a.m. PT., presented by the VIEW Conference. The 90-minute discussion, moderated by Variety’s Steven Gaydos, will feature writer-director Michael Rianda, co-director and writer Jeff Rowe, production designer Lindsey Olivares,
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Fox has ordered the single-camera comedy “Pivoting” for its 2021-2022 broadcast season lineup. The half-hour series stars Eliza Coupe, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Maggie Q as three women dealing with the death of their childhood best friend. Faced with the reality that life is short, in desperate attempts to find happiness, they make a series of
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After a frenzied Monday in which NBC canceled its telecast of the 2022 Golden Globes and WarnerMedia joined Netflix and Amazon Studios in boycotting the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and the Globes, the HFPA has revealed its time frame for “implementing transformational changes as quickly – and as thoughtfully – as possible,” which it said
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Jamie Bell has signed on to star opposite Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) and Wagner Moura (“Narcos”) in the Apple series adaptation of the 2013 Lauren Beukes novel “Shining Girls.” Bell, a BAFTA Award-winner known best for his work on “Rocketman,” “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” and “Billy Elliot” will play the role of
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Kenny Mayne, the longtime ESPN announcer and humorist, is set to leave the Disney-owned sports-media outlet after a more-than-quarter-century run that had him hold forth on “SportsCenter,” tackle horse racing coverage and appear in some other, very unique showcases. On Twitter, Mayne cited “salary cap casualty” as the reason for his decision. He has been
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Dave Bautista has been cast in the sequel to “Knives Out.” He joins Daniel Craig, whose iridescent Detective Benoit Blanc propelled the first movie to box office glory, in an undisclosed role. Plot details for the follow-up have been kept under wraps, though it’s expected to enlist another A-list cast to anchor a soapy murder
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