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“Nailed It!” Lets James Corden’s Staff Show Him How They REALLY See Him [VIDEO]

Netflix‘s Nailed It host Nicole Byer took a break from her partner-in-bad-baking-judging chef Jacques Torres to make a guest appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden earlier this week to recreate the catastrophe-fueled baking competition where three amateur bakers compete to replicate masterpieces and well… let’s just say the show’s title is meant […]

Variety to Shut Down Their Entire Gaming Section, Effective Just After E3

Variety to Shut Down Their Entire Gaming Section, Effective Just After E3

Penske Media, the parent company of Variety, will be shutting down its gaming editorial branch next month. The news leaked earlier today and was later confirmed by Video Game Editor Brian Crecente who revealed that the game section of the publication will close after E3 in June. I see word is getting out about @Variety_Gaming. Good […]

Did FOX’s ‘The Masked Singer’ Bring the T-Pain This Week? [SPOILER REVIEW]

This week’s edition of FOX‘s The Masked Singer “Touchy Feely Clues” saw another group performance showcasing Peacock, Monster, Raven and Bee’s blended voices. Although Raven is clearly the weakest singer of the ensemble, she still held her own. The clues were definitely meant to throw us off track. We need to stick with our first […]


#InclusionAndCocktails: An Evening with Female Showrunners

Inclusion and cocktails sounds like the perfect Twitter hashtag to support tonight’s event, An Evening with Female Showrunners. Perhaps you’ll recall Variety’s… faux pas…with their most recent version of their ongoing writers’ room event. Out of 12 gathered professionals, only one was a woman. This, of course, caused a number of questions to be asked […]


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Actors on Actors: Bill Hader and Jason Bateman Talk Auditions and More

One of the best interview series around this last year has to be Variety’s Actors on Actors series presented by Shutterstock. I mean, seriously — Kate Winslet interviewing Gary Oldman, Michael B. Jordan and Issa Ray  chatting, and Allison Brie talking with Jessica Biel, just to name a few. The most recent installment has Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader chewing the fat with Arrested Development‘s Jason Bateman about […]

1 Female Writer out of 12: Variety’s A Night in the Writers’ Room Event

It appears that Variety’s A Night in the Writers’ Room event happening on June 14th has one lone female tv series writer out of the gathered 12. I thought we were getting better about this, Hollywood folks. The annual event will mix writers from both drama and comedy genres in a discussion about their processes […]

‘Handmaids Tale’ Author Margaret Atwood Talks Star Wars and Terrorists

Margaret Atwood as earned the right to some strong opinions in her rather successful career as an author.  Perhaps you’re familiar with one of her works in particular, “The Handmaid’s Tale”, which Hulu adapted into an award-winning tv drama series. In a recent interview Variety did with the 78 year old icon ahead of their […]

Aziz Ansari Responds To Allegations of Misconduct and Assault

Serious accusations of assault and misconduct have been brought forth against Aziz Ansari, (winner of two Golden Globe awards for his Netflix series Master Of None) earlier this week.  The allegations were posted via Babe.net by a woman who has identified herself as “Grace”, a 23 year old photographer from Brooklyn. “Grace” claims in her account that […]

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James Cameron, Jamie Lee Curtis Comment On Eliza Dushku’s Allegations

Actress Eliza Dushku has come forward with allegations that the stunt coordinator on James Cameron‘s 1994 film True Lies molested her when she was 12 years old. Trigger warning- she posted her account of the alleged incident on her facebook page, and it’s not pretty, so be aware if you chose to read it.  The actress claims that Joel […]

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The Weekly Static S01E11: Gonzo, Guy Fawkes, And George R.R. Martin

Lookin’ at my Gucci, it’s about that time — so welcome back to The Weekly Static! Now just hold on, give me a second — I know it’s around here somewhere… here it is! In case you’re new to the neighborhood, let me get you squared away with a heads-up about what this is all about: The Weekly […]

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Outlander Stars Talk Season 3 Ahead of Sunday’s Premiere

The end of Droughtlander for Outlander fans is just around the corner, and that means all the interviews ever are happening for cast and creators alike. If you haven’t caught up with the time travel epic STARZ series, perhaps you should do that before reading further. This is a super lengthy talk with Caitriona Balfe […]


Variety And The New Ghostbusters Movie – Sony Leaks…

On August 2nd, Variety reported that “Paul Feig in Talks to Direct ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot With Women”. I think we can now believe that this wasn’t an officially approved story.Because we’ve been reading more of those Wikileaked Sony e-mails. So how did Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal react to that news? how did thoes f—ckers get this!!!!! its […]


DC To Publish “The Batman Of Las Vegas”?

According to Variety, DC Comics has bought global publishing rights to The Tyrant, the protagonist of Jon Land‘s gangster Vegas novel The Seven Sins: The Tyrant Ascending. And with a film in the works, Variety reports that Fabrizio Boccardi, founder of King Midas World Entertainment who put together the deal, “envisions The Tyrant as the […]

Japanese Create Anti-Comics Code Authority, Boycott Convention In Protest

Variety reports a rather interesting development in Japan. That ten of the biggest Japanese comics publishers, including Kodansha, Shueisha, Shogakukan and Kadokawa have withdrawn from the Tokyo International Anime Fair (TAF), the biggest such convention in the world. attracting over 130,000 visitors. The fair is sponsored by the Tokyo city government. The publishers, allied as […]