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Fox News Plans to Launch Fox Nation Streaming Service (Report)

Fox News Channel is planning to launch a new subscription-based streaming service called Fox Nation that would offer commentary-and-opinion programming to “superfans” of the network even when popular primetime hosts like Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson are not on the air. Fox News is expected to announce the new stand-along service on Tuesday, according to […].....»»

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Fergie Acknowledges National Anthem Snafu: ‘Clearly This Rendition Didn’t Strike The Intended Tone’

Fergie’s performance of the national anthem at Friday’s NBA All-Star Game didn’t exactly go over well, with her sexy take causing observers to take to Twitter in confusion and dismay. The singer released a statement Monday responding to the backlash, admitting that “clearly this rendition didn’t strike the intended tone.” “I’ve always been honored and […].....»»

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Andrea Riseborough’s Thriller ‘Nancy’ Sells to Samuel Goldwyn (EXCLUSIVE)

Samuel Goldwyn Films has purchased North American rights to the thriller “Nancy,” which premiered last month at the Sundance Film Festival in U.S. Dramatic Competition and won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. Samuel Goldwyn will give the film a traditional theatrical release later this year. “Nancy” stars Andrea Riseborough as a woman who becomes increasingly convinced […].....»»

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Berlin Film Review: ‘7 Days in Entebbe’

The word “fascist” is bandied around a lot in José Padilha’s recreation of the 1976 hijacking of Air France flight 139 from Tel Aviv to Paris. Two of the hijackers are German revolutionaries, and they know that they’ll be seen as fascists on a par with Nazis, for holding a planeload of Jewish people at […].....»»

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Amazon Boards Marjane Satrapi’s Marie Curie Biopic ‘Radioactive’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Amazon Prime Video has partnered with Studiocanal for Marjane Satrapi’s “Radioactive,” a biopic of two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie that stars Rosamund Pike. As part of the deal, Amazon is co-financing with Studiocanal and has taken international rights outside of France, Germany, Australia/New Zealand and the U.K., where Studiocanal has direct distribution operations. The […].....»»

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Ridley Scott Tells Aspiring Filmmakers They Have ‘No Excuses’

Acclaimed filmmaker Ridley Scott told young filmmakers Monday night that they had “no excuses” not to be able to go out and make a movie. Speaking at a special BAFTA: A Life in Pictures event celebrating his career, Scott said the availability of modern technologies, such as digital cameras and computer editing programs, meant many […].....»»

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Variety Lights Up London Honours Bash with 10 Brits to Watch

The BAFTA Awards weekend in London started early Thursday (Feb. 15) when the fourth annual Newport Beach U.K. Honours evening, which packed the ballroom of the Rosewood Hotel with celebrants, luminaries and awards season contenders. Industry leaders on hand to be feted in the celebration of U.K. film creative talent included Sir Patrick Stewart, Gurinder Chadha, Jason […].....»»

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The TV Divorce: For Couples Who Can’t Agree on What to Watch

Leave it to a TV event that brings the nations of the world together to drive my wife and me apart. Ever since the Winter Games began a few weeks ago in Pyeongchang, her body has been wedged to our living-room couch as tightly as a luger on a fiberglass sled. And just like I […].....»»

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Berlin: The Rules for International TV Drama May Be Changing

While there’s arguably never been a better time for international TV series, a panel of key European players gathering in Berlin on Monday addressed the challenges of developing internationally co-produced dramas for the global market, with a sense that the old rules don’t apply anymore. Look to Norway for proof of that. After years of making dark […].....»»

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‘Good Girls’ Creator Jenna Bans on How Donald Trump’s Election Fueled Her

What happens when good girls go bad? That’s the question at the root of Jenna Bans’ new NBC drama “Good Girls,” which finds three friends — played by Retta, Mae Whitman and Christina Hendricks — pushed to their limits by extraordinary situations. Each of their own reasons, they end up robbing a grocery store — and […].....»»

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Our Staff Picks: TV Shows to Watch the Week of Feb. 19, 2018

Welcome back to Tune In: our weekly newsletter offering a guide to the best of the week’s TV. Each week, Variety’s TV team combs through the week’s schedule, selecting our picks of what to watch and when/how to watch them. This week, “The Walking Dead” resumes its eighth season while “Ash vs. Evil Dead” kicks […].....»»

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Remy Ma Urges Collaboration Among Female Rappers: ‘There’s Strength in Numbers’

The NBA All-Star game brought the party to Los Angeles over the weekend as sports figures, brands and celebrities converged at venues all over town ahead of the Sunday night tip-off at Staples Center. That afternoon, rapper Remy Ma hosted what was billed as a women’s empowerment brunch. Held at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, […].....»»

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Berlin Film Review: ‘3 Days in Quiberon’

One year before her tragic death at the age of 43, Romy Schneider posed for photographs and gave an extensive interview to a German journalist while staying at a Breton spa hotel in Quiberon. Her magnetic personality and evanescent moods were memorably captured in the monochromatic images, and the interview turned into an unvarnished, emotional […].....»»

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Benicio del Toro Joins ‘Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo’ as Exec Producer (EXCLUSIVE)

Benicio del Toro has joined the documentary “The Rise and Fall of the Brown Buffalo” as its executive producer, Variety has learned exclusively. Directed by Phillip Rodriguez, the film explores the life of Oscar Zeta Acosta, who was a firebrand Chicano lawyer, writer, activist, and the real-life inspiration behind Hunter S. Thompson’s Dr. Gonzo in […].....»»

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Trump Will Attend D.C.’s Gridiron Club Dinner

President Donald Trump will attend this year’s Gridiron Club dinner on March 3, one of a number of annual events that gather members of the D.C. press corps with White House staffers and top politicos. The event is smaller, more formal and less high-profile than the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, which is scheduled […].....»»

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Lionsgate Intl. Set to Sell Out on Participant Media’s Viggo Mortensen Starrer ‘Green Book’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Lionsgate Intl. is on track to sell out at the Berlin Film Festival on one of the hottest tickets on the market: Viggo Mortensen-starrer “Green Book,” which is produced and financed by Participant Media. Directed by Peter Farrelly, and co-starring Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini, “Green Book” has sold to leading distributors in multiple major […].....»»

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‘Black Panther’ Is A Legit Phenomenon, but Will It Be An Oscar Player?

“Black Panther” came, saw and conquered, and it’s barely been in theaters four days. In that amount of time it has already outgrossed, domestically, what DC’s superhero team-up “Justice League” managed to conjure in three months. It has taken on a cultural significance unmeasurable to anyone who’s never wrangled with a lack of representation on […].....»»

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TV Ratings: Winter Olympics Lose Steam Over Weekend

The 2018 Winter Olympics from Pyeongchang, South Korea, started to show clear signs of fatigue in the Nielsen ratings over the weekend. On Friday, NBC and NBC Sports’ combined primetime coverage averaged  13.0 rating in metered market households, matching the competition low in that measure set on Thursday night. According to total audience delivery data, 19.2 million […].....»»

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Sony Television Crowns New International Production Management Team

Sony Pictures Television has announced a number of key changes to the senior management team of its International Production arm, including two new roles. Richard Parsons is set to take on the new role of executive vice president of operations for the international production arm. Parsons will oversee all operational and commercial matters affecting the […].....»»

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Box Office: ‘Black Panther’ Heads to Glory With $235 Million Holiday Weekend

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” is heading for a stunning $235 million debut over the four-day President’s Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Monday. “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has blown away its original tracking in less than a month. The film, which carries an estimated $200 million production […].....»»

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