All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Variety’

Salma Hayek Calls Hollywood Sexism “Incredible Ignorance”

Salma Hayek was on hand Saturday at the Cannes Film Festival to offer her opinion on the gender-biased situation in Hollywood. Salma Hayek was on location at the festival to support her film, A Tale of Tales. At an event during the weekend hosted by Variety and co-hosted the by the U.N. Women’s HeForShe campaign, Salma Hayek shed some light …

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Idina Menzel, Others Honored for Charitable Work

Idina Menzel, Iman, Claire Danes and others were honored Friday by Variety Magazine for charitable work in its “Power of Women: New York” issue. Other honorees Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon and A&E President and CEO Nancy Dubac, were honored at a luncheon hosted by designer Zac Posen at Cipriani in Manhattan. Katie Couric, Gayle King, Josh Groban and others …

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Cory Monteith Emmy Tribute Starts Debate

“Does Cory Monteith Deserve A Special Emmy Memorial?” was the headline of Variety Editor-in-Chief Andrew Wallenstein’s Opinion column yesterday. The question Wallenstein poses is not whether Monteith deserved to be recognized alongside the others that will be featured in the regular Memoriam segment, but rather does his career warrant elevation alongside James Gandolfini, Gary David Goldberg, Jean Stapleton and Jonathan …

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Splinter Cell Movie in Production, Tom Hardy to Play Sam Fisher

Variety is reporting that “Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell” in in production and that actor Tom Hardy has signed onto the project. Hardy is set to play Sam Fisher in the movie adaptation of the video game series. Variety states that Eric Warren Singer, writer of The International, will be involved in writing the Splinter Cell screenplay. No studio has claimed …

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Web-Based Penske Media Buys Century-Old Publication Variety

The web claims a historic print publication. Penske Media Corporation, which owns publication/blog brands like BGR, Deadline, Hollywood Life, HollyBaby, ENTV, MovieLine, TVLine, and OnCars, has now acquired Variety, the entertainment news publication that has been around for over a century. Variety was founded in 1905 by Sime Silverman, and now it has been purchased by Penske from Reed Elsevier …

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Draw Something TV Show Coming to CBS

Draw Something was the mobile gaming phenomenon of spring 2012. The game surged in popularity this past March, with more than 50 million people playing the game at one point. The game became so popular that the biggest name in social and mobile gaming, Zynga, went ahead and paid $200 million to OMGPOP for the app. However, Draw Something quickly …

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Seth MacFarlane’s Rejected Trade Ad

Seth MacFarlane tried to run this ad in the entertainment-trade papers in L.A. a couple of days ago. They rejected it. Instead he sent out mailers with the above on the front and this image on the inside: (image) This follows the 2010 mailer MacFarlane ran that featured Peter dressed as the girl from Precious and the slogan “Vote For …

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