Saturday, May 26, 2018

Departing Hulu VR VP Noah Heller Launches L.A. Tech Fund 3Rodeo (EXCLUSIVE)

One of the key executives behind Hulu’s virtual reality (VR) push has left the company, and is now starting a Los Angeles-based tech fund: Noah Heller, Hulu’s VP of business development...

Ventana Sur: Disney Takes Joaquin Furriel’s ‘Dark Buildings’ (EXCLUSIVE)

BUENOS AIRES — In one of the keystone deals on a high-profile new Argentine title at Ventana Sur, Disney’s Buena Vista Intl. has acquired the rights to Argentina and Uruguay and...

‘Daredevil’ Season 3 Adds ‘Hart of Dixie’ Alum Wilson Bethel (EXCLUSIVE)

Wilson Bethel has been cast in “Daredevil” Season 3 at Netflix in a series regular role, Variety has learned exclusively. The exact character Bethel is playing is being kept under wraps. It is...

Singapore Actor Rayve Zen Expands Horizons

Singaporean actor, Rayve Zen is making his mark across Asia in films as diverse as Canada/Hong Kong/Malaysia co-production “Million Loves in Me,” and China/Hong Kong production “Shock Wave.” Zen began his entertainment...

Argentina on the Rise: Constanza Novick

A Loco Films world sales pick-up and Disney niche release in its native Argentina, Constanza Novick’s debut feature “El futuro que viene” (The Future Ahead”), which now screens at Ventana Sur,...

Soul Train Awards 2017: Full Winners List

The Soul Train Awards, a television staple since 1987, handed out honors to top talents in R&B, hip-hop and gospel music on Sunday night (Nov. 26) at the Orleans Arena in...

Amazon Unveils Web-Based Tools for Creating VR and AR Apps, Characters and Scenes

Amazon has launched a suite of tools promising to make it quick — and affordable — for any business to create slick-looking 3D virtual reality and augmented reality apps. The company’s Amazon...

Netflix Boards Debut Film From Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP

Global streaming video service, Netflix has teamed with Ronnie Screwvala, one of the best-known executives in Indian cinema, to release “Love Per Square Foot.” The film is a quirky romantic comedy...

Madison Avenue Convenes at NBCU Summit to Mull Fixes for Industry in Flux

A parade of Madison Avenue’s top executives streamed into a posh Manhattan restaurant in hopes of starting a conversation orchestrated by NBCUniversal that aims to drum up new remedies for some...

#GrammySoDiverse? Top Four Categories Are Notably Light on White Males

The Grammy Award nominations generally pack a fair number of surprises each year, but the 2018 main categories — Album, Song and Record of the Year and Best New Artist —...

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Hitmakers: From Beyonce to Kim Kardashian, the Stars Are All About...

Musician Bruno Mars recently took over the Forum in Los Angeles for four sold-out shows on Nov. 7, 8, 10, and 11 for his...

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