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Stephen Sondheim, giant of musical theater, dead at 91

Stephen Sondheim, giant of musical theater, dead at 91

Jim Smeal/Ron Galella Collection via Getty ImagesA little more than a week before a new, Steven Spielberg-directed version of West Side Story — one of his most famous works — is set to hit the big screen, composer Stephen Sondheim has died. The giant of musical theater died Friday at his home in Roxbury, CT.…read more »

“It feels like Christmas!” Watch Andrew Garfield nerd out after getting greeting from ‘Cobra Kai’ cast

“It feels like Christmas!” Watch Andrew Garfield nerd out after getting greeting from ‘Cobra Kai’ cast

NetflixAndrew Garfield can be seen on Netflix in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical film Tick…Tick…Boom!, and he can also now be seen absolutely losing his mind on NetflixGeeked’s social media. And it’s all thanks to a greeting from the cast of the streaming service’s Emmy-nominated Cobra Kai.  The Oscar-nominated actor has said he became “obsessed” with the Karate Kid spin-off series, telling Netflix he…read more »

Will Smith narrates ‘Bel Air’ trailer, Halle Berry’s ‘Bruised] debuts, and more

Will Smith narrates ‘Bel Air’ trailer, Halle Berry’s ‘Bruised] debuts, and more

PeacockWill Smith narrates the trailer for Bel Air, the new coming-of-age series he is executive-producing that’s inspired by his iconic show Fresh Prince of Bel Air. “This is a story all about how my life got flipped and turned upside down,” he says in the promo. Bel Air will premiere on Peacock in 2022. Halle Berry leads the Thanksgiving weekend TV/film lineup with her directorial…read more »

Will Smith narrates ‘Bel Air’ trailer, Halle Berry’s ‘Bruised’ debuts, and more

Will Smith narrates ‘Bel Air’ trailer, Halle Berry’s ‘Bruised’ debuts, and more

PeacockWill Smith narrates the trailer for Bel Air, the new coming-of-age series he is executive-producing that’s inspired by his iconic show Fresh Prince of Bel Air. “This is a story all about how my life got flipped and turned upside down,” he says in the promo. Bel Air will premiere on Peacock in 2022. Halle Berry leads the Thanksgiving weekend TV/film lineup with her directorial…read more »

Zoë Kravitz says Robert Pattinson is “perfect” as the Dark Knight in the upcoming ‘The Batman’

Zoë Kravitz says Robert Pattinson is “perfect” as the Dark Knight in the upcoming ‘The Batman’

Warner Bros. PicturesBat-fans are going to have to wait until next year to see it, but until then, they can take some comfort in Zoë Kravitz’s new comments about The Batman.   Kravitz plays Selena Kyle/Catwoman in the new film, and while she wasn’t giving Variety any spoilers, she tells the trade she’s “seen a little” of director Matt Reeves’ movie.…read more »

“Our hearts are shattered”: Lacey Chabert mourns the death of her sister, Wendy

“Our hearts are shattered”: Lacey Chabert mourns the death of her sister, Wendy

Paul Archuleta/Getty ImagesMean Girls star and 911 veteran Lacey Chabert is mourning the loss of one of her older sisters.  In an Instagram post Tuesday showing a graduation photo of her “beautiful” sister, Wendy, Chabert captioned, “Our hearts are shattered into a million pieces that I don’t know how we will ever put back together again now that you’re gone.” “We love and…read more »

As Amazon takes victory lap for ‘The Wheel of Time’ debut, it’s eyeing series based on ‘Mass Effect’ video game

As Amazon takes victory lap for ‘The Wheel of Time’ debut, it’s eyeing series based on ‘Mass Effect’ video game

Amazon StudiosAmazon Studio’s The Wheel of Time launched on November 19, and the sword and sorcery series is performing well for the streaming service, the studio’s head Jennifer Salke tells Deadline. The show, which stars Rosamund Pike, is based on a bestselling fantasy book series. “We can firmly say that Wheel of Time was the most-watched series premiere of the year and one…read more »

Kim Fields goes all out for the holidays — take-out, that is

Kim Fields goes all out for the holidays — take-out, that is

Randy Holmes via Getty ImagesMillions of Americans are already in the kitchen, getting things together for the big Thanksgiving feast, but actress Kim Fields isn’t among them.  The former Facts of Life and Living Single star has been busy promoting her upcoming VH1 movie, Adventures in Christmasing, which debuts Monday. But promo or no, she’s not letting her personal holiday tradition change this…read more »

Ridley Scott blames millennials and their “f**cking cellphones” for box office failure of ‘The Last Duel’

Ridley Scott blames millennials and their “f**cking cellphones” for box office failure of ‘The Last Duel’

20th Century Studios(NOTE LANGUAGE) In his latest bit of cinematic “get off my lawn!”, legendary filmmaker Ridley Scott says millennials are to blame for his film The Last Duel fizzling at the box office.  Just days after he dissed superhero movies to Deadline as “boring as sh**,” Scott chatted with Marc Maron on his WTF podcast, and let millennials have it over the tepid theatrical performance…read more »