Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) has signed on for a key role in HBO’s pilot about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers. Shannon will play Jerry Buss, majority owner of the Lakers during a period highlighted by the team’s Showtime era during the 1980s. The Untitled... READ
Netflix has found its Selena Quintanilla-Pérez in The Walking Dead actress Christian Serratos, who will play the Latin singer in the streamer’s upcoming bio-series. Initially picked up at Netflix in December, Selena: The Series will consist of two parts and will... READ
Here’s some marvelous news to kick off your week: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel will be back in less than four (ugh) months! Amazon announced Monday that the Emmy winning comedy’s third season will drop on Dec. 6. The streamer also released the first Season 3 teaser... READ
From ‘Black-ish’ star Marsai Martin’s first-look deal at Universal to Millie Bobby Brown’s detective feature at Legendary, child stars “aren’t just waiting for the phone to ring for another acting job.” Nail-biting parents are routinely seen on... READ
Looking for the best possible version of Jake Gyllenhaal? You’ll find it onstage, according to the actor himself. “I am my best self when I’m working in the theater,” Gyllenhaal said on the latest episode Stagecraft, Variety’s theater podcast, on which he appeared... READ
YouTube is expanding monetization features for its creator base beyond ad revenue — to allow higher-priced channel subscriptions, animated Super Stickers in chat and more merchandise partners. Read... READ
One of the biggest breakthrough performances of the year comes in an unexpected package; the Sundance Film Festival favorite The Farewell introduces audiences to 75-year-old Chinese actress Zhao Shuzhen in her dazzling American film debut. Read... READ
The Birthday Cake is based on an original story by Jim Giannopoulos, who co-wrote the script with Shiloh Fernandez and Diomedes Raul Bermudez. Lorraine Bracco, Ashley Benson, and David Mazouz round out the pic's ensemble cast.
Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road) has signed on for a key role in HBO’s pilot about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers. Shannon will play Jerry Buss, majority owner of the Lakers during a period highlighted by the team’s Showtime era during the 1980s. The Untitled Showtime Lakers Project (fka Showtime) is set to start production next month.