Leslie Woo Casting (Silicon Valley, The Farewell) is conducting a talent search for the lead role in the upcoming feature film In the Middle. This film follows 16 year-old-Adam, sent by Social Services to live with his mother in Las Vegas, after being raised by his... READ
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
The ranking of showbiz’s top execs, makers and stars sees big moves and a more dynamic (and diverse) group of powerhouses as the Obamas join Netflix, Phoebe Waller-Bridge ignites the town's creatives and J.Lo hustles her way onto the ultimate industry A list.