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  • The executive's cultural attaché

    The executive's cultural attaché
    A few years ago a job notice circulated in Hollywood for a “cultural attaché” for Brian Grazer, the Oscar-winning producer behind films including A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon and Rush. To some it seemed like an urban myth. Not to Brad...
  • Watch: 'Orange is the New Black' Gets 'Arrested Development'-Style Opening Credits

    In its campaign to promote "Orange is the New Black's" season two (and remind Emmy voters about the positively-reviewed season one), Netflix has combined it with another one of their popular originals -- "Arrested Development." Netflix, which streams the...
  • Jon Favreau learns to be a 'Chef'

    Jon Favreau learns to be a 'Chef'
    Before he wrote and starred in “Swingers” and went on to direct hits like “Elf” and “Iron Man,” Jon Favreau spent four years in Chicago learning improv at theaters like Second City, the Annoyance Theatre and Improv...
  • Will 'Need for Speed' make the surge in racing films backfire?

    Will 'Need for Speed' make the surge in racing films backfire?
    This weekend, millions will turn out to see “Need for Speed,” DreamWorks’ heavily promoted, erratically constructed car-racing/man-on-a-mission movie. Or so the studio hopes. With its Super Bowl ad and ABC prime-time tie-ins,...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 05/25/14 for 05/25/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, Cork, Ireland, on this date in 1976. This birthday guy played the role of Scarecrow in "Batman Begins" and its two sequels. His other film work includes "Inception," "Red Eye" and "28 Days Later." On...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 03/01/14 for 03/01/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Director and actor Ron Howard was born in Duncan, Okla., on this date in 1954. This birthday guy was already a TV icon for his roles as Opie on "The Andy Griffith Show" and Richie Cunningham on "Happy Days" before moving behind the camera as...
  • Ron Howard's Greenwich, Conn., Estate Up for Sale

    Ron Howard is selling the 32-acre estate he's owned for 20 years, located in the Conyers Farm gated community in Greenwich, Conn. Asking price is $27.5 million. The property is a working farm, boasting an organic vegetable garden, greenhouse, livestock...
  • 20 Billion-Dollar Composer: For Hans Zimmer, 'The Real Risk Is Playing It Safe'

    Composer Hans Zimmer -- the first creative to raise Variety's Billion-Dollar milestone 20-fold since the series was introduced in 1993 -- likes to take chances. Who else would have: » Recorded a London brass section, electronically processed their...
  • Producer Brian Grazer Keeps Mental Issues on the Mind

    For Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer, mental health considerations are front of mind when developing new projects. For "A Beautiful Mind," it was schizophrenia, while his two most recent films, "Pele" and "Get on Up," about the Brazilian...
  • Russell Crowe Discusses His Directorial Debut 'Water Diviner' (EXCLUSIVE)

    On Thursday night at the Majestic Hotel here in Cannes, Russell Crowe debuted 12 minutes of his directorial bow, "The Water Diviner," a movie he also stars in, to a packed room of international buyers. In an exclusive interview with Variety before the...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Maps to the Stars'

    At a certain point in their careers, nearly all aspiring actors in Hollywood are "waiters": They wait tables, they wait for callbacks, they wait for that moment when they become famous enough that America knows them on a first-name basis, a la Arnold or...
  • David O. Russell, Brian Grazer on Tackling Stigma of Mental Illness

    When it comes to the issues of and surrounding mental illness, David O. Russell, showrunner Jason Katims, Netflix executive Ted Sarandos and producer Brian Grazer universally agreed that the best way to overcome the attached stigma is to talk about it,...