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Netflix Sets Sundance Award-Winning Doc ‘Descendant’ for October Release (EXCLUSIVE)

Following news that the award-winning documentary “Descendant” will screen as an official selection at the 60th New York Film Festival, Variety can exclusively announce that the film will launch Oct. 21 on...

Barack and Michelle Obama Make Surprise Appearance at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival for Netflix Doc ‘Descendant’

The 2022 Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) kicked off Friday with great pomp and circumstance — and a few bars of “Hail to the Chief” — as Barack and Michelle...

Neon, Film Distributor Behind ‘Parasite,’ Explores Sale

Neon, the independent film distributor behind Oscar winners “Parasite” and “I, Tonya,” is assessing options for its financial future. The New York-based company has tapped the investment bank Raine to explore a...

‘Rap Sh!t’ Director Sadé Clacken Joseph Signs with CAA (EXCLUSIVE)

CAA has signed writer-director Sadé Clacken Joseph, who most recently directed two episodes of Issa Rae’s “Rap Sh!t,” for representation. The HBO Max comedy series stars Aida Osman, KaMillion, Jonica Booth and...

‘Bullet Train’ Producer Kelly McCormick on Making Action Movies That Pack an Emotional Punch

“Bullet Train” producer and 87North co-founder Kelly McCormick’s guiding principle in filmmaking has been “finding the truth in fiction,” a response to earlier documentary work, where “it was not uncommon to twist...

‘House of the Dragon’: Matt Smith, Olivia Cooke and More on Dragon Riding, Sword Fighting and Anticipation for ‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoff

Days after soaring into San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H to preview the “Game of Thrones” prequel, the “House of the Dragon” cast re-assembled for the series’ world premiere at the Academy Museum...

Omar Epps, Demi Singleton, Miss Lawrence and Anthony B. Jenkins Join Lee Daniels Netflix Film ‘The Deliverance’

Lee Daniels has tapped Omar Epps, Demi Singleton, Miss Lawrence and Anthony B. Jenkins to join the cast of his upcoming exorcism thriller “The Deliverance” for Netflix. The group joins previously announced...

Nicola Coughlan, Simone Ashley and Charithra Chandran Tease ‘Bridgerton’ Season 3

“Bridgerton” fans were whipped into a frenzy at the news that the hit Netflix series would skip ahead of the book’s timeline to feature the love story between Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan)...

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