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Best Hocus Pocus merch to buy ahead of the sequel

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, Variety may receive an affiliate commission. The Sanderson Sisters will officially return to their mesmerizing antics next week — just...

‘Living’ Trailer: Bill Nighy Stars in ‘Ikuru’ Remake

Best Actor Oscar contender Bill Nighy takes center stage in the Variety exclusive trailer debut for the Sony Pictures Classics drama "Living", which celebrates its 30th anniversary. Written by Kazuo Ishiguro, who won the...

SF Studios signs thriller ‘The Nation’s Gambit’ based on bestseller

Norwegian director Jens Lien ("Beforeigners," "The Troublesome Man") will direct "The Nation's Gambit," a feature film adaptation of emerging author Johan Høst's best-selling debut novel, "En nasjon i sjakk." The action thriller is being produced...

‘Ticket to Paradise’, ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ fight at the British box office

Universal's 'Ticket to Paradise,' starring Julia Roberts and George Clooney, and Warner Bros.' "Don't worry, Darling", which featured Florence Pugh, Harry Styles and Chris Pine, were in a close battle at the box...

What’s New on Netflix & Top 10: November 18, 2022

Jason Momoa in Slumberland is now streaming – Photo: Netflix. Happy Friday and welcome to your latest daily recap of the new releases on Netflix. Below we show you all 15 new movies and...

Mathieu Kassovitz on Vin Diesel, Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr.

During an explosive masterclass full of expletives at the Cairo Film Festival, French director and actor Mathieu Kassovitz covered everything from directing "La Haine" to working with Vin Diesel on "Babylon AD." Speaking of making...

Russia boycotts Academy Awards set to waive Oscar entry

Russia will not send official Oscar nominee for upcoming international feature film race, Variety has confirmed. The news, reported by the news channel AFP, was announced Monday evening (September 27) by the Russian film...

The Menu: How Chef Dominque Crenn Helped Design the Film’s Wild Dishes

"" is one of the few movies, along with classics like "Big Night" and "Babette's Feast", that revolve almost entirely around a single meal. But unlike those odes to fun, "The Menu" begins...

European Film Awards: Ukrainian producers receive Eurimages prize

EURO-UKRAINIAN COPRODUCTION SOLIDARITY The Eurimages Co-production Awardpresented as part of the annual European film awardswill be awarded this year to all film producers of war-torn Ukraine. Euimages, one Council of EuropeThe government-backed film financing organization described...

Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s ‘Personality Crisis’ on display at IDFA

Documentary festival IDFA will host the international premieres of Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi's music film "Personality Crisis: One Night Only" and Barbara Kopple's "Gumbo Coalition" as part of the master's program, as well...