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Meet Thai Randolph

Meet Thai Randolph

By Andrew Wallenstein | Variety It doesn’t take an industry insider to understand how busy Kevin Hart is. But what his many fans may not know is that in addition to the many films, TV series and stand-up performances that feature his talents, Hart also has a budding...

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The Deadline Q&A with Alice Diop

The Deadline Q&A with Alice Diop

By Valerie Complex | Deadline Alice Diop’s French drama Saint Omer opens in theaters today, and I remember the emotions I felt when I saw the film at Venice last year. It was a very personal experience for me — as if someone was telling my story on screen. At the...

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Scene 2 Seen Podcast: Director J.D. Dillard

Scene 2 Seen Podcast: Director J.D. Dillard

By Valerie Complex | Deadline Welcome to another episode of the Scene 2 Scene podcast! It’s Valerie Complex with an exciting new episode where I chat with Devotion director J.D. Dillard. Dillard has established himself as a director and writer to watch, with authentic...

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Directors on Directors: Chinonye Chukwu + Tyler Perry

Directors on Directors: Chinonye Chukwu + Tyler Perry

by Angelique Jackson | Variety While Chinonye Chukwu was filming “Till” — which tells the story of Mamie Till-Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice following the lynching of her 14-year-old son, Emmett Till — she spotted someone she didn’t recognize visiting with the...

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Actors on Actors: Viola Davis + Jennifer Lawrence

Actors on Actors: Viola Davis + Jennifer Lawrence

By Meredith Woerner | Variety Jennifer Lawrence is not someone who gets intimidated easily, but she’s a wreck when meeting Viola Davis. “This is the biggest honor of my life,” she says before paying her a heartfelt compliment. “Your performance in ‘Fences’ changed my...

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Danielle Deadwyler Talks Oscar Buzz for ‘Till’

Danielle Deadwyler Talks Oscar Buzz for ‘Till’

By Clayton Davis | Variety Danielle Deadwyler had just moved to L.A. with her 13-year-old son and was in the middle of looking for an apartment when her reps gave her the script. “I can’t look for a place and read ‘Till,’” she remembers telling herself, but what she...

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Gina Prince-Bythewood Talks ‘The Woman King’

Gina Prince-Bythewood Talks ‘The Woman King’

By Clayton Davis | Variety Director Gina Prince-Bythewood knows you can’t win an argument on Twitter. That’s why she stays off social media platforms and chose not to engage with users that were attacking her, and the filmmakers from her box office hit “The Woman...

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Variety Announces 10 Actors to Watch for 2022

Variety Announces 10 Actors to Watch for 2022

By Jenelle Riley | Variety Variety has selected its 10 Actors to Watch for 2022, an honor that dates back to 1998. Past honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees including Mahershala Ali, Timothée Chalamet, Viola Davis, Adam Driver, Brie Larson and...

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