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Friday, June 18, 2021

Pacific Theatres Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy by Ethan Shanfeld

Pacific Theatres Exhibition Corporation, which includes ArcLight Cinemas, announced they are filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 in order to liquidate their assets for the benefit of credi…

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Thursday, June 10, 2021

‘Tick, Tick…Boom!’ Trailer: Andrew Garfield Shows Off Singing Chops in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Film by Ethan Shanfeld

Netflix has released the first trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s feature film directorial debut, “Tick, Tick…Boom!,” starring Andrew Garfield. Staying true to the film’s title, its …

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

MTV VMAs Return to New York – in Person – in September by Ethan Shanfeld

The MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) will return this year for an in-person show on Sept. 12, airing live from the Barclays Center in New York City. No performers have been revealed yet, but ac…

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

‘Dear Evan Hansen’: Watch the First Trailer for the Ben Platt Musical Movie by Ethan Shanfeld

Universal has released the first trailer for the “Dear Evan Hansen” movie, premiering in theaters on Sept. 24. Ben Platt returns in his Tony-winning titular role in the big-screen adapta…

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’: Watch the first trailer for the Ben Platt musical movie by Ethan Shanfeld

Ben Platt returns in his Tony-winning titular role in the big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical hit created by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Meat Loaf Remembers Longtime Collaborator Jim Steinman: ‘We Belonged Heart and Soul to Each Other’ by Ethan Shanfeld

In an interview conducted by Rolling Stone over two days, rock icon Meat Loaf (pictured at left in 1977) reminisced about his friend and longtime collaborator Jim Steinman (right), who died …

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Theater Unions Denounce Workplace Abuse in Wake of Scott Rudin Allegations by Ethan Shanfeld

Leaders of SAG-AFTRA, Actors’ Equity Association and American Federation of Musicians Local 802 released a joint statement condemning workplace harassment, bullying and violent behavior in…

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Ariana Grande Reveals Complex Vocal Arrangements That Went Into Recording ‘Positions’ by Ethan Shanfeld

Ariana Grande reveals the rigorous and highly technical vocal work that goes into recording a hit song with a behind-the-scenes look at how the track “Positions” came to be. In the five-…

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Laverne Cox, Regina King and Selena Gomez Sign GLAAD Letter Supporting Transgender Women and Girls by Ethan Shanfeld

In honor of Transgender Day of Visibility, GLAAD has released an open letter signed by more than 465 feminist leaders in support of transgender women and girls. The letter, organized by the …

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Entertainment Executives Discuss the Post-Pandemic Future of the Industry by Ethan Shanfeld

As the number of vaccinations increase and people begin returning to the office, entertainment business executives are preparing for a post-pandemic industry. In the Variety Streaming Room,…

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