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  • Toby Kebbell Eyes Villainous Role in 'Ben-Hur' Remake (EXCLUSIVE)

    Having recently wrapped "Fantastic Four," in which he plays the evil Doctor Doom, Toby Kebbell may have found another bad boy role. Sources tell Variety Toby Kebbell is in early talks to play Messala in MGM and Paramount's remake of "Ben-Hur." Jack...
  • 'Maze Runner' sets hopes on O'Brien and big screens for young adults

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Sept 18 (Reuters) - When MTV's "Teen Wolf" heartthrob Dylan O'Brien first auditioned for young adult dystopian film "The Maze Runner," director Wes Ball thought he was too "cool" to play the movie's innocent, vulnerable...
  • Blame and forgiveness in David Bezmozgis' 'The Betrayers'

    Blame and forgiveness in David Bezmozgis' 'The Betrayers'
    What does the novelist do in the face of history? Such a question, notes David Bezmozgis in his essay "The Novel in Real Time," once made Philip Roth worry about contemporary fiction, which he feared might be overwhelmed by "our absurd and almost...
  • The shame and glory of Tennessee Williams in John Lahr's new book

    The shame and glory of Tennessee Williams in John Lahr's new book
    One day a comprehensive literary biography of Tennessee Williams will be written that won't resemble a psychiatric case study. Until then let's savor John Lahr's "Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh," a work that is scintillating on the...
  • Marvel, George Takei among honorees for LGBT Center Vanguard Awards

     
    Marvel Entertainment and activists George and Brad Takei are set to receive Vanguard Awards at the Los Angeles LGBT Center's […]...
  • 'The Guest' proves to be crafty popcorn entertainment

    'The Guest' is, loudly and proudly, a B-movie, the kind of film that begs to be seen with a large, involved audience that's not afraid to talk back to the screen. In this case, that's not a bad thing. Director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett...
  • MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows

    MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows
    From poets and playwrights to psychologists and computer scientists, the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday night unveiled its list of 2014 fellows. Among the 21 fellows is Jennifer Eberhardt, 49, a social psychologist from Stanford University. Eberhardt...
  • Satanists want to give out materials in Orange schools

    Satanists want to give out materials in Orange schools
    A religious group called The Satanic Temple is making plans to hand out literature in Orange County Public Schools later this school year, following distributions by atheist and evangelical Christian groups. The New York-based Satanist group hopes to use...
  • Dylan O'Brien Dishes on Positive Fan Reaction, Claustrophobia Inside 'Maze Runner'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ever since the 2009 publication of "The Maze Runner," fans of James Dashner's novel have wondered how the film would look onscreen. So did James Dashner. "I'm a movie fan actually, before books. I see every movie that comes...
  • 'Apes' climbs back to top of China box office, nears $100 million

    After briefly being muscled out of the No. 1 position at the mainland China box office by Schwarzenegger and Stallone, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” reclaimed the No. 1 position last week and will soon cross the $100-million mark in the...
  • People: Pride South Florida elects officers

    Medical, health Aaron See has joined ABB Optical Group as vice president of marketing in Coral Springs. Previously, See was vice president of marketing at Johnson & Johnson's Vision Care division in Japan. Israel de la Piedra has joined Miami Jewish...