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  • Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

     Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    Dorri McWhorter, the shoe-obsessed, Beyonce-referencing, financially minded CEO of the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, leans on the kitchen island of her Chinatown loft as she draws arrows on a piece of paper. It looks like a bunch of scribbles. But it's...
  • Academy Unveils 21 Feats on Oscar's Sci-Tech Short List

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' scientific and technical awards committee has tapped 21 scientific and technical achievements for awards consideration. The list consists of 16 "investigations," as the Academy calls them, as the org look...
  • Sarah Hyland Teases Special Musical Performance at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards

    Before Sunday's Teen Choice Awards, Sarah Hyland is looking to other award show hosts for inspiration. Hyland is excited to reunite with her "Scary Movie 5" co-star Tyler Posey to co-host the show. "I absolutely loved Ricky Gervais when he hosted the...
  • Kanae Minato's 'Confessions' hits its mark with a vengeance

    Kanae Minato's 'Confessions' hits its mark with a vengeance
    Before she became a bestselling novelist, Kanae Minato was a Japanese home economics teacher and housewife. Somewhere between the laundry and cooking, she wrote her debut, "Confessions," the most delightfully evil book you will read this year....
  • Campaign for Sweetened California Incentives Receives Hollywood Push

    With a key legislative vote looming in Sacramento, backers of improving California's production tax credit have honored 32 Emmy-nominated shows for shooting in Los Angeles rather than going to incentive-rich locations. In a Thursday gathering at the 1600...
  • 'Best Little Whorehouse in Texas' Heads Back to Broadway

    The 1978 musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" will get its first Broadway revival next year in a new staging directed and choreographed by Rob Ashford (pictured above). Few details have been set for the upcoming production, other than a timeline...
  • Q&A: Emmy Producer Don Mischer on the Big Night

    The man in the control room on Emmy night is legendary award-winning producer Don Mischer, who's been at the helm 10 times (along with numerous Academy Awards ceremonies, Super Bowl halftime shows and more). He gives Variety a sneak peek at the plans...
  • Oscars and Academy Museum On Track, Says President Cheryl Boone Isaacs

    Cheryl Boone Isaacs on Wednesday said her proudest accomplishment last year was the Oscarcast, while goals for next year include "extending our global footprint." And, yes, she confirmed, the Academy Museum is still on track for a 2017 opening. As she...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' To Get Bollywood Remake Treatment From Fox India

    HONG KONG - India's Fox Star Studios is to produce a local remake of hit cancer romance film "The Fault In Our Stars." The company, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox stable-mates, 20th Century Fox and pay-TV giant Star India, has yet to set...
  • Emperor Boss Albert Yeung Allowed to Sue Google, HK Court Rules

    HONG KONG - A Hong Kong court has given prominent film mogul Albert Yeung Sau-shing leave to sue Google for defamation. Yeung, whose empire spans jewelry, property and finance in Hong Kong and mainland China, is also chairman of the Hong Kong-based...
  • Oscars: Hungary Selects 'White God' as Academy Award Entry

    LONDON -- Hungary has selected Kornel Mundruczo's "White God," which won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes, as its entry for the Oscars' foreign-language film category. The decision was made at a meeting of the Hungarian Oscar Selection Committee...