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  • King of hotel-keepers put name to luxury

     King of hotel-keepers put name to luxury
    Cesar Ritz was a Victorian era hotelier who did much more than open luxury hotels, many of which bore his name. His modern ideas about accommodations, including an insistence on the finest cuisine, so captured the world's imagination that the word "ritzy"...
  • 'Last Comic' Solid in Return for NBC; Fox's 'Gang Related,' CW's 'Labyrinth' Open Modestly

    Back for the first time in four years, NBC's "Last Comic Standing" looked pretty good in its season premiere Thursday, a night that also saw soft numbers for Fox drama "Gang Related" and CW's acquired movie "Labyrinth." According to preliminary...
  • Variety Critics Weigh in on a Strong 67th Cannes Film Festival

    JUSTIN CHANG: Shortly after the Cannes Film Festival lineup was unveiled more than a month ago, I cautioned festival-goers against jumping to the conclusion that this year's slate would be dull, disappointing, a waste of time, etc. I'm happy, if hardly...
  • Lake Bell dresses up her pregnant belly in bright red at Met Gala

    Lake Bell dresses up her pregnant belly in bright red at Met Gala
    A pregnant Lake Bell was clearly quitedone with hiding her new baby bump as she got busy cutting a dramatic new silhouette at the Met Gala on Monday night in New York City. Bell gently cradled her growing belly for photographers as she stopped on the...
  • Elizabeth Banks Takes 'Walk of Shame' at the Box Office

    The Elizabeth Banks-starrer "Walk of Shame" lived up to its name during its opening weekend at the box office. Focus Features' raunchy comedy grossed a dismal $38,000 from 51 locations this past week giving the pic, which cost $15 million to produce, a...
  • 20 Billion-Dollar Composer: For Hans Zimmer, 'The Real Risk Is Playing It Safe'

    Composer Hans Zimmer -- the first creative to raise Variety's Billion-Dollar milestone 20-fold since the series was introduced in 1993 -- likes to take chances. Who else would have: ยป Recorded a London brass section, electronically processed their...
  • Stage Director Jack O'Brien is the Latest Broadway Name to Sign With CAA

    CAA has signed Broadway director Jack O'Brien, the prolific helmer whose Tony-winning Main Stem work ranges from razzledazzle tuner "Hairspray" to Shakespeare's "Henry IV" to Tom Stoppard's epic "The Coast of Utopia." The tenpercentary has been on a tear...
  • BBC Films Boards Alan Bennett Memoir 'The Lady in the Van'

    LONDON -- BBC Films has boarded "The Lady in the Van," which reunites the team behind "The History Boys." The pic, which is an adaptation of playwright Alan Bennett's memoir, will be directed by Nicholas Hytner. Producers are Kevin Loader, Damian Jones...
  • The man behind the lawsuits against Bryan Singer and others in Hollywood

    The man behind the lawsuits against Bryan Singer and others in Hollywood
    Michael Egan came to Hollywood at 14 or 15, a Nebraska kid who had done some professional modeling and was hoping to make it as an actor. A friend at school invited him to a mansion in Encino where, according to a lawsuit filed by Egan, he and other...
  • Arnise Scott had her life planned out. But she died far too young at 15 | With video

    Arnise Scott had her life planned out. But she died far too young at 15 | With video
    Their is a set rule in the Scott household: Always, no matter how you feel at that particular moment, say "I love you" at bedtime. Why? Because life offers no guarantees. "You don't know if I'm going to wake up tomorrow or not," Eldrie Scott would...
  • Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball

    Hot Stove charity concert swings for fences with rock, baseball
    Local H frontman Scott Lucas and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin had never played together before last summer's Hot Stove Cool Music fundraiser, yet there they were again early this month performing their own soundtrack to Sergei...