‘Chelsea’ Executive Producer Bill Wolff Departs Netflix Talk Show

Bill Wolff is departing Chelsea, Chelsea Handler‘s new Netflix talk show, on which he served as executive producer/showrunner. The move comes three weeks and nine episodes into the program’s run. Chelsea — marking Netflix’s first foray into the talk show arena — is set for 90 half-hour episodes this year, three a week, streamed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Episode 9 with guest Ashton Kutcher was released this afternoon. There will be no disruption in Chelsea‘s…

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Livestream Sasquatch! 2016

GEORGE, WA - MAY 25:  General view of atmosphere during the Sasquatch! Music Festival at The Gorge on May 25, 2015 in George, Washington.  (Photo by Mat Hayward/FilmMagic)Sasquatch! Music Festival is returning to George, Washington’s Gorge Amphitheatre for its 15th iteration this Memorial Day weekend, and for those who can’t make it, this year’s festivities will be livestreamed for the very first time. The four-day broadcast will include sets from M83, Alabama Shakes, A$AP Rocky, Sufjan Stevens, Lord Huron, Allen Stone, … More »

Amber Heard Says Johnny Depp Is ‘Scary,’ Struggles with Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Amber Heard detailed her husband Johnny Depp’s history of drug and alcohol abuse, saying that she feared for her safety in papers filed during her appearance in Los Angeles County Court early Friday morning. “I am extremely afraid of Johnny and for my safety,” the actress said in her declaration for a restraining order against the… Read more »

Callan Mulvey, Tyson Ritter Starring in Dystopian Drama ‘Desolate’

Callan Mulvey, Tyson Ritter, Mark Kassen and Juston Street are starring in the independent dystopian drama “Desolate,” Variety has learned exclusively. Frederick Cipoletti is directing from a script he co-wrote with Jonathan Rosenthal. The film is produced by Rosenthal, Cipoletti and Jordan Foley. The story is centered around a family of farmers living in a… Read more »

Digital Tracking: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Dominating Memorial Day Weekend

Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot – which studies social data and box office trends – analyzes this weekend’s new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the methodology behind the numbers is laid out in… Read more »

Skrillex Responds To White Hinterland’s “Sorry” Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  Musician Skrillex (L) and singer Justin Bieber rehearse onstage during The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/WireImage)Casey Dienel, the musician who records under the name White Hinterland, is suing Justin Bieber, Skrillex, and the team of writers behind “Sorry,” claiming that the hit contains “unique characteristics of the female vocal riff” from her 2014 song “Ring The Bell.” Skrillex’s Jack Ü partner Diplo weighed in earlier today, … More »