Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Mosaic’ App Is Now Available on Android

Steven Soderbergh’s interactive story-telling project “Mosaic” has arrived on Android: HBO released the free “Mosaic” app for phones and tablets running Android version 5.0 or higher this week, following a release in iOS earlier...

YouTube Creators CaptainSparklez, EvanTube Sign With Kid-Media Startup Pocket.watch

Pocket.watch has signed partnership deals with two big YouTube creators — EvanTube and CaptainSparklez — giving the children’s media startup a network that produces around 1 billion monthly video views. CaptainSparklez, a video-game and entertainment...

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Wins Best Feature at Gotham Awards

The Gotham Independent Film Awards, the Iowa caucus of Oscars season, kicked off on Monday with a surprise winner. “Call Me By Your Name” received a big boost, picking up two awards including best...

Peter Horton Developing NBC Drama Based on San Francisco Cop Karen Lynch (EXCLUSIVE)

A drama series is in development at NBC based on the life of Karen Lynch, one of San Francisco’s first female police officers, Variety has learned exclusively. Raised by a schizophrenic mother, the series would follow...

Record Store Day (Black Friday) Gotta-Haves: U2, Paul McCartney, Grateful Dead, Fleet Foxes, More

The Black Friday edition of Record Store Day is essentially RSD Jr. — the main one takes place in April — but that doesn’t mean there won’t be long lines outside indie music shops...

Ventana Sur: Alebrije’s Monica Lozano and Mórbido’s Pablo Guisa Koestinger Announce Latin America Partnership...

BUENOS AIRES —  Mexican uber-movie producer Mónica Lozano, whose credits include “Instructions Not Included,” and Morbido Horror and Fantasy Film Festival founder Pablo Guisa Koestinger have closed an exclusive production alliance, aimed at exploring...

‘Lose All Your Assumptions About Asian Streaming,’ Says Iflix CEO Mark Britt

“Almost every assumption about subscription video on demand that is based on Western metaphors has failed in developing markets,” says Mark Britt, co-founder and CEO of Asia-based streaming video group iflix. “If we are...

Unsure if You Fell For Russia’s Fake News? Facebook Will Tell You Soon

Facebook will soon tell its users whether they fell for Russian fake news: The social network announced Wednesday that it is working on a tool that will let its users check whether they liked...

Fergie Set to Host Fox Singing Competition ‘The Four’

Fergie has joined Fox’s new singing-competition series “The Four: Battle for Stardom” as host. “I am very excited and proud to be the host of ‘The Four: Battle for Stardom,’” said Fergie. “This is a...

Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run

Bruce Springsteen announced today that “Springsteen on Broadway,” his 16-week series of performances at Jujamcyn’s Walter Kerr Theatre will be extended, with additional shows now set for February 28 through June 30, 2018. Due to overwhelming...

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