Which Avengers Would Make the Best Olympic Athletes?

Yes, as you may have heard, planet Earth experienced a spot of viral bother last year, necessitating a move of the 2020 Summer Olympics to 2021. It’s only the fourth time the Olympic games have been cancelled or postponed since their modern debut in 1896 (the other three times were for that other kind of […]

Why The Walking Dead Rick Grimes Movies Are Taking So Long

You might not – he was a tall, grizzled fellow – wore a brown stetson, carried a Colt Python revolver, and killed lots and lots of zombies. As played by Andrew Lincoln, erstwhile Kentucky sheriff Rick Grimes was the lead on The Walking Dead for more than eight seasons, culminating in his departure midway through […]

Wheel of Time: Amazon Reveals TV Series First Look & Release Date

Wheel of Time Release Date We may not have a trailer yet, but we do have a release date for Season 1 of the Wheel of Time series! According to the new poster, the first season will drop in November 2021. The Wheel of Time portion of Amazon’s SDCC@Home panel consisted of showrunner Rafe Judkins […]

How to Watch the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games are in full swing, following last week’s Opening Ceremony  that kicked off the […]

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Episode 13 Easter Eggs Explained

Roland Durand It’s a pretty self-contained episode, with a brand new villain and without the many connections to the rest of the franchise that came with the Ryloth episodes before it. But there are still some easter eggs and references that show how the episode fits into the wider Star Wars galaxy… – Criminal Roland […]

The Best Olympics Merch: From Team USA’s Ralph Lauren Blazer to Skims Loungewear

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics kicked off during Friday morning’s Olympic Ceremony, a historic commencement following the Games’ initial […]

‘Star Trek’ Animated Series ‘Prodigy’ and ‘Lower Decks’ Debut Trailers at Comic-Con

Charting a brand new frontier for the “Star Trek” franchise, the cast and creators of Paramount Plus’ “Star Trek: Prodigy” debuted the teaser trailer for the animated kids series on Friday during the virtual Comic-Con@Home panel for the “Trek” TV universe. The trailer establishes that executive producers Kevin and Dan Hageman and director/co-executive producer Ben […]

Wellington Paranormal Books the Creatures What We Do in the Shadows Overlooks

Wellington Paranormal does for cops what What We Do In the Shadows does for vampires: not really much. People didn’t offer their throats to Staten Island bloodsuckers, asking to be made immortal after the FX series, and there won’t be a run on the New Zealand police academy any time soon, even after any cadets […]

Inside Comcast’s Plan to Feature Real-Time Olympic Footage in Commercials

Many advertisers plan to interrupt the Olympics with their commercials. Comcast will interrupt its commercials with the Olympics. The cable-and-entertainment giant has a group of ads ready to run in the Tokyo Olympics that, if all goes well, will include footage from this year’s Games that viewers may have seen just a few hours beforehand. […]

Loki Episode 6 Review: For All Time. Always.

Loki Episode 6 If you thought Marvel’s Disney+ shows were done with Contact homages after Monica Rambeau’s transformation sequence in WandaVision, you thought wrong. The Loki season finale, “For All Time. Always.” opened with another one. We heard iconic dialogue from other MCU films, including Vision’s “What is grief, if not love persevering?” – which […]