Casting Software Company Talent Systems Acquires UK Platform Spotlight

EXCLUSIVE: North American casting software company Talent Systems has acquired Spotlight, the United Kingdom’s premier casting platform. Talent Systems connects talent and their representatives with casting directors in film, television, theater, print, voiceover, and commercials. The deal creates a unique and … Read more…

Untitled Secret Is Hiring An Associate Talent Manager In New York, NY (Remote)

ABOUT THE POSITIONUntitled Secret is seeking a candidate for an Associate Talent Manager role. This person should be a self-starter, have experience managing client relationships, negotiating budgets, and have a thorough understanding of the social media landscape. The Associate Talent … Read more…

‘Britain’s Got Talent’: ITV Delays Filming On Simon Cowell Show Amid Coronavirus Surge

ITV has delayed production on its blockbuster entertainment show Britain’s Got Talent as coronavirus rampages across the UK. The Simon Cowell-created Syco Entertainment and Fremantle talent show was due to commence filming later this month, but this has now been … Read more…

Rising Behind-the-Scenes Talent Discuss Favorite Moments from Awards Season Films

Variety asked some of the behind-the-scenes artists about their challenges and joys working on the year’s most prominent films. Nicholas Becker Sound Design, “Sound of Metal” “The most powerful scene in terms of sound is the last one, which ironically … Read more…

Shirley Grant, talent agent who launched Jonas Brothers, Christina Ricci, has died

Shirley Grant, the veteran talent manager who helped launch the careers of stars including the Jonas Brothers and Christina Ricci, has died. Grant, whose clients through the years also included Keshia Knight Pulliam and J.D. Roth, passed Tuesday evening in … Read more…

Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘Hamilton’ Creator Was Hailed as a ‘Dynamic Talent’ Off-Broadway

To celebrate Variety’s 115th anniversary, we went to the archives to see how some of Hollywood’s biggest stars first landed in the pages of our magazine. Read more from the archives here. Eight years before “Hamilton” became a Broadway (and worldwide) … Read more…

Kelli Finglass Shares Talent Happen To Be Rockettes & Broadway Dancers On ‘Making The Team’ | People

People SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Malaga Festival Director Juan Antonio Vigar on Spanish-Language Market Trends, Series, New Talent

Few figures in the Spanish film industry dress as formerly, or as well, as Malaga Intl. Film Festival director Juan Antonio Vigar. But then he takes his job very seriously indeed. While many other Spanish festival directors have more or … Read more…

Tricycle Talent Backs Former YMU Executive Kamla Pande’s Moondust Management (EXCLUSIVE)

Sara Curran’s Tricycle Talent has taken a minority stake in up-and-coming Los Angeles-based talent firm Moondust Management. Launched by former YMU Group executive Kamla Pande (pictured, left) earlier this year, the outfit represents a variety of emerging and established digital-first … Read more…

Leading U.K. Talent Agency Markham Froggatt and Irwin Joins Curtis Brown Group (EXCLUSIVE)

Leading talent agency Markham Froggatt and Irwin, who represent a host of star acting talent on both sides of the Atlantic, has joined the Curtis Brown group of companies. Curtis Brown is Europe’s largest and oldest literary and talent agency. … Read more…

Leading U.K. Talent Agency Markham Froggatt and Irwin Joins Curtis Brown Group (EXCLUSIVE)

Leading talent agency Markham Froggatt and Irwin, who represent a host of star acting talent on both sides of the Atlantic, has joined the Curtis Brown group of companies. Curtis Brown is Europe’s largest and oldest literary and talent agency. … Read more…

‘Daytime Emmys’ Associate Producer and Talent Manager Brandon Cohen Makes Kids with Autism a Priority

By trade Brandon Cohen is a talent manager, working with actors, musicians and fashion model clients under the banner of his bicoastal management company BAC Talent. He also serves as an associate producer on the Daytime Emmy Awards Events with … Read more…

Talent Roster Urging Congress To Bail Out Movie Theaters Grows To 120 As NATO, MPA, DGA Warn That Exhibitors “May Not Survive” – Update

UPDATED with additional signatories. The list of people in the creative community attaching their names to an urgent appeal to Congress on behalf of movie theaters has grown to 120 names. (See the full list below.) Talent initially joined with … Read more…

‘Family Guy’ Showrunners Tap YouTube Talent Arif Zahir as New Voice of Cleveland Brown [Video]

‘Family Guy’ showrunners have found their new Cleveland Brown voice — a  Black YouTuber who’s known for doing a spot-on impersonation of the character. via TMZ: Arif Zahir has been cast to voice Cleveland for the 19th season come 2021-2022. The … Read more…

Simon Cowell will make it to America’s Got Talent finale six weeks after breaking back, claims Heidi Klum

SIMON Cowell will make his first public appearance just weeks after breaking his back on the America’s Got Talent finale. The media mogul’s fellow judge Heidi Klum made the shocking announcement and told fans to get ready to see him … Read more…

Diversity’s BLM performance on Britain’s Got Talent gets 23,308 Ofcom complaints as objections continue to rise

DIVERSITY’S performance on Britain’s Got Talent has now sparked 23,308 complaints to the TV watchdog Ofcom. Furious ITV viewers have complained in their droves after watching the moment a white police officer kneeling on Ashley Banjo in a tribute to … Read more…

Diversity star calls out ‘racism and hate’ as Britain’s Got Talent complaints hit 21,000

Diversity dancer Ashley Banjo has called out “racism” and “hate” following the group’s Black Lives Matter-inspired performance on Britain’s Got Talent – as complaints about the routine rose to more than 21,000. Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & Showbiz News … Read more…

Britain’s Got Talent complaints more than DOUBLE to 2,966 after Ashley Banjo’s Diversity’s Black Lives Matter dance

BRITAIN’S Got Talent has now received 2,966 complaints over Diversity’s Black Lives Matter dance. The number of complaints has more than doubled overnight after Ashley Banjo led the dance troupe for the raw performance on Saturday evening’s episode which included … Read more…

Nosotros’ “Ya Tu Sabes!” Monologue Slam is showcasing Latinx talent! | For The Cultura

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Celebrity news LIVE – Britain’s Got Talent star dies, 3 new Strictly Come Dancing stars and Coronation Street spoilers

BRITAIN’S Got Talent and Life Stories warm-up comedian Ian Royce has sadly died, prompting a flurry of celebrity tributes from presenters including Piers Morgan and Davina McCall. GMB anchor Piers was close to tears on Tuesday’s ITV breakfast show as … Read more…

Bryce Harper’s talent remains mesmerizing, and his baseball story is still being written

As the Philadelphia outfielder returns to Washington, his start to this season could be a warning for baseball: He’s still elite. Washington Nationals BEST DEAL UPDATE(UK): SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Racism in TV industry led to ”lost generation” of black and brown talent, presenter says

The television industry has failed to nurture and retain a “lost generation” of black and brown people and a new body to hold broadcasters accountable on diversity and inclusion is needed, historian David Olusoga has said. Entertainment News – Latest … Read more…

Gabrielle Union On ‘America’s Got Talent’ Exit, Kim Kardashian Shares Photo Of Kanye West | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Must Read: Chanel Debuts Eyewear E-Commerce, Industry Figures Launch New Mentorship Effort to Support Black Talent

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday. Chanel launches e-commerce for its eyewearStarting on Aug. 20, shoppers can purchase Chanel glasses straight from the source. The French fashion house unveiled a new U.S. e-commerce page dedicated to … Read more…

Kenan Thompson To Serve As Guest Judge On ‘America’s Got Talent’ As Simon Cowell Continues To Recuperate

Kenan Thompson is the latest member of the NBC family to fill in for Simon Cowell on his NBC competition series America’s Got Talent. The SNL star will serve as a guest judge on this Tuesday and Wednesday’s live telecasts … Read more…

CakeResume, which wants to become Asia's largest tech talent pool, raises $900,000 seed round

CakeResume is a startup creating an alternative for the tech industry to job search platforms like LinkedIn. The Taipei-based company, founded in 2016, announced today that it has raised $ 900,000 in seed funding from Mynavi, one of the largest … Read more…

Simon Cowell To Take Full Control Of ‘Got Talent’ Producer Syco Entertainment, Buys Out Sony Music’s Stake

Simon Cowell is to take full control of Got Talent and The X Factor producer Syco Entertainment after agreeing to buy out Sony Music Entertainment’s stake in the joint venture. Cowell is personally buying out the stake and the move … Read more…