Magazine article Variety

Plugged In

Magazine article Variety

Plugged In

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What's on Variety.com this week

SAY WHAT?

Notable quotes on this week's stories

My hands are covered in goo in today's scene so @LisaKudrow has been brushing my hair outofmyeyes& it's everything I dream«! it could be"

Anna Kendrick

@AnnaKendrick47

"I think all the media and social and digital capability makes the world a more annoying place. What reason would Kramer ever have to come in? You lose all those entrances, he could just text me. The whole show goes in the toilet right there."

Jerry Seinfeld, 'NewFronts 2015: Hulu Snags 'Walking Dead' Spinoff in AMC Output Deal"

"You can have all the smoke bombs you want; you can have all the lasers you want. But if you don't have songs, you have nothing. You can't build without a foundation."

Paul Stanley, "Gene Simmons & Paul Stanley of Kiss Pay Tribute to Songwriters at ASCAP Pop Music Awards"

Josh Trank No Longer Directing 'Star Wars' Spinoff

Josh Trank has dropped out of the upcoming "Star Wars" standalone film for Disney and Lucasfilm. The studio made the announcement with Trank on May 1. Sources close to the situation tell Variety that Trank and screenwriter Simon Kinberg weren't thrilled with the idea of working together again.

Variety.com/JoshTrank

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