Just for Variety with Marc Malkin

Just for Variety with Marc Malkin

Each week “Just for Variety” columnist and Hollywood’s most recognizable red carpet correspondent Marc Malkin sits down with today’s biggest stars to talk film, television, pop culture and the latest news. Plus, go inside the pages of Variety as Marc highlights the issue’s most talked about stories.

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May 4, 2021 27 min
Michael B. Jordan talks about his new action movie, remembers Chadwick Boseman and reveals that one of his worst auditions was for “Star Wars.”
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Justin Theroux joins Marc Malkin for a chat about starring in Apple TV’s new series adaptation of “Mosquito Coast.”  Each week “Just for Variety” columnist and Hollywood’s most recognizable red carpet correspondent Marc Malkin sits down with today’s biggest stars to talk film, television, pop culture and the latest news. Plus, go inside the pages of Variety as Marc highlights the issue’s most talked about stories.
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Joe Taslim joins Marc Malkin to talk about being cast in the new film adaptation of “Mortal Kombat,” signing on for sequels and more. 
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Former Disney child star Bella Thorne opens on “Just for Variety” about getting engaged, struggling with depression and becoming a role model for other queer young people.
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March 23, 2021 40 min
Cynthia Erivo opens up about becoming Aretha Franklin and her upcoming debut album. Plus, she talks playing the Blue Fairy in “Pinocchio,” her legendary manicures and starting a fashion line.
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March 16, 2021 41 min
Sarah Chalke talks to Marc Malkin about her runaway Netflix hit “Firefly Lane” and the possibility of a “Scrubs” reunion. Plus Jesse Tyler Ferguson reveals his worst kitchen nightmare while chatting about his new cookbook, “Food Between Friends.”
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March 9, 2021 29 min
Tyler Posey talks to Marc Malkin about his new single, “Shut Up,” finding sobriety and coming out about his sexuality. Plus, the former “Teen Wolf” star says he’s ready for a reunion of the hit MTV series. In fact, he’s already pitching ideas to creator Jeff Davis.
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Kelly Marie Tran talks about her latest role as the newest Disney Princess in “Raya and the Last Dragon.” Tran shares her favorite Disney memories; not just movies, but her favorite food spots at Disneyland, and why this film was special to her. Later in the show, Tran talks about that chemistry she shared with co-star Awkwafina. Each week “Just for Variety” columnist and Hollywood’s most recognizable red carpet correspondent Marc ...
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Robin Wright talks about making her directorial debut with the new drama “Land.” Even though she also stars in the movie, she insists that was not her original plan. Then later in the show, Wright’s co-star Demián Bichir on how shooting the film helped him heal personal hardships.
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February 16, 2021 33 min
Neil Patrick Harris joins “Just for Variety” to talk about his role in “It’s a Sin,” the new HBO Max series about a group of gay friends during the early days of the AIDS epidemic in London. The Emmy-winner also weighs in on shooting the fourth “Matrix” movie and on the reboot of “Doogie Howser, M.D.”   
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Salma Hayek talks about her role as a drug addict her new indie “Bliss.” Plus, the Oscar nominee dishes on playing a superhero in the upcoming Marvel movie “Eternals.” Find out what it was like seeing herself for the first time in character.  Then later in the show, more Marvel — Kat Dennings talks about reprising her role as Darcy Lewis on “WandaVision.” And wait till you hear Dennings recall a very unforgettable audition with Nic...
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January 27, 2021 39 min
Oscar winner Nicole Kidman talks about “The Undoing,” filming a movie and another television series during the pandemic and how she was cast as Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming “Being the Ricardos.”
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“The Prom” star Jo Ellen Pellman talks about being a queer actor in Hollywood. And then later in the show, John Magaro on the queerness of “First Cow” as well as what to expect from the “Sopranos” prequel movie “The Many saints of Newark.” Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Emma Corrin talks about her breakout role as Princess Diana on “The Crown,” what she would say to Princes William and Harry if she ever met them and more. Then later, Gina Torres on joining Rob Lowe on “911: Lone Star” and why she doesn’t think her “Suits” co-star Meghan Markle will return to acting. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Marielle Heller, director of the Oscar nominated films “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” talks about returning to her acting roots to play Alma Wheatley in Netflix’s binge-worthy series “The Queen’s Gambit.” Then later, from the pages of Variety’s new Our Town section, Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell imagines the day when Broadway theaters will be allowed to reopen. Learn more about your ad-c...
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Gal Gadot is back as Wonder Woman! She talks with Marc Malkin about the possibility of a third “Wonder Woman,” the new Zack Snyder cut of “Justice League” and more. Then, later, Regé-Jean Page, star of Netflix’s new buzzy series “Bridgerton.” Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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December 10, 2020 26 min
Former NFL star and now producer and actor Nnamdi Asomugha talks about his new romantic drama, “Sylvie’s Love,” with Tessa Thompson. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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December 1, 2020 38 min
David Boreanaz chats with Marc Malkin about Stacey Abrams’ “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” tweet, shooting his show SEAL Team during the pandemic and why he recently shut off comments on his Instagram account. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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November 25, 2020 28 min
Christian Serratos joins Marc Malkin to talk about her new role as the late Mexican American singer Selena. She talks about the pressure of playing such a beloved icon, why she was determined to get the role and how she feels about being compared to Jennifer Lopez. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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November 18, 2020 22 min
John Boyega talks about playing a cop in 1980s London in Steve McQueen’s new anthology series “Small Axe.” The actor also opens up about his “Star Wars” backlash and demonstrating for Black Lives Matter. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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