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Variety Awards Circuit

Apr 16, 2021

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" star Viola Davis discuss working on another August Wilson play following her Oscar-winning role in "Fences." She also talks race and representation issues that still plague Hollywood. Also, Oscar nominee Ramin Bahrani, who received a nomination in adapted screenplay for Netflix's "The White...


Apr 14, 2021

Oscar nominee Glenn Close ("Hillbilly Elegy") joins a bonus episode of Variety's Awards Circuit podcast and details her worst experience on an audition, as well as how the awards campaign trail has changed so much over the years. 


Apr 8, 2021

Oscar-nominated "Mank" star Amanda Seyfried talks about working with David Fincher, and how she’s pursuing a role in the film adaptation of "Wicked." Also "Another Round" director Thomas Vinterberg on his surprise Academy Award nomination for best director. And the Awards Circuit roundtable recaps the SAG...


Apr 1, 2021

"Promising Young Woman" producers Margot Robbie and Josey McNamara on the film's stars and its Oscar-nominated writer and director Emerald Fennell, who also guests later in the episode. Plus, the Variety Awards Circuit roundtable gives its picks for this year's SAG Awards winners. 


Mar 25, 2021

"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" star Andra Day on the lengths she went to play the iconic singer. Also: "Judas and the Black Messiah" Oscar-nominated writers The Lucas Brothers on expanding beyond comedy. And the Awards Circuit roundtable gets into the WGA Awards, and more Oscar predictions.