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Beyond Bad and Boujee! Offset’s Ready for a New Era
‘Succession’ Showed Us the Money • The HBO show dissected the lives of the ultrarich, and we couldn’t stop watching
The Cannes Diaries • From Johnny Depp’s return to Scorsese’s triumph, five takeaways from the festival at midpoint
Family Affair • Sebastian Maniscalco carries his first movie, ‘About My Father,’ with Robert De Niro playing his dad
Daveed Diggs Is No Imitation Crab • How the Tony winner found his own voice for Sebastian in ‘The Little Mermaid’
‘THE LITTLE MERMAID’S’ NEW GROOVES • Along with fresh updates to classics like “Part of Your World,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Under the Sea,” the live-action “Little Mermaid” features original tracks, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Back to the Future With Weird Al • The master of pop culture parody crashes the Emmy race
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OFFSET’S TURN • The artist who launched his career with Migos charts a new path. Can he move on from the controversy and tragedy of the group’s last days?
GETTING LIZZY • For years, Lizzy Caplan was happy to fly under the radar. Now, with leading roles in ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble,’ ‘Fatal Attraction,’ and the upcoming Netflix series with Robert De Niro, she’s having to learn how to be a star
WANDA VISION • In her latest Netflix special, Wanda Sykes finds laugh-out-loud things to say about white supremacy, Black Lives Matter and trans rights
Don’t Sleep on These Series • Variety’s TV critic highlights the likely and unlikely hits of the season to binge before voting
Joy, Luck and Talent • Ming-Na Wen continues breaking ground with a star on the Walk of Fame
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