Posts Tagged: Variety

Funny People Show Up for Variety’s Night of Seth Macfarlane (Photo Gallery)

19, 2012 12:06pm

The recently-acquired Variety held its 3rd annual "Power of Comedy Award"on Saturday night, this year honoring Family Guy and American Dad creator Seth MacFarlane "for his numerous contributions to comedy." Part of the festivities included raising funds for the Noreen Fraser Foundation for research into women's cancers, and the stars also signed a Thunder-Buddies t-shirt inspired by MacFarlane's hugely successful movie Ted (the film, with Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis) has made more than $500 million in worldwide box-office and is due out on DVD on December 11 (stay tuned for a giveaway!). The t-shirt will be auctioned off for charity. Here are the pics:

Owen Wilson to Receive ‘International Star of the Year’ Award

28, 2011 4:07pm

Oscar nominated screenwriter (“The Royal Tenenbaums”) and actor Owen Wilson will receive Variety’s “International Star of the Year” award at the Dubai International Film Festival in December.

Held from December 7 to 14, 2011, the festival will also conduct a Q&A style tribute to the actor, who is currently enjoying the limelight after the success of the Woody Allen film, “Midnight in Paris,” which itself looks likely to garner an Oscar nomination or two this coming season.