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.

TV & Film
Film Interviews
Taylor Zakhar Perez on ‘The Kissing Booth 3,’ g...
Taylor Zakhar Perez teases he’ll be showing more skin than just being shirtless in “Minx,” a new series about the launch of an erotic women’s magazine in the 1970s.
28 min
Barbra Streisand On Her New Album, Smoking Pot,...
In a wide-ranging interview, Marc Malkin talks to Barbra Streisand about her latest album, working with Willie Nelson and Kermit the Frog, a much-anticipated memoir and why we won’t be seeing a Babs biopic anytime soon.
28 min
Mena Suvari Talks About Her New Memoir “The Gre...
On this week’s “Just for Variety,” “American Beauty” star Mena Suvari opens up about surviving sexual trauma and substance abuse and explains why she decided to tell all in a new memoir.
46 min
Josh Gad Talks “Central Park,” the “Beauty and ...
On this week’s “Just for Variety,” Josh Gad reveals that the pandemic thwarted his plans to return to Broadway. Plus, he dishes on playing LeFou again opposite Luke Evans as Gaston in the upcoming Disney Plus “Beauty and the Beast” prequel series.
24 min
Riley Keough on “Zola,” Lady Gaga and the death...
35 min
Cher on Elephants, Her Upcoming Biopic and Beco...
Cher joins Marc Malkin to talk about her documentary “Cher & the Loneliest Elephant,” casting for her upcoming biopic and her lifelong allyship with the LGBTQ+ community. Plus, she recalls her worst audition.
22 min
Why Paris Hilton Doesn’t Need to Make a Billion...
In a wide-ranging interview, Paris Hilton opens up about her documentary “This Is Paris,” overcoming trauma and abuse, her relationship with Kim Kardashian and her plans to start a family.
36 min
Tahar Rahim on Playing a Serial Killer in Netfl...
Tahar Rahim joins Marc Malkin to talk about playing French serial killer Charles Sobrahj and how he coped with the dark material. Plus, he admits he sings like "cow" even though his next project is a musical.
25 min
Mj Rodriguez Talks “Pose’s” Final Season, Caitl...
Mj Rodriguez opens up about life after “Pose” and find out what Jonathan Majors says when asked about being cast in the next “Ant-Man” movie and the third “Creed” film.
63 min
Joel Kinnaman talks about the difficulty of fil...
Joel Kinnaman makes his second appearance on “Just for Variety” to talk “In Treatment,” “For All Mankind” and the upcoming “Suicide Squad” sequel. Plus, “Port Authority” star Leyna Bloom on becoming the first trans woman of color to appear in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue.
51 min
Sebastian Stan (“The Falcon and the Winter Sold...
Sebastian Stan reveals some of his on-set – and off-set! – injuries, recalls the day he was offered to join the MCU and what it’s like transforming into Tommy Lee for the upcoming Hulu series about the rocker and Pamela Anderson.
45 min
Michael B. Jordan (“Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse”)
Michael B. Jordan talks about his new action movie, remembers Chadwick Boseman and reveals that one of his worst auditions was for “Star Wars.”
27 min
Justin Theroux Talks New Drama Series “Mosquito...
Justin Theroux joins Marc Malkin for a chat about starring in Apple TV’s new series adaptation of “Mosquito Coast.”
23 min
“Mortal Kombat” Star Joe Taslim on Playing the ...
Joe Taslim joins Marc Malkin to talk about being cast in the new film adaptation of “Mortal Kombat,” signing on for sequels and more.
29 min
Bella Thorne Talks New Music, Winning an Oscar ...
Former Disney child star Bella Thorne opens up on “Just for Variety” about getting engaged, struggling with depression and becoming a role model for other queer young people.
36 min
Cynthia Erivo (‘Genius: Aretha’)
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.
39 min
Sarah Chalke & Jesse Tyler Ferguson
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.”
40 min
Tyler Posey
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.
28 min
Kelly Marie Tran (‘Raya and the Last Dragon’)
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.
26 min
Robin Wright and Demián Bichir (“Land”)
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.
44 min
Neil Patrick Harris (‘It’s a Sin’)
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.”
32 min
Salma Hayek (‘Bliss’) Kat Dennings (‘WandaVision’)
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 Nicolas Cage.
51 min
Nicole Kidman (‘The Undoing’)
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.”
38 min
Jo Ellen Pellman (‘The Prom’), John Magaro (‘Fi...
“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
39 min
Emma Corrin (‘The Crown’), Gina Torres (‘911: L...
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
43 min