Hollywood’s Emmy-nominated Elite Attend
Variety Studio Powered by Samsung Galaxy
Hollywood’s leading television actors and actresses gathered May 29 for intimate and insightful conversation at the Variety Studio: Powered by Samsung Galaxy®. Actors from the drama Emmy category conducted interviews with Variety’s leading television and special issues reporters, enhancing Variety’s already comprehensive coverage of awards season. Interviews will appear in print in Variety’s new weekly edition and videos will stream on Variety.com beginning June 4.
This year’s Variety Studio: Powered by Samsung Galaxy was located at the Palihouse Hotel in West Hollywood. Samsung incorporated the brand’s latest devices into the event with the Galaxy S® 5 and the Galaxy Note® Pro tablet.
At the event, behind-the-scenes photos were captured via the Galaxy S 5’s 16-megapixel camera and were displayed on a Samsung tablet wall in the Samsung Galaxy Portrait Gallery.
Additionally, the Galaxy S 5 was used to capture guests answering questions submitted by fans via social media. Variety Twitter followers could submit questions for guests to answer via Twitter prior to the event.
Since its inception in 2008, The Variety Studio has hosted filmmakers, television creators and showrunners and leading actors for in-depth conversations at film festivals and during awards season events in Hollywood.
Previous participants include: Ben Affleck, Elizabeth Banks, Jessica Biel, Kate Bosworth, Orlando Bloom, Gerard Butler, Marion Cotillard, Johnny Depp, James Franco, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ryan Gosling, Jon Hamm, Shia LaBeouf, William H. Macy, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, Alexander Skarsgard, Octavia Spencer, Kristen Stewart, Kerry Washington, Olivia Wilde and Michelle Williams. Day two attendees included: Kevin Bacon (The Following), Demián Bichir (The Bridge), Matt Bomer (Normal Heart), Megan Boone (The Blacklist), Connie Britton (Nashville), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), Hugh Dancy (Hannibal), Minnie Driver(Return to Zero), Noah Emmerich (The Americans), Mirielle Enos (The Killing), Travis Fimmel (Vikings), Tony Goldwyn(Scandal), Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Michael Kelly(House of Cards), Diane Kruger (The Bridge), Michelle Monaghan (True Detective), Molly Parker (House of Cards), Jim Parsons (Normal Heart), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead), Matthew Rhys (The Americans), Emma Roberts (American Horror Story), Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy), Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo), Allison Tolman(Fargo), Cicely Tyson (Trip to Bountiful), Jon Voight (Ray Donovan) and Bellamy Young (Scandal).