Jodie Foster on ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ Transphobia, Her Golden Globes Speech, and Fear of Ending Up Dead

When I turned 50, I made a decision to only act in things that I thought were meaningful,” Jodie Foster tells me.

In the eight years since, she’s appeared in a grand total of three films: the dystopian action sagas Elysium and Hotel Artemis, addressing class-warfare and the health-care crisis, and The Mauritanian, which dramatizes the real-life story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, who was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay from 2002 to 2016 despite never being charged with a crime. During his time in Guantanamo, Salahi alleges he was subjected to a wide array of torture techniques,

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Amazon’s Jennifer Salke on Jeff Bezos, Globes Noms & Small Axe Debate

Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke doesn’t expect Jeff Bezos to turn his attention to producing as he steps down as Amazon CEO — but she doesn’t rule it out either.

Variety took the opportunity on Wednesday morning to ask Salke — calling in to chat about the Golden Globes 2021 nominations — about Bezos’ big news. Now that Bezos has a bit more free time, would the billionaire be up for, say, getting into the TV producing game?

“I don’t think he’s going be developing shows for me,” Salke quipped, a day after Bezos blockbuster announcement that he would transition

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