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Virgin Media is handing out £200 or free Nintendo Switch in deal that ends this week - www.ok.co.uk
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24.04.2024

Virgin Media is handing out £200 or free Nintendo Switch in deal that ends this week

Virgin Media is back with a deal that's sure to grab the attention of gamers and bargain hunters alike. If you upgrade your TV and broadband package, you'll have the choice between two fantastic freebies - either a Nintendo Switch Console or £200 credit towards your new plan.This spring, there are plenty of TV deals to take advantage of, with numerous ways to get cheaper subscriptions and discounts on broadband and TV channel bundles. Sky recently launched their 'race to the title' sports deal for Premier League fans, but it seems Virgin's latest offer takes the cake, especially considering they also offer Sky Sports through their packages.

ACE Entertainment Developing Suzanne Young’s YA Horror Novel ‘In Nightfall’ For Television - deadline.com - New York - Arizona - state Oregon
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24.04.2024

ACE Entertainment Developing Suzanne Young’s YA Horror Novel ‘In Nightfall’ For Television

EXCLUSIVE: ACE Entertainment has optioned TV rights to New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Young‘s In Nightfall, a young adult horror novel that was sought after by a number of production companies, sources tell Deadline.

Tracee Ellis Ross Sets ‘Tracee Travels’ Docuseries With Roku Originals (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - USA
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24.04.2024

Tracee Ellis Ross Sets ‘Tracee Travels’ Docuseries With Roku Originals (EXCLUSIVE)

Angelique Jackson Tracee Ellis Ross is packing her bags and inviting audiences to join her solo travel adventures with the new Roku Original series “Tracee Travels.” The series will chronicle the award-winning actor (“Girlfriends,” “Black-ish,” and most recently the Oscar-winning film “American Fiction”) and Pattern CEO and founder as she “meticulously, laboriously, and sometimes ridiculously prepares for and travels solo to spectacular locations.” The series will shoot later this year, following Ross as she “charts her own path, exploring the intersection of beauty, fashion, design, food and culture at each stop.” “I took my first solo trip when I was 22 years old. I decided way back then that I wouldn’t wait to do the things I wanted to do or for my life to come to me,” says Ross.

Variety’s 2024 Entertainment Marketing Summit to Examine Industry Trends, Successful Campaigns Like ‘Oppenheimer’ - variety.com - Los Angeles
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24.04.2024

Variety’s 2024 Entertainment Marketing Summit to Examine Industry Trends, Successful Campaigns Like ‘Oppenheimer’

Karen Idelson With the pandemic in media executives’ rearview mirrors, media trends are still emerging at the speed of sound, and this year’s Variety Entertainment Marketing Summit, presented by Deloitte, will spotlight the strategies of top industry marketers. The event will take place April 24 in Los Angeles.

Mukesh Ambani’s JioCinema Guns for India’s Top Streamer Spot With Cheap Premium Plans, Free IPL Cricket - variety.com - India - city Mumbai
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24.04.2024

Mukesh Ambani’s JioCinema Guns for India’s Top Streamer Spot With Cheap Premium Plans, Free IPL Cricket

Naman Ramachandran Billionaire Mukesh Ambani‘s streamer JioCinema is making a play to become India’s top streaming service by introducing cheap premium tier plans. From April 25, the service’s existing INR999 ($12) annual plan for international premium content is being replaced by a monthly plan of INR29 (35 cents) for a single device or INR89 ($1.05) monthly for a family plan that covers four devices. The new plans are branded JioCinema Premium and will be up to 4K streaming quality.

Briarcliff Entertainment Acquires Action Thriller ‘Valiant One’ Starring Chase Stokes & Lana Condor – First Look - deadline.com - China - USA - North Korea - county Stokes
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24.04.2024

Briarcliff Entertainment Acquires Action Thriller ‘Valiant One’ Starring Chase Stokes & Lana Condor – First Look

EXCLUSIVE: Briarcliff Entertainment has acquired domestic rights to Valiant One, a military action thriller starring Chase Stokes (Outer Banks) and Lana Condor (To All the Boys franchise), slating it for release in theaters nationwide on January 24, 2025. Check out a first-look still above.

CBS Developing ‘The Chonga Girls’ Comedy Series Starring Mimi Davila & Laura Di Lorenzo - deadline.com - Miami - Cuba - Venezuela - Bulgaria
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24.04.2024

CBS Developing ‘The Chonga Girls’ Comedy Series Starring Mimi Davila & Laura Di Lorenzo

EXCLUSIVE: The comedy duo of Mimi Davila (Problemista) and Laura Di Lorenzo (Selena: The Series)—who perform as The Chonga Girls— are set to write, star and co-executive produce an eponymous multi-camera comedy series in development at CBS Studios, Deadline has learned exclusively.

Selena Gomez Chosen as Speaker for Time100 Summit, Appears at Prestigious Event in NYC - www.justjared.com - county York - county Summit - city New York, county Summit
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24.04.2024

Selena Gomez Chosen as Speaker for Time100 Summit, Appears at Prestigious Event in NYC

Selena Gomez poses for photos at the Time100 Summit held at Lincoln Center on Wednesday (April 24) in New York City.

Kent Sanderson Named President of Bleecker Street (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - county Kent - city Sanderson, county Kent
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24.04.2024

Kent Sanderson Named President of Bleecker Street (EXCLUSIVE)

Brent Lang Executive Editor Kent Sanderson has been promoted to president of Bleecker Street, the indie studio behind “Logan Lucky” and “Captain Fantastic.” The veteran executive previously served as the company’s head of acquisitions and ancillary distribution. Sanderson has been with Bleecker Street, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary, since its inception in 2014. In his previous role, he led both the curation of Bleecker’s film slate and the company’s home entertainment strategy, including co-founding and co-running home entertainment label Decal, which Bleecker operates as a joint-venture with Neon.

Mattel TV Studios Taps Three Key Creative Execs, Including Bad Robot’s Cory Bennett Lewis as Head of Production - variety.com
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24.04.2024

Mattel TV Studios Taps Three Key Creative Execs, Including Bad Robot’s Cory Bennett Lewis as Head of Production

Jennifer Maas TV Business Writer Mattel Television Studios has tapped three new executives for key roles: Sidney Clifton as head of creative for animation, Cory Bennett Lewis as head of production, and Amy Suh as head of creative for live action, scripted and unscripted. The trio of execs will report directly to Mattel Television Studios chief Michelle Mendelovitz. “We are thrilled to welcome Sidney, Cory and Amy to Mattel,” Mendelovitz said.

2024’s Top Film Schools in North America - variety.com - New York - Atlanta - Nashville
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24.04.2024

2024’s Top Film Schools in North America

Variety curates a list of the top film school programs across North America. From universities that are as old (or older) than the moving picture itself, to budding programs, the schools on this list collectively offer an impressive array of educators, facilities and lessons to be learned. Countless alumni from these programs have become legendary names in the industry.

AWA Studios Names Victoria Rossellini, Who Shepherded Financing Of Film Blockbusters Like ‘Avatar’ And ‘Life Of Pi’, Senior Strategic Advisor - deadline.com
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24.04.2024

AWA Studios Names Victoria Rossellini, Who Shepherded Financing Of Film Blockbusters Like ‘Avatar’ And ‘Life Of Pi’, Senior Strategic Advisor

EXCLUSIVE: AWA Studios, the three-year-old film and television division of Artists, Writers & Artisans, is stepping up in the world of film financing by appointing industry veteran Victoria Rossellini as a senior strategic advisor.

‘Battlestar Galactica’ actor Terry Carter dies aged 95 - www.nme.com - state Louisiana - California - Manhattan - New York
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24.04.2024

‘Battlestar Galactica’ actor Terry Carter dies aged 95

Battlestar Galactica, has died.Carter’s manager Ken Leicht confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that he died on Tuesday (April 23) at his home in Manhattan. He was aged 95.Carter’s cause of death has not been provided, however according to Leicht, he “had been ill for some time.”Born in 1928, Carter grew up in Brooklyn, New York City.

Film Clips - www.thehollywoodnews.com - Britain
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24.04.2024

Film Clips

A new clip has been released for Boy Kills World, the theatrical feature set for cinemas this Friday through Signature Entertainment. We reviewed the film earlier...A new clip and poster have been released for an upcoming movie titled Sting which looks like it revolves around everyone’s...To celebrate its release on the home formats we have an exclusive clip from Bad Behaviour with Ben Whishaw and Jennifer...Sky Cinema have the rights for the UK and release the film on 12th January.The British crime movie was a huge hit in cinemas back in September.The film is released on screens in the UK this Friday.The film arrives on Prime Video from 8th December.The film is now playing in UK cinemas.As the film is released on digital from next week, Universal Pictures has shared an exclusive clip with us for the...A debut clip has been released for the upcoming British crime film Rise of the Footsoldier: Vengeance.

Suspense Thriller ‘Barren Land,’ From ‘Money Heist’ Director Albert Pintó, Snapped Up by Film Factory (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - Spain - Berlin - Gibraltar
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24.04.2024

Suspense Thriller ‘Barren Land,’ From ‘Money Heist’ Director Albert Pintó, Snapped Up by Film Factory (EXCLUSIVE)

John Hopewell Chief International Correspondent “Barren Land,” from Spain’s Albert Pintó, director of Netflix global blockbusters “Money Heist,” “Berlin” and “Nowhere,” have been snapped up by Spain’s Film Factory Entertainment. From an original idea by producer Alvaro Ariza, “Barren Land” (“Tierra de Nadie”) is penned by Fernando Navarro, one of Spain’s go-to screenwriters whose credits include Netflix hits “Below Zero” and “Veronica.” Film Factory will launch world sales on “Barren Land,” as it builds a powerful slate of upscale commercial packages.

Youjoung addresses departure from BBGirls: “I’ll always be here” - www.nme.com
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24.04.2024

Youjoung addresses departure from BBGirls: “I’ll always be here”

BBGirls member Youjoung has addressed her “sudden” departure from the K-pop girl group in a new Instagram post.Earlier this week, BBGirls announced that long-time member Youjoung would be leaving the group after eight years. The news came shortly after the quartet left Warner Music Korea following “after long and sufficient discussions about future activities”, and subsequently establishing their own label BBGirls Company.Youjoung has since spoken out about what she calls her “sudden” decision to leave BBGirls in a statement on Instagram.

Adelaide Film Fest Picks Five Works in Progress for Cannes’ Showcase, With Giant, Drafthouse’s ‘Mockbuster’ Making the Cut (EXCLUSIVE) - variety.com - Australia - Mongolia
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24.04.2024

Adelaide Film Fest Picks Five Works in Progress for Cannes’ Showcase, With Giant, Drafthouse’s ‘Mockbuster’ Making the Cut (EXCLUSIVE)

Annika Pham South Australian Anthony Frith’s close encounter with “Sharknado” prodco The Asylum in “Mockbuster” is among five handpicked titles to be showcased at the Adelaide Film Festival Goes to Cannes showcase, held at Cannes Marché du Film on May 17. The five works in progress range from queer adult anime, comedic doc, and traditional non-fiction to family dramas, helmed mostly by newcomers, and reflect the dynamic filmmaking community of Southern Australia, set to tempt potential co-financiers in Cannes.

Megan Thee Stallion’s Attorney Denies Former Photographer’s Harassment Allegations: An ‘Attempt to Embarrass Her’ - variety.com - Los Angeles - Texas
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24.04.2024

Megan Thee Stallion’s Attorney Denies Former Photographer’s Harassment Allegations: An ‘Attempt to Embarrass Her’

Thania Garcia Megan Thee Stallion‘s former photo and videographer alleges he was forced to witness her having sex with a woman in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles. Plaintiff Emilio Garcia is also accusing the Texas-born entertainer of harassment and a hostile work environment.

‘Clue’ Film, TV Adaptations in the Works Under New Deal Between Hasbro and Sony - variety.com
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23.04.2024

‘Clue’ Film, TV Adaptations in the Works Under New Deal Between Hasbro and Sony

Joe Otterson TV Reporter “Clue” could soon be heading back to the screen. Hasbro Entertainment has closed a deal with Sony‘s TriStar Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for the film and TV rights for the beloved board game. “Sony is the perfect partner to adapt a property as culturally impactful and mystery-defining as ‘Clue,'” said Hasbro Heads of Film and TV Zev Foreman and Gabriel Marano.

As LA Bids Farewell To AFM, “New Film Market” American Film Convention Hopes To Take Root This Fall - deadline.com - Los Angeles - USA - Las Vegas - city Downtown - Santa Barbara
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23.04.2024

As LA Bids Farewell To AFM, “New Film Market” American Film Convention Hopes To Take Root This Fall

With the AFM heading to Las Vegas, a group of indie filmmakers are aiming to launch a “new film market and entertainment industry convention” in LA this October.

‘Masters Of The Air’s Callum Turner Joins Apple TV’s New Sci-Fi Series ‘Neuromancer’ - deadline.com - county Turner
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23.04.2024

‘Masters Of The Air’s Callum Turner Joins Apple TV’s New Sci-Fi Series ‘Neuromancer’

BAFTA Award-nominee Callum Turner (Masters of the Air, The Boys in the Boat) is joining Neuromancer, a new 10-episode drama based on the sci-fi novel of the same name by William Gibson.

‘Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line’ Rockumentary to Open Sydney Film Festival - variety.com - Australia - USA - state Theatre
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23.04.2024

‘Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line’ Rockumentary to Open Sydney Film Festival

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief “Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line,” a documentary feature about the veteran Australian rock band Midnight Oil, has been set as the opening gala title at the Sydney Film Festival. It will have its world premiere at the State Theatre on June 5, kicking off the festival that runs until June 16. The film is written and directed by Paul Clarke and produced by Carolina Sorensen. It was executive produced by Mikael Borglund, Paul Clarke and Martin Fabinyi. It is a Blink TV and Beyond Entertainment feature documentary with principal production funding from Screen Australia and Australian Broadcasting Corporation in association with Screen NSW.

How Films Like ‘Civil War’ Can Spark Important Conversations and Help Defeat the ‘Outrage Industrial Complex’ (Guest Column) - variety.com - USA
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23.04.2024

How Films Like ‘Civil War’ Can Spark Important Conversations and Help Defeat the ‘Outrage Industrial Complex’ (Guest Column)

Steven Olikara When millions of Americans came together to marvel at the stunning solar eclipse, we saw a rare moment of unity amid the darkness of a country torn apart by polarization. Bookending the same week? The release of action-thriller “Civil War,” now the number one film in America and A24 Films’ most successful release yet. Set against the backdrop of an imagined second American Civil War, the film follows photojournalists led by Lee Smith (Kirsten Dunst), as they capture the horrors of a failed country.

‘Blink Twice’ Trailer: Channing Tatum Plays a Mogul Luring Women to His Private Island in Zoë Kravitz’s Twisted Directorial Debut - variety.com - USA - Jordan
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23.04.2024

‘Blink Twice’ Trailer: Channing Tatum Plays a Mogul Luring Women to His Private Island in Zoë Kravitz’s Twisted Directorial Debut

Jack Dunn Amazon MGM Studios has unveiled the first trailer for Zoë Kravitz’s twisted directorial debut “Blink Twice.” Originally titled “Pussy Island,” the movie follows Frida (Naomi Ackie) and Jess (Alia Shawkat) as they are charmed by tech billionaire Slater King (Channing Tatum) and lured to his private island for a weekend getaway. What starts as a steamy vacation soon devolves into a reality-bending nightmare that the women soon learn they must escape if they want to live. “So do you think the human sacrifice is before or after dinner?” Jess asks Frida in jest, before things get truly scary.

Amy Winehouse Biopic ‘Back to Black,’ ‘Civil War’ Stay Atop U.K., Ireland Box Office - variety.com - Ireland - North Korea
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23.04.2024

Amy Winehouse Biopic ‘Back to Black,’ ‘Civil War’ Stay Atop U.K., Ireland Box Office

Naman Ramachandran Studiocanal’s Amy Winehouse biopic “Back to Black” stayed atop the U.K. and Ireland box office for the second consecutive weekend with £1.8 million ($2.3 million), according to numbers from Comscore. The film now has a running total of £6.3 million.

Channel 4 Makes Final Greenlight Decision On Two Of Its Biggest Entertainment Launches Of 2023 - deadline.com - South Africa
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23.04.2024

Channel 4 Makes Final Greenlight Decision On Two Of Its Biggest Entertainment Launches Of 2023

EXCLUSIVE: Channel 4 has delivered the verdict on which of its biggest 2023 entertainment launches have landed a second season.

‘Ryan’s World the Movie: Titan Universe Adventure’: Sunlight Entertainment And Pocket.watch Extend Theatrical Distribution This August With Falling Forward Films - deadline.com - Japan
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23.04.2024

‘Ryan’s World the Movie: Titan Universe Adventure’: Sunlight Entertainment And Pocket.watch Extend Theatrical Distribution This August With Falling Forward Films

EXCLUSIVE: Pocket.watch, and Sunlight Entertainment, the Kaji family owned production studio, are partnering with theatrical distributor, Falling Forward Films, to extend the domestic theatrical release of Ryan’s World the Movie: Titan Universe Adventure. Directed by Albie Hecht and produced by Shion Kaji and Loann Kaji, with executive production by Chris M. Williams, the film is slated to premiere on over 2,100 screens on Friday, August 16th, 2024.

Toni Collette, Andy Garcia, Alex Pettyfer & Eva De Dominici Lead Rom-Com ‘Under The Stars’ With Filming Underway In Italy; Arclight To Sell At Cannes - deadline.com - London - Italy - county Hamilton
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23.04.2024

Toni Collette, Andy Garcia, Alex Pettyfer & Eva De Dominici Lead Rom-Com ‘Under The Stars’ With Filming Underway In Italy; Arclight To Sell At Cannes

EXCLUSIVE: Golden Globe and Emmy-winner Toni Collette(Hereditary), Andy Garcia (Ocean’s 11), Alex Pettyfer (The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare) and Eva De Dominici (The Cleaning Lady) are leading cast in rom-com Under The Stars, which is now filming in Italy.

Ex-Amazon Exec Thomas Drachkovitch & Former CAA Agent Jason Hafford Team Up At Dream Bay Entertainment - deadline.com - Britain - London - India - city Mumbai
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23.04.2024

Ex-Amazon Exec Thomas Drachkovitch & Former CAA Agent Jason Hafford Team Up At Dream Bay Entertainment

A pair of top international executives have joined forces to build a UK-based talent agency and production business.

Helen Mirren, Pierce Brosnan & Ben Kingsley Cast In ‘The Thursday Murder Club’, Chris Columbus Set To Direct - deadline.com - Britain - city Columbus
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23.04.2024

Helen Mirren, Pierce Brosnan & Ben Kingsley Cast In ‘The Thursday Murder Club’, Chris Columbus Set To Direct

Pierce Brosnan, Helen Mirren and Ben Kingsley are set to star in The Thursday Murder Club, with Chris Columbus attached to write and direct.

Mara Brock Akil’s Writers’ Colony Announces Cohorts For Spring Residency; Natalie Guerrero Appointed Artistic Director Of The Writers Colony - deadline.com - California - Chicago
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23.04.2024

Mara Brock Akil’s Writers’ Colony Announces Cohorts For Spring Residency; Natalie Guerrero Appointed Artistic Director Of The Writers Colony

EXCLUSIVE: The Writer’s Colony is an LA-Based three month screenwriting residency where writers have the chance to develop an original script that showcases their writing voice and vision. Throughout the residency they workshop their scripts and have access to network with a variety of entertainment professionals at all levels to prepare them to launch into the industry. The residency is an opportunity for underrepresented writers, with cohorts made up of those who have not been on staff with a studio or been in a scripted television’s writers room. The goal of the colony is to amplify the voices of those who have not yet had the chance to bring their ideas to the page.

Watcher’s Move Off YouTube to Paid Streaming Service Sparks Angry Fan Backlash - variety.com
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23.04.2024

Watcher’s Move Off YouTube to Paid Streaming Service Sparks Angry Fan Backlash

Todd Spangler NY Digital Editor Watcher Entertainment has drawn millions of fans for their unscripted and comedic videos on YouTube — and now the studio’s three creators have drawn the ire of a significant number of them. On Friday, Watcher, formed in 2019 by former BuzzFeed hosts Steven Lim, Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej, announced that going forward, full seasons of new shows will be available only on a new streaming service (watchertv.com) — priced at $5.99/month or $59.99/year.

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