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‘Euphoria’ Star Hunter Schafer Joins ‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’

“Euphoria” star Hunter Schafer has joined the cast of Lionsgate’s “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.” She will appear opposite Tom Blyth and Rachel Zegler…

VFX Studio DNEG Nixes $1.7 Billion SPAC Deal, Citing ‘Market Volatility’

DNEG, a U.K.-based visual effects and animation house whose customers include Netflix and major Hollywood film studios, has called off plans to go public amid the broad global…

Rachel Zegler Cast in ‘Hunger Games’ Prequel as Lucy Gray Baird

“West Side Story” actor Rachel Zegler is set to star in “The Hunger Games” prequel “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes.” Zegler had prompted speculation about her casting…

Netflix Inks $350 Million-Plus Renewal With VFX Firm DNEG

Netflix signed a multiyear services renewal with VFX and animation company DNEG, under which the streamer expects to spend at least $350 million with the company through 2025.…

‘Hunger Games’ Prequel Casts Tom Blyth as Coriolanus Snow

Tom Blyth is headed to Panem. The actor, best known for “Billy the Kid” and “The Gilded Age,” has been cast as young President Coriolanus Snow in Lionsgate’s…