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Netflix ‘Open’ to Licensing Big Video Game Titles

Netflix co-CEO and chief content officer Ted Sarandos proudly said “Stranger Things” is “as valuable a franchise as exists today in entertainment around the world” during the company’s…

Oscars: How Kristen Stewart Could Still Win Best Actress for ‘Spencer’

Can Kristen Stewart still win best actress for “Spencer” at the Oscars? That’s the burning question following her shocking snub by the Screen Actors Guild. For her portrayal…

Netflix Acknowledges Streaming Rivals Are ‘Affecting Our Marginal Growth’

Netflix confirmed in its fourth-quarter 2021 earnings report that the boom in streaming competition over the past two years is having an impact on the platform’s growth. “Consumers…

FKA Twigs Talks ‘Caprisongs’ Mixtape, Working With the Weeknd and ‘Learning to Turn Pain Into Joy’

With her just-released “Caprisongs” mixtape and a fresh affiliation with a new label, Atlantic, British singer-songwriter-producer FKA Twigs ups the ante on her eerily experimental sound and intimately…

Netflix Falls Short of Q4 Subscriber Target, Stock Tumbles on Weak Forecast

Netflix ended 2021 with a slightly lower-than-expected subscriber gain in the fourth quarter, and its stock took a steep dive with a weak Q1 outlook. The streaming giant…

China Orders Entertainment and Tech Firms to Stay in Their Lane

Chinese regulators teamed up on Wednesday to issue a volley of orders that will crimp the expansion of the country’s entertainment and tech giants, including Alibaba, Tencent and…

Fox Plans to Overhaul Upfront With Non-Traditional Events in New Venues

Fox is shaking up the way it talks to Madison Avenue. After years of highlighting sports programming and primetime options on its flagship broadcast network, Fox Corporation plans…

Britney Spears Sends Cease and Desist Letter to Sister Jamie Lynn for ‘Ill-Timed Book’

Britney Spears has sent a legal letter to her younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, stating that she won’t be bullied in her new book. The cease and desist…

Artist sues Lego over leather jacket on ‘Queer Eye’ toy of Antoni Porowski

Designer James Concannon alleges that Lego “intentionally” and “painstakingly” copied a jacket made exclusively for “Queer Eye” Fab Fiver Antoni Powoski.

Streamers Help Reignite Big Battles Over Film and TV Profit Participation

The battle over how Hollywood studios share profit with talent and creatives has been raging since the invention of movies. The current tensions have ratcheted upward due to…

Ex-Playboy bunny: I had to gain weight to get hired

“You had to maintain a certain weight, whatever it was that made you look good.”

Academy Museum Partners With Bloomberg Philanthropies to Launch Mobile App

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced a partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday, noting that funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies has supported the development of the museum’s digital…