Inclusion

Emmy Predictions: Directing (Drama Series) – Hwang Dong-hyuk and Ben Stiller Become Challengers to the ‘Succession’ Nominated Trio

Variety Awards Circuit section is the home for all awards news and related content throughout the year, featuring the following: the official awards predictions for the upcoming Oscars…

Disney Now Has More Total Streaming Subscribers Than Netflix — but Disney Generates Much Lower Per-Sub Revenue

The headline number out of Disney’s quarterly results Wednesday seemed to show a notable milestone: The Mouse House had 221.1 million total subscriptions worldwide across its streaming services.…

Locarno Industry Attendance Soars and 9 Other Takes: Deals, Buzz Titles, ‘Medusa Deluxe,’ Jason Blum, New Mantras

In its first full-on post-pandemic edition, Locarno roared back into action as an industry hub over Aug. 3-9, smashing attendance records with delegates at industry arm Locarno Pro…

Golden Globes will return to NBC in 2023: report

The network is allegedly eyeing a Tuesday in January — a departure for the embattled event, which would normally take place on a Sunday.

How ‘Batgirl’ Axing and James Franco’s Castro Casting Highlight Hollywood’s Persistent Erasure of Latinos (Column)

It wasn’t a great week for Latinos in Hollywood, but I’m sure many of you knew that already. Between Warner Bros. axing the release of “Batgirl” starring Leslie…

U.S. Streamers and Studios More Flexible in Engaging With European Producers – Locarno StepIN Takeaways

The rules of engagement between U.S. studios and streamers and European producers are starting to change. That was a key takeaway from the Locarno Film Festival’s StepIN think…

Female Representation Report Is ‘Wake-Up Call’ For Indian Film and TV Sectors

A landmark report spearheaded by Ormax Media and Film Companion, and supported by Amazon Prime Video, has revealed an abysmal state of affairs in the on- and off-screen…

Janet Yang Becomes First Asian Elected as Film Academy President

Hollywood producer Janet Yang has been named the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors. Yang, who is…

Disney slammed for ‘Andor’ trailer featuring an AK-47: ‘Pissed me off’

“You couldn’t be bothered to design a space gun,” said one “Star Wars” fan, while another chimed in, “Hard pass, no aliens and just a regular old AK-47. No creativity.”

Brent Faiyaz Cites Drake, Alicia Keys as Inspirations; Confesses Even He Has a Hard Time Listening to His Own ‘Wasteland’ Album

On his second album, “Wasteland” — which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, on the strength of 107 million on-demand streams, or 81,000 units in stream…

Emmys: Nominations in Music Categories Show Greater Diversity

The Television Academy’s music branch is leading the way in awarding diversity. Forty-six percent of all of this year’s nominees in the music categories are women, people of…

BBC’s Long-Awaited Update on 2020 Diverse Programming Fund Criticized as ‘Smoke and Mirrors’

The BBC’s long-awaited update on the progress of a 2020 fund set up to improve diverse content on the public broadcaster has been met with scepticism from some…