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BeatStars Is Making Bank for Its Stable of Music Creators

That Lil Nas X spent all of $30 to purchase the beat for “Old Town Road” has become the stuff of music-industry legend. As the story goes, a…

Netflix doc ‘The Masked Scammer’ reveals how one man impersonated the elite and conned them out of millions

“It was all a game,” said notorious criminal Gilbert Chikli. “I have a gift.”

Primavera Sound Festival 2023 Sets Kendrick Lamar, Rosalía, Depeche Mode, Halsey as Headliners

Primavera Sound Festival has announced the lineup for its 2023 edition, with Depeche Mode, Kendrick Lamar, Rosalía, Halsey and more set to headline. The inaugural event will take…

Front Row Takes Middle East on ‘A Gaza Weekend’ Ahead of Red Sea Film Festival Regional Premiere

Dubai-based distributor and producer Front Row Filmed Entertainment has acquired Middle East and North Africa (MENA) rights to British-Palestinian filmmaker Basil Khalil’s action-packed drama “A Gaza Weekend” ahead…

CMG’s Ventana Sur WIP Entry ‘Kayara’ on Hot Sales Streak (EXCLUSIVE)

Ventana Sur Animation! WIP title “Kayara” is on a hot sales streak, striking deals way in advance of its completion.  Three more pre-sales deals have been confirmed by…

Lior Raz, Rotem Sela Set For New Series ‘A Body That Works’ As Keshet Unveil Slate (EXCLUSIVE)

Keshet Media Group have unveiled their upcoming slate, which includes a new series starring “Fauda’s” Lior Raz. Raz is set to star alongside Rotem Sela (“The Baker and…

Leonard Cohen Limited TV Drama, ‘Who by Fire: Leonard Cohen in the Sinai,’ Set With ‘Shtisel’ Writer Yehonatan Indursky

Leonard Cohen’s 1973 visit to the frontlines of the Yom Kippur war is set to be dramatized in a new limited TV series from Keshet International and Sixty-Six…

Banijay Teams with Fiction’Air on TF1’s French Thriller Set in Germany’s Black Forest (EXCLUSIVE)

Banijay (“Marie Antoinette”) has boarded “Les disparus de la Forêt Noire,” a gritty French thriller starring Hélène de Fougerolles (“Balthazar”), Gregory Fitoussi (“St Tropez,” “Spiral”) and Tcheky Karyo (“The Missing,”…

‘Fauda’ Creators Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff Planning New Indian Collaborations

Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff, the creators and executive producers of hit Israeli espionage thriller “Fauda,” say that they are planning to collaborate on multiple productions in India.…

Kanye West favored to earn ‘Anti-Semite of the Year’ dishonor

Disgraced rapper and fashion mogul Kanye West is favored to be named anti-Semite of the year by a group that tracks Jewish hate.

European Disney-Style Feature ‘Argonuts’ from ‘Jungle Bunch’ Team Lures Studiocanal U.K. and Other Major Distributors for Kinology (EXCLUSIVE)

“Argonuts,” a Disney-style family animated feature from “The Jungle Bunch” team, TAT Productions, has lured leading distributors in major markets. Rolling off the American Film Market, Gregoire Melin’s…

‘Euphoria’ Set for German Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

“Euphoria” is set to get a German adaptation, Variety can reveal. German’s Zeitsprung Pictures (“Lieber Thomas”) have optioned the show from production and distribution company ADD Content, who…