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Jonathan Majors is gearing up to have one hell of a villainous year on the big screen. He’s joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe this February in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” where his character, Kang the Conquerer, will become the franchise’s new Thanos figure. Then in March, Majors will get…

Brandon Davis, host of the Marvel fan podcast “Phase Zero,” called “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” the “weirdest, zaniest” movie to date from the comics studios.

Prominent U.S. producer Christina Wayne, who shepherded “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad,” has been appointed managing director of MBC Studios, the expanding production arm of top Middle East broadcaster MBC Group. Wayne will replace Peter Smith, the former president of NBCUniversal, who over the past four years has overseen a…

STREAMING Four-part documentary series “Murder of God’s Banker” is set for an international debut on streamer Paramount+. In 1982, Roberto Calvi, a fugitive financier known as “God’s Banker,” was found hanging from London’s Blackfriars Bridge. What starts as an investigation surrounding one man’s death, quickly expands into a story of international…

BET has announced a new documentary film, “Black + Iconic: Style Gods,” starring Billy Porter and produced by Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films. The documentary is part of the new four-part “Black + Iconic” series that will showcase the legacy and cultural impact of Black icons across music, film, fashion…

The “Frasier” sequel will return to where it all began: Boston. That city, of course, was the setting for “Cheers,” the series that first introduced the character of Frasier Crane, played by Kelsey Grammer, in 1984. The hit NBC spin-off “Frasier” moved the character to Seattle; in its finale, the…

They revealed that four projects will come out over the next year, kicking off with Zachary Levi’s “Shazam! Fury of the Gods.” From there, an eight- to 10-year release plan is in the works.

The Miami Film Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. The festival, which runs from March 3 to March 12, includes 12 world premieres. The event will open with Ray Romano’s “Somewhere in Queens” and close with Stephen Frears’ “The Lost King.” The festival will screen a total of…

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” cold open lampooned the classified document scandal facing the country’s law two presidential administrations.

Another round of Oscar nominations arrived this week and proved once again the Academy’s ignorance when it comes to horror. Jordan Peele’s “Nope” was completely shut out of the nominations despite critical acclaim and over $100 million at the box office. Ti West’s “X” and “Pearl” were also missing. The…

“Gideon is on a journey of self-discovery,” says Kat. “And as someone who recently went through this myself, I am giddy to be his guide.”

Veteran TV exec Peter Smith is stepping down as managing director of MBC Studios, the production arm of top Middle East broadcaster MBC Group. Smith, a former president of NBCUniversal, had joined Saudi-owned MBC in 2018 as it ramped up production while launching its Shahid VIP streaming service, alongside its…