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Cyber espionage drama ‘The Undeclared War’ a hit-or-miss affair: review

“The Undeclared War,” premiering Aug. 18 on Peacock, goes heavy on the cyberspeak and hacking in a six-episode drama about Russian bots trying to disrupt an election in England in 2024.

Paramount+ to Be Bundled With Walmart+ Membership Program

Walmart reached a deal with Paramount Global to include the Paramount+ streaming service as part of the retailing giant’s Walmart+ membership program starting in September. The Paramount+ Essential…

Croatia’s Drugi Plan, Bulgaria’s Agitprop Board Serbian Political Thriller ‘Sabre’ as Balkan TV Co-Production Market Heats Up (EXCLUSIVE)

Croatia’s Drugi Plan and Bulgaria’s Agitprop, two of the leading production outfits in Southeast Europe, have been attached to co-produce the upcoming drama series “Sabre,” a political thriller…

‘Bullet Train’ Repeats No. 1, ‘Top Gun’ Returns to Second Place as Box Office Nearly Grinds to Halt

Is everyone on vacation? That would be one plausible explanation behind the great box office slowdown. Although three new movies went into wide release, none were able to…

‘Abcdefu’ Singer GAYLE to Join Israeli Pop Star Noa Kirel at Tel Aviv Concert (EXCLUSIVE)

The singer GAYLE, whose “abcdefu” is among the most-consumed songs of 2022, will join Israeli pop star Noa Kirel onstage at her Aug. 24 concert at Tel Aviv’s…

‘For All Mankind’ Co-Creators on Those Devastating Finale Deaths — and What the Jump to the 21st Century Means for Season 4

Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t watched “Stranger in a Strange Land,” the Season 3 finale of “For All Mankind,” now streaming on Apple TV+. In…

‘Peppa Pig’ Stuffed in Russia: eOne Lose Intellectual Property Infringement Case Against Vietnamese YouTube Channel Sconnect

A Russian court has failed to save “Peppa Pig’s” bacon. Entertainment One (eOne), who own the “Peppa Pig” franchise, sued Vietnamese media company Sconnect in both Russia and…

‘The Simpsons’ to reveal secret for predicting the future, showrunner says

For decades viewers have watched and wondered how the show’s creators have consistently predicted the future and, after 33 seasons, we’re finally going to find out.

Indian Government Approves Film Co-Production Agreement With Australia

The Indian government has approved an audiovisual co-production treaty with Australia, designed to promote joint production of films between the two countries. While details are currently scarce, producer…

Tom Cruise, #GentleMinions Mania and the Endurance of ‘Elvis’: How Summer Movie Season Rebounded From COVID

Movie theaters owe a debt of gratitude to Tom Cruise, who wouldn’t dare to let Paramount Pictures release his decades-in-the-making sequel “Top Gun: Maverick” on a streaming service…

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Passes ‘Titanic’ as Seventh-Highest Grossing Release in Domestic Box Office History

Hook, line and sinker. “Top Gun: Maverick” has toppled “Titanic” as the seventh-biggest film ever at the domestic box office, earning $662 million in ticket sales. For Paramount,…