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‘Shang-Chi’ Sequel in the Works With Director Destin Daniel Cretton Returning

A sequel to “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is officially on the way with Destin Daniel Cretton returning to direct and write. He’s also in…

Imagine Launches Audio Division With iHeartMedia Podcast Slate Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

Imagine Entertainment is launching a new audio division tied to an exclusive deal with iHeartMedia. The film and TV company’s chairmen, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, announced Tuesday…

‘El Chema’ Star Mauricio Ochmann Strikes First-Look Deal with Pantaya (EXCLUSIVE)

Mauricio Ochmann, one of the biggest stars in the Latino world, has signed a multiyear first look deal with Pantaya, the leading premium Spanish-language streaming service. Under the…

Discovery Plus Sets Development Deal With Group Nine (EXCLUSIVE)

Discovery inked a development deal for a slate of new original series for Discovery Plus from Group Nine Media, the digital media company whose brands include NowThis, the…

‘Ridley Road’ Sells Wide for Studiocanal – Global Bulletin

SALES Studiocanal has sold a raft of global territories on four-part thriller drama series “Ridley Road.” Created by Studiocanal’s Red Production Company, commissioned for BBC One and co-produced…

Ventana Sur: Major Highlights of the Just-Wrapped Edition from Netflix to Brazil and Major Deals

As new COVID protocols bedeviled travel to the U.K. and other parts of Europe, 3,000 lucky souls, including several hundred execs from Europe, were able to enjoy summer…

10 Biggest Takeaways From Variety’s Music For Screens Summit

As the content universe expands at a rapid clip, music has never been more appreciated as an essential aspect of visual storytelling. That’s the 30,000-foot view of the…

Tracy Oliver’s ‘Harlem’ Brings Smooth Charm to Thirtysomething Drama: TV Review

As anthropology professor Camille (Meagan Good) puts it, the beginning of winter signals the beginning of a season full of giant sweaters, seasonal lattes, and the irrepressible urge…

Sony India Puts Production Focus on Local IP That, Like Korean Content, Can Go Global – ATF

The Indian arm of Sony is planning to produce local content that has the potential to travel globally. Speaking at Singapore’s Asia TV Forum and Market on Friday,…

‘High School Musical’ Stars Reunite for ‘A Christmas Dance Reunion.’ Here’s How the Lifetime Movie Came Together

While made-for-TV holiday movies have enjoyed an explosion in popularity in the past five years, they’re not a new phenomenon for Lifetime. The network has been making ripped-from-the-headlines…

Netflix Making Movie About Grandma Who Accidentally Invited a Stranger to Thanksgiving Dinner (EXCLUSIVE)

Six years ago, a grandma in Arizona mistakenly invited a stranger to her Thanksgiving dinner. What started as an accidental text message — a humorous exchange that quickly…

Tish Cyrus’ HopeTown Banner Sets Executive Team and First Projects Under NBCU Pact

Tish Cyrus, mother to actress and pop star Miley Cyrus and HopeTown Entertainment president, has set her production banner’s executive team and is announcing its initial slate of…