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Hugh Grant, ‘The Thick of It’ Creator Armando Iannucci and Sports Host Gary Lineker Among Stars Supporting BBC Over Licence Fee Threats

“Notting Hill” actor Hugh Grant, “The Thick of It” creator Armando Iannucci and soccer star turned sports host Gary Lineker are among the industry heavyweights criticizing the U.K.…

‘Hand of God’: Paolo Sorrentino Says He Looked Back to Move Forward

To shoot “The Hand of God,” Paolo Sorrentino returned to his roots and did a lot of things backwards. “After 20 years of filmmaking I was perhaps a…

Baby Shark is the first YouTube video to cross 10 billion views

“Baby Shark,” which weaseled its way into our homes and ears, has hit a major milestone.

Spain’s Liliana Bravo of Soul Pictures Boards Uruguayan Soccer Drama, ‘The Signing’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Spanish sales agent Liliana Bravo of Soul Pictures has boarded Diego “Parker” Fernández’s upcoming soccer drama, “The Signing” (“El Fichaje”). His latest narrative feature, “The Broken Glass Theory,”…

Uruguay’s Coral Cine Ramps Up 2022 Slate with Oscar-nominated ‘City of God’ DP Cesar Charlone (EXCLUSIVE)

Uruguay’s Coral Cine is ramping up its 2022 slate with a slew of projects that include online dating dramedy series “Is it Love” (“Es Amor?”) with “City of…

Telemundo Announces Tplus, a Bilingual Content Hub on Peacock

Telemundo is getting a slice of the streaming wars pie: The American Spanish-language NBCUniversal network will launch Tplus, a new bilingual content brand designed to serve U.S. Hispanics,…

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: U.K. Versus The World’ Sets Launch Date with BBC Three’s Broadcasting Return

BBC Three will mark its return to television screens with the launch of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: U.K. Versus The World” on Feb. 1. With Michelle Visage, Graham Norton…

Paolo Sorrentino on ‘The Hand Of God’ Cinematography and Capturing Memory

Paolo Sorrentino had the idea for “The Hand of God” in mind for many years, but he wasn’t ready to write the screenplay, “until a couple of years…

Netflix Launches ‘The Gay Agenda,’ Podcast Celebrating LGBTQ+ Community (EXCLUSIVE)

Netflix has launched “The Gay Agenda,” a new podcast that will look at the lives of LGBTQ+ creatives at the top of their fields across different industries. The…

Will Arnett Replaces Armie Hammer in Taika Waititi’s ‘Next Goal Wins’

Will Arnett will replace Armie Hammer in Taika Waititi’s “Next Goal Wins.” Hammer’s exit comes after the actor was accused by multiple women of sexual assault. He denies the…

‘King Richard’ and ‘Ted Lasso’ Among Top Contenders for 2022 WGA Awards

Voting has only just begun for select nominees at the 2022 WGA Awards. Drama series, comedy series and new series votes will be taken until Jan. 5, while…

‘One Ordinary Day’ Succeeds as Calling Card for Korean Streamer Coupang Play

New TV drama “One Ordinary Day,” a Korean adaptation of 2008 BBC series “Criminal Justice,” is just one way that newcomer Coupang Play is pushing its way into…