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George Clooney and Julia Roberts Romantic Comedy ‘Ticket to Paradise’ Halts Production Due to COVID

Universal’s romantic comedy “Ticket to Paradise” has halted filming in Australia due to a serious COVID outbreak in Queensland state. Because of the production pause, stars George Clooney…

Anne Frank Documentary, Book Name New Suspect in Betrayal That Sent Teenager to Death Camp

A forthcoming “cold case” documentary investigating who betrayed Anne Frank’s hiding place has uncovered a new suspect. Investigators, including a former FBI agent, believe Arnold van den Bergh,…

MyFrenchFilmFestival Short ‘Horacio’: an Animated Portrait of a Naive Killer

Caroline Cherrier’s short “Horacio” has earned nominations at Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs and Annecy over the past year. Now, “Horacio” rounds out its festival run at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous’…

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,…

Jamie Lynn Spears Tears Up in First TV Interview Since Britney Spears’ Conservatorship Ended

One week before the release of her memoir, Jamie Lynn Spears is sitting down for her first interview following the termination of her sister Britney Spears’ conservatorship. “Um,…

‘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…

Wes Anderson Taps Benedict Cumberbatch, Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel, Ben Kingsley for Roald Dahl Adaptation at Netflix

Wes Anderson has signed on to direct an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s “The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, for Netflix. Sources also note Ralph Fiennes,…

Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith Exits to Form News Company With NYT’s Ben Smith

Justin Smith, who has served as CEO of Bloomberg Media for the past eight years, has stepped down from the company to form a start-up alongside New York…

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: U.K. Versus The World’ to Kick Off Relaunched BBC Three Channel

“RuPaul’s Drag Race: U.K. Versus The World” will be the centerpiece of the opening night on BBC Three, the U.K. digital platform that is being relaunched as a…

BBC Studios Takes Full Ownership of ‘The Wonder’ and ‘Brexit: The Uncivil War’ Outfit House Productions

BBC Studios has upped its 25% stake in “Brexit: The Uncivil War” producer House Productions to take full ownership of the London-based production company. Launched in 2016 by…

50 Cent, Snoop Dogg to Develop ‘Murder Was the Case’ Series at Starz

Starz is in development for “A Moment in Time: Murder was the Case” with executive producers Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and Calvin “Snoop Dogg” Broadus. The project will…

Charter Will Give Spectrum TV Subscribers Peacock Premium Free for 12 Months

Charter Communications is giving free access to Peacock Premium free for one year to Spectrum TV subscribers through its deal with Comcast’s NBCUniversal. Also under the pact, Spectrum…