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nytimes.com - Kellie Carter Jackson - Opinion | Hollywood Has Finally Deemed Black Women Worthy of Feel-Good TV
Opinion | Hollywood Has Finally Deemed Black Women Worthy of Feel-Good TV
The New York Times

Do you remember that scene in “Sex and the City” when Carrie gets dumped by her boyfriend via Post-it note? “I'm sorry,” it reads. “I can't. Don't hate me.” That's what I think of when my friends ask if…

telegraph.co.uk - Nick Allen - Can Scarlett Johansson save Hollywood from terminal decline?
Can Scarlett Johansson save Hollywood from terminal decline?
The Telegraph

Hollywood is gearing up to strike back against streaming services and the pandemic with a flood of superhero movies over the next 18 months. The US film industry has faced near obliteration as cinemas shut down for months, many permanently, ratings…

allears.net - Rachel Franko - A NEW Spot in Disney's Hollywood Studios Is Using a Virtual Queue
A NEW Spot in Disney's Hollywood Studios Is Using a Virtual Queue
AllEars.Net

And, now that more people are able to enter the parks, Disney World has been making adaptations to the way it operates. One of those changes is the addition of a NEW virtual queue in Disney's Hollywood Studios! When guests enter Star Wars: Galaxy's…

allears.net - Brianna LeCompte - Changes Made to Physical Distancing at a Disney's Hollywood Studios Show
Changes Made to Physical Distancing at a Disney's Hollywood Studios Show
AllEars.Net

A number of health and safety measures have changed around Disney World this weekend. In addition to changes to the face mask policy and the elimination of temperature checks, we've also seen some updates to the physical distancing measures around…

indianexpress.com - Anvita Singh - Hollywood Rewind | Chef: Jon Favreau cooks up a delicious storm
Hollywood Rewind | Chef: Jon Favreau cooks up a delicious storm
The Indian Express

There are many things to admire in a film, but in a ‘food film' you cannot help but gaze longingly at all the delicacies that are laid in front of you in almost every other frame. There are two heroes in a food film — the story, and…

movieweb.com - Jeremy Dick - Frank Darabont Blasts Hollywood for Rejecting New Script Based on Unmade Kubrick Project
Frank Darabont Blasts Hollywood for Rejecting New Script Based on Unmade Kubrick Project
Movieweb

Frank Darabont says his new script based on a Stanley Kubrick treatment is his best one yet, but even with Ridley Scott attached, no one in Hollywood is interested. Iconic filmmaker Frank Darabont isn't happy with the state of the movie business…

ft.com - James Fontanella-Khan and Anna Nicolaou in New York - AT&T nears deal to create $150bn streaming giant with Discovery
AT&T nears deal to create $150bn streaming giant with Discovery
Financial Times

AT&T is nearing a deal to combine its content unit Warner Media with rival Discovery to create a media giant with an enterprise value of $150bn, just a few years after acquiring the owner of CNN, HBO and Warner Bros, said people briefed about the…

politico.com -  Meridith McGraw - Matthew McConaughey making calls as he weighs running for Texas governor
Matthew McConaughey making calls as he weighs running for Texas governor
POLITICO

Matthew McConaughey speaks onstage during HISTORYTalks Leadership & Legacy at Carnegie Hall. | Noam Galai/Getty Images for HISTORY) Alright, alright, alright … he might, he might, he might. Matthew McConaughey has publicly said a run for…

amren.com - Affirmative-Action Hollywood
Affirmative-Action Hollywood
American Renaissance

NBC announced this week it would no longer host the Golden Globes. The awards show is presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and has been a mainstay of the film and television industry. But NBC the association isn't diverse…

indiewire.com - Ryan Lattanzio - Jennifer Jason Leigh Reuniting with Quentin Tarantino to Narrate 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Audiobook
Jennifer Jason Leigh Reuniting with Quentin Tarantino to Narrate 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Audiobook
IndieWire

Jennifer Jason Leigh is definitely having a big moment, and that may have started up thanks to her Oscar-nominated turn (Best Supporting Actress) in 2015's “ The Hateful Eight.” Now, she'll be re-teaming with that film's director…

bollywoodlife.com - BollywoodLife - Rakhi Sawant announces 'Hollywood, here I come' - watch video
Rakhi Sawant announces 'Hollywood, here I come' - watch video
Bollywood Life

Rakhi Sawant is one person who manages to grab headlines every now and then. She took to Instagram to share an edited video in which her face is added on some of the famous Hollywood scenes. Her caption read, “Hollywood - Here I come…

businessinsider.com - Emily Canal - How to start a short-term rental business that beats the competition
How to start a short-term rental business that beats the competition
Business Insider

Erica Beers and Rebecca Slivka started out targeting LA business travelers who needed places to stay. Five years later, their properties are a haven for travelers who can work remotely. The pair shared 5 tips, including circuit-breaker boxes and…

thechestnutpost.com - How Forest Whitaker Is Helping Hollywood's Next Generation Find Its Voice
How Forest Whitaker Is Helping Hollywood's Next Generation Find Its Voice
The Chestnut Post

In this week's Sunday Sitdown, Forest Whitaker talks to Willie Geist about his path from football player to opera singer and Oscar-winning actor with a career in film spanning nearly four decades. After a run of memorable roles and alongside…

ft.com - Ortenca Aliaj, Miles Kruppa and James Fontanella-Khan - Spacs lose their deal 'pop' as fever fades
Spacs lose their deal 'pop' as fever fades
Financial Times

Shares in special purpose acquisition companies are sliding following takeover announcements, a marked reversal of the enthusiasm for these vehicles earlier this year which could threaten their ability to do deals. Of the 13 Spacs that have…

venturebeat.com - Mike Sepso - Esports drives user engagement - and revenue - for free-to-play games
Esports drives user engagement - and revenue - for free-to-play games
VentureBeat

Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here! Amid the c oronavirus outbreak, the video game industry experienced a critical inflection point, although it went largely overlooked. Most of the media coverage focused on the massive…

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