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businessinsider.com - Claire Atkinson - Hollywood insiders say there's growing tension at Disney as CEO Bob Chapek chafes at Bob Iger's 'long goodbye
Hollywood insiders say there's growing tension at Disney as CEO Bob Chapek chafes at Bob Iger's 'long goodbye
Business Insider

Hollywood insiders say there's growing tension between the Disney chiefs. They say Chapek's 'Black Widow' release strategy may have hurt relations with China. Chapek succeeded Iger in 2020, but Iger has stayed on to bring stability in the pandemic.

nerdist.com - The Evolution of the Asian Heroine in Hollywood
The Evolution of the Asian Heroine in Hollywood
Nerdist

Hollywood hasn't been easy on representation for Asian Americans. Just five years ago, the Oscars made Asians a punchline with three Asian children dressed as PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants. (The awards show mocked them with the stereotype of…

bloomberg.com - Lucas Shaw - Hollywood Calls the Russo Brothers When It's Time to Build a New Universe
Hollywood Calls the Russo Brothers When It's Time to Build a New Universe
Bloomberg

Before Joe and Anthony Russo were dreaming up film and TV franchises, they were part of the biggest one. The brothers directed two Captain America movies and two Avengers films, installments in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which together took in…

telegraph.co.uk - Robbie Collin - Spineless Hollywood is slyly pulling films from UK cinemas - could Bond be next?
Spineless Hollywood is slyly pulling films from UK cinemas - could Bond be next?
The Telegraph

Unlock unlimited access to telegraph.co.uk, plus the latest news updates and daily newspaper in our app. Cancel anytime. I promise I'll stop going on about Cannes soon, but here is one of the most wonderful things about it: before the festival is…

forbes.com - Jon Youshaei - From ABC Sitcom To NFT's: How George Lopez Made It In Hollywood
From ABC Sitcom To NFT's: How George Lopez Made It In Hollywood
Forbes

“My family always told me that I would end up on the street. No mother. No father. Nobody believed in me.” George Lopez recalled. “And they were right, I ended up on the street: on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.” Chills…

eater.com - Farley Elliott - A Colorful New Poolside Contender Has Opened in West Hollywood
A Colorful New Poolside Contender Has Opened in West Hollywood
Eater

The Boujis Group behind Olivetta on Melrose and the Draycott at Palisades Village is certainly staying busy. This week the team has also opened Issima, the first phase of their eventual total takeover of the food and drinks across the La Peer…

thefederalist.com - Martin Horicka - How Hollywood Turned Captain America Into A Placeless Globalist
How Hollywood Turned Captain America Into A Placeless Globalist
The Federalist

Captain America is today one of the most popular superheroes. More importantly, he has been the embodiment of U.S. values and a symbol of American exceptionalism. Marvel Studios wisely decided to put him in the center of its cinematic universe. In…

telegraph.co.uk - Graham Keeley - Spain bids to become 'Hollywood of Europe
Spain bids to become 'Hollywood of Europe
The Telegraph

Unlock unlimited access to telegraph.co.uk, plus the latest news updates and daily newspaper in our app. Cancel anytime. From the gripping crime drama Money Heist to the settings for scenes in Game of Thrones, Spain has been the backdrop for some…

tmz.com - TMZ Staff - Julie Bowen Sells Hollywood Hills Home Above Asking for $4.2 Million
Julie Bowen Sells Hollywood Hills Home Above Asking for $4.2 Million
TMZ

Julie Bowen 's unloaded her mid-century modern home just weeks after listing it, and it seems she benefitted from the housing surge... because she got way above asking price. The 'Modern Family' star sold her pad in the Hollywood Hills -- a stylish…

theepochtimes.com - Gina Sturdza - Kevin Sorbo: Fighting the Hollywood Agenda Through Independent Films
Kevin Sorbo: Fighting the Hollywood Agenda Through Independent Films
www.theepochtimes.com

Independent films are on the rise, and films made outside the Hollywood establishment can contend in the film industry. Among the top independent filmmakers is Kevin Sorbo, who starred in the hit TV series “ Hercules.” To learn more…

nytimes.com - Edmund Lee - 'Change is coming' to streaming, Jason Kilar, the WarnerMedia chief, says.
'Change is coming' to streaming, Jason Kilar, the WarnerMedia chief, says.
The New York Times

AT&T may not want HBO Max anymore, but the streaming platform is gaining traction with customers. HBO and HBO Max, home to genre-bending franchises such as “Game of Thrones” and “The Sopranos” and Hollywood blockbusters…

rt.com - RT - Could Sean Penn force VACCINE MANDATE in Hollywood? Actor refuses to return to set until all are inoculated against Covid-19
Could Sean Penn force VACCINE MANDATE in Hollywood? Actor refuses to return to set until all are inoculated against Covid-19
RT International

Recently returning from a globe-trotting trip to the Cannes Film Festival to promote his directorial effort, ‘Flag Day,' Penn has refused to continue working on the Starz series ‘Gaslit,' in which he stars, which still has two weeks…

dailymail.co.uk - Hollywood moves to New Mexico to take advantage of 35% tax incentive
Hollywood moves to New Mexico to take advantage of 35% tax incentive
Mail Online

A 35% tax incentive has reportedly brought in $623 million to New Mexico through the entertainment industry this year Major production studios including Netflix and NBCUniversal have built studios in Albuquerque in the last year and penned…

hollywoodreporter.com - Ashley Cullins - Does Hollywood Have an Overtime Problem?
Does Hollywood Have an Overtime Problem?
The Hollywood Reporter

For much of 2019, headlines across California news outlets trumpeted AB 5, the bill that its supporters hailed as righting the alleged wrongs of gig-economy workers suffering from a lack of unemployment benefits and health insurance at the hands of…

dailymail.co.uk - Julie Bowen sells her Hollywood Hills home for $4.2M and buys $6M pad
Julie Bowen sells her Hollywood Hills home for $4.2M and buys $6M pad
Mail Online

Julie Bowen sold her mid-century modern Hollywood Hills house for the over asking price of $4.2M just weeks after listing it for $3.85M The Modern Family actress had first purchased the 4-bedroom, 4-bath home designed by Thornton Abell in 2017 for…

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