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Trilby Beresford

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Bentonville Film Festival to Honor ‘Queer as Folk’ Star Fin Argus and ‘Dear White People’ Producer Effie Brown

The Bentonville Film Festival, chaired by Geena Davis, is set to honor actor Fin Argus and producer Effie Brown at its eighth annual event produced by the nonprofit BFFoundation. Argus, who will be presented with the Rising Star award for outstanding talent, is known for their role as Mingus, an aspiring drag performer, in the […]

Streamer Disguised Toast Signs With WME (Exclusive)

Streamer Jeremy Wang (Disguised Toast) has signed with WME for representation in all areas. The agency will work to expand Wang’s business across brand partnerships, nonscripted television, podcasts and events. Wang got his start streaming the digital collectible card game Hearthstone and has featured Teamfight Tactics, League of Legends and Among Us in his content. Wang […]

Scopely Reveals New Free-to-Play Medieval Strategy Game

Mobile games company Scopely on Thursday revealed the new free-to-play game Kingdom Maker. The massively multiplayer game, an original IP that combines real-time strategy, role play and simulation, was developed by Global Worldwide in partnership with Scopely. The immersive experience offers a medieval adventure with player-driven narratives — such as establishing royal lineage and forming […]

Harry Styles Starrer ‘My Policeman’ Drops Teaser Trailer

Amazon Studios on Wednesday released a teaser trailer for its Harry Styles-starring film My Policeman.  The romantic drama explores themes of forbidden love and shifting social conventions, with the English pop star taking on the role of Tom Burgess, a policeman in 1950s Brighton who marries school teacher Marion while engaging in a gay relationship […]

Hugh Jackman to Miss Performances of ‘The Music Man’ Due to Second COVID-19 Diagnosis

In wake of Hugh Jackman testing positive for COVID-19 for the second time, standby actor Max Clayton will perform in The Music Man on Broadway. Clayton will perform the role of Professor Harold Hill alongside Sutton Foster, in all performances of Meredith Willson’s musical comedy from June 14-21. “Once again, standbys and understudies save the day […]

Studio Wildcard Reveals ‘Ark II’ Trailer Starring Vin Diesel

Video game developer Studio Wildcard revealed a trailer for Ark II during the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase on Sunday. The adventure survival game, a sequel to 2015’s Ark: Survival Evolved, stars the voice of Vin Diesel as the hero protagonist and freedom fighter Santiago along with Moana star Auli’i Cravalho as the character’s daughter […]

How a Game About Mail Delivery In a Small Town Helps Pave the Way On Accessibility

“We’re founded on the idea that games ought to be approachable for everybody.” That’s Dr. Matthew White, CEO of Whitethorn Games, an indie publisher based in Erie, Pennsylvania. Their games include the calming mail delivery experience Lake, developed by Dutch outfit Gamious and released this year; and 2020 crafting adventure game Wytchwood from Canadian developer […]

Xbox Partners With Samsung to Bring Gaming App to Smart TVs

During Microsoft’s “What’s Next for Gaming” virtual briefing this week, the tech giant revealed its plan to bring the Xbox app to Samsung Smart TVs. Starting June 30, players can access the Xbox app through the Games Hub on a 2022 Samsung TV, pair a Bluetooth controller and be able to play over one hundred […]

Chess Streamer Hikaru Nakamura Signs With WME (Exclusive)

Professional Chess player and streamer Hikaru (“GMHikaru”) Nakamura has been signed by WME for worldwide representation in all areas. The agency will expand Nakamura’s business across digital, literary, brand partnerships, non-scripted television, licensing and more. Nakamura has a large following on Twitch, where he has 1.4 million followers and is the number one Chess streamer […]

Annapurna Interactive Taps ‘Solar Ash’ Game Director to Helm Internal Development Studio

Games publisher Annapurna Interactive has tapped industry veteran Chelsea Hash to helm its internal development studio, which launched in 2020 and is based in Los Angeles. She will lead development on Annapurna Interactive’s new, unannounced project together with technical director Brett Lajzer, senior producer Evan Hembacher, art director Cosimo Galluzzi and environment artist Nate Grove. […]

Shelby Scott, Broadcaster and Former AFTRA President, Dies at 86

Shelby Scott, broadcaster and former president of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) has died. She was 86. SAG-AFTRA announced Scott’s passing on Sunday. No cause of death was provided. “In front of the camera, Shelby Scott’s career spanned decades and broke barriers,” read a statement from the organization’s national executive director, Duncan […]

Linda Lawson, Actress in ‘Night Tide,’ Dies at 86

Linda Lawson, a singer and actress perhaps best known for her turn as a mysterious mermaid in the 1961 Dennis Hopper film Night Tide, has died. She was 86. Lawson died May 18 of natural causes at the Motion Picture and Television Retirement Home in Woodland Hills, her family announced. Born Linda Spaziani in 1936 in Ann Arbor, […]