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Gal Gadot Gets Backlash for Comments on Israel-Palestine Violence

Gal Gadot waded into the topic of the current wave of Israel-Palestine violence and, not surprisingly, is receiving some backlash online. The Israel-born Wonder Woman star was trending on…

Discovery CEO Criticizes “Antiquated” Nielsen Ratings System

Discovery’s streaming service Discovery+ has surprised management with better-than-expected subscriber retention and usage, the media company’s CEO David Zaslav said on Wednesday. But he…

‘Baghdad Central’ Star Maisa Abd Elhadi Injured By Israeli Forces During Protest

Palestinian actress Maisa Abd Elhadi — who starred in Hulu’s Baghdad Central and last year’s Venice-bowing feature Gaza Mon Amour — has been injured after allegedly being shot by Israel police…

Emily Blunt to Star in Amazon/BBC Western ‘The English’

Emily Blunt is set to saddle up and lead The English, a six-part “high-octane epic Western” for the BBC and Amazon Studios. Twilight alum Chaske Spencer will also star in the drama series…

Gallagher Brothers to Produce Oasis Doc About Famed 1996 Knebworth Concert

A quarter of a century after one of the most legendary concerts in British rock history, a documentary is in the works. Noel and Liam Gallagher are set to exec produce a feature film about

How India’s COVID-19 Crisis Is Devastating the Local Entertainment Sector

The devastating second wave of the COVID-19 crisis in India has turned many sectors of the local economy upside down, including the country’s storied entertainment industry, which was still…

Steve McQueen Making BBC Docuseries ‘Uprising’ Examining Events Dramatized in ‘Small Axe’

Steve McQueen and the BBC are building on the huge success of Small Axe with a new three-part docuseries diving back into Black British history and examining some of the key historical moments…

Fremantle Poaches BBC Storyville’s Mandy Chang to Lead New Factual Division

Fremantle has bolstered its push into factual with the hiring of BBC Storyville commissioning editor Mandy Chang as its global head of documentaries. Chang — a hugely respected name in the doc

Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey’s Mental Health Docuseries Sets Premiere Date on Apple TV+

Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey’s mental health docuseries The Me You Can’t See is set to premiere on Apple TV+ on May 21. The show will debut two months after Winfrey’s bombshell CBS…

Berlin Going Ahead With In-Person Film Festival in June

Berlin’s summer festival is going ahead after all. On Monday, the Berlin International Film Festival confirmed it would hold an in-person, open-air festival to screen the winners of this…

Golden Globes: HFPA President Responds to Ted Sarandos’ Vow of a Netflix Boycott

Ali Sar, the president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has shared a letter in which he responded to the concerns raised in a Thursday missive from Netflix co-CEO and chief…

How Celebrities Are Joining Relief Efforts for India During COVID-19 Crisis

As India faces one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the world, more celebrities are stepping up to use their platforms to raise funds and drive relief efforts. On the heels of reports that…