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‘Castlevania’ Producer Sues After Being Excluded From Netflix Spinoff

Adi Shankar, who helped develop the animated show Castlevania for Netflix, is suing the production company and Kevin Kolde for excluding him from a planned spinoff. Castlevania enjoyed four seasons and 32 episodes on the streamer. The vampire show was based on Japanese video games and created and written by Warren Ellis, who in 2020 became […]

Disruption, Consolidation, Uncertainty: Welcome to Hollywood’s Age of Anxiety

Future of Netflix? Consolidation? Layoffs? Amid unprecedented tumult in entertainment (and the world), The Hollywood Reporter talks to execs and underlings struggling to cope in an age of anxiety, the experts soothing nerves and the fortunate few who are finding peace in troubled times: "You learn to not let your stress control you."

Adi Shankar and Joseph Kahn’s Rap Battle Satire ‘Bodied’ to Premiere at Toronto

The 'Castlevania' producer's work is known for having an outsider's perspective, which he credits to his upbringing: "I've never been in the majority. Ever."

Director of Mark Salling Movie Says He’ll Cut Him Out if Child Pornography Allegations Are True

"I won't feed our growing pitchfork culture. I'm going to wait for all the facts to arrive," said Adi Shankar, director of the upcoming indie movie 'Gods and Secrets.'

‘Dredd’ Producer Explains What It Will Take to Get a Sequel (Video)

Be warned: The answer involves money … and Dwayne Johnson.

‘Judge Dredd: Superfiend’ Teaser Released

New animated online series introduces Judge Death

ScreenCraft Action and Thriller Screenplay Contest Launches With Industry Judges

The winner of the second annual competition will receive a phone consultation with "Escape Plan" scribe Miles Chapman.

‘Truth in Journalism’ Short Teases Spider-Man Villain (Video)

Producer Adi Shankar follows up 'The Punisher: Dirty Laundry' short with another fan film about another favorite Marvel Comics character.