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Right-Wing Politicians Cheer German Actors’ Attack on Corona Measures

Prominent German film and TV actors, including Vicky Kriebs, Ulrich Tukur, Volker Bruch and Jan Josef Liefers, posted a series of ironic videos mocking the German government's new lockdown measures…

Ben Wheatley on Why Pandemic-Shot Horror Film ‘In the Earth’ Was His “Rock to Hold On To” During Lockdown

The British director conceived of, developed and shot the low-budget project, which Neon recently released, during the COVID-19 crisis when other films, including the 'Tomb Raider' sequel, fell away.

International Nominees Brave Travel, Tests and Quarantine for Their Oscar Moment

Many overseas nominees for this year's Oscars will link in remotely to the 93rd Academy Awards, but a surprising number — from Korea, Romanian, Italy, and elsewhere — are determined to be there in…

HBO Max, HBO Reaches 44.2 Million Subscribers

WarnerMedia grows the combined sub base of the streamer and premium outlet by 2.7 million in 2021.

Cirque du Soleil Live Shows Set to Reopen After Virus Closures

The circus company is targeting returns of iconic shows like 'O' and 'Mystere' in Las Vegas starting in late June.

Netflix Misses Forecast, Adds 4 Million Subscribers in First Quarter

The streaming giant had forecast 6 million user additions, compared with 15.6 million in the coronavirus pandemic-fueled year-ago period. It expects to add only 1 million subscribers this…

Benicio Del Toro, Zoe Saldana Release COVID-19 Vaccine Video Campaign

In a conversation with Dr. Gustavo Del Toro, the actors discuss misinformation about the vaccine and highlight the importance for Latinx communities to have more access to vaccines.

Hulu Nabs Peter Nicks Sundance Doc ‘Homeroom’

The chronicle of a year in Oakland's struggling public school system, including calls for change by activist students of color, is executive produced by Ryan Coogler.

‘Stealing School’ Director Li Dong Talks “Brutal Lack of Empathy” Behind Anti-Asian Attacks

The satirical courtroom drama about a Chinese-Canadian tech prodigy accused of plagiarism tackles systematic racism by humanizing Asian people.

AMC Theatres CEO Defends Heavy Share Dilution to “Save the Company”

Adam Aron in an SEC filing defends the move to put another 500 million shares in the market, pending shareholder approval, to capitalize on his stock’s recent Reddit-driven rally.

Are FYC Billboards DOA? Studios Pull Back on Outdoor Marketing Amid Pandemic

Unable to rely on Oscar voters seeing billboards on their commutes, the industry took initially a hit, but experts say the business is "glacially" coming back.

Netflix Earnings Preview: Wall Street Doesn’t Expect a Major Subscriber Upside Surprise

Analysts also expect password sharing and pricing to be topics when the global streamer reports its latest subscriber and financial results on Tuesday.