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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…

Universal Pictures Apologizes for Using Male Actor to Dub Laverne Cox for Italian Version of ‘Promising Young Woman’

Universal Pictures has apologized for using a male actor to dub the performance of trans actor Laverne Cox in the Italian-language version of Oscar-winning Promising Young Woman. A…

Emily Blunt Quashes ‘Fantastic 4’ Rumors

Emily Blunt was quick to shut down rumors that she and husband, John Krasinski, are in talks to star in Marvel’s upcoming incarnation of the Fantastic 4. The award-winning actress said…

Are the Golden Globes Done For?

If the Hollywood Foreign Press Association had paid attention to the #OscarsSoWhite scandal that engulfed the Academy Awards and gotten its house in order over the five years since, it might have

ViacomCBS Intl Studios Sets “Black Narratives” Writers Room in Brazil (Exclusive)

In November, ViacomCBS’ ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) committed to investing 25 percent of its budget in Latin America into creating and developing “Black, indigenous and person of…

James Murdoch Joins SPAC Frenzy, Seeks to Raise $345 Million

James Murdoch is getting in on the SPAC frenzy that has taken over Wall Street over the past year. Murdoch is the co-chairman of Seven Island Inc., a special purpose acquisition company seeking…

‘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…

Monte-Carlo Television Festival Sets Hybrid Format for June Return

The Monte-Carlo Television Festival will return for a hybrid in-person and virtual event this summer after the cancellation due to the coronavirus pandemic last year. The 60th edition will…

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…