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Paramount+ Cancels ‘Why Women Kill’ After Two Seasons

Anthology series Why Women Kill has been canceled at Paramount+ — despite having been renewed for a third season late last year. The streamer instead scrapped the third season, which had not yet been cast or started production. Paramount+ had  picked up a third season in December 2021, several months after season two finished its […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Isabel May (‘1883’)

Isabel May is one of the most promising young stars in Hollywood. She’s a 21-year-old who was until recently known, if at all, for playing one of the two leads on the Netflix sitcom Alexa & Katie, which ran from 2018 through 2020; a recurring part on the CBS sitcom Young Sheldon during that same […]

Paramount+ Brings Out Sylvester Stallone, More Stars for U.K. Launch Event

Paramount+ made a splashy entrance onto the U.K. streaming battlefield on Monday with a big-budget launch in the British capital. Hosted by Graham Norton, the event in London’s newly opened Outernet development, part of what Paramount has billed as its “biggest and most ambitious marketing campaign in the U.K.,” saw a slew of A-list stars […]

Paramount+ Int’l Chief Elaborates on Expansion Plans Ahead of U.K. Launch, Offering a “Mix of the Global and the Local”

In mid-May, Paramount Global promoted Marco Nobili to the role of executive vp, international general manager of Paramount+, tasked with leading the strategy and execution of the streamer’s global expansion into new markets. The Italian, based in Miami, had most recently served as senior vp international marketing, data & analytics for Paramount’s streaming division after […]

Paramount+ to Order 150 Int’l Originals by 2025, Unveils New Slate

Paramount Global’s streaming service Paramount+ is continuing to invest in original content sourced from international markets, unveiling a slate of seven new titles, mostly series, Monday, that will debut around the world and saying it is planning to commission 150 international originals by 2025. The new internationally originated programming, including a show about former Mexican […]

Paramount+ Launches in South Korea in Partnership With Local Streamer TVING

Paramount+ made its debut in Asia on Thursday with the launch of its streaming service in South Korea atop local streaming platform TVING, operated by Korean entertainment heavyweight CJ ENM. Effective immediately, existing TVING subscribers can stream Paramount+ content at no extra charge. The launch is part of a strategic global partnership between Paramount Global […]

Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening in ‘Jerry & Marge Go Large’: Film Review | Tribeca 2022

A Michigan retiree with mad math skills finds a loophole in the lottery and uses the winnings to resuscitate his struggling small town in David Frankel’s comedy for Paramount+, based on a true story.

Paramount+ Deal Offers One Free Month of Streaming to New Subscribers

Paramount+ is giving new users extra time to binge-watch the original Top Gun, every Star Trek episode and movie, 1883, South Park specials and more. Starting today, the ViacomCBS-owned streaming service is extending its free trial period from one week to one month. The deal runs through June 20 and applies to both the ad-supported Essential and ad-free […]

Paramount Chair Shari Redstone to Shareholders: “We Definitely Have the Scale” to Compete

Paramount Global has “what it takes to succeed,” including enough scale, and is pursuing a “disciplined approach to content creation,” non-executive chair Shari Redstone said at the entertainment conglomerate’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday. “The past year has been one of growth and success,” she said at the event, which was webcast and was the […]

‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe’ Drops Film Trailer for Paramount+ Summer Release

They’re back. Don’t tell your parents. Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe is making its way to Paramount+ later this month, MTV Entertainment Studios announced on Thursday. The movie is a sequel to Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996). Along with the news that the film from creator Mike Judge will drop exclusively on the […]

Owen Wilson’s ‘Secret Headquarters’ Family Pic Heads to Paramount+

The Owen Wilson-starrer Secret Headquarters, a family action-comedy for Paramount and Jerry Bruckheimer, is headed straight-to-streaming on Paramount+. The superhero film will exclusively debut on the streaming platform this August in the U.S. and Canada, and in select international markets where Paramount+ is available. Secret Headquarters was previously set to hit theaters on Aug. 5, […]

Arden Cho Says She Turned Down ‘Teen Wolf’ Movie Over Pay Inequity, Hopes for “More Equality in the Future”

Arden Cho is weighing in about her decision not to appear in Paramount+’s upcoming Teen Wolf movie. The streaming platform announced in February that the original MTV series, which signed off in 2017 after six seasons, would be revisited in a sequel film that would bring back most of the core cast. Cho and Dylan […]