Amazon's MGM Offer; ABC, Fox's Upfronts; 'F9,' 'Quiet Place 2' Reviews

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May 18, 2021

Amazon Said to Make $9 Billion Offer for MGM

The ecommerce giant has been in talks to acquire the legendary studio and its library for several weeks.

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ABC's 2021-2022 Fall TV Schedule Features New Series 'Queens,' 'Wonder Years' Reboot

Alongside staples like "Dancing With the Stars" and "The Bachelorette," ABC is debuting "Queens" and "The Wonder Years" reboot this fall.

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Fox 2021 Fall Schedule Leans on '9-1-1,' 'Resident,' 'Masked Singer' to Launch New Series

Fox unveiled its 2021 fall schedule as part of its upfront presentation, with the network announcing renewals for a number of its shows.&nbs …

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Discovery-WarnerMedia Deal Chatter: John Malone's Big Move, Jason Kilar's Exit Plan

The shock of the WarnerMedia-Discovery deal has stirred chatter about John Malone's financial moves and Jason Kilar's severance package.

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Jon Stewart, Discovery Plus Team on 'No Responders Left Behind' Documentary (EXCLUSIVE)

Jon Stewart, Discovery Plus team on 'No Responders Left Behind,' eye September debut.

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Issa Rae to Lead 'Project Greenlight' Revival for HBO Max

Issa Rae, HBO Max and Miramax are reviving "Project Greenlight," which originally spotlighted first-time filmmakers on HBO.

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How David Zaslav Overcame Stock Drama and Pandemic Woes to Pull Off a Stealth WarnerMedia Takeover

Discovery CEO David Zaslav details the timetable of stealthy talks with AT&T that led to the industry-shaking merger pact unveiled today …

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'F9' Review: A Less Furious Sequel Coasts Along on a Family Plot, as Vin Diesel and John Cena Play Battling Toretto Brothers

Justin Lin's fifth entry in the series gets stuck in a family plot, with Diesel and Cena as the battling Toretto brothers.

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'A Quiet Place Part II' Review: John Krasinski's Monster Movie Sequel Amps Up the Scares

John Krasinski's alien invasion sequel feels even more unsettling in a world cautiously emerging from the coronavirus.

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John Boyega Returning for 'Attack the Block' Sequel With Director Joe Cornish

A sequel to the 2011 sci-fi comedy "Attack the Block" is in the works.

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