IATSE Sets Strike Date; 'Harder They Fall' Director Jeymes Samuel Reinvents Western; Adele Announces '30' Album

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October 13, 2021

IATSE Sets Strike Date for 60,000 Film and Television Workers, Ratcheting Pressure on Studios

IATSE has set Oct. 18 as the strike date for 60,000 film and television workers unless producers set a new deal.

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Eva Longoria Pays it Forward Through her Work at Lifetime

Eva aims to make sets inclusive by giving women and people of color a hand up.

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How First-Time Feature Filmmaker Jeymes Samuel Is Reinventing the Western With 'The Harder They Fall'

Featuring Idris Elba, Regina King and more, Jeymes Samuel's Netflix Western "The Harder They Fall" gears up for its long-awaited release.

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Adele's '30' Album Due on Nov. 19; Singer Calls It a Document of 'the Most Turbulent Period of My Life'

Adele’s ‘30’ album will drop on Nov. 19; the singer called it her 'friend' during 'the most turbulent period of my life.'

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Netflix Reinstates Three Employees, Including Trans Woman Who Criticized Dave Chappelle, After Issuing Suspensions for Interrupting Meeting

Netflix has reinstated three employees, including a trans employee who criticized Dave Chappelle's new special, after suspending the group.

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BBC Studios Appoints Tom Fussell as CEO

Tom Fussell was previously the interim CEO of BBC Studios.

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Oscars Race: Julia Ducournau's Palme d'Or Winning 'Titane' Selected as France's Submission

More than 80 nations are expected to submit entries this year for Best International Feature Film consideration at the 94th Academy Awards.

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Hilary Smith Segues to Head of Corporate Social Responsibility for NBCUniversal (EXCLUSIVE)

The new role for the company veteran signals NBCUniversal and Comcast's heightened focus on social impact and corporate giving.

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Jennifer Lawrence R-Rated Comedy 'No Hard Feelings' Lands at Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures has acquired "No Hard Feelings," an R-rated comedy package with Jennifer Lawrence attached to star. Gene Stupnitsky directs.

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William Shatner Becomes Oldest Person to Enter Space as Blue Origin Lifts Off

William Shatner has entered space aboard Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, becoming the oldest person to do so.

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'Walking Dead' Anthology Series 'Tales of the Walking Dead' Ordered at AMC

AMC has officially greenlit the episodic anthology series 'Tales of the Walking Dead.'

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Smash Mouth Singer Steve Harwell Retires After Disoriented New York Concert

Smash Mouth singer Steve Harwell has apparently retired due to ongoing health problems after a disoriented performance in New York.

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'The Walking Dead' Ratings History: An Audience Autopsy

New VIP+ Analysis: How the viewership decline for one of AMC's flagship shows exemplifies cable TV's greater issues.

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