Sam Mendes calls on Netflix and Amazon to share ‘Covid-19 windfall’ with theatre

Mendes calls the Covid-19 pandemic “the biggest challenge to Britain’s cultural life since the outbreak of the second world war” and stresses that the arts are “a giant economic growth engine”, with theatre launching the careers of thousands who go on to work in the film and TV industries. Mendes started out as a theatre […]

Dear Oliver Dowden, have you even begun to grasp the scale of our arts crisis?

We are in a situation like that in a Shakespeare history play, where messengers arrive hourly with bad news from all ends of the kingdom. The Nuffield Southampton, which combines a new city centre theatre with a longstanding campus playhouse, is closing, with 86 roles made redundant. The Theatre Royal Plymouth has made its entire […]

Kemp Powers’ ‘One Night in Miami’ Sheds Light on the Civil Rights Movement

I found it interesting that though we’ve talked about these figures so much in history, this film reminds us that there’s still so much we really don’t know about their legacies. That’s the danger of people becoming icons is that they’re both familiar, but it’s also possible to keep them at a distance. When I […]

‘Malcolm & Marie,’ Zendaya and John David Washington Drama, Sells to Netflix for $30 Million

Levinson is best known for creating the HBO series “Euphoria.” He wrote the script and produced the picture in addition to directing it. The price is among the highest ever for a film out of a festival and is surprising given that the premise doesn’t sound wildly commercial despite the presence of major stars.

SoftBank Group selling Arm to NVIDIA for up to $40 billion

This file photo taken on May 27, 2019 shows a photographer taking pictures in front of the logo for British chip designer ARM in Taipei. Japan’s SoftBank Group said on September 14, 2020 it is selling British chip designer Arm to US chip company NVIDIA for up to 40 billion USD, potentially creating a new […]

Netflix Pays $30 Million For Secret Zendaya/John David Washington Movie Filmed During Pandemic

The movie is called Malcolm & Marie, and it was directed by Euphoria creator Sam Levinson. According to Deadline, Malcolm & Marie was filmed “quietly” during the pandemic in June and July this year at the Feldman Architecture’s Caterpillar House in compliance with COVID-19 health and safety measures. The movie is black and white, and […]

Watch Daniel Dae Kim, Giancarlo Esposito and More Re-Create Superman’s Radio Plays for Charity (EXCLUSIVE)

Television and film stars Jason Alexander, Henry Winkler, Giancarlo Esposito, Tony Shalhoub, Alfre Woodard, C.C.H. Pounder and more gathered together to support the Creative Coalition with this special performance. Using original scripts from the decades-old Superman radio series, which was recently revived from the Warner Bros. Studios vault, this unique vision of the Man of […]