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

While the careers of those in theatre have suffered in recent months, there are many, he writes, “whom Covid-19 has made rich”. He continues: “It would be deeply ironic if the streaming services – Netflix, Amazon Prime et al – should be making lockdown millions from our finest acting, producing, writing and directing talent, while the very […]

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

What are your thoughts on Hollywood’s response to the Black Lives Matter movement? I do like the fact that people are willing to be more vocal. I do love the fact that being unapologetically Black is now a common thing and accepted thing, because believe me, it wasn’t back in 2013 when the play came […]

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

The sale comes out of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival — a largely virtual affair that Netflix has dominated with splashy deals. The streamer shelled out $20 million for global rights to “Bruised,” which marks Halle Berry’s directorial debut, and bought “Pieces of a Woman,” a searing drama that could score awards attention for […]

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

So what are you and your team at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport doing to reassure the arts community and provide a concrete plan of action? Well so far you have come up with a five-phase roadmap for the performing arts that is worse than useless. Sam Goldwyn said that “a verbal […]

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 […]

Erdogan slams Macron as mediterranean spat deepens

ALSO READ: Kebbi floods: Gov Bagudu orders immediate distribution of relief materials Macron’s statements came during an informal summit with southern EU countries, who also warned Turkey against “unilateral activities” in the eastern Mediterranean. Greece and Cyprus have for weeks been sparring with Turkey over areas in the eastern Mediterranean that the two EU members and […]

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 […]