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“A toxic place for working journalists,” is how two members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association described the group as they announced Thursday that they were leaving the group. They claim the majority of the Golden Globes organization’s members are resistant to efforts to improve diversity and ethical standards. Upheaval over the organization’s historical lack
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Netflix has signed a multi-year overall deal with top comedy writer-producer Danielle Sanchez-Witzel (The Carmichael Show, My Name Is Earl). Under the deal, the first major talent pact since Tracey Pakosta joined Netflix as VP, Original Comedy Series, Sanchez-Witzel will set up her own production banner and focus on original development for series and features
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Apple TV+’s Central Park will welcome a slew of guest voice cast members and songwriters for its sophomore season. During the animated series’ panel at ATX Television Festival on Wednesday, co-creator Loren Bouchard touted a lineup of guest stars including Yvette Nicole Brown, Billy Porter, Don Lemon, Patti Lupone, Jennifer Lewis, Ellie Kemper, Dan Stevens
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Seven filmmakers’ projects will each receive $45,000 as part of the inaugural Original Voices Fellowships launched by NBCU Academy and NBC News Studios. The recipients also will receive a one-year fellowship to support their feature-length nonfiction film projects. That includes access to archive research, mentorships, story and edit consultations and distribution strategy expertise. They also
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For the creative team and the stars of The CW’s The Republic of Sarah, the drama is all about highlighting normal people who do the extraordinary. Creator/showrunner/executive producer Jeffrey Paul King joined director Kat Candler and stars Stella Baker and Luke Mitchell to tease the new CW drama and discuss how its depictions of community
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The EPs and stars of Selena: The Series gathered for a virtual ATX panel on Saturday, to reflect on their tribute to music and fashion icon, Selena Quintanilla. “Selena forever!” said creator and executive producer Moisés Zamora, who noted that making this show was a “once-in-a-lifetime thing.” Returning with its second and final set of episodes
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Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone’s Netflix comedy series God’s Favorite Idiot has wrapped up production earlier than expected in Australia—and now, we know why. The Guardian reported on Tuesday that just eight of 16 episodes originally planned for had been shot, when production came to a halt. This apparently caused concern for many on the production
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During a pre-recorded ATX panel airing Saturday, Ramy actor Steve Way slammed the Motion Picture Academy for its failure to provide all necessary accommodations for the disabled, prior to this year’s Academy Awards, where a wheelchair ramp was introduced for the first time. “At this year’s Oscars, we got a ramp, we got an ASL
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NBC News released some excerpts from Keir Simmons’ sitdown with Vladimir Putin, including one in which Simmons asks the Russian president, “Are you a killer.” Putin laughed and answered the question, and didn’t exactly say, “No,” while giving some blame to Hollywood. The context: Simmons, the network’s senior international correspondent, asked Putin, “The late John
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EXCLUSIVE: Chris Addison, who starred in HBO’s Veep and is one of the creators of FX and BBC’s Breeders, is to adapt Caimh McDonnell’s The Dublin Trilogy series of novels for television. Addison, who also directed Anne Hathaway comedy The Hustle, is reteaming with Avalon, the production company behind Breeders as well as HBO’s Last
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