Three more Game of Thrones spinoffs in the works at HBO
(REUTERS) – HBO is developing a trio of new Game of Thrones prequel series, sources tell Variety. One spinoff, titled 9 Voyages or Sea Snake, hails from Rome co-creator Bruno Heller, while the other two, Flea Bottom and 10,000 Ships, have no writers yet attached. 9 Voyages would center... Read more
Demi Lovato releases first album since 2017
(REUTERS) – Demi Lovato has announced on Clubhouse she is releasing a new album on April 2nd, her first since 2017. The name of the album was originally meant to be The Art of Starting Over, but Lovato has given the album a dual-title to reflect her upcoming documentary... Read more
COVID rolls up big job losses for Hollywood’s award season
(REUTERS) – The red carpet is more than just an accessory in show biz events, but instead an iconic symbol in Hollywood. Red carpets were such a big deal that rolling out the red carpet became an event in itself. During regular award seasons, Toni Kilicoglu’s Red Carpet Systems... Read more
YouTube Black creators paving their own lane
By Emma Harris In October 2020, YouTube launched a fund for creators from the Black community. The #YouTubeBlack voices fund is a multi-year grant program that aims on providing funding and promoting content from Black creators throughout the world. But for some Black Canadian YouTubers, the fund never came... Read more
Tom and Jerry in live-action animated hybrid film
Tom and Jerry have been entertaining audiences on the small screen since 1940. After a 27-year hiatus, the slapstick cat and mouse duo are back in a theatrical installment that takes place in New York City, at a high-end hotel. It is the first Tom and Jerry movie that... Read more
Gerard Depardieu under investigation for sexual violence

One of France’s most well-known actors is charged with rape and sexual violence

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Korean film Minari makes Hollywood buzz
as award season begins

Reuters journalist Jill Serjeant reports on Minari, the new South-Korean film that is garnering worldwide attention. Minari is quite different than Parasite, which won Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars. The film stars The Walking Dead actor Steven Yeun and has been nominated for Best Foreign Picture at the Golden Globes.

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Churchill painting gifted to FDR set for  Christie’s auction block

Reuters journalist Will Russell reports that a 1943 wartime painting by British prime minister Winston Churchill is up for auction. The artwork was a gift for U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Dwayne Johnson tests political waters in new NBC sitcom Young Rock

A new sitcom, full of stories about the childhood of wrestling sensation the Rock, also known as actor Dwayne Johnson, takes an unexpected turn when he runs for president in 2032

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The role of Netflix in the Covid-19 age
By Jacob Brooks  Given the difficult times, it is no surprise that the vast amount of people stuck at home have turned to online streaming services to keep their spirits up. Services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu have seen massive upticks in traffic as a result of the quarantine.... Read more