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  1. sdcc 2019
    Marvel Phase 4: Everything We Know About the Future of the MCUKevin Feige overwhelmed Comic-Con 2019 with a detailed slate of upcoming TV and film projects.
  2. the industry
    The Making of an Emmy Underdog Success StoryThough big shows on big networks continue to dominate, bottom-up Emmy campaigns increasingly have a chance of working.
  3. the industry
    Pasek and Paul, Thirsty for That EGOT, Are Producing a Showtime Musical-DramaThe Dear Evan Hansen creatives head to TV.
  4. keep reaching
    Jack Reacher To Compete For Jack Series Dominance At AmazonWatch out, Jack Ryan!
  5. the industry
    Scarlett Johansson Says She Has the Right to Portray ‘Any Person’ She WantsShe now claims her divisive comments were edited for “clickbait” reasons.
  6. ratings
    Netflix Is Boasting About Huge Numbers for Stranger Things Season 3But how much credit can we give to Maya Hawke?
  7. uh oh
    Moviepass Is Shut Down for Maintenance That Could Take WeeksThat’s right, weeks.
  8. the industry
    Wynonna Earp Season 4 Is Finally, Actually HappeningAfter a months-long production delay, the beloved Syfy series will begin filming again in January 2020.
  9. the industry
    Avengers: Endgame Rereleases to Crush Avatar’s Record. Is This How We Live Now?Disney aims to break James Cameron’s $2.78 billion box office record, and it just might work. So is this the new norm for studio films?
  10. casting
    Lena Headey to Star As a More Fun Mom in Showtime’s RitaBased on the Danish series of the same name.
  11. streaming wars
    DGA Disqualifies Streaming Films for Top Award Unless They Play Theaters FirstThe award is now called the “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film.”
  12. the industry
    George Clooney Is a Lonely Scientist on the Prowl in Netflix’s New FilmHis hiatus is over!
  13. pivot!
    Jill Soloway Replaces Bryan Singer As Red Sonja DirectorThe movie is back on track.
  14. lawsuits
    Former Weinstein Company HR Director Files SuitHe claims he’s owed a payout from Harvey.
  15. network tv
    Inside ABC’s Retro Renaissance of Old-School Game Shows and Live SitcomsABC has six summer game shows, plans to bring back Jimmy Kimmel’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience, and no whammies in sight.
  16. the more you know
    Sandra Bullock’s Apparently Legendary College Years Are Getting an Amazon ShowShe must have been a wild one!
  17. the industry
    Bo Burnham to Pen Songs for Warner Bros. Sesame Street MovieSkipping right past the rest of middle school and breezing into kindergarten.
  18. the industry
    Dark Phoenix Has Worst Box-Office Debut in X-Men Series History. What Happened?The X-Men movie spent a year and a half in postproduction, had its release date pushed back twice, and its third act underwent significant reshoots.
  19. the industry
    Pauley Perrette Won’t Return to NCIS Due to Being ‘Terrified’ of Mark Harmon“I have nightmares about it.”
  20. the industry
    What the Filmmakers Behind Rocketman Learned From Bohemian RhapsodyHow do you make a music biopic any good? Don’t make it a music biopic.
  21. podcasts
    What’s Behind Netflix’s Podcast Ambitions?The streaming giant is quietly moving into audio. Should we pay attention?
  22. summer of scam
    Singer Chad Focus Allegedly Spent $4.1 Million on His Day Job’s Company CardYou really aren’t allowed to do that.
  23. tv ratings
    How Chernobyl Became HBO’s Surprise Monday-Night HitWith a cumulative audience of 6 million, this nuclear-disaster miniseries is anything but radioactive to viewers.
  24. it is decidedly so
    Blumhouse Is Making a Magic 8-Ball Horror Movie, So You Better Throw Yours OutFrom the studio that made Truth or Dare.
  25. the industry
    Producer Walks Off Indie Film Over Georgia Abortion LawThe film, starring Brianna Hildebrand and Todd Grinnell, was a month away from shooting.
  26. music
    Apple Is Sending iTunes to the Great Trash Bin in the SkyDon’t worry, there will be lots of other apps there for it to run and play with.
  27. casting
    Elisabeth Moss, Benedict Cumberbatch Star in Jane Campion’s The Power of the DogA feature adaptation of Thomas Savage’s Western novel.
  28. the industry
    Hollywood’s Future in Anti-Abortion Georgia, ExplainedWhich film and TV productions are staying, which are leaving, and what’s next for the Hollywood of the South.
  29. the industry
    Disney Unlikely to Continue Filming in Georgia if Abortion Law Stands“I think many people who work for us will not want to work there,” CEO Bob Iger said.
  30. tv
    Niecy Nash Doesn’t Want to Be the ‘Sassy Black Friend’ Anymore“Back then, I was just hungry. I wanted to eat. Now the refrigerator is full.”
  31. the industry
    Netflix Announces New Latinx Sitcom The Expanding Universe of Ashley GarciaThe family comedy follows a 15-year-old robotics prodigy who moves in with her carefree uncle.
  32. writers vs. agents
    Verve Has Signed The WGA’s ‘Code of Conduct’It’s the biggest agency so far to break ranks with the ATA.
  33. tv
    Black Mirror Writer Making an Anthology Series About Love in the Future for AMCComing in 2020.
  34. the industry
    How Game of Thrones Helped HBO Break Into the Streaming WorldIt’s been pivotal in shaping the network into a digital-programming powerhouse ready to take on the Netflixes of the world.
  35. purge for life
    Naturally, the Fifth Purge Film Will Arrive During Another Election YearMaking America murder again.
  36. new shows
    Kim Cattrall Will Star in Fox Drama Filthy RichA soapy southern gothic about televangelists, what’s not to like?
  37. the industry
    Russell Crowe’s New Film Unhinged Is About Something Actually Scary: Road RageWe’d take a house full of ghosts over an SUV full of furious Russell Crowe any day.
  38. the industry
    Annette Bening, Michelle Pfeiffer Join Alzheimer’s Murder Mystery Turn of MindThe film is an adaptation of author Alice LaPlante’s 2011 psychological thriller of the same name.
  39. preach!
    Jessica Chastain Is Donning the Lashes of Tammy Faye BakkerPraise the Lord!
  40. catch 'em all
    It Took Detective Pikachu Producers 7 Years to Make a Live-Action Pokémon MovieLegendary Entertainment never set out to make a movie about a coffee-addicted Pikachu voiced by Ryan Reynolds, but here we are.
  41. obviously
    The College Admissions Scam Is, of Course, Being Made Into a SeriesAnnapurna has optioned a forthcoming book on the scandal.
  42. seasons greetings
    You’re Going to Have New Star Wars and Avatar Movies at Christmas for a DecadeIt could be even longer, but that’s as far as Disney’s release calendar goes.
  43. the industry
    NBC Orders Kal Penn and Mike Schur Immigration Comedy Sunnyside to SeriesIn addition to the Jimmy Smits legal drama Bluff City Law.
  44. spinoffs
    As Black-ish Gets Season 6, the Mixed-ish Spinoff Is Officially Green-LitTime for a lot more Bow.
  45. the industry
    Avengers: Endgame Probably Won’t Beat Avatar as the Highest-Grossing Movie EverRepeat viewings and strong international ticket sales might not be enough to help Endgame dethrone James Cameron’s sci-fi epic, experts say.
  46. money moves
    Netflix Rolls Out the First-Look-Deal Carpet for Regina KingThe star used to have a production deal with ABC.
  47. the industry
    How Hulu Got Serious About ComedyNo joke: Ramy, PEN15, and Shrill are three of the year’s best new comedies.
  48. the industry
    Kevin Hart Takes on an Extreme Job, the Korean Blockbuster Comedy Remake KindGirls Trip screenwriter Tracy Oliver will reportedly adapt the 2019 South Korean runaway hit.
  49. box office
    Avengers: Endgame Is Moving at Hyperspeed Toward $100 Million In A DayAnd it’s about to make so, so much more money this weekend.
  50. the industry
    Return to Walshland: Shannen Doherty Officially Joins Beverly Hills 90210 RebootBH90210 stars the show’s original cast as fictionalized versions of themselves trying to get a Beverly Hills reboot off the ground.
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