Locarno Competition Filmmaker Neo Sora Prepares Debut Feature ‘Earthquake’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Neo Sora, director of “The Chicken,” playing in this year’s Locarno Festival short film competition, and his producer Albert Tholen have shared details on the filmmaker’s upcoming debut feature “Earthquake,” a screenplay participant at Berlinale Talents Tokyo in 2017. Friends, … Read more…

‘Succession’s’ Lucy Prebble, Russell T. Davies Join Edinburgh TV Festival Lineup (EXCLUSIVE)

Leading television industry event the Edinburgh TV Festival has added two sessions to its lineup, with “Succession” writer Lucy Prebble and Russell T. Davies, the former “Doctor Who” showrunner, among the speakers. Davies, executive producer and writer of “Doctor Who,” … Read more…

Lil Wayne Talks Young Money Radio, Epic Memory With Nicki Minaj and Life During Coronavirus (EXCLUSIVE)

Lil Wayne’s reputation as among the best rappers alive long preceded his career as one of the best talkers of the coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to Young Money radio, which launched on April 24 as a weekly show on Apple Music … Read more…

‘Magical Girl’s’ Aqui y Alli Pacts with ‘[REC]’s’ Filmax for Sales on ‘Counting Sheep’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Madrid-based Aqui y Alli, producer of two of last decade’s most admired Spanish movies – 2014’s San Sebastian winner “Magical Girl”; 2018’s “Life and Nothing More,” a Variety Top 10 film of the year – has pacted for “[REC]”’s Filmax to handle … Read more…

Grasshopper Acquires U.S. Rights To Berlinale Prizewinning ‘Los Conductos’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Grasshopper Film has acquired U.S. rights to Camilo Restrepo’s critically acclaimed feature debut, “Los Conductos,” which won the best first film award at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. “Los Conductos” — represented in international markets by Brussels-based Best Friend Forever … Read more…

Johnny Depp to Voice Lead in New Animated Series ‘Puffins’ From Iervolino Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Johnny Depp is set to voice the character Johnny Puff in a new animated series titled “Puffins” from Italy’s Iervolino Entertainment, the company founded by producer Andrea Iervolino, who … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

Johnny Depp to Voice Lead in New Animated Series ‘Puffins’ From Iervolino Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

Johnny Depp is set to voice the character Johnny Puff in a new animated series titled “Puffins” from Italy’s Iervolino Entertainment, the company founded by producer Andrea Iervolino, who … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT UPDATE:

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Sunday: Exclusive Prime deals, 3M respirators, 54¢ face masks, $29 Echo Dot, more

Great deals have been hard to find for the past few months, but things are finally getting back to normal because there are killer deals online right now everywhere you look! Highlights from Sunday’s roundup of the 10 best daily … Read more…

Digital Exclusive: OWN Spotlight and will.i.am | Where Do We Go From Here? | Oprah Winfrey Network

OWN SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Exclusive: Most Americans, including Republicans, support sweeping Democratic police reform proposals – Reuters/Ipsos poll

Most Americans, including a majority of President Donald Trump’s Republican Party, support sweeping law enforcement reforms such as a ban on chokeholds and racial profiling after the latest death of an African American while in police custody, according to a … Read more…

Exclusive: Netflix in talks to source Indian content from Reliance affiliate Viacom18 – sources

U.S. video streaming company Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries’ media unit Network18, about a multi-year partnership to source content, three sources told Reuters, in a move that would expand a relationship between … Read more…

Exclusive: Most Americans, including Republicans, support sweeping Democratic police reform proposals – Reuters/Ipsos poll

Most Americans, including a majority of President Donald Trump’s Republican Party, support sweeping law enforcement reforms such as a ban on chokeholds and racial profiling after the latest death of an African American while in police custody, according to a … Read more…

Exclusive: Netflix in talks to source Indian content from Reliance affiliate Viacom18 – sources

U.S. video streaming company Netflix is in talks with Viacom18, part of the Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries’ media unit Network18, about a multi-year partnership to source content, three sources told Reuters, in a move that would expand a relationship between … Read more…

ViacomCBS’ AVOD Platform Pluto TV Hits the 100 Channel Mark in U.K. (EXCLUSIVE)

ViacomCBS-owned ad-funded streamer Pluto TV has crossed the 100 channel mark in the U.K. with the addition of two new channels, Secret Dealers and Crime Investigation Australia. Pluto TV now has 101 special interest channels in the U.K. True crime channel Crime Investigation … Read more…

Sci-Fi Thriller ‘The Blackout’ Sells to More Than 90 Countries (EXCLUSIVE)

Post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller “The Blackout” has secured distribution in more than 90 countries, including the U.S. and China. The movie is helmed by Egor Baranov, the director of the hit fantasy-horror trilogy “Gogol.” Leading Russian company Central Partnership, which is … Read more…

Matt Bomer Calls Larry Kramer ‘One of the Most Courageous People I’ve Ever Known’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Matt Bomer’s career took a major upswing in 2015 when he won a Golden Globe for his performance as Felix in Ryan Murphy’s HBO adaptation of Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart.” “Larry Kramer, thank you for your anger and your … Read more…

Exclusive: Cathay Pacific’s brand merger hits roadblock from China’s aviation regulator – sources

China’s aviation regulator may make it difficult for Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd to merge regional arm Cathay Dragon into its main brand because of infractions during last year’s pro-democracy protests, two sources said. Reuters: Business News SPECIAL DISCOUNT … Read more…

Netflix Film Publicity Vice President Julie Fontaine Stepping Down (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran Hollywood communications executive Julie Fontaine is exiting her post at Netflix, insiders told Variety. Fontaine joined the streamer in 2017 as vice president of film publicity, where she worked closely with a group of executives including motion picture head … Read more…

EXCLUSIVE: Coronavirus Could Reduce 260 Million Indians To Poverty, Say Oxford University Researchers

Officials from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have backed these estimates by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Exclusive: U.S. drafts rule to allow Huawei and U.S. firms to work together on 5G standards – sources

The U.S. Department of Commerce is close to signing off on a new rule that would allow U.S. companies to work with China’s Huawei Technologies on setting standards for next generation 5G networks, people familiar with the matter said. Reuters: … Read more…

invivodata and ClinPhone Announce Exclusive Global Partnership for ePRO Solutions

(Nottingham, UK and Pittsburgh, PA, USA 30 April 2008). ClinPhone, the world’s largest Clinical Technology Organization (CTO) and invivodata inc., the leading provider of device-based eDiaries, announced today an exclusive new global partnership to provide electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) … Read more…

Exclusive: U.S. medical testing, cancer screenings plunge during coronavirus outbreak – data firm analysis

Routine medical tests critical for detecting and monitoring cancer and other conditions plummeted in the United States since mid-March, as the coronavirus spread and public officials urged residents to stay home, according to a new report by Komodo Health. Reuters: … Read more…

Exclusive: U.S. medical testing, cancer screenings plunge during coronavirus outbreak – data firm analysis

Routine medical tests critical for detecting and monitoring cancer and other conditions plummeted in the United States since mid-March, as the coronavirus spread and public officials urged residents to stay home, according to a new report by Komodo Health. Reuters: … Read more…

Exclusive: Yovanna Momplaisir Speaks to B. Scott, Slams NeNe Leakes’ Leaked Text Messages, Says She Felt ‘Used’ and Nene ‘Ran at the Reunion’

‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ reunion is over, but the drama continues. Yesterday, we here at lovebscott.com poured an entire kettle’s worth of tea about what went down during the ladies’ virtual season 12 reunion. In our exclusive report, we … Read more…

Exclusive: Yovanna Momplaisir Speaks to B. Scott, Slams NeNe Leakes’ Leaked Text Messages, Says She Felt ‘Used’ and Nene ‘Ran at the Reunion’

‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ reunion is over, but the drama continues. Yesterday, we here at lovebscott.com poured an entire kettle’s worth of tea about what went down during the ladies’ virtual season 12 reunion. In our exclusive report, we … Read more…

Kierra Sheard Releases Self-Titled Album ‘Kierra’ [Exclusive Video]

Source: PR / Provided by PR GRAMMY® and Stellar Award-winning artist, actress and entrepreneur,, released her highly anticipated album KIERRA (Karew Entertainment / RCA Inspiration). Marking her sixth studio album and first project with RCA Inspiration. KIERRA includes the songstress’ latest single “It Keeps Happening,” … Read more…

Anastasia Brown Named Top Content Strategist for Visionary Media Group (EXCLUSIVE)

Anastasia Brown, a veteran music supervisor who has long been a key figure in connecting Nashville with Hollywood, has been appointed chief content strategist of Visionary Media Group. She’ll direct content across platforms for the company’s music, TV, film and … Read more…

The Hollywood Reporter Sets Interim Leadership Following Editor Matt Belloni’s Exit (EXCLUSIVE)

A trio of THR editors have been tapped as interim leaders in the wake of editorial director Matthew Belloni’s abrupt departure from the publication on Monday, multiple individuals familiar with the company told Variety. The interim editors are Jeanie Pyun, … Read more…

BE Exclusive: Chase Consumer Banking CEO Thasunda Duckett Offers Strategies For Building and Preserving Black Wealth

Thasunda Duckett is on a mission. In addition to overseeing the retail banking arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co. — a 5,000-plus branch network with more than $ 800 billion in deposits and investments — the driven CEO of Chase … Read more…

Exclusive: Adrian Cheng launches LoveWithoutborders; donates 1.5 million surgical masks to Europe; develops nanotechnology masks

Adrien Cheng has launched a new campaign: #LoveWithoutborders, through which he will be donating 1.5 million surgical masks to France, Italy and the United Kingdom. Plus, he is developing new NanoTechnolgy masks. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Rosie O’Donnell Talks About Relaunching Her Talk Show Full Time After Coronavirus Benefit (EXCLUSIVE)

We haven’t seen the last of  Rosie O’Donnell — as a talk show host, that is. The funny lady tells Variety that the one-night-only return of “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” on Sunday may have just been the beginning of her … Read more…

Exclusive: Gabrielle Union and Sofia Vergara Were Developing a Joint Film Together, But It’s Not Moving Forward Amid ‘AGT’ Fallout

As we previously reported, it was announced last month that Sofia Vergara would be taking Gabrielle Union’s seat as judge on the next season of ‘America’s Got Talent’ after Gabrielle was fired for complaining about racist and sexist behavior on … Read more…

Marvel Picks Quebec’s Squeeze for Disney Plus Animated Series ‘What If…?’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Marvel Studios has commissioned Québec City-based animation studio Squeeze to create five episodes of “What If…?,” its new animated series set for release on the Disney Plus platform in summer 2021. The first animated series in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, … Read more…

‘The Bachelorette’ Season 16 Rules Out Italy Filming Amid Coronavirus Concerns (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Bachelorette” Season 16 is shaping up to be a U.S.-bound production. A source tells Variety that initial plans to shoot parts of the upcoming season — featuring newly unveiled star Clare Crawley — in Italy had to be changed, given … Read more…

Exclusive: Sofia Vergara Is In, But ‘Nothing Has Changed’ at ‘America’s Got Talent’ After Gabrielle Union’s Firing

‘America’s Got Talent’ announced Thursday that Sofia Vergara is replacing Gabrielle Union on ‘America’s Got Talent’ and former judge Heidi Klum is returning to the show for it’s 15th season. They are being joined by other returning white male judges … Read more…

John Tesh Reveals the Time He Almost Got Fired From Entertainment Tonight! (Exclusive)

After co-hosting Entertainment Tonight for 10 years, Mary Hart and John Tesh are back together, reuniting on the ET stage. Tony Hawk Reveals How He Got Into the ‘Vanity Fair’ Oscars Party (Exclusive) … news entertainment – BingNews BEST ENTERTAINMENT … Read more…

‘Supernova,’ Starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci, Attracts Further Distributors (EXCLUSIVE)

“Supernova,” a romantic drama starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci as a longtime couple on a road trip, has inked a raft of further distribution deals, closed by the Bureau Sales. Latest buyers for the film, directed by Harry Macqueen, … Read more…

‘Wasp Network’ Producer Teams With Kirill Serebrennikov on ‘Josef Mengele’ Adaptation (EXCLUSIVE)

Russian filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov, whose last film “Leto” competed at Cannes in 2018, is teaming with “Wasp Network” producer Charles Gillibert to adapt the best-selling French novel “The Disappearance of Josef Mengele.” Winner of the prestigious Renaudot Prize in 2017, … Read more…

Exclusive: Top lithium miner seeks to monitor water scarcity in parched Chile salt flat

With residents and courts ringing the alarm about depleted water supplies in Chile’s Atacama salt flat, the world’s top lithium miner Albemarle quietly filed a proposal in December for a network to monitor flows beneath the parched desert floor. Reuters: … Read more…

Exclusive: Top lithium miner seeks to monitor water scarcity in parched Chile salt flat

With residents and courts ringing the alarm about depleted water supplies in Chile’s Atacama salt flat, the world’s top lithium miner Albemarle quietly filed a proposal in December for a network to monitor flows beneath the parched desert floor. Reuters: … Read more…