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Netflix, ’13 Reasons Why’ Cast Still Renegotiating Contracts for Season 3

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said during a recent annual shareholder meeting, “It (13 Reasons Why) is controversial. But nobody has to watch it.” Now comes word that there’s one reason why fans of the popular drama series might not get “to watch it” – and it has nothing to do with controversy. With the first season 3 table […]

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New Details Emerge on Amazon’s $250 Million Lord of the Rings Series Deal

By now, we all know the headline: in November 2017, Amazon Studios spent $250 million to outbid Netflix for television series rights to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world-renowned Lord of the Rings fantasy series. Produced in conjunction with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, the project will explore new storylines preceding The Fellowship of […]

Starz, Altice USA Keep 2018 Resolution to Offer Customers Less

Not exactly the message I wanted to see this afternoon as I was getting ready to engage in another round of cinematic self-flagellation in the form of George Lucas‘ wrong-on-so-many-levels Howard the Duck, but apparently the “cable wars” between Starz and cable system Altice USA have shifted to DEFCON 3. At the stroke of midnight on January […]