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New Wave of Accusations Ignites MeToo Reckoning in France: ‘Women Are Fed Up. The Anger Is Enormous’

New Wave of Accusations Ignites MeToo Reckoning in France: ‘Women Are Fed Up. The Anger Is Enormous’...

France’s film industry is undergoing a new MeToo reckoning, dominating news cycles, policy debates and even the goodie bag of the Cesar Awards’ nominees dinner, which included a flyer headlined, “The cultural sector together against sexist and sexual violence.” The French #MeToo movement also made its way into the Berlinale, where actor Nora Hamzawi said […]

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Music Industry Moves: Peso Pluma Joins Sony’s ‘For the Music’ Audio Campaign

Music Industry Moves: Peso Pluma Joins Sony’s ‘For the Music’ Audio Campaign...

Sony Corporation of America’s Personal Entertainment Business has announced a partnership between Mexican breakout artist Peso Pluma and the company’s audio brand campaign, “For The Music.” Sony established the audio brand campaign “For the Music” for its premier consumer and professional audio products and services; the collaboration marks Pluma’s first brand partnership. “I’m excited for […]

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Jeffrey Wright on ‘Waiting Patiently’ for ‘Batman 2’ Script and Tearing Up Over His Son’s Reaction to ‘American Fiction’

Jeffrey Wright on ‘Waiting Patiently’ for ‘Batman 2’ Script and Tearing Up Over His Son’s Reaction to ‘Ameri...

Jeffrey Wright is finally an Oscar nominee. The actor’s storied career had already brought him under the direction of masters such as Sidney Lumet, Ang Lee, and most recently, newcomer Cord Jefferson in the satirical dramedy “American Fiction.” But with his Oscar nom, Wright says he feels more supported than ever by the Hollywood community […]

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Amazon Will Make Case to Advertisers During TV’s Upfront Week

Amazon Will Make Case to Advertisers During TV’s Upfront Week...

Count Amazon among the streamers getting ready to court advertisers during the May week typically reserved for TV networks entering the industry’s “upfront” market. Just as Netflix did last year, Amazon Prime Video will hold a showcase for Madison Avenue during the May period once reserved mainly for traditional TV networks. During the “upfront,” U.S. […]

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Oscar Score Race Pits Veterans Against Rookies

Oscar Score Race Pits Veterans Against Rookies...

Heading into the Academy Awards on March 10, with Golden Globe and Grammy wins behind him, “Oppenheimer” composer Ludwig Göransson would seem to have the original score Oscar sewn up. The Swedish composer, already an Oscar winner for 2018’s “Black Panther,” also has a BAFTA award and Grammy awards, spent nine months writing three hours […]

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Sokka Actor Defends Netflix’s ‘Avatar’ After Fan Outrage Over Toning Down Character’s Sexism: ‘He’s Still the Sokka We Know and Love From the Cartoon’

Sokka Actor Defends Netflix’s ‘Avatar’ After Fan Outrage Over Toning Down Character’s Sexism: ‘He’s Still th...

Ian Ousley, the actor who plays Sokka in Netflix’s live-action remake of “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” is assuring fans the series is “not trying to take out anything” they loved about the animated series. “Airbender” fans became outraged on social media last month after Ousley and his co-star Kiawentiio (who plays Katara) told Entertainment Weekly […]

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Paradigm Hires Kyle Jensen and Jamie Kaye-Phillips, Promotes Matthew Nutty, Taps Brian Neal for Napoli Management Group

Paradigm Hires Kyle Jensen and Jamie Kaye-Phillips, Promotes Matthew Nutty, Taps Brian Neal for Napoli Management Group...

Paradigm Talent Agency has hired Kyle Jensen as a literary content agent and Jamie Kaye-Phillips as a theatre literary content agent, and promoted Matthew Nutty to talent agent. In addition, Napoli Management Group, which is a division of Paradigm Media Entertainment, has tapped Brian Neal as an agent.  Jensen joins Paradigm from Verve, where he […]

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Michael Moore Agency Hires Two Former A3 Lit Agents & Ex Paramount Theatre Exec

Michael Moore Agency Hires Two Former A3 Lit Agents & Ex Paramount Theatre Exec...

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Moore Agency today announced the hire of Ben Izzo and Lucy Powis, both former A3 Artists Agency theatrical literary agents, along with Rose Quealy, former Vice President of Productions for the Paramount Theatre, in Aurora, Illinois. The addition of Izzo, Powis and Quealy expands MMA’s client roster of award-winning writers, composers, directors, choreographers, and designers at the New York […]

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