Fyre Festival Attendees Win $ 2 Million Class Action Settlement for Event Flop – Deadline

The U.S. Southern District of New York City Bankruptcy Court has approved a $ 2 million class action settlement for ticket holders to the hapless Fyre Festival. The disastrous April 2017 event, which promised wonderful luxury and delivered tents and cheese sandwiches, was the subject of two films and was widely ridiculed. The event was […]

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“Disability systematically neglected” in D&I discussions – Deadline

Casting artists with disabilities should be part of Hollywood’s continuing efforts to be more inclusive, but this is often not the case, even though the Americans with Disability Act of 1990 makes discrimination against people with disabilities just as illegal as it does. any other protected group. “Disability is consistently overlooked in the conversation about […]

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Overwhelming demand for Disneyland tickets resulting in long delays – Delay

Everyone wants to go to Disneyland, at least judging by the long waits that followed to get to the Disney Parks website today, the first day for tickets and reservations before the park reopens on April 30. Tickets went on sale at 8 a.m. Shortly thereafter, a post attempted to assuage any frustration at the […]

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Casting Society Artios Awards 2021 Winners List – Deadline

The Casting Society of America is handing out its 36th annual Artios Awards in a virtual ceremony tonight, and Deadline updates the winners as they are announced. Check out the list below. Big beanie Actress Yvette Nicole Brown hosts the show, which will distribute trophies in 29 categories spanning film, television and theater. This year’s […]

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WGA West, CBS Reaches Residual Settlement Of $ 3.4 Million For Reuse Of Streaming Shows – Deadline

WGA West and CBS have reached a $ 3.4 million settlement of a residual litigation arising from the reuse of 62 of the network’s shows on its now renamed CBS All Access subscription streaming service. “When CBS launched CBS All Access, the company used much of its own television programming to establish and grow the […]

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Gabriel Luna to play Tommy in HBO video game series – Deadline

Agents of SHIELD alum Gabriel Luna was hired as a leader opposite Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey in The last of us, The HBO series adaptation of the Sony Playstation franchise of Chernobyl creator Craig Mazin and Neil Druckmann. Primetime-Panic Your Complete Guide to Pilot and Serial Direct Controls Based on the critically acclaimed video […]

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Diane Warren on “The Life Ahead” inspiration for “Io Si (Seen)” – Deadline

One evening, when Diane Warren was 15, someone paid her to stop singing in a restaurant. “They said, ‘Bring your guitar and play some songs. Maybe you will be discovered. I got paid after a song to stop me. $ 15. They said I was interfering with people’s dinners. But this teenage horror story isn’t […]

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Deadline sets suitors’ TV documentary + unscripted event for May 1 – Deadline

A total of 37 shows from 18 outlets take center stage during Deadline’s first Contenders TV documentary + unscripted virtual event. The live one-day celebration kicks off at 8 a.m. PT on Saturday, May 1, as awards season focuses on the small screen. This new addition to the Deadline Contenders series is packed with some […]

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Universal Adds Ashley Momtaheni and Kendel White as Vice President of Global Communications – Deadline

Former UTA and Annapura veterinarian Ashley Momtaheni and Hulu’s Kendel White have joined Universal Filmed Entertainment Group as vice president of global communications. The duo begin in their new roles this week. Most recently, Momtaheni was Director of Corporate Communications at UTA. She helped lead internal and external communication strategies, raising the profile of the […]

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Cartoon Network unveils program of animated shorts to tell various stories – Deadline

Cartoon Network has developed a new short film program, Cartoon Cartoons, focused on showcasing various stores, refocusing new voices, and mentoring the next generation of animators. The studio’s biggest and latest commitment to animated shorts to date, Cartoon Cartoons follows Cartoon Network Studios’ first shorts program launched in 1995 as a world premiere and served […]

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