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TV Review: ABC’s Live ‘All in the Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’

In retrospect, it was only a matter of time before reboot and revival fever manifested as verbatim repeats — but if TV’s gonna go there, bringing back eerily timely shows like “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” is the way to do it. That Norman Lear’s comedies are timely, …read more

Film News Roundup: ‘Super Pets’ Movie Moves Back a Year, Avoiding ‘John Wick 4’

In today’s film news roundup, “Super Pets” has moved back to 2022, “Into the Ashes” gets bought and veteran executive David Gale has a new gig. RELEASE DATE Warner Bros. has pushed back the release of “DC Super Pets” back a year, avoiding opening against “John Wick 4.” The studio …read more

Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham Lists Brentwood Estate

Rock and roll royal Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac and interior decorator Kristen Buckingham have hung a $29.5 million price tag on their timelessly sophisticated estate in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles. The real estate and design savvy couple acquired the 1.2-acre spread in 2004 for $6.6 million and …read more

FYI Brand Group Launches Social Impact Division

FYI Brand Group, the music and fashion brand marketing and public relations firm founded by Tammy Brook, is launching a social impact division dedicated to campaigns centered around creating a call to action for social good. Organizations that have signed on to work with FYI include the American Cancer Society …read more

Judge in Writers Guild Suit Against Agencies Replaced Again

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elaine W. Mandel has replaced Craig D. Karlan to handle the Writers Guild of America’s lawsuit against Hollywood’s four major talent agencies. Mandel was appointed Wednesday. She is the third judge assigned to the case, which was filed April 17 by the WGA against CAA, …read more

Netflix Announces Premiere Date, First Look at ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Final Season

The seventh and final season of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ will premiere on Netflix on Friday, July 26, announced the streamer, offering up a first look at some of the last images of life at Litchfield. Viewers will get to see Piper’s struggle with life on the outside, Taystee’s …read more

Thor Björnsson on ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale and Why His Next Project Is Close to His Heart

The man who played “The Mountain” on “Game of Thrones” says he hopes viewers were happy with the way the series ended, and he’s hoping the show’s loyal fanbase will be as passionate and invested in his new project, as they were with the show. “I think we did a …read more

‘Mario Kart Tour’ Beta Locks Powerful ‘Rare’ Characters Behind Paywall

“Mario Kart Tour” seems poised to have several monetization elements, including for-pay “rare characters,” based on leaked info from its current beta period in Japan, as shared on ResetEra. The mobile game will be free to play, so of course Nintendo needs to make money from “Mario Kart Tour” somehow. …read more

Karim Ainouz on Cannes Un Certain Regard’s ‘The Invisible Life’

CANNES — Karim Aïnouz’s “The Invisible Life” begins with two sisters, not much over 20, Eurídice (Carol Duarte) and Guida (Julia Stockler) sitting by the shore of one of the multiple bays around Rio de Janeiro, a lush tropical forest behind. They have all their life in …read more

Why a Major Hollywood Talent Agency is Betting Big on Gaming Influencers

The entertainment industry has changed a lot in the last few years. Newer mediums like esports, streaming channels, and influencer content are challenging more traditional outlets like film and TV for fans’ limited attention spans. Professional gamers are making millions while achieving levels of fame previously reserved for Hollywood celebrities …read more