Netflix Cancels Arrested Development Events In The Wake Of Jeffrey Tambor Scandal

Members of the Arrested Development cast have been put on the spot as of late after Jessica Walter tearfully talked about experiencing verbal harassment by co-star Jeffrey Tambor during a cast interview. Since that article, Jason Bateman and Tony Hale have apologized for their attempts to downplay the situation moments after Walters made the claim, and ETOnline said David Cross expressed regret in for not speaking up on behalf of Walter in the moment. In short, it’s become a topic that will likely be broached in every interview with the Arrested Development cast in the near future, which may be why the show has decided to stop its press tour for the time being. – Mick Joest, CinemaBlend https://ift.tt/2IOgdaH

FCC is hurting consumers to help corporations, Mignon Clyburn says on exit

“Let’s just face it, [Internet service providers] are last-mile monopolies,” [Mignon L. Clyburn] told Ars. “In an ideal world, we wouldn’t need regulation. We don’t live in an ideal world, all markets are not competitive, and when that is the case, that is why agencies like the Federal Communications Commission were constructed. We are here as a substitute for competition.” – Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica https://ift.tt/2IDNZLR

Steam’s Spring Cleaning event is a challenge to play your pile of shame

This is an event that will award players badges for their accounts by completing certain challenges related to their Steam libraries. For example, you’ll get a badge if you play a game that you own but haven’t even opened it. Steam has a number of challenges related to this in the form of Daily Tasks and Projects. The Spring Cleaning event began today, May 24, and it will run through May 28. – Jeff Grubb, VentureBeat https://ift.tt/2IOmwaw

MoviePass Parent’s Stock Slides to Another Record Low

[Helios and Matheson Analytics] slid 5 cents, or 12%, to close at 41 cents on Friday. The issue has now lost more than 80% of its value during the past three weeks and declined steadily since a May 8 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that revealed it had $15.5 million in available cash at the end of April, plus $27.9 million on deposit with merchants while monthly expenses totaled $21.7 million. – Dave McNary, Variety https://ift.tt/2xdjpr9

‘The Expanse’ Picked Up By Amazon For Season 4 After Syfy Cancellation

The Expanse has been saved! Amazon has closed a deal to pick up the sci-fi drama series, which is in its third and final season on SYFY. The announcement was made tonight by Amazon’s boss himself, Jeff Bezos, at National Space Society’s International Space Development Conference in Los Angeles where he was an honoree. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood https://ift.tt/2IPOP8c
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