Camera Operator Mark Milsome Dies Filming Stunt On BBC/Netflix Drama

UPDATED, 9:36 AM: The BBC has halted production on the drama The Forgiving Earth in the wake of cameraman Mark Milsome’s on-set death. “We are deeply shocked and saddened to hear this terrible news,” the UK pubcaster said in a statement. “Mark Milsome was hugely talented and a much respected colleague. Our thoughts are with Mark’s family and friends at this incredibly difficult time.” – Nancy Tartaglione, Deadline Hollywood http://dlvr.it/Q1xTxM

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Gets Netflix Release Date

On Monday, Netflix announced its entire list of titles coming to the streaming service in December. Even with Disney on the verge of launching a service of its own, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is heading to Netflix in just a month’s time. The fun-loving space sequel is set to debut on Netflix on December 5, 2017. – Charlie Ridgely, ComicBook.com http://ift.tt/2hMxwwy

Verizon may sign new deal with NFL to expand game streaming rights

Verizon will have rights to deliver the NFL’s Thursday night games, “among others.” The NFL has divided up broadcasting rights among several companies, including Verizon and DIRECTV. Amazon.com outbid Twitter for the rights to stream 10 Thursday Night Football games for the 2017 season, but only Prime members can watch them online. – Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica http://ift.tt/2mKvH4Z

Will ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Emmy Wins Pave Way for Streaming Services to Dominate at Globes, SAG Awards?

The big surprise around the “Handmaid’s” win, of course, was that Hulu — and not Netflix or Amazon — was the first streamer to break through to get one of the Academy’s big awards. This puts it in the driver’s seat for the winter awards season: “Handmaid’s” will likely be among the favorites to win the big awards again — including drama series and drama actress at the Globes and drama ensemble at SAG. – Joel Keller, Variety http://ift.tt/2zHfX83

Jeffrey Tambor Exits Transparent, Slams ‘Politicized Atmosphere’ on Set

As early as Nov. 14, the Transparent writers room was said to be contemplating a version of Season 5 without Tambor. It was later reported that series creator Jill Soloway was wrestling with the idea of killing off Tambor’s Maura. It’s still not clear which route the series will ultimately take. – Ryan Schwartz, TVLine http://ift.tt/2j8JOMH

Kodi Addon Dev Says “Show of Force” Will Be Met With Defiance – TorrentFreak

When questioned whether that’s likely, our source said that while ACE might be able to tackle some of the bigger targets like Ares Project or Colossus, they fundamentally misunderstand how the Kodi scene works. “If you want a good example of a scattered pirate scene, I give you Kodi. They can bomb the base or whatever but nobody lives there,” he explained. – Andy, TorrentFreak http://ift.tt/2hMpUu7
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