Netflix to Release Fyre Festival Documentary Next Month – Watch Teaser Video

“Fyre” will be directed by Chris Smith, who helmed last year’s documentary “Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond,” and “gives a first-hand look into the disastrous crash of Fyre as told by the organizers themselves,” according to the announcement. The doc will be released on January 18 and is produced by Vice Studios, Library Films, and Jerry Media. – Variety

Star Trek Popular Fan Film ‘Axanar’ Resumes Production

The plan, as Peters lays it out, is to shoot for two days in Los Angeles in March and/or April and shoot another two days in Atlanta a month or so later. Ideally, the project will have a release date set by the fall. – Jamie Lovett,

‘Quantico’ Star Pearl Thusi To Lead ‘Queen Sono’, Netflix’s First African Original Series

Created by director Kagiso Lediga, who worked with Thusi in dark romantic comedy Catching Feelings, and exec producer Tamsin Andersson, who produced Catching Feelings and Lediga’s coming-of-age adventure Wizard, the series will see Thusi’s character take on dangerous missions, while also facing challenges in her personal life. – Peter White, Deadline Hollywood

YouTube tells impersonation victim: No, you’re not being impersonated

“I’m fortunate: I have a big megaphone to speak about this and am sure I can get this fraudulent account taken down,” Celeste Ng wrote. “But for someone with a smaller platform? They’re probably SOL. That’s wrong. YouTube should apply its terms of service, whether you have 90,000 followers or two.” – Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica
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