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‘Into The Dark’: Richard Cabral To Star In Installment Of Hulu Horror Event Series

Cabral will play Santo, a scary, cartel killer since he was just a boy, in the Independence Day-themed installment. – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2IZWipK
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‘Wedding Crashers’ Director Boards Will Ferrell Comedy at Netflix (EXCLUSIVE)

The comedy is set around the Eurovision Song Contest, the longest-running annual international TV song competition that has spawned stars like ABBA, which won in 1974 for Sweden, and Celine Dion, who won in 1988 for Switzerland. The 63rd edition of the competition had its finale in Lisbon last year, with Israel’s Netta performing the song “Toy” to take the top prize. The first contest was held in Switzerland in 1956 with seven West European nations participating; this year, 43 countries competed for the prize. The show has become a global phenomenon, with fans all over the world. – Justin Kroll, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2H68C6k

WGA Files Arbitration Claim Against Netflix Over Residuals From 33 Original Films

The dispute over the application of residuals formulas to these projects challenges the way Netflix allocates license fees for the purpose of calculating residuals. Because these residuals are based on licensing fees, the WGA is challenging Netflix over how much it paid itself to license these films to stream on its own platform – a dispute that could have repercussions for Amazon, Hulu and Apple, which also release their own original films in theaters to garner awards attention. – David Robb, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2IUhiyg

Captain Picard ‘Star Trek’ Series Casts Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd

Cabrera most recently starred in the CBS series “Salvation” and also starred in HBO’s “Big Little Lies.” He is also known for his role in the BBC series “The Musketeers.” His other television credits include “The Mindy Project,” “Merlin,” “Heroes,” and “Hemingway and Gellhorn.” – Joe Otterson, Variety » https://ift.tt/2UlQY19

Netflix Makes Statement In Wake Of Steven Spielberg’s Attempt To Block Streaming Giant From Oscars

“We love cinema,” the official Netflix Twitter account wrote. They continue with a list of things they loved including: Access for people who can’t always afford, or live in towns without, theaters[.] Letting everyone, everywhere enjoy releases at the same time[.] Giving filmmakers more ways to share art[.] “These things are not mutually exclusive,” they concluded in a tweet that could be considered a clap back at the filmmaker. – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2IQxSzb

Netflix Unveils Trailer for Idris Elba Comedy Series ‘Turn Up Charlie’

The series is created by Elba and Gary Reich, who will serve as executive producers along with Tristram Shapeero. Shapeero will also direct the series with Matt Lipsey. Martin Joyce and Ana Garanito are co-executive producers. The series is co-produced by Reich’s Brown Eyed Boy Productions and Elba’s Green Door Pictures. – Anita Bennett, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2tI5eG0
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