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Netflix Launching ‘Little Black Mirror’ Video Series Starring Maia Mitchell, Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, Juanpa Zurita and More

The trio of “Little Black Mirror” episodes will be released on YouTube on May 26, June 2 and June 6, on the Netflix América Latina channel. The episodes were directed and scored by musician-actor Rudy Mancuso, who is managed by Shots Studios (which also manages digital influencers Pons, Alesso, Stocking and Jibawi). – Todd Spangler, Variety » http://bit.ly/2EuYqkC
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Jason Mitchell Dropped From ‘The Chi’ and Netflix Film Amid Misconduct Claims

A source with knowledge of the Showtime series says Tiffany Boone, who played Mitchell’s girlfriend on The Chi, was among several actresses on the series who had issues with Mitchell. She made repeated complaints of sexual harassment and allegedly felt so unsafe with her co-star that at times her fiance, Dear White People actor Marque Richardson, came to set when she shot scenes with him. Boone declined to comment. – Kim Masters, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2VCQCmJ

Netflix takes on ‘Project Runway’ with new competition series co-hosted by Queer Eye star

Much like Project Runway, the series will begin with 18 designers who will face challenges that center on a specific trend or design style. But unlike the Project Runway contestants, who can be virtual unknowns or even hobbyists lacking basic sewing skills, Next in Fashion’s contenders will have worked for major brands and dressed A-List celebrities. – Sarah Perez, TechCrunch » https://tcrn.ch/2VKAiFD

Will Smith, Queen Latifah to Produce Hip-Hop Romeo and Juliet Story for Netflix

The film is described as a contemporary musical take on William Shakespeare’s tragedy set against the urban rhythms of New York. The love story follows a young waitress from the streets of Brooklyn and an aspiring musician from a wealthy family whose unconventional romance forces them to confront their life choices. – Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2JHMnUE

The CW-Netflix Deal Not Being Renewed, With Network’s New Shows To Be Shopped Individually

The deal ending doesn’t mean new CW series won’t end up on Netflix, where CW shows traditionally have been among the strongest performers. The SVOD service just won’t get them automatically via an output deal; instead, it will have to bid for each show in a far more competitive environment than the streaming marketplace in 2016. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » http://bit.ly/2VFiDyY
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