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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

Nicolas Winding Refn Says His New TV Show Is Not a TV Show

Two episodes of “Too Old To Die Young” premiered at Cannes on Friday night. [Nicolas Winding Refn] made the unique decision to premiere the fourth and fifth episodes, rather than the first and second, because he said that he thought it would get to the heart of the show, about a Los Angeles cop (Miles Teller) who leads a double life. – Ramin Setoodeh, Variety » http://bit.ly/2YArNtx

TV networks to advertisers: Hey, we’ll have streaming services, too

Though networks did largely mention the brand “safety” of their offerings, hinting at the major stumbles YouTube and Facebook have had in the streaming of “unsafe” content, Havas Media SVP and managing director Diana Bernstein said in an email she didn’t feel it was a big theme. Instead, she said, networks were more focused on content. – Megan Graham, CNBC » https://cnb.cx/2Hw0gmj

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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