Major UK Studios Begin Opening Their Doors Again After Going Dark During The Coronavirus Crisis

EXCLUSIVE: Some of the biggest studios in the UK, including two at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, are beginning to open their doors again as UK film and television shoots take their first steps back into production. Elstree Studios … Read more…

Pixar Short ‘Out’ On Disney+ Features Animation Studio’s First Gay Main Character

Out, a short film from Pixar Animation Studios streaming on Disney+, features Pixar’s first gay main character. The 9-minute film debuted Friday as one of seven films in the studio’s SparkShorts program. SparkShorts aims to “discover new storytellers, explore new … Read more…

Stop-Motion Characters From Laika Studios Battle in Fight Challenge Viral Video

The Oscar-nominated animators at Laika Studios are the latest participants in the viral fight challenge social media trend. The animation house posted the short video to the company’s Twitter and TikTok accounts on Saturday, following the breakout success of the … Read more…

Netflix & SF Studios Set Cast For Streamer’s First Swedish Feature ‘Red Dot’

Netflix and SF Studios have set cast for the streamer’s first Swedish feature, Red Dot. Starring in the action-thriller will be Nanna Blondell, Anastasios Soulis, Tomas Bergström, Kalled Mustonen, Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Thomas Hanzon and Anna Azcárate. Alain Darborg is directing … Read more…

Snapchat Examines Coronavirus ‘Frontline Heroes’ In Original Series From Barcroft Studios

EXCLUSIVE: Snapchat is going to tell the stories of Frontline Heroes during the coronavirus crisis in an original Snapchat Discover series from UK producer Barcroft Studios. Each of the six, five-minute episodes will focus on a different frontline worker, with … Read more…

SAG-AFTRA Addresses Talks With Studios On “Applicability Of Force Majeure” For Actors Impacted By COVID-19 Shutdown

For weeks now, SAG-AFTRA has been in talks with employers about pay for performers who suddenly found their shows shut down last month. The union, which also has been talking about it to Hollywood’s agents, on Thursday updated its members … Read more…

ViacomCBS International Studios, Fremantle Team for Short-Form Series ‘Balcony Stories’

ViacomCBS International Studios (VIS) has gone into production on “Balcony Stories,” a slate of user-generated, short-form content to mark the ways people are experiencing coronavirus lockdown. The short-form series, produced by VIS in collaboration with Fremantle, is based on content … Read more…

Box Office Fades To Black As Coronavirus Shuts Down 4K North American Theaters Into May: Where The Studios Stand & What’s Next?

Includes charts of the 2020 domestic box office standings to date, as well as final charts for the weekend of March 13-15 and Monday “For all intents and purposes, the industry is shut down” screamed one studio boss tonight about … Read more…

‘Mythic Quest’ Showrunner Rob McElhenney Challenges Studios To Continue Paying Staffs Of Shows Shuttered By Coronavirus Scare

Now that virtually all TV shows have been shut down due to the coronavirus scare, what happens to those people whose paychecks just dried up but whose rent, mortgages and child care obligations need to be met? Rob McElhenney — … Read more…

Sagafilm, Sky Studios, NBCU, NENT, SÍminn Join Forces on “Sisterhood” (EXCLUSIVE)

GÖTEBORG, Sweden — Established Nordic prodco Sagafilm (“Stella Blómkvist”, “Case”) is producing Icelandic crime series “Sisterhood,” in association with Sky Studios, for commissioners NENT Group’s Nordic streamer Viaplay and Iceland’s OTT service Síminn. The six-part series will premiere simultaneously on … Read more…

BBC Studios & Oxford Scientific Films Team With China International Television Corporation On Wildlife Doc Series

BBC Studios and ITV-backed Oxford Scientific Films have teamed with China International Television Corporation (CITVC) on a high-end documentary series that will explore China’s national parks. The British firms have partnered with the subsidiary of China Media Group, as well as EOS … Read more…

WATCH: Celebrities megastars, Atlanta elite celebrate Tyler Perry Studios opening

Atlanta Journal-Constitution SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Universal Studios Fires Character Actor For Flashing White Power Symbol In Photo With Biracial Children

A racist actor wearing a Gru costume from the “Despicable Me” franchise has been fired by Universal Studios for making an upside-down “OK” sign in a photo with a biracial child. The symbol is recognized by some as a reppin’ white power and racial … Read more…

Santino Fontana To Talk TOOTSIE, Rodgers & Hart, and More In Conversation At Ripley-Grier Studios

Santino Fontana, star of the eagerly anticipated new Broadway musicalTootsieand creator and cast member of the upcoming Lyrics amp Lyricists eventWe’ll Have Manhattan Rodgers amp Hart in New Yorkat the 92ndStreet Y, will be the focus of an exclusiveDrama DeskinterviewQampA … Read more…

Next 3 Marvel Studios Movies: ‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’

The chilly month of December has warmed up nicely, thanks to superheroes. The animated adventure Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (above), opening in theaters this coming Friday, December 14, has already received rave reviews. Advance word on Aquaman, opening in theaters … Read more…

Nile Rodgers talks about his relationship with Abbey Road Studios

Associated Press SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…