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Netflix discussing keeping Disney’s Marvel, ‘Star Wars’ films

Netflix Inc is in “active discussions” with Walt Disney Co about keeping Marvel and Star Wars films after 2019, when new Disney and Pixar movies will stop appearing on the streaming service, a senior executive said late on Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/13 17:28:39

New TV series keeps famous red classic in vogue

Among all the red classics, Tracks in the Snowy Forest is probably one of the most popular stories. While the original 1957 novel and subsequent film adaptation in 1960 created a fan base among the elderly generation, Hong Kong director Hark Tui's 2014 action film adaptation The Taking of Tiger Mountain brought a modern vision to telling the perpetual red story. Now, this year's 64-episode TV series Tracks in the Snowy Forest, which debuted on July 16, is now bringing younger generations together with their parents with a more detailed and modern take on this story.
Source: Global Times | 2017/8/9 18:13:39

Fox teases ‘X-Men’ spin-off

Speculation had swirled on social media that Professor X and company would play no part as The Gifted joined up with another underground network of mutants.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/9 17:13:39

Walt Disney unveils streaming TV services, including one for sports

Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it is launching two new streaming television services including one for its ESPN-branded sports channel, while ending its deal with Netflix as it shifts towards direct content distribution.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/9 17:08:41

Forest Whitaker to sing in new ‘Empire’ role

It is not easy singing opposite television's most musical family, but that's the task Forest Whitaker has taken on as a new member of the Empire cast.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/9 17:08:39

‘Mad Men’ creator signs Huppert for his new Amazon series

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has signed up French star Isabelle Huppert for his new epic, The Romanoffs.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/8 18:18:39

Marvel hits back at early ‘Inhumans’ criticism ahead of debut

Studio executives hit back at early criticism of the upcoming ABC series Marvel's Inhumans Sunday, describing it less than a month before its premiere as a "work in progress."
Source: AFP | 2017/8/7 17:33:39

ABC denies axing Tim Allen over Trump support

US television network ABC denied Sunday that it had canceled comedian Tim Allen's popular sitcom Last Man Standing due to its conservative politics.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/7 17:33:39

New ‘Game of Thrones’ episode leaks online through HBO partner

The unaired fourth episode of the new season of HBO's hit series Game of Thrones has been leaked online, the premium channel's distribution partner Star India said on Friday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/8/6 16:03:39

HBO hacked, hackers reportedly threaten to leak additional data

Unidentified Hackers have issued a threat to release additional stolen contents days after leaking unaired episodes of the entertainment giant Home Box Office (HBO) in Hollywood.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/5 16:30:14

Creators behind ‘Game of Thrones’ stir race controversy

What if the South had won the American Civil War?
Source: AFP | 2017/8/3 18:28:39

HBO hacked, upcoming episode of Game of Thrones leaked online

The entertainment giant Home Box Office (HBO) became the latest victim of cybercriminals in Hollywood, as unknown hackers claimed to have stolen 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/3 8:16:44

StarTimes brings Beijing TV dramas, movies to Lusaka, Zambia

Chinese pay-television operator StarTimes has launched the 2017 Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Lusaka, the Zambian capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/2 17:35:20

‘Game of Thrones’ script leaked after HBO hack

HBO said Monday its network was victimized by a cyberattack, and media reports said the hack resulted in the leak of a script of the popular series Games of Thrones and content from other productions.
Source: AFP | 2017/8/1 18:08:39

New series about middle-aged divorcee sparks discussion in China

Chinese mainland TV series The First Half of My Life has remained one of the most discussed topics on Chinese social platforms since it hit small screens in China three weeks ago.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/26 17:03:39

‘Stranger Things’ new season to explore impact of Upside Down world

The cast of Netflix's breakout supernatural mystery series Stranger Things received a hero's welcome on Saturday at San Diego's annual Comic-Con as they revealed new plot details and footage for the anticipated second season.
Source: Reuters | 2017/7/24 18:08:39

New Chinese ‘Tarantino-esque’ animated film inspires confidence in the future of the industry

For a long while animated films produced in China have been labeled as childish and lacking in quality, but in recent years a streak of high quality works have started to change people's opinions about the animation industry in the Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/20 18:38:39

Netflix shares jump as subscriptions top 100 million

Netflix on Monday reported that its number of subscribers climbed more than expected, topping 100 million worldwide and sending shares in the leading on-demand television service soaring.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2017/7/18 17:18:39