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Cameron Diaz Defends ‘Back in Action’ Co-Star Jamie Foxx From Set Rumors: “A Professional on Every Level”

Cameron Diaz is defending her Back in Action co-star Jamie Foxx’s on-set decorum following rumors that he made “everything miserable and that I was never gonna make another movie again because of him.” Diaz appeared on a recent episode of Molly Sims’ Lipstick on the Rim, where she discussed working with Foxx, who experienced a medical […]

‘My Life With the Walter Boys’ Earns Speedy Season 2 Renewal at Netflix

Netflix is going back to Colorado. The streaming giant has handed out a speedy second-season renewal for the series My Life With the Walter Boys. The young adult drama based on the book from author Ali Novak bowed Dec. 7 and is currently the No. 1 show on Netflix’s global English top 10 TV list, […]

Netflix Short ‘The After’ Depicts a Shocking Tragedy and a Father’s Grief

In Netflix’s live-action short The After, a man named Dayo (David Oyelowo, who also serves as executive producer) loses his wife and child in a brutal public display of violence. Describing his film’s intense and shocking opening scene, director Misan Harriman compares it to “an act of God” — one born out of the “collective […]

Why Japan Is on the Precipice of a Content Boom

For the past year and a half, Netflix’s Minyoung Kim, the Asia-based executive commonly credited with building the company’s winning strategy in Korea, hasn’t been spending much time in Seoul. Instead, the content vp who famously greenlit Squid Game has been living full-time in Tokyo, where she has been laying the groundwork for Netflix’s next […]

Netflix’s Viewership Data Trove Cracks Open the Door for Agents, Too

Netflix’s release of viewing data for virtually its entire library provided the broadest public glimpse to date into the performance of movies and TV series on a streaming service. It could also prove to be a boon to the people who do business with the company. The streamer on Dec. 12 put out a list […]

‘Warrior’ Canceled (Again) at Max

The revival of Warrior at Max turned out to be short-lived: The Warner Bros. Discovery streamer has canceled the show after its first season as a Max original and third overall. That said, the series — based on writings by Bruce Lee and set in 19th century San Francisco — will potentially get in front […]

‘Wednesday’ Uncle Fester Spinoff in the Works at Netflix

Netflix is looking to add another branch to its Addams Family tree. The streamer is in the early stages of development on a spinoff of Wednesday. The potential series would focus on Uncle Fester, Wednesday’s (Jenna Ortega) paternal uncle, played by Fred Armisen. That a spinoff would be in the offing is no surprise, given […]

‘The Kitchen’ Trailer Follows Class Clash in Dystopian London for Daniel Kaluuya’s Directorial Debut

A war is coming to London as the gap between rich and poor is stretched to its limits in the trailer for Netflix’s The Kitchen. Co-directed by Daniel Kaluuya and Kibwe Tavares, the upcoming science fiction drama pits the underclass of a dystopian London against a brutal ruling class in a society where social housing has […]

Streaming Giants Weigh Costs of Big Licensed TV and Movie Libraries

As the streaming industry has come down from its blank-check era, it has rediscovered a time-honored way to keep revenue flowing: licensing TV series and movies to other outlets. Acquired shows are among the most watched programming on streaming — it’s the year of Suits, after all — and shows with high episode counts help […]

‘The Crown’ Casting Director Calls Elizabeth Debicki’s Performance as Princess Diana “Perfect”

Telling the story of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign in The Crown was always going to be a massive undertaking from a research perspective. But the decision to swap out the actors portraying key cast members every two seasons added an extra layer to the production, specifically, to Robert Sterne’s role as casting director. “I’m proud […]

Zack Snyder’s ‘Rebel Moon’ Gets Cut Down by Critics

Reviews of Zack Snyder’s Netflix feature Rebel Moon Part One: A Child of Fire have landed, and prospective viewers may find their excitement for the film getting eclipsed by the rough appraisals. The film, streaming Dec. 21, tells the story of a mysterious outsider providing hope to the denizens on a distant moon amid threats of war. With a […]

‘Rebel Moon Part One: A Child of Fire’ Review: Zack Snyder’s Wannabe ‘Star Wars’ Franchise Kickoff Is an Interplanetary Bore

Sofia Boutella leads a band of insurgents taking a stand to protect a farming community from the evil empire in the grunge action auteur’s Netflix sci-fi movie.