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How ‘The Get Down’ Compared to ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Crown,’ ‘Vinyl’ in Viewer Demand

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Netflix had never canceled an original scripted drama series — until this week. On Wednesday, the streaming service pulled the plug on “The Get Down,” one of the most expensive series in television history, with a first season that cost at least $120 million for 10 episodes. Despite recent assurances that creator Baz Luhrmann that… Read more »

Chris Cornell’s Los Angeles Funeral Attended by Bandmates, Metallica, Brad Pitt, Dave Grohl

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Beneath an overcast sky, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell was laid to rest Friday in a private ceremony at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Along with the singer’s wife Vicky and their two children, a wide variety of people from various stages of his life were present to pay tribute, ranging from his Soundgarden bandmates and musician friends… Read more »

Former Warner Music Chief Edgar Bronfman Jr. Bullish on Biz in the Streaming Era

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Former Warner Music Group Chairman/CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr., who stepped down from the post in 2012 after selling the company to a group led by Russian billionaire Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries, has always been a believer in the music industry, putting up his own fortune to prove it. Now, the emergence of subscription streaming services… Read more »

Box Office: ‘Pirates’ Sailing to $75 Million, ‘Baywatch’ Can’t Make Memorial Day Waves

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Johnny Depp’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” will hook in $75 million during the four-day Memorial Day holiday, early estimates showed on Friday. Should the number hold, “Dead Men Tell No Tales,” which will be playing at 4,276 North America locations, would wind up slightly below recent expectations of about $80 million…. Read more »

Cannes: INSAS Student Valentina Maurel’s ‘Paul Is Here’ Wins Cannes Cinefondation

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CANNES — “Paul Is Here,” from Costa Rica’s Valentina Maurel, a student at Belgium’s Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et des Techniques de Diffusion (INSAS), snagged the First Jury Prize Friday at Cannes Cinefondation on Friday. Crucially, the First Jury Prize guarantees Maurel presentation of her first feature at the Cannes Festival –… Read more »

‘For the Love of My Show’ — Why Amazon’s ‘Sneaky Pete’ and ‘Fleabag’ Are Worth Binging

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Summer is nearly upon us and the longer days mean more hours to binge watch your favorite shows. TV fans Mark DeCarlo, Shannon Bobo, Ramsey Badawi, Jimmy Palumbo and Kate Flannery gathered to talk about two of their favorites: Amazon’s “Sneaky Pete” and “Fleabag.” ‘Sneaky Pete’ stars Giovanni Ribisi and four-time Emmy winner Bryan Cranston…. Read more »

HanWay Films’ Gabrielle Stewart on What Independent Distributors Look for in Acquiring Films

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London-based sales and finance house HanWay Films, which was set up almost 20 years ago by Oscar-winning producer Jeremy Thomas, and is aligned with Thomas’ production company Recorded Picture Company, is in Cannes with four films in the festival’s official selection, led by Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” and John Cameron Mitchell’s… Read more »

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Cast Celebrate Opening of New Disney Attraction

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Disney’s California Adventure transformed from old Hollywood to futuristic alien world for the grand opening of “Guardians of the Galaxy” Mission: Breakout! The attraction — which replaces the Tower of Terror — officially opens to the public this weekend. “Guardians” stars Zoe Saldana (Gamora), Michael Rooker (Yondu), Pom Klementieff (Mantis), and Benicio Del Toro (Taneleer… Read more »

Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims

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Ariana Grande has issued an official statement in regards to the 22 people killed by a suicide bomber after her concert at Manchester Arena on May 22. The singer shared she will be returning to Manchester for a benefit concert to help the victims and their loved ones. Grande took to Twitter on Friday to share a… Read more »