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EXCLUSIVE: Leading Japanese newspaper The Asahi Shimbun has signed with Storied Media Group for film and television representation. SMG will package and sell the newspaper’s content for feature films and television both domestically and internationally. “We are thrilled to be working with The Asahi Shimbun to bring its exceptional journalism to the TV and film
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UPDATED throughout: The Walt Disney Company has posted an extensive list of new events for its annual D23 Expo fan event next month, including new Marvel, Disney+ and Walt Disney Animation presentations, as well as panels for The Simpsons, Tron, Dancing With the Stars, Encanto, Bob’s Burgers and a sneak peek of Zootopia+. For details,
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SAG-AFTRA’s national board has voted overwhelmingly to approve a new three-year contract with Netflix. The contract now goes to the guild’s membership for ratification. SAG-AFTRA signed its first-ever overall deal directly with Netflix three years ago. Before that, the streaming giant dealt with the guild on a production-by-production basis. Guild officials said at the time
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UPDATE: The Senate on Sunday passed a $700 billion package to address climate change, curb the rising cost of prescription drugs and extend Affordable Care Act benefits. Senate Democrats broke out in applause after Vice President Kamala Harris announced the 50-50 vote and broke the tie for passage. The Inflation Reduction Act, a compromise forged
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Ana Navarro officially became a permanent co-host on The View as the talk show enters Season 26. The Nicaraguan-born political commentator had been a weekly guest co-host since 2018 but had started making appearances as a contributor since 2013. When Whoopi Goldberg made the announcement she said that Navarro was “overqualified to be called our
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Eldridge and MRC said today that they have completed the separation of combined media assets. MRC, led by founders and co-CEOs Modi Wiczyk and Asif Satchu, will retain and control its existing operations as the leading independent studio, with three divisions: Film, Television and Non-Fiction. MRC also will retain its stakes in Civic Center Media
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