‘No Time To Die’ International Box Office Spying $90M Start — Preview – Talkdata

It has been a long time coming, but this week, one of the most hotly awaited films of the pandemic era is finally hitting cinemas after several Covid-induced date changes. MGM/Eon/Universal’s No Time to Die begins rollout at the international box office starting Wednesday (September 29) in Korea and adds such majors as the UK, … Read more

Danny Strong Sued By Former Management Company Over Commissions – Talkdata

Less than a month before opiate crisis miniseries Dopesick is scheduled to launch on Hulu, writer and Empire co-creator Danny Strong has been sued over commissions by his former management group. Represented by Hollywood heavyweight lawyer Patricia L. Glaser, The Gotham Group is seeking a court declaration that their almost 20-year oral agreement with Strong … Read more

Sierra/Affinity Names Kristen Figeroid Managing Director & EVP – Talkdata

Former Sierra/Affinity exec Kristen Figeroid is rejoining the company as Managing Director and Executive Vice President. In her new role, Figeroid will run the eOne subsidiary’s day-to-day operations and oversee all sales and partner servicing activities. Figeroid previously served as Sierra/Affinity’s EVP of Sales and Distribution from 2010 to 2015. She will report to eOne’s … Read more

Beck Bennett & Lauren Holt Exiting, Rest Of Cast Returns As NBC Variety Series Adds Three Featured Players – Talkdata

Saturday Night Live has finally set its cast for its upcoming 47th season. The long-running NBC institution is bringing back the majority of its cast members, including the likes of Aidy Bryant, Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong. However, Beck Bennett, who joined SNL in 2013, is departing, alongside Lauren Holt, who joined as … Read more

NBCUniversal Warns YouTube TV Subscribers That 14 Of Its Networks Could Soon Go Dark On Streaming Platform – Talkdata

NBCUniversal is warning the more than 3 million subscribers to Google’s streaming bundle YouTube TV that 14 of its networks are just “days away” from going dark. The media company did not specify a deadline, but said the impasse is imminent. Programming like fall primetime premieres and NFL football is at risk, NBCU noted. “NBCUniversal … Read more

‘Dune’ Mines $77M Cume Through Second Frame – International Box Office – Talkdata

UPDATE, writethru: Warner Bros/Legendary’s Dune continued its spicy run at the international box office this weekend, adding a further $26.3M from 32 markets to lift the offshore total to $76.5M. To quote the Denis Villeneuve-directed film, this is only the beginning as the sci-fi epic is in early overseas release with many key areas to … Read more

‘The Witcher’ Renewed For Season 3 By Netflix, Expands With Anime Film, Family Series – Talkdata

Netflix has handed an early renewal to the widely popular series The Witcher, greenlighting Season 3 months before Season 2 drops in December. The streamer unveiled a slew of The Witcher news at its virtual fan event Tudum on Saturday. The Witcher, which was one of Netflix’s most popular shows of 2019, stars Henry Cavill … Read more