Activists Slam Facebook Meeting Amid Ad Boycott A Day Before Co. Set To Release Independent Civil Rights Audit — Deadline

Civil rights activists called a Tuesday meeting with Facebook a wash and said they’re unconvinced the social media giant is doing enough to combat hate speech. 33 more words

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Thandie Newton Recalls Conversation With Amy Pascal That The Actress Says Helped Convince Her To Turn Down ‘Charlie’s Angels’ — Deadline

In an incredibly frank conversation with Vulture, actress Thandie Newton spoke about her decision to turn down a part in the remake of Charlie’s Angels starring Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and, in the role that Newton was considered for, Lucy Liu. 17 more words

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Jude Law In Talks To Play The Villainous Captain Hook In Disney’s Live-Action Peter Pan Movie — Deadline

Jude Law is in talks to play the villainous Captain Hook in Peter Pan & Wendy, Disney’s live-action update of its 1953 toon classic, Deadline has confirmed. 31 more words

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Chief Justice John Roberts Was Hospitalized Overnight Last Month After Injuring His Head In Fall — Deadline

The Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, John Roberts, fell last month and required an overnight stay in the hospital, a Supreme Court spokeswoman confirmed to Deadline on Tuesday. 28 more words

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J.K. Rowling Signs Open Letter Railing Against Cancel Culture — Deadline

J.K. Rowling and The Handmaid’s Tale scribe Margaret Atwood are among 150 writers, academics and activists to sign an open letter published by Harper’s bemoaning the “restriction of debate” in modern culture. 25 more words

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Amazon Fire TV Adds Hulu, YouTube, Sling Packages To Its Live Streaming Offering — Deadline

Amazon Fire TV is expanding its year-old effort to promote live programming, adding Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV and Sling TV to its showcase for live fare. 30 more words

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‘An Oral History Of The Office’ Podcast Set With Host Brian Baumgartner – Hear The Trailer — Deadline

Hang on to your filler paper, The Office fans: The NBC sitcom turned 15 this year. Spotify is marking a decade and a half of mockumentary laughs with a new limited-series podcast hosted by a start-to-finish cast member. 19 more words

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Film Festivals In The Pandemic Era: Here’s The Latest Update From 16 Key Events — Deadline

The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the film calendar with Sundance, Toronto and London the latest festivals to announce hybrid events featuring physical and online activity. 29 more words

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Jason Bateman, Will Arnett & Sean Hayes Launch ‘Smartless’ Podcast — Deadline

Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and Sean Hayes are launching a “three-headed beast” of a podcast. Arrested Development stars Bateman and Arnett and Will and Grace star Hayes will launch Smartless on July 20 with episodes airing every Monday. 22 more words

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