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Faux Heiress With Netflix/Shonda Rhimes Deal May Not Get Money Under NY “Son Of Sam” Law

The scam artist who became a hot Hollywood commodity after she was profiled in a New York Magazine article, How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People by Jessica Pressler, signed a lucrative deal with Netflix for her story. An estimated dozen producers were pursuing the story for a screen adaptation for TV and/or features. – Bruce Haring, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2Y9zeHn
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Netflix deal with Hollywood union promises better conditions for actors

The service has signed a roughly three-year contract with SAG-AFTRA that provides expanded coverage for union work. It now recognizes “performance capture” (think motion capture) and dubbing as covered work, giving actors in those fields the same labor protections as others. The people voicing the English-language version of your favorite anime might have better pay and working conditions, to put it one way. – Jon Fingas, Engadget » https://engt.co/2Y81gTE

‘Carnival Row’: Amazon Introduces Cara Delevingne & Orlando Bloom’s Vignette & Philo — Watch

The eight-part series, from Rene Echevarria, Travis Beacham and Legendary Television, is set in a Victorian fantasy world filled with mythological immigrant creatures whose exotic homelands were invaded by the empires of man. The growing population struggles to coexist with humans — forbidden to live, love, or fly with freedom. But even in darkness, hope lives, as a human detective, Rycroft Philostrate (Bloom), and a refugee faerie named Vignette Stonemoss (Delevingne) rekindle a dangerous affair despite an increasingly intolerant society… – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2JRGiUe

Crew Member On DC Universe’s ‘Titans’ Killed In Accident At Special Effects Facility

Warren Appleby, the show’s special effects coordinator who had the same role on Guillermo del Toro’s 2018 Best Picture Oscar winner The Shape of Water, was killed Thursday “after an accident which occurred at a special effects facility during the preparation and testing for an upcoming shoot,” according to a statement by the show’s executive producers, Warner Bros Television Group and the DC Universe streaming service. – Patrick Hipes, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2O4zBDD

Julie Andrews Will Voice a 19th-Century Gossip in Shonda Rhimes’s Netflix Series

The legendary actress will play a role in Shonda Rhimes’s first Netflix show, Bridgerton, which qualifies as a reunion, since Rhimes wrote Andrews’s film The Princess Diaries 2. Set to arrive in 2020, the eight-episode series is based off of Julia Quinn’s best-selling book series of the the same name, which follows a powerful, tight-knit family in the lavish world of Regency London high society. – Zoe Haylock, Vulture » https://vult.re/32lfAM2

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