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‘The Crown’ Producer Left Bank Addresses Handling Of Sexual Assault Complaint

Chris Croucher, a former executive producer at Left Bank, pleaded guilty to the sexual and common assault of Holly Bourdillon and Laura Johnston, freelancers who were brought on board in 2019 to work on the Netflix series White Lines. – Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/3gTlCLU

Univision Takes Aim At Netflix, Setting 2022 Launch Of Streaming Service With Subscription Tier

The ad-supported tier of the new service will be anchored by Prende, which will offer select originals and acquired movies, live sports and news, 100 linear channels and 40,000 hours of on-demand programming. The premium subscription level will add more than 6,000 hours of Spanish-language content and more than 30 exclusive originals in its first year. – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3gOALOv

Roku Originals Draw More Viewing In 2 Weeks Than Quibi Did In Its Lifetime

The company did not offer a specific number for the viewing of originals, but said a record number of accounts watched during the first two weeks of availability. More than one in three users of The Roku Channel streamed a Roku Originals series, with users streaming over nine episodes on average. The Roku Channel reaches households with 70 million people. Roku has about 54 million active accounts. – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3q6w6f4

‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Documentary, Directed by Peter Jackson, to Debut on Disney Plus Over Thanksgiving

The film, snippets of which were previewed during a Universal Music Group presentation last year as well as a “montage” debuted online, is culled from more than 50 hours of footage taped in January of 1969 as the Beatles worked on material that ultimately became the “Let It Be” album and feature-length film. Based on the previewed footage, “Get Back” will present a counter-narrative to “Let It Be,” which effectively documented the Beatles breaking up; the group would record their last song together just eight months later… – Jem Aswad, Variety » https://ift.tt/3gMgB86
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