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‘Willow’ Disney Plus Series Adds Erin Kellyman, Cailee Spaeny, Ellie Bamber

Details on the characters the three would play are being kept under wraps. The show will take place years after the original and will introduce new characters to the world originally established in the 1988 film. – Joe Otterson, Variety » https://ift.tt/2Vk2k85

FCC chairman Ajit Pai is resigning on January 20th

Of course, Pai will always be remembered for his infamous decision to strip net neutrality protections that were put in place under the Obama presidency. The FCC voted along party lines in late 2017 to remove the “Title II” classification for broadband service, which then allowed internet service providers to practice blocking, throttling and paid prioritization as long as they disclosed those practices. – Nathan Ingraham, Engadget » https://ift.tt/3fOLbgn

Report: Sony in Final Negotiations to Acquire Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll is currently owned by Otter Media Holdings, and if you follow the chain upwards it’s ultimately owned by AT&T’s WarnerMedia. Currently, Crunchyroll has over 70 million registered users worldwide, three million of those users are paying subscribers. The service boasts over 30,000 anime episodes to watch and “hundreds of chapters across dozens of manga titles” to read. – Matthew Humphries, PCMag » https://ift.tt/2Jh7ijC

‘Utopia’ Canceled By Amazon After One Season

Utopia follows a group of young adults who meet online that are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy deep state organization after they come into possession of a near-mythical cult underground graphic novel. Within the comic’s pages, they discover the conspiracy theories that may actually be real and are forced into the dangerous, unique and ironic position of saving the world. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/36l4ScF

‘The Crown’: Australia’s ABC Calls Out Netflix Show For Inventing Quotes About The Queen Being A “Pig”

ABC’s intervention is just the latest example of The Crown’s accuracy being questioned this year. The show is first and foremost a dramatized version of events, but given the profile of those depicted and the reputation of The Crown, the show’s creative license has been stirred strong feelings. – Jake Kanter, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3nYUT2z

‘One Day At a Time’ Canceled By Pop, Will Be Shopped By Sony Pictures TV

Almost two years after Netflix canceled One Day At a Time after three seasons, the praised reimagining of Norman Lear’s beloved 1970s sitcom is losing its network home again. And, just like it did in spring of 2018, the studio behind the reboot, Sony Pictures TV, plans to shop the series to other outlets. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2J9qEH6
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