Courteney Cox Will Return as Gale Weathers in ‘Scream’ Reboot — Variety

Courteney Cox will reprise her role as news reporter Gale Weathers in the upcoming “Scream” reboot. Spyglass Media Group and Paramount made the announcement Friday and said filming is expected to begin later this year in Wilmington, N.C. 20 more words

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‘This Is a Real Kick in the Shorts’: Small-Town Theaters Owners React to AMC’s VOD Pact With Universal — Variety

Jeff Logan, owner of Logan Luxury Theatres, has been struggling to make ends meet for most of 2020. After being closed for months due to coronavirus, he recently reopened the three movie theaters he runs in South Dakota, screening classics like Indiana Jones and Star Wars. 12 more words

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Folklore’ Sells Over 2 Million Copies in First Week — Variety

Taylor Swift’s latest album, “Folklore,” has sold over 2 million copies worldwide in one week, already solidifying its place as one of 2020’s top-selling albums. Swift’s eighth studio album, which she announced roughly 15 hours before its surprise release, also generated more than 500 million streams across various platforms throughout its debut week. Republic Records,…

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Alan Parker Was a Director Who Could Be Slick, Seductive…and an Artist — Variety

In the late 1970s, when Hollywood was in the middle of its most seismic transformation since the collapse of the studio system (namely, the creation of blockbuster fundamentalism), there was a much-talked-about trend that seemed to fit all too snugly into the new world order. 12 more words

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How a Docu-Series on the Women’s Real Madrid Soccer Team Continued Amid a Global Pandemic — Variety

When Real Madrid Fooball Team proposed the purchase of Spanish women’s football club Club Deportivo Tacón, producers Tomas Pastor and Ana Pastor saw a story — women’s soccer team that was going to make it into the biggest club in the world. 17 more words

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Donald Trump Says He’s Going to Ban TikTok. Can He Actually Do That? — Variety

Donald Trump said he will move as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok from the U.S., several weeks after the administration first said it was considering taking such an action against the popular Chinese-owned social video app over concerns that it’s a threat to national security. 13 more words

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Emmys: Netflix Dominates All in 2020, With a Whopping 160 Nominations; But HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ Leads Programs — Variety

The Emmy smackdown between Netflix and HBO has taken another dramatic turn. As the Television Academy announced the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards nominations on Tuesday morning, Netflix came out on top swinging with a whopping 160 nominations, followed by rival HBO in second at 107 nods. 11 more words

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