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Welcome to Global Breakouts, Deadline’s fortnightly strand in which we shine a spotlight on the TV shows and films killing it in their local territories. The industry is as globalized as it’s ever been, but breakout hits are emerging in pockets of the world all the time and it can be hard to keep track. That’s
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Linda Hamilton is joining the final season of Stranger Things and recently teased participating in the Netflix series. As a fan of the show, Hamilton said she felt out of place and joked about ruining the show for herself. “I’ve watched every season with relish. I just love it,” she told Us Weekly. “So it’s
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There’s still nine months to go until the presidential election, and we’ve already reached peak talking points. At least, that was the contention from Bill Maher in his “New Rules” editorial on Friday’s Real Time. “It gets so dull hearing these talking points,” Maher lamented, running down a list of common complaints about the economy
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EXCLUSIVE: No stranger to telling compelling stories about real-life figures who overcome incredible odds, Imagine Entertainment co-founder Brian Grazer is set to unveil his new passion project based on one of the great dynasties in sports. Imagine’s new 10-episode Apple TV+ docuseries The Dynasty: New England Patriots premieres Friday and is sure to excite not
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The All3Media sale saga has drawn to a close after almost a year with RedBird IMI confirming the acquisition of The Traitors superindie from Warner Bros. Discovery and Liberty Global for £1.15B ($1.45B). Jeff Zucker and Gerry Cardinale‘s RedBird IMI takes control of a 50-label outfit with production entities across the world that owns the likes of Fleabag maker
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Hulu has canceled This Fool. This Fool is a half-hour comedy set in working-class South Central Los Angeles. The show centers around Julio Lopez (Chris Estrada), a 30-year-old who still lives at home, has been dating his girlfriend (Michelle Ortiz) on and off since high school, and finds any excuse to avoid deali with his own problems.
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A group of 400 actors, musicians and entertainment execs including Helen Mirren, Liev Schreiber and Gene Simmons have penned an open letter supporting the decision for Israel to remain in the Eurovision Song Contest. Released by non-profit industry org Creative Community for Peace, the letter backs the decision of Eurovision organizer the European Broadcasting Union
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American Fiction filmmaker Cord Jefferson and writer John Wells have signed on to Just Cause, Amazon’s upcoming thriller limited series, starring and executive produced by Scarlett Johansson, Deadline has confirmed. Jefferson and Wells will co-write the first episode and executive produce the series. John Wells Productions has joined as producer of the series. Based on
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Harvey Brownstone conducts an in-depth interview with Frank Sinatra Expert Charles Pignone, Senior VP of Frank Sinatra Enterprises. Charles Pignone, is a producer and author who is instrumental in preserving, perpetuating and honoring the legacy of the most popular and beloved vocalist and entertainer of all time, Frank Sinatra. His close association with the Sinatra
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Disney touted its latest financials, a dividend hike and projects around sports, Fortnite and Taylor Swift as it urged stockholders to elect its board candidates at the upcoming annual meeting — not directors nominated by activist investors that it says will gum up the works as management  “successfully executes a strategic transformation of the company.” 
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EXCLUSIVE: A+E Networks EMEA is to explore shocking real-life stories of disappearances — from the perspective of the missing people. Missing, Presumed Dead is a ten-part series in which people who had gone missing tell their stories through cinematically shot interviews. Family and friends, and experts in abduction, identity fraud and survival techniques will also
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Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has been taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for symptoms “suggesting an emergent bladder issue,” the Pentagon said Sunday. Austin has not relinquished his authority, the Pentagon said. The rapid notification is in contrast to the delay in notification about his previous hospitalization. Austin was taken by his security
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