Paul Debevec, ARRI among honorary participants – News Kidda

Computer graphics and virtual production innovator Paul E. Debevec — director of research, creative algorithms and technology at Netflix and adjunct research professor at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies — received a standing ovation when he presented the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award. received at the Television Academy’s gleeful 74th Engineering, Science & … Read more

“Gangsta’s Paradise” Rapper was 59 – News Kidda

Coolio, the Grammy-winning Compton rapper who was behind the worldwide hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” has passed away. He was 59. His manager, Jarez Posey, said: News Kidda that Coolio died Wednesday afternoon at a friend’s house in Los Angeles. “He went to the bathroom and never came out,” he said. A cause of death was not … Read more

Anonymous content, Grandview/Automatik in conversation to combine – News Kidda

The representation landscape in Hollywood seems to be shifting again. Anonymous Content, the management and production company it supports The Revenant, Mr. Robot, and clients Samuel L. Jackson and Emma Stone, are investigating an acquisition of the fast-growing company Grandview/Automatik. The latter currently has clients such as: Top Gun: Maverick director Joe Kosinski, House of … Read more

Academy members serve as seat fillers – News Kidda

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences CEO Bill Kramer and newly elected president Janet Yang announced in an email to Academy membership on Wednesday that members will be invited to serve as seat fillers for the annual Oscars. , starting with the ceremony on March 12 next year. Over the past two years, the … Read more

Sosie Bacon in a truly terrifying horror debut – News Kidda

The Disturbing Debut of Parker Finn Smile turns a sympathetic gesture into a threat. A smile — warm and inviting in nature — masks deeper, more disturbing intentions in this harrowing film about a demonic spirit clinging to the traumas of its victims. The adage about grinning through hard times here takes on a sinister … Read more

Katie Couric Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment – News Kidda

Katie Couric underwent treatment for breast cancer after receiving a diagnosis in June, the veteran news anchor and journalist has shared. In a detailed post Wednesday on her website, Couric writes about the experience of being diagnosed with the disease after inadvertently missing a mammogram, saying she last had one in 2020, and the treatment … Read more

Hayu, NBCUniversal’s reality TV streamer, launches in Central and Eastern Europe – News Kidda

NBCUniversal International said on Wednesday it will launch its subscription-based reality TV streaming service Hayu “in multiple Central and Eastern European countries” in the fourth quarter. “This builds on the service’s continued success in other European markets and will bring the number of territories for the streaming service to more than 40,” said the company, … Read more

Bassam Tariq leaves 2023 film – News Kidda

Marvel Studios Sheet director Bassam Tariq will no longer be at the helm. Sheet, whose release date is November 3, 2023, was gearing up to begin shooting in Atlanta in November. It’s unclear how Tariq’s departure will affect the production start of the vampire action thriller, which stars Oscar winner Mahershala Ali in the title … Read more

Caleb McLaughlin on the racism he faced from ‘Stranger Things’ fans – News Kidda

Weird stuff star Caleb McLaughlin recently spoke about the racism he faced when the hit sci-fi series first appeared on Netflix. The actor thought about his first Comic-Con when some people didn’t want to be in his line, claiming it was because of the way his character, Lucas Sinclair, treated Millie Bobby Brown’s Eleven in … Read more

Next ‘Star Trek’ Movie Officially Removed From December 2023 Calendar – News Kidda

Paramount officially announced on Tuesday that it will be removing the untitled version Star Trek movie with a release date of December 22, 2023 in theaters. The news was no surprise. End of August, News Kidda revealed that director Adam Shakman has dropped out of the project due to scheduling issues during his jump to … Read more