Hollywood crews set to strike next week if new contract deal not reached – National | Globalnews.ca

The union representing film and television crews says its 60,000 members will begin a nationwide strike on Monday if it does not reach a deal that satisfies demands for fair and safe working conditions. A strike would bring a halt to filming on a broad swath of film and television productions and extend well beyond … Read more

Watch the Money Heist Season 5 ‘Volume 2’ Teaser Trailer

Money Heist season 5 “Volume 2” trailer is here. On Wednesday, Netflix unveiled a 25-second teaser trailer for the final five episodes of the hit Spanish series (known as La casa de papel to Spanish-speaking viewers). It doesn’t tell us a lot, but it once again acknowledges the loss The Professor (Álvaro Morte) and Co. … Read more

Hollywood production workers vote to authorize 1st-ever strike – National | Globalnews.ca

Film and television production in North America is in jeopardy of coming to a standstill after its behind-the-scenes workers overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike for the first time in its 128-year history. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees said Monday that nearly 99 per cent of registered members who participated, or 52,706 people, … Read more

Korean internet provider sues Netflix over ‘Squid Game’ traffic surge – National | Globalnews.ca

South Korean Internet service provider SK Broadband has sued Netflix to pay for costs from increased network traffic and maintenance work because of a surge of viewers to the U.S. firm’s content, an SK spokesperson said on Friday. The move comes after a Seoul court said Netflix should “reasonably” give something in return to the … Read more

TUDUM Netflix — All the Trailers and Biggest Announcements

TUDUM — Netflix’s inaugural global fan event — had a lot of trailers, teasers, and more. First looks at the Regency-era hit Bridgerton season 2, Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman series, Jason Bateman-led Ozark season 4, the second season of Emily in Paris, League of Legends animated series Arcane, and The Witcher prequel series The Witcher: … Read more

Netflix Unveils The Sandman First Look at TUDUM

The Sandman first look trailer is glorious and mind-bending. On Saturday at the online-only TUDUM event, Netflix gave us the first look at its series adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s dark fantasy graphic novel about story king Dream (Tom Sturridge, from Being Julia) who escapes captivity after a century and sets out to restore order to … Read more

Prime Video Channels Bundling Service Launched by Amazon for Streaming Apps

Amazon launched in India on Friday a bundling option on its video platform for global and local streaming services, in a move aimed at boosting subscriptions. The launch comes at a time of increasing competition from global and domestic rivals in an important market for the US tech company. The Amazon Channels service will help customers … Read more

Netflix buys author Roald Dahl’s entire catalogue of works – National | Globalnews.ca

Netflix has acquired the works of Roald Dahl, the late British author of celebrated children’s books such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The video streaming giant said Wednesday that it acquired the Roald Dahl Story Co., which manages the rights to the author’s characters and stories. No financial terms were disclosed. Read more: Willie … Read more

‘Rust Valley Restorers’ host to empty his ‘field of dreams’ with live auction | Globalnews.ca

Next month, an auction at Mike Hall’s famous “field of dreams” will likely attract a sizable crowd. But when buyers come, he won’t be celebrating. Not much, anyway. For decades, the host of the highly popular Rust Valley Restorers TV series has tended to his now 550-strong collection of cars in Tappen, B.C., returning some … Read more