Netflix announced it is canceling “House of Cards” after season 6 after allegations against the show’s star Kevin Spacey surface. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced that it will revoke a planned honor for the 58-year-old as more fallout continues.
Netflix has severed all ties with actor Kevin Spacey — not only putting a halt to “House of Cards,” but also nixing the release of the film “Gore,” a spokesperson for the internet network said. Spacey has also been suspended from the four-year-old political drama while the production company, Media Rights Capital, reviews allegations from at least […]
Netflix will continue production on the sixth and final season of “House of Cards” without Kevin Spacey.
The streamer is “evaluating” the future of political drama ‘House of Cards’ and is no longer moving forward with a planned Gore Vidal biopic that the two-time Oscar winner was starring in. read more
Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 | Season 2 of Kevin Hart’s “Hart of the City.”
“It’s a nice way of extending the series and giving people that extra level of connection,” says chief content officer Ted Sarandos. read more
Netflix is moving ahead with plans for a “House of Cards” spinoff. Variety has learned that the streaming service and producer Media Rights Capital are in very early stages of development on multiple ideas for a potential spinoff. One concept revolves around Doug Stamper, the political aide-de-camp played by actor Michael Kelly in the first…
The streaming platform hopes to reach millions of fans with the stories behind “The Old Lady.” read more
You won’t have to leave 30 Rock after all.
As October comes calling, streaming providers Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu will introduce some new, spooky content to help viewers get in the mood for Halloween. Netflix will kick off the month of haunts and horrors by bringing in television shows and films like Season 2 of “Stranger Things,” Season 1 of “The Mist,” “Cult of Chucky,” […]
The ‘Marlon’ star will tape the special this fall in Washington, D.C. read more
Mitch Lowe has created a monster fit for the big screen. The chief executive of MoviePass took a sleepy, little-known, 20,000-member movie subscription service on Aug. 15 and injected pure adrenaline into its business plan. Lowe cut the monthly, no-commitment membership fee to $9.95 from $40 to $50, enabling movie buffs to gorge themselves on…
The world is turning upside down for a “Stranger Things”-themed bar in Chicago that has been ordered by Netflix to close its doors. “The Upside Down” pop-up in Chicago, named after the dark parallel universe from the Netflix show, launched in August and became a hit. The bar serves drinks including a syrup-flavored cocktail called… […]
In today’s film news roundup, Netflix buys Clive Owen thriller “Anon,” Burt Young is cast as a crime underboss in “Vault,” and Bresha Webb will play Kevin Hart’s twin sister in “Night School…” ACQUISITIONS Netflix has acquired U.S. and some international rights to the thriller “Anon,” starring Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, and Sonya… […]
Netflix has hired Melissa Cobb as its new vice president of kids and family, the streaming service announced Thursday. Cobb, who most recently served as chief creative officer and head of studio for Oriental DreamWorks, will be based in the Los Angeles office, reporting to chief content officer Ted Sarandos. In her role, she will lead… […]
TV insiders open up about the show they wish was theirs, the Emmy category they’d create and the job they’d have if they weren’t working in Hollywood: “POTUS — it doesn’t seem that hard.”
‘The Green Beret’s Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse’ is also exec-produced by Peter Berg. read more
Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 | ‘One Mississippi” begins its second season on Amazon.
For the first time since “Friends,” Jennifer Aniston is returning to TV with a brand new show about morning TV in New York. Reese Witherspoon, who just got an Emmy nomination for the “Big Little Lies” HBO TV series, is also starring in the project. What’s more interesting about it is that both Apple and…