Tom Bernard, co-president of Sony Classics and a longtime New Jersey resident, told Deadline.com that people are tired of shooting in N.Y.C.
— Read on www.bizjournals.com/
Twitter is getting more live sports — as well as perhaps some Disney princesses and Marvel superheroes.
— Read on www.bizjournals.com/
When T-Mobile and Sprint realized they couldn’t compete for 5G spectrum with AT&T or Verizon, the companies returned to merger discussions.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/2018/04/30/t-mobile-aborted-deal-for-straight-path-casts-light-on-sprint-merger.html
The wireless companies are trying to win over regulators with a laundry list of assurances. The regulators should be wary.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/04/30/opinion/tmobile-sprint-merger-implausible.html
The actress says Weinstein cost her a role in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy after she rejected his sexual advances.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/ashley-judd-sues-harvey-weinstein-sexual-harassment-defamation-1107165
Numerous A-listers, including George Clooney, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Quentin Tarantino, are asserting claims
— Read on variety.com/2018/biz/news/weinstein-bankruptcy-deadline-lawrence-pitt-1202792402/
“I knew what I was doing going in. I wanted to do something different,” the comedian told NPR about her performance on Saturday night.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/michelle-wolf-whcd-speech-i-wouldnt-change-a-single-word-i-said-1107091
Other objectors to an asset sale include Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, Jake Gyllenhaal, Stephen King, Bill Murray, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, and, yes, Harvey Weinstein.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/quentin-tarantino-says-weinstein-owes-him-millions-royalties-1107088
The James Graham play, about the rise of the Rupert Murdoch media empire, will debut next spring.
— Read on www.playbill.com/article/west-end-hit-ink-to-premiere-on-broadway-in-2019
Update: Giant $500M Chinese VR Theme Park Opens Doors to the Public – Road to VR
— Read on www.roadtovr.com/giant-1-5-billion-vr-theme-park-open-china-promising-35-vr-attractions/
With the U.S. and China vying for tech leadership, the two companies argue their union is crucial in the race to develop faster mobile internet.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/04/30/technology/tmobile-sprint-china-5g.html
The two wireless carriers argue that a merger would benefit customers, but analysts, and our columnist, are skeptical about the deal’s chances
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/04/30/business/dealbook/sprint-t-mobile-merger-approval.html
As cinemas return, the future of hope and change in my home country is palpable. Grab some popcorn.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2018/04/30/opinion/saudi-arabia-movies-women.html
Walt Disney Co. is working with Twitter Inc. to create live sports programming and other content for the social-media platform, part of a push to turn Twitter’s service into a destination for premium streaming video.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-30/disney-twitter-team-up-to-create-content-for-social-network
AT&T sought to hide the high cost to consumers of its $85-billion deal to buy movie and TV producer Time Warner, the Justice Department said in its closing…
— Read on nypost.com/2018/04/30/doj-says-att-is-hiding-time-warner-deals-hit-to-customers/
Kelly has warned her female NBC colleagues — including MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and “Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski — who have signed a letter supporting the legendary news anchor in the wake of sexual harassment allegations.
— Read on pagesix.com/2018/04/30/megyn-kelly-warns-brokaw-defenders-you-dont-know-what-you-dont-know/
VR represents a huge breakthrough in digital consumer engagement. The technology’s ability to immerse people in actual experiences that take them to another place and time promises to awe, entertain, and evoke pure emotion like nothing has before.
— Read on www.cmo.com/features/articles/2018/4/12/5-creative-uses-of-virtual-reality.html
No behavior is too appalling to sophisticated New Yorkers as long as you are skilled at trading power and influence. Roy Cohn knew this. And he taught it to his longtime client Donald Trump only too well.
— Read on nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/04/frank-rich-roy-cohn-the-original-donald-trump.html
Claire Foy is reportedly receiving back pay after it was reported that she made far less than her “The Crown” co-star Matt Smith despite her starring role as Queen Elizabeth II on the Netflix series.
— Read on pagesix.com/2018/04/30/the-crown-star-claire-foy-to-receive-275000-in-back-pay/
2018 iPhones may kill 3.5mm adapter two years after headphone jack, iPhone X estimates drop | 9to5Mac
— Read on 9to5mac.com/2018/04/30/barclays-no-dongle-iphone-x-estimates/
The White House Correspondents Association didn’t like what Michelle Wolf had to say this past weekend, but she earned her paycheck.
— Read on variety.com/2018/biz/news/michelle-wolf-white-house-correspondents-dinner-1202791871/