Tag: Entertainment industry

Chance the Rapper to bring secret concert to the big screen

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LOS ANGELES — When Chance the Rapper filmed a secret concert four years ago, he intended to make a movie for the big screen...

Weinstein extradition fight ends with transfer to California

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ALDEN, N.Y. — New York prison officials handed over convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein for transport to California on Tuesday to face additional sexual assault...

Netflix confirms move into video games as its growth slows

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SAN RAMON, Calif. — Netflix reported its worst slowdown in subscriber growth in eight years as people emerge from their pandemic cocoons. But it...

Pershing Square SPAC exits Universal Music deal

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Billionaire Bill Ackman is walking away from a deal announced last month that would have given him a 10% stake in Universal Music Group,...

‘Space Jam’ dunks on ‘Black Widow’ to take box office No. 1

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“Black Widow” ceded its No. 1 spot to an unlikely foe in its second week in theaters: The Tune Squad. ...

Beijing: 2022 Winter Olympics on track despite pandemic

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ZHANGJIAKOU, China — With the postponed Summer Olympics set to open in Tokyo next week, Beijing has made moves to show its preparations for...

Video games coming to Netflix? Latest hiring offers a clue

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SAN RAMON, Calif. — Netflix has hired veteran video game executive Mike Verdu, signaling the video streaming service is poised to expand into another...

Manfred: A’s fate in Oakland to be decided in coming months

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DENVER — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says the fate of the Athletics in Oakland will be determined in the next few months. ...

‘Black Widow’ soars to pandemic box office record

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Even with an option to watch “Black Widow” at home, audiences went to the movie theater in pandemic record numbers this weekend to catch...

Universal takes top three spots at domestic box office

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Although the box office has yet to fully recover from the pandemic, at least one studio has good reason to celebrate this Fourth of...