WGA Lays Out Action Plan If Talks With ATA Fail To Reach New Franchise Agreement

WGA Lays Out Action Plan If Talks With ATA Fail To Reach New Franchise Agreement

The WGA has laid out its plan of action in the event an agreement isn’t reached with the Association of Talent Agents on April 6. “We have a plan,” the guild said in a communique to its members as bargaining for a new franchise agreement resumes today. “We know we cannot replace agents. There will be difficult moments. But our goal is to get through staffing season and whatever period of time it takes to make a fair deal with the agencies.” “Our industry will not grind to…Read full story

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Featurette Reminds You How Depressing the ‘Infinity War’ Ending Was

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Featurette Reminds You How Depressing the ‘Infinity War’ Ending Was

Remember how depressing the ending of Avengers: Infinity War was? You know, when a whole slew of characters you’ve grown to love literally went up in smoke? If you forgot, don’t worry – Avengers: Endgame will remind you. A new Endgame featurette serves as a recap of the conclusion of Infinity War, and reveals how the survivors are still trying to come to grips with what happened. Watch the Endgame featurette below. Avengers: Endgame Featurette “Imagine if, for the first time, our heroes all lost.” So says Robert Downey Jr. at the start of this Endgame…

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CAA Signs Netflix Series ‘Sex Education’ Director Kate Herron

CAA Signs Netflix Series ‘Sex Education’ Director Kate Herron

EXCLUSIVE: Kate Herron has inked with CAA for representation. Herron most recently directed the second half of the breakout Netflix series Sex Education which stars Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson. Sex Education launched on Jan. 11 in 190 countries, and has been hailed by Deadline sister publication Rolling Stone as “a standout teen comedy.” Herron will next direct Netflix’s Daybreak, her first episode of US television. Previously, she directed every episode of Five b…Read full story

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Posters Confirm Shuri Got Dusted, But Valkyrie Is Still Going Strong

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Posters Confirm Shuri Got Dusted, But Valkyrie Is Still Going Strong

Today, a huge batch of 32 character posters for Avengers: Endgame arrived online, and it might just be the most we’ve ever seen for a single movie. Immediately it was clear what Marvel Studios was doing with these character posters: those who died during Avengers: Infinity War appear in black and white while those who are still alive appeared in full color. Most of the poster told us what we already knew, but a couple of the posters gave us confirmation of the fates of two characters: Black Panther’s sister…

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Unicorns aren’t profitable, and Wall Street doesn’t care

Unicorns aren’t profitable, and Wall Street doesn’t care

In Silicon Valley, investors don’t expect their portfolio companies to be profitable. “Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies,” a bible for founders, instead calls for heavy spending on growth to scale in an Amazon -like fashion. As for Wall Street, it’s shown an affinity for stock in Jeff Bezos’ business, despite the many years it spent navigating a path to profitability, as well as other money-losing endeavors. Why? Because it too is far less concerned with profitability than market opportunity. Lyft, a ride-hailing company expected to go…

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