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The Road House Remake Drama & New AI Lawsuit Explained

looper.com Learn More The road to "Road House" 2024 is becoming even more complicated. Just a day before the first look at the remake of the '80s classic debuted, director Doug Liman…

‘Road House’ brawl: Amazon used AI to replicate actors’ voices during strike, lawsuit alleges

siliconvalley.com Meg James | (TNS) Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Tensions over the upcoming “Road House” movie remake, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, are flaring again with the original film’s…

Streaming Prices Keep Going Up. Here’s How to Manage Subscriptions

nytimes.com The dream of streaming — watch what you want, whenever you want, for a sliver of the price of cable! — is coming to an end. With all the price increases for video streaming…

The full list of major US companies slashing staff this year, from Paramount to Google and Microsoft

aol.com None Last year's job cuts weren't the end of layoffs. Further reductions have begun in 2024. • None Companies like Amazon, BlackRock, Nike, Intel, and Citigroup have…

‘Leap Year’ Is Available to Watch Online for 67% Off: Here’s How to Stream the Movie At Home

billboard.com All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the…

Original ‘Road House’ Screenwriter Sues Amazon MGM Studios for Copyright Infringement, Alleges Studio Used AI During Strikes

thewrap.com R. Lance Hill, the screenwriter behind the original 1989 “Road House” movie, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Amazon MGM Studios and United Artists for alleged copyright…

Marlon Wayans Announces Fourth Stand-Up Comedy Special ‘Good Grief’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com Multi-talented actor and comedian Marlon Wayans has his sights set on the comedy stage once again, this time with his latest uproarious venture, “Marlon Wayans: Good Grief,”…

Megan Thee Stallion’s Controversial ‘Fire Crotch’ Line Cut From VOD Version of ‘Mean Girls’

billboard.com A controversial line uttered by Megan Thee Stallion in this year’s musical reboot of Mean Girls has reportedly been cut from the video-on-demand version of the movie.…

Amazon Orders Benito Skinner Comedy ‘Overcompensating’ to Series

variety.com Benito Skinner‘s comedy series “Overcompensating” has been ordered at Amazon Prime Video. The show was originally announced as being in development at the streamer in…

Jake Gyllenhaal Says ‘Amazon Was Always Clear’ That ‘Road House’ Was for Streaming After Director Slammed Studio for Skipping Theatrical Release

variety.com Jake Gyllenhaal is trying to cool the controversy surrounding his upcoming action movie “Road House,” a remake of the 1989 cult favorite starring Patrick Swayze. The Amazon…

The College Tour Shares Endless Opportunities Awaiting Students in Higher Education

benzinga.com New Season - Now Available on Amazon Prime Video – Offers an Inspiring Look at How Today's Campuses Foster Student Success AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The…

Amazon Orders Drama Series Based on Comic Book ‘El Gato Negro,’ Diego Boneta to Star

variety.com Amazon Prime Video has ordered a drama series based on the comic book “El Gato Negro” by Richard Dominguez, Variety has learned. The series, currently titled “El Gato,” will…

‘Mean Girls’ Cuts ‘Fire Crotch’ Joke From Digital Release After Lindsay Lohan Was ‘Hurt and Disappointed’

variety.com A joke referencing the term “fire crotch” has been removed from the digital version of 2024’s “Mean Girls” after Lindsay Lohan publicly took issue with it. “Fire crotch” was…

Streamers Take Center Stage as Second JBX Content Market Turns Toward Future of African Screen Industries

variety.com One year after launching with an ambitious aim to become the premier industry confab for dealmakers on the African continent, the JBX Content Market returns to Johannesburg…

The 7 Best New Movies on Amazon Prime Video in February 2024

thewrap.com The month of love and Leap Day includes films for all kinds of feelings — love, humor, fear and more — on Amazon Prime Video’s streaming slate. Yes indeed it’s February, and…

FAST Channels Still Rising, But How Fast? And For What Viewers?

mediapost.com No worries. Those FAST channels will be around for a while. For one, Amazon Freevee is not closing down. Company representatives say there are no changes for the free,…

How Much Longer Will Apple Underperform the Nasdaq Composite?

finance.yahoo.com Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has long been king of the stock market. It is Warren-Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway's largest public equity holding. And until recently, it was the most…

Netflix adds 13 million subscribers, extending its lead in streaming

latimes.com Netflix added more than 13 million subscribers during the fourth quarter, the company said Tuesday, extending its lead in the streaming video business. The Los Gatos,…

One Year Under CEO Neal Mohan, YouTube Is Now the No.1 Streaming Platform in US

observer.com The number one streaming service in the U.S. isn’t Netflix (NFLX), Disney+ or Amazon Prime Video: It’s YouTube. According to a new monthly Nielsen report released this week,…

John Cena Says He Remains Vince McMahon’s Friend Despite Sexual Assault Suit: ‘I’m Going to Love the Person I Love’

thewrap.com Actor and onetime WWE wrestling star John Cena appeared on “The Howard Stern Show” this week ahead of the release of his Amazon Prime Video film “Ricky Stanicky” being…

Amazon Will Make Case to Advertisers During TV’s Upfront Week

variety.com Count Amazon among the streamers getting ready to court advertisers during the May week typically reserved for TV networks entering the industry’s “upfront” market. Just as…

Inside Dubai’s New One&Only Resort, Launched with Performances by Jennifer Lopez and Mark Ronson

hollywoodreporter.com Amid last week’s fervor of her This Is Me… Now album release, Amazon Prime Video debut and press tour — as well as being named a chair of the 2024 Met Gala — Jennifer Lopez…

‘The Boys’ Season 4 Premiere Date Set at Prime Video

variety.com Two years after the hit Amazon Prime Video superhero series aired its Season 3 finale, “The Boys” will finally be back in town. The fourth season of Amazon’s Emmy-winning…

Linear TV 'Down,' Streaming 'Flat To Slightly Up': Analyst

mediapost.com The outlook for linear TV and connected TV continues to be an “unsettled ad market,” according to Bernstein Research. After interviewing a major media agency buyer -- one…

Another popular Amazon platform is about to raise its prices

thestreet.com Live streaming platform Twitch, which is a subsidiary of Amazon, has just warned that it may soon require users in the U.S. to shell out more cash for its subscription…

Piper Perabo Joins Daniel Dae Kim Amazon Spy Series ‘Butterfly’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com Piper Perabo has been cast in the upcoming Amazon Prime Video spy series “Butterfly,” Variety has learned exclusively. Perabo joins previously announced series lead Daniel…

NASCAR Strikes Pact With CAA as Sports Documentaries Gain Traction (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com NASCAR is joining the race to beef up its presence in Hollywood as behind-the-scenes sports documentaries continue to gain traction. The auto-racing league has signed on…

NFL's exclusive Peacock playoff game hits another milestone that could annoy fans

thestreet.com The records continue for the NFL and Peacock after airing the league's first exclusively streamed playoff game in January. The Jan. 13 Wild Card game between the Miami…

Roku: Streaming Walls Closing In? Find Where Data Partners Party First

mediapost.com Major brand ownership of first-party data could make things much harder for Roku in a tougher and more mature streaming marketplace. According to Moffett Nathanson Research…

Josh Flagg Reunites with David Parnes and James Harris in Estate Media Content Deal (Exclusive)

hollywoodreporter.com Million Dollar Listing star Josh Flagg is reuniting with his former reality show co-stars James Harris and David Parnes. Parnes and Harris, who left the Bravo show in 2022…

Private Internet Access PIA VPN review: Solid performance at a very low price

businessinsider.com When you buy through our links, Business Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more Brendan Griffiths / Business Insider There's an expression over in the UK that…

Smallville's Alan Ritchson Hated His Aquaman Costume: 'That Speedo Was Scary'

looper.com Learn More Smallville's Alan Ritchson Hated His Aquaman Costume: 'That Speedo Was Scary' Alan Ritchson has seen his star rise as of late. He starred as Aimes in 2023's "Fast…

The Kid LAROI Documentary ‘Kids Are Growing Up’ Gets Amazon Prime Video Release

thewrap.com Amazon MGM Studios will release “Kids Are Growing Up,” the documentary about rising, Grammy-nominated Australian rapper The Kid LAROI, on Prime Video. Directed and produced…

Marin video game maker to lay off 86 employees

siliconvalley.com A Novato gaming company is set to lay off 86 employees at the end of March, according to the state. The employees work for Activision Blizzard developer Toys for Bob, which…

Jenny Slate to Release Her Second Book in October (Exclusive)

hollywoodreporter.com Jenny Slate is returning to one of her most beloved creative outlets: Processing deep personal change through writing the sort of book that only she could write. The…

Why Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher Bombed, According To The Director

looper.com Learn More Why Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher Bombed, According To The Director Of the most successful movies in Tom Cruise's career, six are part of the "Mission: Impossible"…

MrBeast, the world’s biggest YouTube star, brings in $700 million a year but he relies on a trusted compliance officer to control the purse strings: his mom

aol.com Jimmy Donaldson aka “MrBeast,” the YouTuber with 239 million subscribers and multiple businesses that bring in between $500 million to $700 million in revenue, isn’t going…

MrBeast, the world's biggest YouTube star, brings in $700 million a year, but he relies on a trusted compliance officer to control the purse strings: his mom

fortune.com Jimmy Donaldson aka “MrBeast,” the YouTuber with 239 million subscribers and multiple businesses that bring in between $500 million to $700 million in revenue, isn’t going…

Dua Lipa’s ‘Levitating’ Rides ‘Percy Jackson’ Synch to Top TV Songs No. 1

billboard.com Dua Lipa’s “Levitating” rules Billboard’s Top TV Songs chart, powered by Tunefind (a Songtradr company), for January 2024 after it received a synch in Disney+’s Percy…

Fremantle Taking ‘Love Is Blind’-esque Danish Format ‘Sense Of Attraction’ To London TV Screenings

deadline.com Fremantle is taking a Love is Blind–esque Danish format to the London TV Screenings in which singletons try to find love using just sight and sound. Fremantle label Strong…

Ryan Reynolds’ adtech firm, the ‘Google Ad Words for TV,’ teams with David Lynch to disrupt Super Bowl commercials

aol.com A small business can’t usually afford a television commercial, much less a Super Bowl ad that costs $7 million for 30 seconds. But Ryan Reynolds wants to change that. More…

Ryan Reynolds-backed firm MNTN did a Super Bowl spot with director David Lynch to disrupt the streaming ads business

fortune.com A small business can’t usually afford a television commercial, much less a Super Bowl ad that costs $7 million for 30 seconds. But Ryan Reynolds wants to change that. More…

Peak TV Gets Picked On: New Formulas For Program Economic Health?

mediapost.com No, not really. But perhaps TV business executives are complaining there needs to be more TV for them to make a buck, in order to keep their jobs for the long term.…

Amazon Prime Video Snaps Up International Rights To Flying Lotus’ Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Ash’ Starring Eiza González & Aaron Paul

deadline.com In the biggest acquisition to emerge so far at the nascent EFM, we understand Amazon Prime Video has sewn up a deal with XYZ for international rights to Eiza González (Baby…

‘American Rust’ Season 2 Moves to Amazon Prime Video From Freevee, Sets Premiere Date

variety.com “American Rust” Season 2 has a premiere date, but at Amazon Prime Video rather than Freevee. The series was canceled at Showtime after one season in January 2022, only for…

TikTok’s native app arrives for the Vision Pro

theverge.com The interface will look relatively familiar to anyone who has used TikTok’s traditional iOS or Android apps, with a vertically oriented player for videos as well as buttons…

TikTok launches a ‘reimagined’ app for the Apple Vision Pro

techcrunch.com TikTok has launched a native and “reimagined” app on the Apple Vision Pro, the company announced on Thursday. The Vision Pro launched on February 2 and already has over…

Tubi Lands North America Rights to U.K. Comedy ‘Dead Hot’

hollywoodreporter.com Tubi, Fox’s ad-supported streaming service, has landed the North American rights to the upcoming British comedy thriller Dead Hot. The Liverpool-set series tells the story…

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