‘Cargo’s Martin Freeman Talks Baby-Carrying Zombies In Australia’s First Netflix Original Feature — Tribeca Studio

Bringing their Australian zombie epidemic tale Cargo to Tribeca this week, writer/directors Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling sat down with Deadline this afternoon to discuss the roots of their project in a highly successful seven-minute short.
“That…

Bringing their Australian zombie epidemic tale Cargo to Tribeca this week, writer/directors Yolanda Ramke and Ben Howling sat down with Deadline this afternoon to discuss the roots of their project in a highly successful seven-minute short. “That was around the time that The Walking Dead was in its zenith, and we were just really interested in dabbling in the zombie genre and seeing if there was something a little bit fresh that we could bring to that,” Ramke said…

‘Lost In Space’ Composer Christopher Lennertz On Project He’s Been Waiting For His Whole Career – Production Value Video Series

“It’s easy to talk about why I love what I do because I’m a geek at heart. I’m a complete movie buff who loves fantasy movies, who loves science fiction and sports movies,” composer Christopher Lennertz says. “I love the movies where …

“It's easy to talk about why I love what I do because I'm a geek at heart. I'm a complete movie buff who loves fantasy movies, who loves science fiction and sports movies,” composer Christopher Lennertz says. “I love the movies where the music creeps in, and all of the sudden, you can feel your throat start to get tight. You can feel tears in your eyes, and you don't even know why.” And with that, the Emmy-nominated composer perfectly sums up the thrust of Deadline’s new…

Amazon Prime Surpasses 100 Million Members

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the e-commerce giant has amassed 100 million Prime subscribers globally, a eye-catching number the company disclosed for the first time.
In his annual letter to shareholders, Bezos reported the milestone, which he attributed in part to the success of Amazon’s video streaming service and the popularity of award-winning original series such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the Oscar-nominated movie The Big Sick.
Prime Video continues to drive…

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said the e-commerce giant has amassed 100 million Prime subscribers globally, a eye-catching number the company disclosed for the first time. In his annual letter to shareholders, Bezos reported the milestone, which he attributed in part to the success of Amazon’s video streaming service and the popularity of award-winning original series such as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and the Oscar-nominated movie The Big Sick.Prime Video continues to drive…

Live Streaming Service FuboTV Raises $75 Million

Live streaming service FuboTV has raised $75 million in Series D funding, attracting a group of investors that includes AMC Networks, 21st Century Fox, Sky and the former Scripps Networks Interactive, which is now part of Discovery.
This investment round brings the total amount raised by FuboTV to $150 million, money the New York-based startup has invested in building out a sports-focused subscription service that got its start in 2015 live-streaming soccer games.
“This…

Live streaming service FuboTV has raised $75 million in Series D funding, attracting a group of investors that includes AMC Networks, 21st Century Fox, Sky and the former Scripps Networks Interactive, which is now part of Discovery. This investment round brings the total amount raised by FuboTV to $150 million, money the New York-based startup has invested in building out a sports-focused subscription service that got its start in 2015 live-streaming soccer games. “This…

‘This Close’ Renewed For Season 2 On Sundance Now

Sundance Now has greenlighted a second season of This Close, its relationship dramedy created, written by and starring Shoshannah Stern and Josh Feldman. Production on the eight-episode season for AMC Networks’ premium SVOD serivce will begin this summer in Los Angeles.
This Close, which was Sundance Now’s first straight-to-series order, explores the relationship between twentysomething best friends Kate (Stern) and Michael (Feldman) as they navigate love, loss, careers…

Sundance Now has greenlighted a second season of This Close, its relationship dramedy created, written by and starring Shoshannah Stern and Josh Feldman. Production on the eight-episode season for AMC Networks’ premium SVOD serivce will begin this summer in Los Angeles. This Close, which was Sundance Now's first straight-to-series order, explores the relationship between twentysomething best friends Kate (Stern) and Michael (Feldman) as they navigate love, loss, careers…

Facebook Tests A New Video Experience Called Premieres

Facebook today starts to test a new video format called Facebook Premieres.
Like its Hollywood namesake, publishers and creators will be able to release pre-recorded videos as a live moment, giving people the ability to interact and experience them together.
People will be able to experience Premieres of videos like movie trailers, new episodes of Facebook Watch shows, or new content from their favorite creators, alongside other fans, and in real time — just like watching…

Facebook today starts to test a new video format called Facebook Premieres. Like its Hollywood namesake, publishers and creators will be able to release pre-recorded videos as a live moment, giving people the ability to interact and experience them together. People will be able to experience Premieres of videos like movie trailers, new episodes of Facebook Watch shows, or new content from their favorite creators, alongside other fans, and in real time — just like watching…

Netflix Stock Hits New High; Market Cap Nearly Tops All Media Rivals’

A day after releasing another sizzling quarterly earnings report, Netflix saw its stock hit a new high, rising 9% to close at $336.06.
During the trading session, it set a new 52-week high of $338.62. A year ago at this time, it was trading at around $140.
Subscriber growth has sparked the investor frenzy, with the global total cracking 125 million in the first quarter, up more than 7.4 million in the first quarter. While many questions remain about the sustainability of…

A day after releasing another sizzling quarterly earnings report, Netflix saw its stock hit a new high, rising 9% to close at $336.06. During the trading session, it set a new 52-week high of $338.62. A year ago at this time, it was trading at around $140. Subscriber growth has sparked the investor frenzy, with the global total cracking 125 million in the first quarter, up more than 7.4 million in the first quarter. While many questions remain about the sustainability of…