With stars like Tina Fey, Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon apologizing and shows like "Community," "The Golden Girls" and "Scrubs" deleting episodes featuring blackface, Hollywood is finally beginning to reckon with one of its most insidious comedic tropes.
Andy Samberg's "Palm Springs" has just broken the record for the biggest sale in the history of the Sundance Film Festival -- by $0.69. A joint announcement on Monday from Hulu and indie distributor Neon confirmed the existential comedy was purchased for $17,500,000.69 in a sale brokered by UTA Independent Film Group. That figure exceeds […]
Workers in the Magic Kingdom are not getting complimentary access to the new Disney Plus streaming platform, but that lack of a perk isn't actually unusual. Similarly, Netflix also does not provide employees free access to its streaming services. Meanwhile, Amazon doesn't give employees comped access to Prime or Prime Video, although it does offer […]
With new streaming services launching at a rapid rate, the practice of 'password sharing' is now at the centre of the anti-piracy battle.
Fresh from 'Game of Thrones', Nathalie Emmanuel has taken on another major TV role for Hulu.
Kristen Bell ready for 'drunks, derelicts' and more in first 'Veronica Mars' trailer
Hulu's Fyre Fraud documentary is set to go global after eOne secured the international rights to the feature-length film. The distributor has taken the international rights to the doc, which told the explosive story of the failed festival and its founder, con-man Billy MacFarland. While Hulu got first drop on Netflix by releasing Fyre Fraud ahead of its rival's Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, the latter was able to be watched internationally, whereas Hulu's…
Hulu and Marvel Television have partnered to produce four adult animated series, Variety has learned. The shows will be based on the following Marvel characters: Howard the Duck, M.O.D.O.K, Hit-Monkey, and Tigra and Dazzler. Like the Marvel-Netflix "Defenders" shows before them, the four characters will then team up in the animated special "The Offenders." Marvel's head of […]
<strong>EXCLUSIVE: <a href="https://deadline.com/tag/andie-macdowell/" id="auto-tag_andie-macdowell">Andie MacDowell</a></strong>, star of the hit 1994 film <em>Four Weddings and a Funeral</em>, is set to guest star on the <a href="https://deadline.com/tag/hulu/" id="auto-tag_hulu">Hulu</a> limited series inspired by the British romantic comedy. She will play a new character in the project, written and executive produced by Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton, which has recast its lead, with <em>Game Of Thrones</em> co-star <strong><a href="https://deadline.com/tag/nathalie-emmanuel/" id="auto-tag_nathalie-emmanuel">Nathalie Emmanuel</a></strong> replacing originally cast Jessica Williams. The romantic comedy series, which is heading into production for a 2019…
The dark mystery thriller based on the works of Stephen King, Castle Rock, arrives on Hulu on July 25th. Here we take a look at what the show has in store.
Video streaming subscribers overtake traditional TV customers for the first time in the UK. What does this mean for the future of TV?
Viewers are switching off because of what they consider to be exploitative violence against women in the Hulu series.
The 2017 luxury music festival that seemed too good to be true and ultimately became a disaster is the subject of a new Hulu docuseries. It will stream the untitled project about the Fyre Festival and produce along with the Cinemart, <i>Billboard</i> and <i>Mic. </i> Set for a 2019 premiere, the series recounts the events leading up to and during the Bahamian festival, as well as its eventual collapse and aftermath. The show will feature interviews with inside sources ranging from…
There may be very little in terms of detail for Amazon’s upcoming mammoth project bringing The Lord of the Rings to the small screen, but even in its very early stages it looks like it’s setting itself up for failure. First, the series will be an Amazon exclusive, meaning it’ll only be available to subscribers of the Prime Video streaming service or to anyone who is signed up to Amazon Prime. Despite nemesis Netflix throwing money at a number of new shows and original movies (see Annihilation for one of its recent successes), it appears Amazon are trying to outdo them and, in the process, inadvertently place themselves under enormous pressure.
Expectations for the summer series "Castle Rock" are growing now that Hulu has debuted its highly anticipated Super Bowl ad days before the big game.
Want a hint of what to expect from Season 2 of "The Handmaid’s Tale"? We can confirm this much: There will be blood.
Great news for fans of churning, anxiety-inducing dystopia – 'The Handmaid's Tale' will return for a second season in April next year.