As Deadline has reported, top executives at a number of companies from Comcast, Disney and Fox to Live Nation, iHeartMedia and AMC Entertainment have agreed to forgo or slash pay this year as the coronavirus pandemic pounded the economy and led to mass furloughs and skyrocketing unemployment. But its far from clear if the moves will result in any sort of structural shift in how media and entertainment boards reward their lead players. … [Read more...] about Influential Advisory Firm Urges Shareholders To Just Say No To Big Media And Big Tech Executive Pay Policies
ABC News and National Geographic: The networks will join forces to present a two-hour, global live streaming and TV event covering the mission. Launch America: Mission to Space Live will kick off at 3 PM ET/noon PT today, with coverage continuing Thursday when the spacecraft is expected to dock with the ISS. From ABC News headquarters in New York, ABC News’ Tom and Linsey Davis will anchor coverage joined by ABC News Transportation Correspondent Gio Benitez and Correspondent Victor Oquendo, reporting live from Cape Canaveral, and Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee, reporting from her home in New York. Moments before launch, ABC News will go on the air with a live special report on the ABC network. … [Read more...] about How To Watch The Historic SpaceX Launch Online & On TV
RELATED: The Circle Review: A Sledgehammer Satire of Social Media Dave Eggers' novel focuses on a young woman who is hired for a big job in an Internet monopoly called the Circle, which links users' personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. The novel turns into a contemporary thriller about the perils of life in a digital age where personal data is collected, sifted and monetized and used for surveillance, rendering privacy obsolete. This project marks the second time Tom Hanks has collaborated with Dave Eggers. Hanks also starred in the Dave Eggers' adaptation A Hologram for the King, directed by Tom Tykwer. Here's what Michael Garin, CEO of Image Nation, had to say in a statement. … [Read more...] about Alicia Vikander Joins Tom Hanks in The Circle
RELATED: Michael Fassbender Knows Why His Assassin's Creed Movie Bombed Assassin's Creed will reportedly start production in September, but that has not been confirmed. The movie is coming from 20th Century Fox and Ubisoft Motion Pictures. The franchise starter will reunite Michael Fassbender with Marion Cotillard and director Justin Kurzel, who all worked together on this year's Macbeth. Take a look at the poster and let us now how excited, or not, you are for Assassin's Creed and the possibility that Jonathan Hawk is coming to the big screen: … [Read more...] about Assassin’s Creed Movie Poster: Is Jonathan Hawk Coming?