While he seems to have no idea whether any characters from the Harry Potter franchise will feature in Fantastic Beasts 3, Fogler has an idea how they could be folded into proceedings. "With the whole Time-Turner thing, you could really have anybody show up," Fogler said of the magic time travel device used in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. "Hermoine pops in by accident or something, some kind of Easter egg." … [Read more...] about Will Hagrid Return in Fantastic Beasts 3, or a Time-Traveling Hermione?
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“When you sell mass consumer products like Unilver does, TV is one of the very important elements in the media mix,” Unilever’s Jeni Gardner, senior media director in North America, said on the Comscore panel. “But TV is changing, and how people consume content is changing. … There’s a lot of work to be done in the industry to drive greater accountability in all of the other areas of video.” … [Read more...] about Broadcast Networks Have Set Their Schedules, But What Time Does Upfront Ad Buying Start?
This is a watershed moment for WME. Some of the agents for the past several years kept their salaries at discounted rates, with the promise of an equity payout off a pricey IPO that would have made a lot of dealmakers independently wealthy. So this is quite a blow. It would have been an extremely hard thing to cash out all the partners now — as many as 150 — but it will remain to be seen whether everyone stays put long term as a result of this. … [Read more...] about Tough Talk In WME Partners Call As Agency Prepares For Prolonged Hard Times In Coronavirus Shutdown
The senior staffer writes that some in the White House and the administration are working to thwart POTUS’s “worst impulses.” This mirrors the leitmotif of Woodward’s book Fear: Trump in the White House that senior administration officials are trying to protect the United States from Donald Trump. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump “Amoral … Impetuous, Adversarial, Petty, Ineffective,” Senior Official Says In NYT Op-Ed
“We were shooting [T2] Trainspotting the night of the Brexit vote. The map was split in half. Scotland was yellow, to stay, and England was blue, except a little around London. I I think we’re going in different directions. I think probably its time,” he said. … [Read more...] about A Happy Bill Maher Back In The Studio — “There’s Real People. Thank You Jesus!”