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  • ‘Tenet’ Fever Grips U.K., Claiming Over Half of Ticket Sales for Vue Cinema Chain (EXCLUSIVE) August 12, 2020
    Come Aug. 26, virtually all roads in the lucrative U.K. and Ireland cinema market lead to Warner Bros.’ “Tenet.” In most of the countries’ cinemas on that date, you can watch any movie — just as long as it’s “Tenet.” At the Omnimax cinema in Limerick, Ireland, customers can choose from 19 showtimes for Christopher […]
    Naman Ramachandran
  • The Weeknd Virtual Concert on TikTok Drew Over 2M Viewers, Raised $350,000 for Equal Justice Initiative August 12, 2020
    TikTok, facing the looming threat of a U.S. ban or a forced sale by its parent company, continues to tout the massive reach of its video app. According to TikTok, The Weeknd’s live, interactive virtual concert that premiered Aug. 7 (with several rebroadcasts for international audiences through Aug. 10), pulled in more than 2 million […]
    Todd Spangler
  • Inside Verzuz’s Collaboration With Apple and Twitter August 12, 2020
    Verzuz — the popular DJ battle where artists like Snoop Dogg and DMX square off and showcase their hits in friendly competition while fans cheer on via social media — has upped its game via a partnership with Apple Music and Twitter, which not only lifts the series’ already high profile, it elevates the production […]
    Jem Aswad
  • Lulu Wang to Direct Adaptation of Hirokazu Kore-eda Drama ‘Like Father, Like Son’ for Focus Features August 12, 2020
    Lulu Wang has set her follow up to “The Farewell” with a reimagining of Hirokazu Kore-eda’s acclaimed Japanese family drama, “Like Father, Like Son.” Variety has learned that Wang is attached to direct the project, which is currently in development stages at Focus Features, and will also produce the film with Josh McLaughlin of Wink […]
    Angelique Jackson
  • How High-Risk Cinematography Was Used to Capture Mount Everest’s Might in ‘Bombardier Blood’ August 12, 2020
    In 2017, mountaineer Chris Bombardier became the first person with hemophilia to scale Mount Everest. “Bombardier Blood,” bowing on demand Aug. 17, captures the remarkable journey in which he attempts to complete his goal of climbing the Seven Summits — the highest mountain on each continent — while raising awareness of the blood disorder. The […] […]
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  • WGA-Agency Packaging Trial Delayed to August 2021 August 12, 2020
    The trial in the battle between the Writers Guild of America and the two largest talent agencies will be postponed to August 2021 due to the pandemic. The packaging fee trial was originally set to start on March 23, 2021, but will be moved to Aug. 24, 2021, according to a stipulation filed on Wednesday […]
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  • Why Leaner, Meaner Emmy Campaigns Probably Aren’t Here to Stay August 12, 2020
    It seems like it was a lifetime ago, but it was only last year that the busiest Emmy campaign season ever kept us out virtually every night of the week. That included seeing Bruce Springsteen and David Letterman onstage at the Netflix “FYSee” space, interacting with “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” exhibit during Amazon Prime Video’s […]
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  • ‘Chateau Marmont Is Not Going to Be Closed to the Public,’ Says Owner André Balazs (EXCLUSIVE) August 12, 2020
    Just a few weeks after André Balazs bought the Chateau Marmont — he reportedly paid a little over $12 million for the 61-year-old, 63-room hotel in 1990 — he ran into legendary photographer Helmut Newton and his wife, June, in the lobby. The couple had been living part-time at the hotel for about three years.  […]
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  • ‘Love in the Time of Corona’ to ‘Coastal Elites’ Help Usher in Peak Pandemic TV August 12, 2020
    At the start of 2020, a television show featuring friends and family locked down in their respective homes as a deadly pandemic ravaged the globe would have been labeled as a dystopian drama and been treated as escapist entertainment for those looking to immerse themselves in a world completely unlike their own. But more than […]
    Danielle Turchiano
  • How Hollywood Is Missing Out on Latinx Representation Both in Front of and Behind the Camera August 12, 2020
    Few can argue that Latinos haven’t been greatly underrepresented in Hollywood, particularly at the creative level. A key reason, many say, is an insufficient comprehension of what the terms “Latino” and the gender-neutral “Latinx” mean. When Hollywood thinks about Latino or Latinx talent, its instinct is to turn to the Oscar-winning Mexican directors Alfonso […]
    Terry Flores

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  • Tropical Storm Josephine on cusp of forming in Atlantic August 12, 2020
    A disturbance spinning over the middle of the Atlantic organized enough to be named Tropical Depression 11 at 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday, according to the National Hurricane Center. AccuWeather meteorologists expect it to go on to strengthen into a tropical storm later Wednesday, becoming another one for the record books. Tropical Depression 11, which began...
  • Train derailment in Scotland kills 3, leaves several others injured August 12, 2020
    Smoke was seen billowing into the sky after a passenger train derailed Wednesday morning near the town of Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, in eastern Scotland, leaving at least three dead and at least six others injured. Officers with the British Transport Police stated that they responded to the incident at 9:43 a.m., local time, adding that they...
  • Flash flood watches in effect as strong storms set to bring relief from heat August 12, 2020
    Some areas of the East Coast that were recently pummeled by Isaias’ flooding rainfall and winds will face more weather hazards into this weekend. Portions of the Southeast, central Appalachians and mid-Atlantic could face daily downpours and, in some cases, multiple downpours each day that could raise the risk of flash flooding. Flash flood watches...
  • Record-challenging heat shows no signs of letting up over Four Corners August 12, 2020
    The 'dry heat' in the Desert Southwest has been just that - dry. There has been very little rain this summer and the persistent dry conditions will contribute to unusually hot weather through much of the balance of August. The summer is the hottest time of the year for the interior Southwest, but it can also...
  • East Pacific to 'go wild with tropical activity' as latest hurricane fades August 12, 2020
    The tropical East Pacific could be about to enter its most active phase of the 2020 season yet. Although the East Pacific season began on May 15, it is currently behind the pace of its Atlantic counterpart, which is on the verge of producing its 10th named system of the year despite its season officially...
  • More flooding downpours expected for storm-battered India August 11, 2020
    Shower and thunderstorm activity has picked up across parts of India in recent weeks as the monsoon season continues. Areas that received rounds of downpours last week may be under the risk for flash flooding again this week. A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Bengal and northern India will try to...
  • New study shows best and worst face masks to guard against coronavirus August 11, 2020
    The message has been steady around the world, albeit for longer in some countries than others: Masks save lives. As the number of COVID-19 infections continues to soar, past 20 million worldwide as of Tuesday, more and more experts are encouraging not just the use of masks, but the use of the correct masks. In...
  • Severe storms to fire up over Plains, Midwest to close work week August 12, 2020
    After severe thunderstorms struck portions of the Dakotas on Tuesday, meteorologists say that some of the same areas may again be at risk for volatile weather on Wednesday. While much of Wednesday will be free of thunderstorms, that will begin to change by late afternoon or evening as an approaching cold front combined with the...
  • What is the Bermuda high? And how does it affect tropical systems? August 12, 2020
    During hurricane season, a term that weather watchers will often hear meteorologists talking about is the Bermuda high. But what exactly is it? And how does it affect the development of tropical systems and the tracks they take? The “Bermuda high” is a high pressure system located over the Atlantic Ocean that borrows its name...
  • Hurricane Elida churns in East Pacific August 8, 2020
    Hurricane Elida formed on Monday afternoon and continued to strengthen into early Tuesday morning. The hurricane is the first organized tropical system in the East Pacific since Douglas impacted Hawaii almost two weeks ago. After strengthening to a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph on Tuesday morning, the system began to...

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  • The legislative record of Kamala Harris shows a loyal Democrat and Trump counterpuncher
    Kamala Harris’s arrival in the Senate coincided with the start of the Trump administration in 2017, and the Democratic vice presidential candidate’s legislative record shows her to be a reliable soldier of the opposition party. Because of that reality, there’s been limited opportunity for crossover voting for Joe Biden’s choice of running mate, but that […] The post The legislative record of Kamala Harris shows a loyal Democrat and Trump counterpuncher appeared first on Roll Call.
  • Mass public gatherings are coming. That could lead to an explosion of COVID-19, experts fear
    Football games, protests, political rallies and going back to school: a confluence of mass public gatherings as the summer comes to a close could lead to the increased spread of COVID-19. “This is not going to be a linear explosion of disease,” said Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association and a […] The post Mass public gatherings are coming. That could lead to an explosion of COVID-19, experts fear appeared first on Roll Call.
  • Upcoming events could increase COVID-19 spread after summer surge
    A confluence of potential events in the coming weeks and months could exacerbate the spread of coronavirus infections following the summer surge, public health experts warn.  Some football programs might allow thousands of fans to attend games in massive stadiums. In Washington, D.C., people from across the country will likely attend a demonstration commemorating the […] The post Upcoming events could increase COVID-19 spread after summer surge appeared first on Roll Call.
  • Omar wins as matchups are set for Minnesota, Wisconsin battlegrounds
    Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar, one of the most progressive members of the House, has thwarted a primary challenger who raised millions of dollars amid the national backlash against her celebrity.  Her victory Tuesday over lawyer Antone Melton-Meaux, by far the best-funded of the four Democrats who took on the freshman lawmaker, was also a vindication […] The post Omar wins as matchups are set for Minnesota, Wisconsin battlegrounds appeared first on Roll Call.
  • QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene wins Georgia runoff
    Corrected, Aug. 12 | Marjorie Taylor Greene, a QAnon supporter who has filmed videos espousing bigoted ideas, is likely going to Congress after winning the Republican primary runoff for Georgia’s deep-red 14th District.  Greene’s victory, one of at least three this cycle for congressional hopefuls linked to the QAnon movement, represents a potential headache for […] The post QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene wins Georgia runoff appeared first on Roll Call.
  • DOI withheld Bernhardt records during confirmation, IG says
    Political officials at the Interior Department deliberately held back “sensitive” records about Interior Secretary David Bernhardt during his confirmation process, the department’s internal watchdog said Tuesday. Bernhardt had his confirmation hearing in March 2019 and the Senate confirmed him by a 56-41 vote in April. But in February 2019, shortly after Bernhardt was nominated by […] The post DOI withheld Bernhardt records during confirmation, IG says appeared first on Roll Call.
  • Sen. Kamala Harris in pictures
    Sen. Kamala Harris will be the first Black woman to be a major party nominee for vice president and the first Asian American on a presidential ticket, after presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden announced her as his running mate pick Tuesday. The California Democrat was first elected to the Senate in 2016. Here’s a look […] The post Sen. Kamala Harris in pictures appeared first on Roll Call.
  • Biden chooses Kamala Harris as vice presidential nominee
    Sen. Kamala Harris will be the first Black woman to be a major party nominee for vice president, joining former Vice President Joe Biden on the 2020 Democratic ticket. The Democrat from Oakland, California, who was a contender for the presidential nomination herself, was among the favorites to be selected as Biden’s vice presidential running […] The post Biden chooses Kamala Harris as vice presidential nominee appeared first on Roll Call.
  • Coronavirus Special Report: Public health experts fear a surge in COVID-19 in the fall
    In today’s episode, we have a report on why the fall may bring a surge of cases in the United States — even as it holds the dubious distinction of leading the world in the highest number of confirmed cases and deaths from COVID-19. Show Notes: Antitrust hawks, restaurants want to rein in food delivery […] The post Coronavirus Special Report: Public health experts fear a surge in COVID-19 in the fall appeared first on Roll Call.
  • Trump forced through some COVID-19 relief. Now what?
    President Donald Trump signed a number of executive actions last weekend to provide some COVID-19 aid, including suspending payroll tax collection and adding $300 to $400 in federal unemployment benefits, as negotiators failed to reach agreement on the next relief package. But is it enough? CQ Roll Call’s Jennifer Shutt and Peter Cohn discuss the […] The post Trump forced through some COVID-19 relief. Now what? appeared first on Roll Call.

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