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Dwayne Johnson, DiCaprio headline Netflix's U.S. slate of 2021 movies

Dwayne Johnson, DiCaprio headline Netflix's U.S. slate of 2021 movies

By Slideshow LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it will release more than 70 movies this year to its U.S. customers across comedy, drama, family and other genres, a lineup that underscores the streaming service’s growing prominence in the film business.The Netflix slate includes crime thriller “Red Notice” starring Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot and Dwayne Johnson, one of six action movies, and zombie heist film “Army of the Dead” from director Zack Snyder. The dozen comedies include “Don’t Look Up” with an all-star cast of Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Timothée Chalamet,...

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Actress Lori Loughlin starts prison term for role in college admissions scandal

Actress Lori Loughlin starts prison term for role in college admissions scandal

By LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin began a two-month prison sentence for her role in a vast college admissions fraud scheme to help her daughters gain entry into a top U.S. university, a prison official said on Friday.Loughlin, 56, reported to a low-security federal correctional institution in Dublin, California, a spokesperson for the prison said by phone.After initially fighting the charges, Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud.Prosecutors said Loughlin and Giannulli paid...

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Netflix raises monthly charges for U.S. customers, shares jump

Netflix raises monthly charges for U.S. customers, shares jump

By (Reuters) - Streaming video service Netflix Inc on Thursday raised monthly charges in the United States for its standard and premium subscription plans, a move that sent the company’s shares climbing nearly 5%.Netflix increased the cost of its standard subscription by $1 a month to $14, and the price for the premium tier rose by $2 per month to $18. The standard plan, the company’s most popular, enables two streams at the same time, while the premium plan allows for four simultaneous streams.The price increase was the first for U.S. customers since January 2019.Shares of Netflix jumped...

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Analysis: Fewer movies in theaters? Big Media turns focus to streaming video

Analysis: Fewer movies in theaters? Big Media turns focus to streaming video

By , Disney is facing pressure from activist investor Daniel Loeb, founder of hedge fund Third Point, to increase funding to Disney+ and the rest of its streaming businesses.While Loeb applauded Disney’s restructuring on Monday, a person familiar with the hedge fund’s thinking said Third Point is urging Disney to take more feature films directly to streaming platforms, or to put them in theaters and on Disney+ on the same day.Disney, the company behind blockbuster movie franchises including “Avengers” and “Star Wars,” said it was committed to theaters when it announced the restructuring....

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Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks unit employees due to coronavirus hit

Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks unit employees due to coronavirus hit

By LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it will lay off roughly 28,000 employees, mostly at its U.S. theme parks, where attendance has been crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, especially in California where Disneyland remains closed.About two-thirds of the laid-off employees will be part-time workers, the company said in a statement.Disney shut its theme parks worldwide when the novel coronavirus began spreading this year. All but Disneyland - nicknamed the Happiest Place on Earth - reopened, though the company was forced to limit the number of visitors to allow for...

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