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August 13, 2018 6:27 PM Netflix’s CFO to step down following cash-fueled expansion

Netflix Inc. chief financial officer David Wells will step down after eight years on the job, during which the streaming service grew into an entertainment giant that spends more on movies and TV shows than the biggest Hollywood studios. Wells, 47, will help choose a successor and stay on until his replacement takes over to make sure the transition goes smoothly 14

August 5, 2018 1:26 AM Patrick Stewart to reprise ‘Star Trek’ role in new series

CBS All Access said Saturday Stewart has been tapped to headline a new Star Trek series, reprising his Star Trek: The Next Generation character, Captain Jean-Luc Picard. The new series is not a Next Generation reboot but will tell the story of the next chapter of Picard’s life. No title or air date was revealed. Stewart headlined his Star Trek series 19

August 3, 2018 7:12 PM Groundbreaking Crazy Rich Asians instils hope among Asian-Americans

Keodara said his experience has driven him to fight back and he is now in the process of filing a class-action lawsuit against Grindr, a decision he made about a month ago. But the negative perception of Asian men as romantic partners is not limited to the LGBT community. In a 2014 study published by the dating site OkCupid, statistics showed that Asian 20

July 31, 2018 4:26 PM Gary Bettman says NHL wants cut of gambling action

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league wants a cut of gambling profits if its intellectual property, data or video from games are used. Bettman tells guest host Larry Lage in the latest episode of PodcastOne Sports Now those who want to conduct gambling business with NHL assets will need to negotiate. Ice Cube tips off talking about his BIG3 basketball 14

July 29, 2018 4:00 PM Fallout? Fallen Kingdom? Why a sequel’s name means nothing

“It just doesn’t matter,” Kevin Sandler, the director of film and media studies at Arizona State University, told The Post. “There was a transition from the numbers to these general titles, after the colon. Numbers represent sequels, while titles represent universes.” Because the phrase itself doesn’t matter, some sequels do get a little wackadoodle 26

July 27, 2018 12:10 PM Canadians cut back spending on extras, essentials amid rising interest rates, poll finds

Nearly 60 per cent of Canadians have changed their behaviour by doing things such as cutting back on spending on both extras and essentials to brace themselves for rising interest rates, a new survey from Manulife Bank suggests. Among those who have taken steps to prepare for higher rates, 27 per cent pared back on entertainment such as movies and bars, 17 per cent put more money 14

July 4, 2018 11:00 AM It’s ‘Theatre Christmas’ in July with 158 shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival

KF: I am interested in the “burlesque cabaret dream play” Josephine, about the groundbreaking entertainer Josephine Baker, which has awards and great reviews from the States. And I’m also interested in performers who thrive on the Fringe circuit. One is Gemma Wilcox, whose solo shows are Toronto Fringe favourites (this year she’s bringing back her 2008 hit The Honeymoon 26

June 28, 2018 11:01 PM Science fiction master Harlan Ellison dies at 84

His short story, I Have No Mouth & I Must Scream, is about the last humans, eternally tortured by a malevolent, godlike computer. It was made into a computer game, with its author providing the machine’s voice. Ellison disliked computers and worked on old manual typewriters, although he denied being anti-technology. Sometimes, for promotional purposes 23

June 20, 2018 6:23 PM Disney overtakes Comcast with $71-billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox

If Disney prevails, Avatar and other movies from Fox’s studios would help beef up Disney’s upcoming streaming service. Disney, which already owns Marvel, would get back the characters previously licensed to Fox, setting the stage for X-Men and the Avengers to appear together. If Comcast wins, it would get a larger portfolio of cable channels including 37

June 20, 2018 5:41 PM The Mouse chases the Fox: Disney makes $71B US counteroffer for Twenty-First Century Fox

Entertainment and telecom firms bulking up to compete with tech firms, such as Amazon, Netflix Disney is offering more than $71 billion US for Fox's entertainment businesses in a counterbid to Comcast's nearly $66 billion US offer . The battle for Twenty-First Century Fox reflects a new imperative among entertainment and telecommunications firms. They are amassing 41