Amazon Cancels ‘Mozart in the Jungle’ After Four Seasons

“Mozart in the Jungle” is ending its four-season run, marking the first cancellation under Amazon’s new chief Jennifer Salke, the streaming network said. “We are so proud of the four seasons we made of this show and are grateful to the cast, crew, fans and Amazon for writing this symphony with us. We hope people … Read more

Netflix Threatens to Skip Cannes Film Festival Screenings as Tensions Rise

Getty Images Netflix is threatening to withhold its films from screening at the Cannes Film Festival, a potential move that follows the festival’s change in competition rules which target the streaming giant, according to a filmmaker with ties to Netflix. A filmmaker told TheWrap that they are of the understanding that Netflix will not participate … Read more

‘The Big Sick’ Director Michael Showalter Signs TV Production Deal With Annapurna

Director Michael Showalter and his newly-formed production company Semi-Formal has signed a first-look production deal with Annapurna Television. The studio announced the multi-year partnership on Thursday and said it covers a current TV project in production, as well as future projects that Showalter writes, produces or directs. The partnership comes on the heels of Showalter’s … Read more

‘The Crown’ Casts ‘Outlander’ Star Tobias Menzies as New Prince Philip

Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Move over, Matt Smith. There’s a new prince in town. Tobias Menzies has been cast as the older version of Prince Philip in Season 3 of Netflix’s “The Crown,” an individual with knowledge of the casting tells TheWrap. Menzies will take over for Smith, who starred in the first two … Read more

Susan Rice Added to Netflix Board of Directors

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Netflix has named former U.S. National Security Advisor and Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice to its board of directors, the streaming service announced Wednesday. “We are delighted to welcome Ambassador Rice to the Netflix board,” said Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings. “For decades, she has tackled difficult, … Read more

Joel Edgerton Joins Netflix’s Shakespeare ‘Henry V’ Adaptation ‘The King’

Getty Images Joel Edgerton has signed on to star alongside Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet in “The King,” the upcoming Netflix adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” and “Henry V,” the actor’s reps confirmed to TheWrap. The “Red Sparrow” actor will play Falstaff, a character who appeared in five of Shakespeare’s plays and was most prominently … Read more

All 19 ‘Black Mirror’ Episodes Ranked, From Good to Mind-Blowing (Photos)

Netflix We’ve spent a lot of time staring into Netflix’s dark, cracked “Black Mirror,” which returns for Season 4 this month. Usually we rank things from worst to best, but there are no bad episodes of the show. So here’s every episode of “Black Mirror,” ranked from good to mind-blowing.  Netflix 19. Season 2, Episode … Read more

‘The Crown’ Producers Say Claire Foy Was Paid Less Than Male Co-Star Matt Smith

Netflix “The Crown” star Claire Foy was paid less than her male co-star Matt Smith even though she played the Queen of England, producers Suzanne Mackie and Andy Harries said at the INTV Conference in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Producers said that Smith was paid more because of his fame from “Doctor Who,” and that they won’t make … Read more

‘Jessica Jones’ Twitter Mocks Everyone’s New Obsession With Octopus DNA

One of the most interesting moments of “Jessica Jones” Season 2 doesn’t take place in a dark alley or in the middle of a fist fight. It takes the show’s hard-drinking detective to an aquarium, in an attempt to find a scientist who’s obsessed with octopuses. In Episode 5 of “Jessica Jones” Season 2 on … Read more

‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Shows Fans the Origins of Superhero Hellcat

(Note: This post contains spoilers for the finale of “Jessica Jones” Season 2.) “Jessica Jones” spends its second season dealing with the origins of Jessica’s superpowers, but it also sets up the beginnings of another superhero: Hellcat. In the Marvel comics, Hellcat’s alter-ego is Patsy Walker. “Jessica Jones” fans know Patsy as Trish Walker (Rachael … Read more