‘People V. O.J. Simpson’s Sterling K. Brown Back In Court For ‘Marshall’

EXCLUSIVE: The actor who played prosecutor Christopher Darden in FX’s The People v O.J. Simpson now is going to play a high-profile defendant. Sterling K. Brown has been cast in Marshall, director Reginald Hudlin’s biopic starring Chadwick Boseman as former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.
Brown will play Joseph Spell, an itinerant worker newly relocated from Louisiana to Connecticut, where he is accused of the rape and attempted murder of a wealthy Greenwich…

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Emmys: ‘Family Guy’ Takes On Donald Trump In Mailer

Family Guy has always been topical in its Emmy campaign mailers, but this time, the irreverent animated comedy has showed some impeccable timing, sending out its Donald Trump-themed mailers just as the reality TV star-turned-politician was anointed as Republican Party’s presidential nominee.
Family Guy‘s designated Emmy pitchman, Peter Griffin, is channeling his inner Donald Trump in another blunt message to Emmy voters, “As long as we’re voting for dumb loudmouths, can I…

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Sterling K. Brown Joins Chadwick Boseman in Thurgood Marshall Movie

Sterling K. Brown has joined Chadwick Boseman and Josh Gad in the Thurgood Marshall drama “Marshall.” Brown, who portrayed Christopher Darden in the FX series “The People V. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” will play the part of Joseph Spell, an itinerant worker newly relocated from Louisiana to Connecticut, where he is accused of the… Read more »

TV News Roundup: ‘Sharknado 4’ Casts Stacey Dash, ‘Baywatch’ Alums

Syfy has revealed celebrity cameos and “Star Wars”-inspired poster art for “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens,” and FYI has ordered an original series from Vox Entertainment, Vox Media’s programming and development division. CASTING: Like past installments of the cult Syfy franchise, “Sharknado: The 4th Awakens” will boast an abundance of celebrity guest appearances. Among those making cameos in the fourth… Read more »

Discovery Launches Cost-Cutting Effort With Buyouts And Possible Layoffs

This is sure to be a big issue tomorrow morning when Discovery releases its Q1 earnings, and holds its quarterly call with analysts. The cable programmer disclosed in an SEC filing this evening that last week it launched a plan that could include layoffs to “operate in a leaner and more directed cost structure and invest in growth initiatives, including digital services and content creation.” The effort should be complete by the end of September.
Discovery began a…

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Apple Music Is Getting A Facelift To Rival Spotify

Apple Music Is Getting A Facelift To Rival Spotify

Looks like Apple Music is looking to bag some more subscribers…

According to a report by Bloomberg, Apple is ‘revamping’ its music streaming service after ‘mixed reviews.’ Though the news is not official, close sources have shared that the announcement will be officially revealed at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June.

Apple Music launched in June last year, and since it entered the music streaming market there have a relatively high number of positive reviews, but also several criticisms regarding the service not meeting Apple’s highly ranked standards as a brand which upholds top-level quality.

The Apple brand is widely regarded as premium, and when Apple Music arrived there were a lot of people disappointed with the streaming platform. Most of the negative comments were about the interface and its lack of features. But, since launch Apple has worked tirelessly to better rival the major player in the streaming market, Spotify.

The reports however do not suggest that there will be any changes made to the features, but there will be an updated design that is more ‘bold’ and ‘simple’ for its users. Whether these changes will spark a surge in subscribers is unknown at this point, but it could result in more sign-ups especially if it’s more user-friendly.

Apple Music announced hitting 13 million subscribers just last week, which is a major milestone especially in the timeframe that they have achieved it. But, that still sets it far behind Spotify who has 30 million paying subscribers.

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