☀️AMAZON gets next Jonathan Majors pic, with Spike Lee circling
A24 sets Summer movies / DIS+HOTSTAR confirms HBO content exit / Old Studio pics big on NETFLIX US Film chart
Mornin! This is Sean McNulty (connect with me on LinkedIn here if ya like), and here’s the Hollywood + Media news to know on WEDNESDAY March 8, 2023.
Where after many months of podcast recordings… Slack messages… and even a few old fashioned phone calls - Richard Rushfield and I finally met in person at the UTA party last night for the NXStream event today, and I couldn’t have asked for a warmer Ankler welcome to LA.
For those of you attending The Ankler & Advertising Week’s NXStream event today at UTA, I’ll see you from the stage at 1230p with guest Tom Ryan from PARAMOUNT, and at lunch as well as the rest of the panels (Janice is hosting 2!) for the day.
PLUS: Your headliner’s for SF’s Outside Lands festival this Summer are: Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters, Lana Del Rey, the 1975, Odesza, Megan Thee Stallion, Zedd, Janelle Monáe, Maggie Rogers and Fisher. Tix go on sale this morning for $500.
AND: WeCrashed is prepping a sequel… if only in real life - the new and improved WEWORK is down to its last $287 Million in cash, and looking to extend its repayment terms on $3 Billion of debt. In this lending market.
IN TODAY’S EDITION:
The weekly look at the NETFLIX Top 7 films globally last week shows… a lot of old Studio product, especially in the US.
DIS+HOTSTAR confirms HBO content departure.
A24 sets Summer theatrical lineup.
NETFLIX gets re-team of The Good Place star/writer duo.
WBD’s Harry Potter video game is taking Europe by storm
NFL goes free on AMAZON for Black Friday and more in a pretty straightforward day.