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Rakuten TV ties with Kaleidoscope on first UK day-and-date release 'Hurricane'

Second World War pilot thriller to be company’s first UK theatrical release.

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Japan's Yoshimoto to launch streaming platform for Asian content

New platform to distribute films, TV series, manga, anime and live performances.

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'Stranger Things' season three casts Cary Elwes, Jake Busey

Elwes will take on the guest role of Mayor Kline.

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David Puttnam: data misuse by digital giants "threatens democracy itself"

FDA chairman was delivering his annual keynote address to UK film distributors.

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NAGRA to introduce myCinema at CinemaCon

Cannes president Pierre Lescure hails service as potential ‘response’ to rise of digital platforms.

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Netflix Cannes snub could enflame France's theatrical windows debate

Festival under pressure from France’s powerful exhibition lobby.

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Netflix keeps mum over Cannes boycott threat report

Festival to unveil official line-up on April 12.

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Disney EMEA strikes first Amazon deal with 'Cloak & Dagger' and 'The Crossing'

Prime UK customers to get Marvel series Cloak & Dagger and ABC’s The Crossing.

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Steven Spielberg: "TV poses clear and present danger to filmgoers"

Netflix films should compete for Emmys, not Oscars, says Ready Player One director.

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First look at Anthony Hopkins, Florence Pugh in BBC's 'King Lear'

The adaptation by BAFTA-winning director Richard Eyre premieres this spring.

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YouTube buys Susan Sarandon, Matt Bomer feature 'Vulture Club'

Google-owned video service plans 2018 theatrical release with possible awards run.

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'The Crown' producers apologise to cast over pay row

Sony-owned producer plans to work with equality campaigners.

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Fox boss: Netflix deals have opened a 'Pandora's box'

Gary Newman says SVoD giant’s talent spend is ‘unsustainable’.

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Netflix renews 'Black Mirror' for fifth season

New episodes will be the third season to premiere exclusively on the streaming giant.

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Sky and Netflix team up with European partnership deal

SVoD service to be made available in 2m Sky Q homes.

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Netflix to release Berlin premiere 'Sunday's Illness' outside of Spain (exclusive)

Film will receive a theatrical release in Spain before going on the VoD platform.

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Sales agents including LevelK and Celsius sign up to new Blockchain VOD platform

Swedish start-up Cinezen have set up the world’s first blockchain video-on-demand.

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Netflix announce surprise release of 'The Cloverfield Paradox'

The film is available to stream immediately.

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'Narcos' producer Gaumont sets up UK division

Kudos executive producer Alison Jackson will take the role of UK president.

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