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Daniel Craig says he’d rather slash his wrists than play James Bond again

Imagining doing another James Bond movie is less appealing than suicide right now to franchise star Daniel Craig.
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Months after Netflix lands in Australia, Internet usage spikes 40 percent

The launch of Netflix in Australia in March has played a role in an increase in Australia's Internet usage.
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Marvel’s Black Panther is reportedly closing in on writer Joe Robert Cole

Joe Robert Cole is reportedly in talks to write Marvel's Black Panther. Cole was part of Marvel’s in-house writing program.
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Inside Amy Schumer and more to stream on Hulu exclusively via expanded Viacom deal

Hulu now has exclusive streaming rights to Viacom shows, including Inside Amy Schumer, thanks to a renewed and expanded deal between the companies.
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Universal releases Jaws 19 trailer for Back to the Future’s 30th anniversary

Universal Pictures released a trailer for the fictional movie Jaws 19 shown in Back to the Future Part II when Marty McFly traveled to Oct. 21, 2015.
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Razer Music launches with tutorials, content sharing, and more for electronic artists

Razer has launched a new music platform featuring video tutorials, artist features, and more.
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Jon Voight joins cast of Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Jon Voight has been cast in Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Gemma Chan and Carmen Ejogo have joined as well.
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Back to the Future Part II’s Pepsi Perfect is now a reality as a 30th anniversary special edition

Pepsi to release Pepsi Perfect, a special edition Back to the Future version of the product.
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These Star Wars speakers are so cool the company quit Kickstarter in 3 days

ACWorldwide's Star Wars Bluetooth speakers recently found outside funding after the early popularity of the company's Kickstarter campaign.
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MacGyver is getting a TV reboot and is headed to CBS

A MacGyver reboot is in development for CBS. The series will focus on a younger version of the resourceful secret agent.
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Watch: American Horror Story: Hotel’s opening sequence alone is chilling

American Horror Story: Hotel's title sequence has been released by co-creator Ryan Murphy.
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Kevin Bacon to star in new series In Harm’s Way for Nat Geo

Kevin Bacon will star in an upcoming series for Nat Geo about the sinking of the WWII ship U.S.S. Indianapolis.
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Amazon will cease sales of Apple TV and Chromecast near the end of October

Amazon has confirmed that it will no longer sell Apple TV and Chromecast devices starting Oct. 29, as they don't "interact well" with Prime Video.
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New NBC trivia game show to let QuizUp users compete against show contestants for cash

NBC has joined forces with the app QuizUp to create an interactive trivia game show that will pit contestants against at-home players.
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HBO responds to backlash about consent form for graphic Westworld sex scenes

After SAG-AFTRA reached out to actors about a consent form relating to nudity and sexual content on the set of Westworld, HBO responded to the controversy.
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A Serial TV series based on the podcast is coming

Fox 21 is developing a TV series based on the podcast Serial with Chris Miller and Phil Lord, who wrote and directed The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street.
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Amazon’s Back to the Future 30th anniversary celebration is totally McFly

Amazon is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future by allowing Prime members to stream or download the trilogy for free this October.
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New Ronaldo trailer shows the world’s best player’s strength, skill, and sacrifice

A new trailer for Universal's upcoming Cristiano Ronaldo documentary was released Monday, giving fans a behind-closed-doors look at the soccer star.

Chromecast adds Showtime and Spotify support, with Sling TV up next

Google's Chromecast now supports Showtime and Spotify, with Sling TV, NBA, and more on the way.
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A Nicki Minaj comedy is coming to ABC Family

Nicki Minaj is set to bring a comedy series to ABC Family that's based on her life. She'll executive produce, as well as appear on the show.
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Binge-watch at 35,000 feet, thanks to new Netflix-Virgin America partnership

Free in-flight Wi-Fi is coming to Netflix subscribers on select Virgin America flights, thanks to a new deal between the companies.
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Watch the mess disappear with Jisiwei S+, a robot vacuum with a camera

JISIWEI has launched a crowdfunding campaign for S+, its new robot vacuum cleaner that doubles as a home security system.
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No Netflix for Quentin Tarantino: The filmmaker prefers DVD, VHS formats

Quentin Tarantino shares in a new book that he doesn't like streaming, so instead of using Netflix, he owns thousands of DVDs and VHS tapes.
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John Oliver uses soap opera stars to make his point about the Syrian refugee crisis

John Oliver reunited Days of Our Lives actors James Scott and Alison Sweeney in honor of Syrian refugee Noujain Mustaffa to discuss crisis.
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AMC closes out season 1 of Fear the Walking Dead with launch of Web series Flight 462

AMC has set a premiere date for its new Web series, Fear the Walking Dead: Flight 462. The first installment will debut on Oct. 4.
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Netflix made a Netflix and chill button to aid your binge-based hookups

Netflix has shared instructions for how users can make their own Switch (or "Netflix and Chill" button that will get their house ready for a movie night.
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Vladimir Putin’s head is now a speaker you can buy for $1,235

A limited edition series of Vladimir Putin speakers is on sale now from Sound of Power. The handcrafted speakers are busts of the Russian President.
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Jason Bateman to direct, exec produce and star in new drama Ozark

Jason Bateman will star in, direct, and executive produce new drama series Ozark, which is being made for MRC and Aggregate.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal signs on for The Deuce, HBO’s porn industry-focused drama pilot

Maggie Gyllenhaal has signed on for the pilot episode of HBO's The Deuce. The drama will focus on the rise of the porn industry.
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A 5-second rule may apply to movie sex scenes in Vietnam, thanks to controversial proposal

Sex scenes may be limited to five seconds and three per movie, thanks to a new proposal in Vietnam. Filmmakers and producers have criticized the new rules.
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The VR future expands as Netflix and Hulu announce new virtual reality apps

Netflix and Hulu are using virtual reality to change the streaming experience. Both streaming services are launching VR apps in the Oculus store.
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Relive your childhood with Nickelodeon’s new block of ’90s TV shows, The Splat

Nickelodeon is set to launch The Splat in October. The programming block will feature classic '90s TV shows.
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Amy Schumer lands massive book deal for memoir The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo

Amy Schumer has landed a gigantic book deal with Simon & Schuster imprint Gallery Books. The comedian is set to write a comedic memoir.
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La Roux sarcastically chides Spotify about tiny payment

Spotify's latest critic is Elly Jackson, the singer behind English synthpop act La Roux. She called out the streaming service for low payments in a tweet.