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Netflix Loses Bid To Dismiss $25 Million Lawsuit Over 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch'

On Tuesday, Netflix lost a bid to escape a lawsuit brought by the trademark owner of "Choose Your Own Adventure" over the 2018 immersive film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. The series' original publisher, Chooseco, sued the company early last year for $25 million in damages, as the company says that Netflix's new movie benefits from association with the Choose Your Own Adventure series, without the company ever receiving the trademark. From Hollywood Reporter: According to the plaintiff, it has bee...
Tags: Hollywood, Tech, Fox, Netflix, Charlie Brooker, Rogers, U S District Court, Grimaldi, William Sessions, Chooseco, Bandersnatch


‘Black Mirror’ Creators Quit Endemol Shine-Owned Label While Navigating IP Headaches With Netflix

“Black Mirror” creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones have departed their Endemol Shine-backed production banner House of Tomorrow amid ongoing talks for an exclusive deal with Netflix, but Variety understands concerns around IP ownership are throwing a spanner in the works.  The pair, who are long-time creative collaborators, resigned earlier last year, but officially stepped […]
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‘Black Mirror’ Creators Charlie Brooker, Annabel Jones Quit Production Label Amid Netflix Talks

“Black Mirror” creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones have departed their Endemol Shine-backed production banner House of Tomorrow, Variety has confirmed.  The pair, who are long-time creative collaborators, resigned earlier last year, but officially stepped down as directors of the label this week. They set up the film and TV-focused House of Tomorrow in 2014 under Endemol […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, House, Endemol, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Endemol Shine, Annabel Jones, Charlie Brooker Annabel Jones, House of Tomorrow Variety


Elon Musk revealed his favorite film of 2019 was 'Parasite'

On Christmas Eve, a Twitter user asked Elon Musk what his favorite film of 2019 was. Musk said his favorite film of this year was South Korean thriller "Parasite." He also said his favorite Netflix series is "Black Mirror." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk is known to have a proclivity for the nerdier things in life. The Tesla CEO has spoken at length about his love for sci-fi classics like "Star Wars" and "Bladerunner," and even had a cameo this year as an altern...
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Thanksgiving of Horror: Breaking Down the Many Movie References in the Latest Episode of ‘The Simpsons’

Even after three decades, The Simpsons is still finding ways to keep things fresh. The latest example takes the long-running “Treehouse of Horror” and repeats it just a month after this year’s proper “Treehouse” episode, but with a Thanksgiving setting. The episode begins with Marge introducing three spooky tales of horror and warning the audiences not to let their kids watch – just like in the good old days. The thing is, as gimmicky as the episode seems to be, it is also one of the best h...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, New York City, Turkey, Earth, Star Trek, Features, Fox, Netflix, Animation, Jon Hamm, Bryce Dallas Howard, Mel Gibson, Maggie, Eddie


Charlie Brooker: 'Happy? I have my moments'

As a new season of TV’s paranoid satire Black Mirror is unveiled, its creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones talk ‘disrespectful’ chemistry, being grownup and why the show is not about techDuring the recent school holidays, Charlie Brooker made a deal with his seven-year-old son. “I said, ‘Right, you’ve got these tests coming up’ (these stupid SAT things),” he tells me. “I had a book of mock exams and I said, ‘If you do one of these every morning, half an hour, maths or English, then you can...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Media, Drama, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Television industry, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, TV Comedy


Netflix Launching ‘Little Black Mirror’ Spinoff Starring Maia Mitchell, Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, Juanpa Zurita and More

To promote next month’s premiere of “Black Mirror” season 5, Netflix is launching a spinoff of three shorts — “Little Black Mirror,” with a cast featuring an ensemble of Latinx social-media stars. The three “mini-stories,” aimed at Spanish-speaking audiences, will key off the tech-dystopian universe of Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones’ anthology series. “Little Black […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Annabel Jones, Little Black Mirror, Netflix Launching ` Little Black Mirror, Maia Mitchell Lele Pons Rudy Mancuso Juanpa Zurita


Meet the power players at Netflix leading the streaming giant's defense against Disney and other rivals (NFLX)

Netflix is about to face a bevy of new streaming-video competitors — some larger, with more experience developing TV and film, and with deeper pockets than itself. Disney, WarnerMedia, and Apple are all launching subscription services in 2019. Netflix is focusing on its growing international audience, building its reputation for Hollywood-grade films and children's programming, and inking distribution deals with more wireless and TV providers to keep growing its subscriber base, in spite of th...
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Meet the power players at Netflix, who are leading the streaming giant's defense against Disney and other rivals (NFLX)

Netflix is about to face a bevy of new streaming-video competitors — some larger, with more experience developing TV and film, and with deeper pockets than itself. Disney, WarnerMedia, and Apple are all launching subscription services in 2019. Netflix is focusing on its growing international audience, building its reputation for Hollywood-grade films and children's programming, and inking distribution deals with more wireless and TV providers to keep growing its subscriber base, in spite of th...
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Preview Miley Cyrus’ Black Mirror Episode

Miley Cyrus has a role in the upcoming three-episode fifth season of Charlie Brooker's technology-is-scary sci-fi anthology Black Mirror, which premieres 6/5 on Netflix. In the second episode, Rachel, Jack And Ashley, Too, she plays a pink-wigged pop star struggling with mental health issues who voices a personal assistant robot called Ashley Too. Per the … More »
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‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 Trailers and Episode Titles Revealed

Just a week after Netflix dropped the first Black Mirror season 5 trailer with the surprise reveal that the star-studded season would consist of only three episodes, the streaming giant has released three new trailers. Each trailer teases one of the individual episodes from the fifth season of the Charlie Brooker techno-horror anthology series, along with the official titles for the episodes. Watch the Black Mirror season 5 trailers below. Black Mirror Season 5 Trailers “Smithereens” Th...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Netflix, Sherlock, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Ashley, Cyrus, Andrew Scott, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, Topher Grace, TV Trailer, Ludi Lin


‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 Episode Trailers Show Miley Cyrus as a Pop Star in Trouble (Watch)

Netflix released three new trailers Tuesday for the fifth season of “Black Mirror.” Each trailer corresponded to a new episode of Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones’ futuristic anthology series that comments on the state of technology and its role in human connection. In “Striking Vipers,” Anthony Mackie and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II star as estranged college […]
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The Black Mirror season 5 trailer plays things a little too safe

Black Mirror returns to Netflix for a three-episode fifth season this June with a trio of stories that longtime fans of Charlie Brooker's sci-fi dystopian anthology might find familiar -- possibly too familiar. The post The Black Mirror season 5 trailer plays things a little too safe appeared first on Digital Trends.
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'Black Mirror' season 5 is coming to Netflix this summer — here are all the details

Netflix released a trailer and new details about the upcoming fifth season of its hit sci-fi anthology series, "Black Mirror," on Wednesday. The new season comes to Netflix on June 5, and stars Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie, and more. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix's hit sci-fi anthology series is coming back next month. The streaming giant released a trailer and new details for the fifth season of creator Charlie Brooker's "Black Mirror" on Wednesday. It stars Mile...
Tags: Hbo, UK, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Miley Cyrus, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, Annabel Jones, Ludi Lin, Yahya Abdul Mateen, Angourie Rice, Bandersnatch, Miley Cyrus Anthony Mackie


New ‘Black Mirror’ trailer features Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie… and more dystopia

“Black Mirror” is coming back for its fifth season to once again show us why technology’s progress means we can no longer have nice things. The new season will tell three stories written by Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. Featured performers include Anthony Mackie, Miley Cyrus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Topher Grace, Damson Idris, Andrew Scott, Nicole Beharie, Pom Klementieff, Angourie Rice, Madison Davenport and Ludi Lin. The last “Black Mirror” feature to appear on Netflix was the intera...
Tags: TC, Actors, Tech, Netflix, Musicians, Choose Your Own Adventure, Miley Cyrus, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Variety, Cyrus, Annabel Jones, Ludi Lin, Chooseco, Bandersnatch, Miley Cyrus Anthony Mackie


‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 Trailer: Miley Cyrus and Anthony Mackie Will Make You Depressed About Technology

Black Mirror delights in shocking its viewers, but the biggest shock it pulled happened before its upcoming fifth season actually hits Netflix. The Black Mirror season 5 trailer reveals that the upcoming season will only consist of three episodes, down from the usual six-episode run. But those three episodes will possibly be the most star-studded Black Mirror has seen yet, with Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie, Andrew Scott, and Topher Grace among the big names starring in the anthology series. ...
Tags: UK, Television, Movies, Drama, Sci-fi, Netflix, Miley-Cyrus, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Cyrus, Andrew Scott, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, Topher-Grace, Brooker, Annabel Jones


Netflix Announces ‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 Premiere Date, Drops Trailer Featuring Miley Cyrus (Watch)

“Black Mirror” will return for its fifth season on June 5, Netflix announced Wednesday. This new installment of the anthology series will consist of three all-new stories from Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. They star Anthony Mackie, Miley Cyrus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Topher Grace, Damson Idris, Andrew Scott, Nicole Beharie, Pom Klementieff, Angourie Rice, Madison […]
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Heaven’s Vault review – new worlds, new words

A gripping adventure from award-winning studio Inkle casts you as an archaeologist translating an ancient alien languageHeaven’s Vault, a science fiction adventure told with the appealing restraint of an Asimov classic, begins as something of a reluctant manhunt. Your character, Aliya, an orphan who as a young girl was rescued from a planet of slave traders by an esteemed academic, is summoned home to the university where she grew up. There, her adoptive mother beseeches Aliya to find an old fri...
Tags: Games, Netflix, Culture, Cambridge, BAFTA, Charlie Brooker, Adventure Games, Aliya, Inkle


My First Record: Charlie Brooker

Charlie Brooker recalls his first musical purchases with a mixture of pride and retrospection. (May 10)            [Author: AP]
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Not quite film, or games … is interactive mixed reality the future of storytelling?

Cutting-edge tech utilising VR and augmented reality is inspiring new narrative forms. And creatives at Sundance festival’s New Frontier are excitedWhat will storytelling look like in 20 years? Will it still be on your television? Will it printed on paper or projected in 3D? Prophesying the future is hard. But, like fortune telling with tea leaves, sometimes the future can be glimpsed in what’s here right now.Last year, Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror: Bandersnatch – a nihilistic choose-your-own-...
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The top 10 drama TV shows on Netflix and other streaming services

Parrot Analytics provided Business Insider the top 10 most in-demand drama shows on Netflix and other streamers from the last month. They include "The Handmaid's Tale," "Orange Is the New Black," and "13 Reasons Why." As audiences prepare for upcoming new seasons of their favorite shows, some of the most popular streaming dramas on Netflix and elsewhere have become more in-demand the last month. They include "Stranger Things," "The Handmaid's Tale," "Orange Is the New Black," and YouTube's "...
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International TV Newswire: ‘Black Mirror’ Tease, Starzplay Hits Spain, ESG Taps Jablonska, Annecy Fest

LILLE, France — In this week’s Newswire, Variety catches Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones at Series Mania, Starzplay continues its major territory overseas rill-out, Endemol Shine Group hires Kasia Jablonska as its digital sales boss, and France’s Annecy Intl. Animation Festival reveals early sections. ‘BLACK MIRROR’ TEASES RETURNING DIRECTOR “Black Mirror’s” Charlie Brooker and Annabel […]
Tags: News, France, Global, Spain, Charlie Brooker, Endemol Shine Group, Lille France, Annabel, Annabel Jones, Annecy Animation Film Festival, Netlfix, Annecy Intl Animation Festival, International TV Newswire, Newswire Variety, Kasia Jablonska




Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, Charlie Brooker, Annabel Jones Talk Brexit as ‘Bandersnatch,’ Working for Netflix

LILLE, France — The battle between the world’s global streaming services will be fought over talent. Nothing more appropriate then that Ted Sarandos, chief content officer of Netflix would use his In Conversation keynote at Series Mania to highlight one of Netflix’s banner talent relationships, with “Black Mirror’s” Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. This was […]
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Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, Charlie Brooker, Annabelle Jones Talk Brexit as ‘Bandersnatch,’ Working for Netflix

LILLE, France — The battle between the world’s global streaming services will be fought over talent. Nothing more appropriate then that Ted Sarandos, chief content officer of Netflix would use his In Conversation keynote at Series Mania to highlight one of Netflix’s banner talent relationships, with “Black Mirror’s” Charlie Brooker and Annabelle Jones. This was […]
Tags: Netflix, Ted Sarandos, Charlie Brooker, Lille France, Annabelle Jones


‘Black Mirror’ Season 5 Gets Two Super Additions to Its Cast With Anthony Mackie and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Anthony Mackie and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II are taking a break from the superheroics — and supervillainy — for a little bit to play with some computers. The Avengers: Infinity War and Aquaman actors, respectively, have been tapped to join the Black Mirror season 5 cast in an unknown episode of Netflix’s Emmy-winning series. Anthony Mackie and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II have been cast in the fifth season of Netflix’s anthology sci-fi series Black Mirror, according to Deadline. Netflix has not comment...
Tags: Television, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Netflix, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Hayley Atwell, Takeshi Kovacs, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, James Watkins, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Deadline Netflix, Jerome Flynn, Abdul Mateen II


Series Mania Unveils 2019 Festival Lineup

PARIS — Graced by Uma Thurman, “The Good Doctor” star Freddie Highmore and “Black Mirror” creators-showrunners Charlie Brooker and Anabel Jones, the 10th Series Mania – and second in Lille, north-east France – will kick off March 22 with Netflix prominent, a broader   geographical reach and a strong presence of women writers and directors. […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Paris, Markets & Festivals, Uma Thurman, Charlie Brooker, Freddie Highmore, Series Mania, Anabel Jones, Lille north east France


Sequel Bits: ‘Kung Fu Hustle’, ‘Ghostbusters 3’, ‘Black Mirror’, ‘Ratatouille’, ‘Halloween’, ‘Avatar’, ‘Alita’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Kung Fu Hustle 2 is currently being developed. Some updates on the mysterious Ghostbusters 3. There’s still a chance we’ll see a “U.S.S. Callister” follow-up, but it won’t be in Black Mirror season 5. Brad Bird and Patton Oswalt make a disgusting joke about the fictional Ratatouille 2. Jason Blum wants 10 more Halloween sequels. Avatar franchise producer Jon Landau isn’t worried about that long gap between Avatar and Avatar 2. James Cameron has plans for Alita s...
Tags: Halloween, Movies, Horror, Sci-fi, Disney, Netflix, Avatar, Animation, Sequels, Shanghai, Cameron, Adaptation, Bird, Kung Fu Hustle, Stephen Chow, Deadpool


Netflix Reveals Users’ ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Choices and Teases More Interactive Entertainment

Netflix is notoriously stingy when it comes to releasing any information about its user base and their viewing habits – except, of course, when that data makes the company look good or its social media managers are allowed to have a bit of fun with its audience. Now the company has pulled back the veil of secrecy and offered a brief peek at some of the Black Mirror: Bandersnatch choices users made when watching the interactive movie. Read on to discover the numbers and a quote from chief conten...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, US, Netflix, Britain, Black Mirror, Ted Sarandos, Charlie Brooker, Stefan, UK Ireland, Netflix/Streaming Video, Sarandos, Kenya Barris, Shonda Rhimes Ryan Murphy, Bandersnatch


Charlie Brooker on ‘Bandersnatch’s’ Hidden Paths and Testing Netflix’s Limits

There’s a road less taken in art as well as life, it seems. Although “Bandersnatch” offered viewers a choose-your-own-adventure experience in its tale of a talented but tormented young video-game programmer, some story pathways wound up being trodden much less frequently, while a few others remained hidden or completely inaccessible, “Black Mirror” creator Charlie Brooker says. About 250 different […]
Tags: News, Global, Netflix, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Will Poulter, Fionn Whitehead, Bandersnatch