Netflix announced Tuesday plans to create “Interactive Storytelling” with its programming. Netflix has already announced three examples for users to experience — Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale, a Puss in Boots story, Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile, and Stretch Armstrong: The Breakout, however, the latter will not be released until next year.
What a cool idea. Books like this were always fun, this should be great.
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The singer, who moved from Colorado to Florida, learned how to “feel” the music, as she explained to Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner in 2010. “I’ll feel and concentrate the drums through the floor, through my feet and then the bass through your chest. And then if a saxophone player is next to me then it will be on my arm. So you just designate different parts of your body so you can concentrate on who’s playing what and when,” she said.
Source: How ‘America’s Got Talent’ Standout, Deaf Singer Mandy Harvey, ‘Feels’ The Music | CPR
“Hollywood, let’s be honest, is a system for wealthy white kids,” says Rachel Miller, founder of Film2Future, by phone prior to the start of the summer session. “If there’s no pipeline, there’s no way in.”
Source: With Film2Future, Producer Rachel Miller Is Creating a Pipeline to Hollywood for Kids Who Aren’t Rich and White | L.A. Weekly
“The Hobbit” star Martin Freeman will executive produce “Paradise Lost,” a TV adaptation of John Milton’s epic 17th-century poem.
I am SO excited to hear about this! YES YES YES
Source: ‘Sherlock’s’ Martin Freeman Producing Milton’s ‘Paradise Lost’ for TV | Variety
‘Loosely Exactly Nicole’ was canceled after one season on MTV, but the social media giant is near a deal to revive it for a second season.
Hey Ma, look – social media IS taking over the world…
Source: Facebook Dives Into Scripted Television With Nicole Byer Comedy Series (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter
Amazon has ordered two new animated titles for its Amazon Original Kids Series slate: Pete the Cat, based on the award-winning book series, and Costume Quest, inspired by the hit videogames.
Source: Amazon Greenlights Original Toons ‘Pete the Cat’ & ‘Costume Quest’ | Animation Magazine
Universal Music Group Relaunches Polygram Entertainment To Accelerate Film And Television Strategy
Source: Universal Music Group Relaunches Polygram Entertainment To Accelerate Film And Television Strategy
Netflix, producer Adi Shankar (Dredd), writer Warren Ellis (Planetary), and executive Fred Seibert (Adventure Time) are making an animated Castlevania show based on the famous video game series. Learn about Castlevania season 1, part 1.
Source: Netflix’s Castlevania Show Debuting This Year
Every year, thousands — if not millions — of people tune in to see the final chapter of their favorite shows, but these 25 shows attracted the biggest audiences.
Source: The most watched TV series finales of all time | Television | hanfordsentinel.com