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The ever-prolific Alex Gibney is back with yet another documentary. The Crime of the Century is a two-part HBO doc that “exposes the billions of dollars gained and thousands of lives lost due to the opioid crisis.” The documentary features never-before-seen company videos from Purdue Pharma and Insys Therapeutics; exclusive interviews with former pharma sales reps who discuss in detail the unethical and illegal practices of bribing doctors and encouraging them to prescribe high doses of opioids; interviews with former DEA insiders and officials, including Joe Rannazzisi who was leading major investigations into complex pharmaceutical networks; and more. Watch The Crime of the Century trailer below.

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Mads Mikkelsen Fantastic Four

Back in 2017, Mads Mikkelsen revealed he walked out of an audition for the 2005 Fantastic Four film. Now, in a more recent interview, Mikkelsen shared more details about the audition, which involved the actor being asked to pretend he had “80-foot arms.” All in all, Mikkelsen calls the audition “kind of humiliating,” but hey, it still makes for a pretty funny story.

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army of the dead zombie tiger

Zombie tiger! That was the major takeaway from the latest Army of the Dead trailer, showcasing Zack Snyder’s upcoming horror movie on Netflix. Fans immediately seized onto the undead tiger, which was a nice left-field surprise element for the zombie genre. But another surprise element is how the tiger was created by the VFX team, and the unexpected connection it has to another Netflix title: Tiger King.

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persuasion netflix

Dakota Johnson better brush up on some Austen, as she’s about to play one of the author’s iconic heroines. Johnson is set to star in Netflix’s modern retelling of Jane Austen‘s Persuasion, which tells the story of an “older” heroine who rekindles a romance with a former beau.

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stranger things season 4

Stranger Things season 3 premiered in July of 2019, which, thanks to the pandemic completely wrecking the space-time continuum in 2020, somehow feels like it was approximately 9,000 years ago. As we try to get back to some semblance of normality, you may eventually find yourself slowly falling back into your old pre-pandemic routines and wondering, “Hey, when does Stranger Things season 4 come out?” But don’t get your hopes up for trip back to Hawkins this summer, because Stranger Things actor Finn Wolfhard has indicated that the new season won’t be released until 2022. Read More »

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video next month? Lots of great stuff! For one thing, Saint Maud, a movie that barely got a release here in the states, will finally be available to stream. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Below, check out the best TV shows and movies coming to Amazon Prime Video in May 2021.

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wings of fire animated series

The Wings of Fire book series from author Tui T. Sutherland is becoming an animated Netflix show executive produced by Ava DuVernay. The story is set in a world where different dragon tribes are at war, and five young dragons “rise to end the bloodshed and bring peace back to the land.” Dan Milano (Glitch Techs), Christa Starr (Mystery Science Theater 3000), and Justin Ridge (Star Wars Resistance) serve as executive producers and showrunners, with Milano and Starr adapting the book series for television.

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Scott Rudin

Mega-producer Scott Rudin is seemingly about to do something few Hollywood bigwigs have ever had to do: suffer consequences for his actions.

The Oscar-winning producer, whose credits include films like No Country For Old Men, There Will Be Blood, The Social NetworkUncut Gems, and many more, has announced that he is “stepping back” from his upcoming film and streaming projects after The Hollywood Reporter published a piece detailing his violent, abusive behavior toward multiple co-workers. Read More »

the batman jeffrey wright

On the April 20, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the latest film and TV news, including some Secret Invasion casting, The Batman spin-off series, the Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel, and Zack Snyder’s desired title for Batman v Superman. Read More »

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hannibal final scene

Fannibals, this one is for you. Mads Mikkelsen, the star of Bryan Fuller’s cult horror series Hannibal, confirms what all fans of the short-lived NBC drama suspected: Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham almost kissed. In fact, Mikkelsen revealed that it was his suggestion that Hannibal and Graham smooch in the charged final Hannibal scene in the Season 3 finale, which unexpectedly became the series finale after NBC dropped the axe.

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