Tag: Entertainment

Question of firearm training might absolve Alec Baldwin of negligence in ‘Rust’ shooting, says trial attorney

Trial attorney Jeff Harris said that a question of negligence on the “Rust” movie set following the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins could come down to the level of firearm training that actor Alec Baldwin received.  “It may ultimately boil down to really a question of whether or not the actor was appropriately trained […]

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U.S. regulators probing whether Facebook violated a 2019 settlement over privacy concerns

WASHINGTON—Federal Trade Commission staffers have begun looking into disclosures that Facebook Inc.’s  FB, -3.92%  internal company research had identified ill effects from its products, according to people familiar with the matter. Officials are looking into whether Facebook research documents indicate that it might have violated a 2019 settlement with the agency over privacy concerns, for which the […]

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‘Rust’ producers hire lawyers to interview cast and crew after fatal on-set shooting

An aerial view of the film set on Bonanza Creek Ranch where Hollywood actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounded a director when he discharged a prop gun on the movie set of the film “Rust” in Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S., in this frame grab taken from October 21, 2021 television […]

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Here’s everything new on Netflix in November 2021 — and what’s leaving

From outer space to the North Pole, Netflix Inc. has a little something for everyone in November, with new seasons of some returning favorites, star-studded original movies and a slate of holiday offerings. The most anticipated of the bunch is undoubtedly “Cowboy Bebop” (Nov. 19), the long awaited live-action adaptation of the classic Japanese anime […]

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Here’s everything new to Amazon Prime Video in November 2021

Amazon Prime Video is dropping its biggest original series of the year in November, along with some returning favorites and a solid slate of movies. “The Wheel of Time” (Nov. 19) is the big-budget series adaptation of the best-selling fantasy novels by Robert Jordan that Amazon AMZN, -2.90% hopes can be its own version of […]

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Internal documents show politics play big role in Facebook’s decisions

In June 2020, when America was rocked by protests over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, a Facebook employee posted a message on the company’s racial-justice chat board: “Get Breitbart out of News Tab.” News Tab is a feature that aggregates and promotes articles from various publishers, chosen by Facebook […]

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Alec Baldwin says ‘my heart is broken’ after prop gun he fired kills cinematographer on movie set

Actor Alec Baldwin said his “heart is broken” after a prop gun he fired on a movie set Thursday killed the film’s director of photography and injured its director. Halyna Hutchins, 42, was killed and Joel Souza, 48, was injured on the set of “Rust,” a Western being filmed at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in […]

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