No More ‘Fake Diversity’ on Screen. It’s About Quality, As Well As Quantity

No More ‘Fake Diversity’ on Screen. It’s About Quality, As Well As Quantity

In an exclusive guest column for Variety, writer and academic Marcus Ryder, co-author of the book “Access All Areas – The Diversity Manifesto for TV and Beyond,” reflects on a recent diversity test introduced in the U.K. and interrogates what’s considered an “authentic” representation.

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80% of people in Japan say Tokyo Olympics should be called off or won’t happen

80% of people in Japan say Tokyo Olympics should be called off or won’t happen

More than 80% of people in Japan who were surveyed in two polls in the last few days say the Tokyo Olympics should be canceled or postponed, or say they believe the Olympics will not take place. The polls were conducted by the Japanese news agency Kyodo and TBS — the Tokyo Broadcasting System.

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‘Debris’ Sets Premiere Date As Creator Of New NBC Sci-Fi Drama Draws Parallels To ‘Fringe’ – TCA

‘Debris’ Sets Premiere Date As Creator Of New NBC Sci-Fi Drama Draws Parallels To ‘Fringe’ – TCA

NBC has revealed the premiere date for its newest sci-fi drama Debris, from Fringe producer J.H. Wyman. Debris will premiere on Monday, March 1 at 10 p.m

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Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy

Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy

NEW YORK (AP) — The baseball Hall of Fame won’t have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits — on-the-field or off — for enshrinement in Cooperstown

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Johnny Depp May Return as Jack Sparrow After Disney Defending Him in the Court

Johnny Depp May Return as Jack Sparrow After Disney Defending Him in the Court

The feud between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard is still hot, but things seem to be coming around in Johnny Depp’s favor after a series of setbacks for the 57-year old actor. Rumors are that Disney is defending Depp in courts, and he is likely to be “Re-hired” for the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean movie. If the rumors are true, then we will see Depp once again as Captain Jack Sparrow.

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Trump’s Hollywood Income Collapsed as He Prepared to Leave the Oval Office

Trump's Hollywood Income Collapsed as He Prepared to Leave the Oval Office

Income from 'The Apprentice' and residuals from films like 'Home Alone 2' and 'The Little Rascals' fell significantly during his final year in office. Former President Donald Trump, who was a well-established media and entertainment personality for decades before winning the 2016 presidential election, saw his Hollywood income fall dramatically during his final year in office.

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The Last of Us Franchise Sets a New Record With More Than 500 GOTY Awards

The Last of Us Franchise Sets a New Record With More Than 500 GOTY Awards

Naughty Dog has consistently delivered blockbuster games that have received universal critical acclaim and The Last of Us franchise is one of them. Beginning with The Last of Us in 2013, which was released for the PS3 and then later ported to the PS4 in 2014, Naughty Dog has achieved a prestigious studio status that no one can claim in the industry aside from Rockstar Games.

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Cobra Kai season 3 takes a provocative stance against over-glorifying the military

Cobra Kai season 3 takes a provocative stance against over-glorifying the military

Cobra Kai season 3, the first batch of episodes to premiere on Netflix, does something fascinating with its Big Bad, John Kreese: In a story arc about how old rivalries and past trauma can continue to deal damage across decades, the show’s writers use the character to question the amount of automatic respect and trust that America places in its veterans.

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