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From ‘Squid Game’ to ‘Tehran,’ Here’s Why Non-English Series Are Finally Becoming Emmy Contenders

AWARDS CIRCUIT COLUMN LOGO A few weeks ago, I received a mysterious email from a Netflix publicist. “Where are you going to be on Monday?” they asked. “I don’t want to spoil the surprise, but we have a couple of specific people delivering something. I know, it’s super vague.” Those “specific people” showed up at …

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Harry Styles Says ‘End Gun Violence,’ Pledges to Donate Over $1 Million to Nonprofit Everytown

Harry Styles has issued a statement following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, demanding an end to gun violence. The Tuesday shooting resulted in the deaths of 19 children and two teachers, leading to calls to action on social media from politicians, civic leaders and Hollywood figures alike. Styles joined the chorus on Friday, …

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Anthony Anderson Not Returning for ‘Law & Order’ Season 22

Anthony Anderson will not be returning for Season 22 of “Law & Order,” variety has confirmed. Anderson signed a one-year deal when NBC relaunched the series for its 21st season this year, and has decided not to continue as Detective Kevin Bernard in the procedural drama’s next season. Original series star Sam Waterston, who plays …

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Alan White, Drummer for Yes and John Lennon, Dies at 72

Alan White, longtime drummer of progressive-rock titans Yes who also played with John Lennon and George Harrison, died Thursday at his Seattle home after a short illness, his family and the band reported on social media. No further details were immediately announced; he was 72. His family added in a Facebook post: “Throughout his life …

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Star Wars Celebration Ignores Franchise’s Movie Future

There is no shortage of television shows set in a galaxy far, far away. During Disney and Lucasfilm’s presentation at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, Calif., most of the time was devoted to introducing new series like “Skeleton Crew,” starring Jude Law, and “Andor,” featuring Diego Luna in a prequel to “Rogue One ,” as …

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‘The Mandalorian’ Season 3 Gets February 2023 Release Date

Fresh from their stealth takeover of the final episodes of “The Book of Boba Fett,” Din Djarin, aka Mando (Pedro Pascal), and his adorable companion Grogu are coming back early next year for Season 3 of “The Mandalorian.” Announced at Star Wars Celebration on Thursday, Season 3 of “The Mandalorian” will premiere on Disney+ in …

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Willow’ Disney+ Series Drops First Trailer, Sets November Premiere Date

Lucasfilm has released the first trailer for “Willow,” the Disney+ series that serves as a sequel to the 1988 fantasy film of the same name. The company revealed the first look during its Star Wars Celebration event, with star Warwick Davis, Jonathan Kasdan and the original film’s director Ron Howard, as well as some of …

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NRA Rally and Concert to Proceed in Houston Over Memorial Day Weekend, Despite Uvalde School Shooting

With speeches from former President Donald Trump, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Texas Senator Ted Cruz; with “over 14 acres of guns and gear and 800 exhibitors”; and with a concert featuring Don McLean, Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, and others, the National Rifle Association’s “Biggest show of the year” is taking place in Houston this …

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