Zoe Saldana joins Snoop, Bad Bunny for a Corona

Working towards a ‘better you’ shouldn’t have to feel like work. As the new face of Corona Premier, the 90-calorie light beer from Corona, international star and advocate for Hispanic voices, Guardians of the Galaxy’s and Star Trek’s Zoe Saldana, will join the Corona cast to represent a La Vida Más Fina perspective on wellness.  “There’s … Continue reading “Zoe Saldana joins Snoop, Bad Bunny for a Corona”

Joe Biden tests negative for coronavirus

Late last night. impeached President Donald Trump revealed he and First Lady Melania Trump are experiencing “mild symptoms” and tested positive for the coronavirus, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told reporters Friday. Bloomberg was first to break the news. Trump tweeted last night the results of his test after White House advisor Hope … Continue reading “Joe Biden tests negative for coronavirus”

Trump knew coronavirus was ‘Deadly Stuff’

In Washington, President Donald Trump told iconic journalist Bob Woodward that he knew coronavirus was more deadly and contagious than the flu while he continued to downplay its dangers to the public, according to Woodward’s new book Rage. According to The Washington Post, Donald Trump is recorded saying, “I wanted to always play it down. … Continue reading “Trump knew coronavirus was ‘Deadly Stuff’”

Coronavirus forces cancellation of SXSW

Amid growing concern in Austin, Texas over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the city has decided to cancel South By Southwest. The major annual tech, music, and film meetup held in downtown Austin, is the latest major conference to be cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, and just one week before it was slated to start. … Continue reading “Coronavirus forces cancellation of SXSW”

Citing Coronavirus, Facebook pulls out of SXSW

Add social media giant Facebook to the growing list of companies pulling out of this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival due to Coronavirus-related concerns. Monday, the company joined tech companies Twitter and Intel. Some Facebook employees were scheduled to appear on panels at the event. The company’s withdrawal from the festival comes after Facebook already canceled … Continue reading “Citing Coronavirus, Facebook pulls out of SXSW”

One Show judging moves online due to Coronavirus

In light of the global coronavirus outbreak, The One Club for Creativity today announced the precautionary measure of switching from in-person to online judging for nearly all disciplines this year for its two global awards shows, The One Show and ADC 99th Annual Awards. The One Show experienced a record year, and top creatives from 38 countries will serve on … Continue reading “One Show judging moves online due to Coronavirus”

38% Americans wouldn’t drink Corona right now

New York-based 5W Public Relations has conducted a survey via phone of 737 American beer drinkers over the age of 21 on February 25 & 26, 2020, regarding their opinions about the popular Mexican beer brand, Corona, as a result of the deadly coronavirus that’s spreading around the world. According to SEMrush, a trends data provider, and multiple … Continue reading “38% Americans wouldn’t drink Corona right now”

Coronavirus risk causes Twitter to pull out of SXSW

With the Coronavirus spreading – CNN claims two dozen reported cases, this weekend, brands and event organizers are being forced to rethink their participation in upcoming events. One major event affected is South By Southwest which takes place in Austin next week beginning March 13. Twitter has now announced it will not attend the event … Continue reading “Coronavirus risk causes Twitter to pull out of SXSW”

Bloomberg airs 3-minute Coronavirus ad

As the Coronavirus spreads, the outbreak is already playing a role in the upcoming 2020 presidential election. With response to President Trump’s address regarding the virus tepid at best, Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg has aired a three-minute TV commercial Sunday night. The spot subtly criticizes Trump’s response and highlights Bloomberg’s own experience in handling … Continue reading “Bloomberg airs 3-minute Coronavirus ad”

Coronavirus halts production on ‘MI:7’

Not much has been able to stop Tom Cruise. If you remember on the set of Mission Impossible: Fallout, Cruise kept filming after he broke his ankle leaping from one roof to another. Now, according to a statement from Paramount, the studio has decided to halt production in Venice, Italy on Christopher McQuarrie and Tom … Continue reading “Coronavirus halts production on ‘MI:7’”

Shang-Chi is King of the Box Office Hill 3 weeks in a row

Marvel fans can’t seem to get enough of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the #1 movie for the past three weeks in a row. The Marvel Studios blockbuster, starring Simu Liu as the first big-screen Asian superhero of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has grossed an estimated $320 million worldwide since opening only … Continue reading “Shang-Chi is King of the Box Office Hill 3 weeks in a row”

Ten Latino directors will receive $20,000 grants from LALIFF and Netflix

Our friends at The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) announced today the call for submissions for its second annual LALIFF Inclusion Fellowship which aims to champion underrepresented filmmakers within the Latinx community. With support from Netflix, LALIFF is doubling the number of fellows for the program’s second year: this year the Fellowship will … Continue reading “Ten Latino directors will receive $20,000 grants from LALIFF and Netflix”

Cut+Run announces Beau Dickson promoted to Editor

Cut+Run announces that Beau Dickson has been promoted to Editor. Based in New York, Dickson’s work can be described as the harmonious intersection of narrative-enhancing graphics and editorial storytelling. The combination of unexpected things is where Beau’s creativity thrives — from exploring underserved stories to juxtaposing elements to develop a new vantage point. Throughout all of Dickson’s … Continue reading “Cut+Run announces Beau Dickson promoted to Editor”

Burger King teams with Nelly, Anitta and LilHuddy to celebrate real food

According to Burger King, guests want tasty, juicy, hand-breaded, flame-grilled food on the daily, and the brand is committed to delivering on the promise of real food – which is why the QSR has announced the permanent ban of 120 artificial ingredients and counting from our food menu nationwide. “We firmly believe that real food … Continue reading “Burger King teams with Nelly, Anitta and LilHuddy to celebrate real food”

Snoop Dogg is talking booties as G-Star RAW new brand ambassador

Snoop Dogg is becoming quite the advertising spokesman. Not only is the multi-platinum-selling hip-hop artist currently appearing in Corona Beer, Shipt and SodaStream campaigns, now Dutch denim brand G-Star RAW has announced their latest worldwide ‘Hardcore Denim’ campaign is centered around the iconic celebrity. Snoop needs no introduction – he’s a living legend and a globally recognized … Continue reading “Snoop Dogg is talking booties as G-Star RAW new brand ambassador”

Ed Asner passes away at 91

Seven-time Emmy-winning actor, activist and philanthropist, Ed Asner, former president of the Screen Actors Guild, who starred as Lou Grant on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Lou Grant before a late-career resurgence through his memorable voicework in 2009 animated film Up, has passed away at age 91.  Asner’s official Twitter account posted a … Continue reading “Ed Asner passes away at 91”

American Film Market pivots to online event for 2021

Our friends at The American Film Market (AFM) will move its 2021 edition entirely online, the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) announced today.  The online event will be held Monday, November 1 to Friday, November 5 – shifting one day earlier than its original dates. Registration for the five-day online event is now open. AFM 2021 Online will … Continue reading “American Film Market pivots to online event for 2021”

Hooligan editor Kane Platt works on Discovery+ doc about medical workers

Hooligan editor Kane Platt edited The Surge at Mount Sinai, a feature-length documentary chronicling the harrowing experiences of medical workers at Mount Sinai Health System, who fought in the trenches as the novel coronavirus overwhelmed New York City. The Surge at Mount Sinai began streaming globally on Thursday, July 1st exclusively on discovery+. Produced by … Continue reading “Hooligan editor Kane Platt works on Discovery+ doc about medical workers”

Cannes: Sean Penn’s Flag Day premieres, trashes Trump on Day 6

On the sixth day of the Cannes Film Festival, Flag Day premiered and divisive director Sean Penn had a lot to say about it and former President Donald Trump. Based on the true story by Jennifer Vogel, Penn directs and stars in a powerful family drama that may be a star-making showcase for daughter Dylan. Flag Day marks … Continue reading “Cannes: Sean Penn’s Flag Day premieres, trashes Trump on Day 6”