CBS announces four-part series of short ‘Star Trek’ episodes

CBS Corp’s next voyage into the “Star Trek” universe will come in the form of a four-part series of 10-to-15-minute episodes released starting this fall on the CBS All Access streaming service, the network said on Friday. Reuters: Entertainment News

‘The Crown’ offers fans glimpse of new cast as royals

Fans of “The Crown”, one of the most expensive television series ever produced, have been given a sneak peak of actress Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in the third season of the drama that chronicles Britain’s royal family. Reuters: Entertainment News

Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit

A low-budget Chinese movie about a leukemia patient who turns to smuggling cheaper cancer drugs from India has struck a chord with Internet users and even the country’s leaders, spotlighting national anxieties about unaffordable hospital care. Reuters: Entertainment News

TV streaming services overtake pay-TV in Britain: Ofcom

The number of Britons subscribing to TV services like Netflix, Amazon and Sky’s NOW TV, has overtaken traditional satellite and cable TV for the first time, media regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

China big-budget movie pulled after box office flop

A Chinese blockbuster hopeful, backed by Alibaba Pictures Group and with a reported budget of over $ 100 million, has been abruptly pulled from cinemas in the country after sinking on its opening weekend at the box office. Reuters: Entertainment News

Young Portuguese inmates sing Mozart opera on way to freedom

Inmates from one of Portugal’s biggest youth prisons took to the stage at a prominent Lisbon music venue this week to perform Mozart’s ‘Così fan tutte’ – a unique initiative using opera to reintegrate prisoners back into society and reduce reoffences. Reuters: Entertainment News

Netflix taken to court in India over portrayal of former PM

An Indian politician has taken streaming giant Netflix to court, asking that it delete “offensive scenes” and derogatory remarks about former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in its first Indian original series. Reuters: Entertainment News

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