Microsoft today announced that it is joining Disney’s expanded Movies Anywhere service, allowing customers who purchase films on Xbox and Windows 10 to link their content to Movies Anywhere (via The Verge). Thanks to the new addition, this means that any supported movie you purchase through Microsoft Movies & TV will now also be available on other linked Movies Anywhere accounts, including iTunes.
Digital retailers supporting the service now include iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, VUDU, Google Play, FandangoNOW, and Microsoft Movies & TV. Movies Anywhere supports films from Disney, Sony, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal, and Warner Bros., meaning that most of [...]
Apple’s upcoming futuristic drama series „See“ gained a new cast member today, with actress Alfre Woodard signing on to play Paris, an advisor and a priestess, reports Variety.
Woodard has starred in movies that include „12 Years a Slave,“ „Annabelle,“ and „Captain America: Civil War,“ and she has had roles in several TV shows, such as „Luke Cage,“ „Desperate Housewives,“ and „State of Affairs.“
Alfre Woodard in „Luke Cage“ Casting for „See“ began earlier this month with Jason Momoa set to play the lead role of Baba Voss, a fearless warrior, leader, and [...]
„Are You Sleeping,“ a drama series that will star Octavia Spencer, has picked up several new cast members, including Aaron Paul, known for „Breaking Bad,“ reports Variety.
In addition to Spencer and Paul, „Are You Sleeping“ will star Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), Ron Cephas Jones (This is Us), Elizabeth Perkins (Weeds), Mekhi Phifer (ER), Michael Beach (Sons of Anarchy), Tracie Thoms (UnREAL), and Haneefah Wood (Nurse Jackie).
As has been previously reported, „Are You Sleeping“ is a psychological thriller based on a novel written by Kathleen Barber. The book, also called „Are You Sleeping,“ focuses on a [...]
Apple recently joined the Alliance for Open Media as a founding member, according to an updated member list first noticed by CNET.
The Alliance for Open Media, according to its website, was formed to „define and develop media codecs, media formats, and related technologies to address marketplace demand for an open standard for video compression and delivery over the web.“
The Alliance is developing a royalty-free video codec known as AOMedia Video 1 (AV1), which is designed to compress video before it’s stored or sent over a network. Apple’s move to join the Alliance for Open Media is notable because implementing such technology requires it [...]