Jane Krakowski, known for her roles in „Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt“ and „30 Rock,“ has joined the cast of Apple’s upcoming „Dickinson“ series, reports Variety.
„Dickinson,“ which Apple ordered back in May, is a half-hour show about the life of poet Emily Dickinson, who will be played by Hailee Steinfeld.
Also a musician, Steinfeld is known for her roles in „True Grit,“ „Pitch Perfect 2,“ „Pitch Perfect 3,“ „Ender’s Game,“ and coming of age film „Edge of Seventeen.“
Krakowski is joining „Dickinson“ to play Mrs. Dickinson, [...]
Netflix is testing a new feature that adds video promos in between episodes of TV shows, Netflix confirmed to TechCrunch this afternoon.
The promos Netflix is showing to some users include full-screen personalized videos with content recommendations similar to Netflix recommendations available elsewhere on Netflix.
According to TechCrunch, the promotional videos displace preview information for the next episode of a TV show, with title, description, and thumbnail no longer visible.
Many Netflix users on Reddit and Twitter who have the new video promos have been complaining about them, with multiple threats to cancel the service if Netflix does indeed [...]
Apple has secured the rights to create a new TV series based on Min Jin Lee’s bestselling 2017 novel „Pachinko,“ reports Variety.
„Pachinko,“ a National Book Award finalist, chronicles the lives of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they migrate to and establish a life in Japan.
The story begins in 1911 with the birth of Sunja, who becomes involved with a married yakuza, falling pregnant and facing ruin in her small village. The town’s minister offers her a new life in Japan as his wife, where she is alone, lost, and unable to speak the language. The book then follows the Sunja’s family through eight [...]
Well-known leaker Ben Geskin today tweeted a photo of what he claims are front glass panels for Apple’s widely rumored trio of new iPhones, all of which are expected to be announced in September as usual.
2018 Apple iPhone, iPhone X, iPhone X Plus front panels pic.twitter.com/fGlzRH5Q6x
— Ben Geskin (@VenyaGeskin1) July 17, 2018
The lineup is expected to include a second-generation iPhone X, a so-called iPhone X Plus, and what will essentially be a budget iPhone X, with 5.8-inch, 6.5-inch, and 6.1-inch screen sizes respectively.
Geskin tweeted a second photo of the front glass panels with wallpapers, [...]