Hollywood writers go on strike

The Writers Guild of America (WGA)—the union representing 11,500 scribes behind American film and TV—is on strike after failing to reach a new deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, AKA, the suits that sign their cheques. 

Netflix takes the stage

Ahhhh, the theatre! Home to William Shakespeare, brilliant actors throughout the ages, thousands of years of storied tradition, and now, a prequel to a Netflix original series.

Batgirl is stuck in the shadows

If you’re ever feeling bad about your spending habits, this might cheer you up: Warner Bros. has canned its upcoming “Batgirl” movie despite shelling out US$90 million to make it.