Latest from Steven Zeitchik

Netflix subscription growth has slowed in 2021

Investors were disheartened by the news, sending the share price down 11 percent in early afterhours trading to $490, its lowest price since November.
  • Apr 20, 2021

Scott Rudin, one of Hollywood’s most powerful producers, says he is ‘stepping back’ from film and streaming in wake of abuse allegations

The announcement comes days after he made a similar announcement about his work on Broadway,
  • Apr 20, 2021

Apple and Will Smith move their new film ‘Emancipation’ about slavery out of Georgia to protest voting-rights law

The move marks Hollywood’s first major exit from the state where it shoots much of its work since the bill was signed into law last month.
  • Apr 12, 2021

Fearful of political criticism, China won’t show the Oscars live

The potential for critical comments from Chloe Zhao and others has Beijing opting out of live-streaming the Academy Awards broadcast.
  • Apr 3, 2021

In a rare admission, MTV says its mental-health portrayals are sometimes damaging

As Oprah's interview with Megan, Duchess of Sussex, puts mental health again in the headlines, the president of MTV Entertainment Group says the timing couldn’t be better to revamp the way mental health is portrayed.
  • Apr 1, 2021

Disney will move ‘Black Widow,’ one of the first big movies scheduled to reopen theaters in May, to Disney Plus in July

Disney decides to move one of its expected blockbusters to Disney Plus as Warner Bros. announces plans for theatrical exclusivity in 2022.
  • Mar 23, 2021