Netflix Wants Another Piece of One Piece: Netflix Renews Live-Action One Piece for Season 2. The scripts are written, but the show can’t start shooting until ...
Quick Glance: Hollywood writers strike ends after guild leaders approve contract
- Hollywood's writers strike is declared over after union board members approve a contract agreement with studios.
- The writers still need to vote on the contract in October, but the strike will be lifted to allow them to work during the voting process.
- The writers were given the details of the contract for the first time after the board votes.
- SAG-AFTRA actors vote to potentially expand their strike to include the video game market.
One Piece fans, rejoice! Netflix has officially renewed its live-action adaptation for a second season.
Quick Glance: Netflix Renews One Piece for Second Season
- Netflix has officially renewed the live-action adaptation of One Piece for a second season, just two weeks after its debut.
- The announcement was made through a video featuring Eiichiro Oda, the creator of One Piece, speaking through a Transponder Snail.
- The first season consisted of eight episodes, each ranging from 50 to 60 minutes.
- Oda's statement that they still need to prepare the scripts slightly contradicts previous statements from Tomorrow Studios, the production company of One Piece.
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Quick Glance: Amazon Prime Video to Introduce Ads or $2.99 Monthly Fee for Ad-Free Viewing
- Amazon Prime Video will display ads during shows and movies starting early next year.
- Prime members can pay $2.99 per month to keep the service ad-free.
- Live events on Amazon Prime, such as sports, already include advertising.
- Amazon Prime Video is part of a much larger array of benefits that come with Amazon Prime membership.
Quick Glance: Drew Barrymore delays season launch due to Hollywood strikes
- National Book Awards drop Barrymore as host for this year.
- Barrymore waits for labor issues to be resolved before resuming production of her talk show.
- Her show resumed in New York last week and was picketed by striking writers.
- Talk shows fall under a separate contract, the Network Code, different from the one actors and writers are striking.
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