Fresh News 4/25/22

Posted by on May 10, 2022

This weeks fresh news!

Diego Boneta Signs Overall Deal With Prime Video

Diego Boneta

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The production company Three Amigos has signed a development deal with Prime Video for a lineup of movies, series and reality shows. The content will star and be produced by Diego Boneta and is set to stream on the platform early 2023. 

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Bad Bunny Unveiled as New Marvel Hero ‘El Muerto’ for Sony Pictures

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The Puerto Rican singer Bad Bunny has been cast as the leading role for Marvel's latest superhero film El Muerto. The news was revealed by Sony Pictures at CinemaCon 2022 and is set to premiere in theatres January 12, 2024. 

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Daytime Emmys Sets CBS Ceremony Date, as NATAS Names Lifetime Achievement Honorees


The 49th Daytime Emmy Award are returning in-person on June 24th at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. The ceremony will air on CBS and the streaming platform Paramount+ with nominations being announced on May 5th. 

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Stephanie Beatriz Working with McDonald’s to Empower Voices From Our Community Through Film

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The In The Heights & Encanto star, Stephanie Beatriz shares her support for the Spotlight Dorado initiative. The new McDonald's campaign is now accepting submissions for screenplays written by Latine filmmakers. The finalists will be announced August 2022 and will be awarded 75,000 to produce a short film. 

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The Chicago Latino Film Festival returns for its 38th year with nearly 100 films

Francisca Alegría’s “The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future”

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The 38th Chicago Latino Film Festival returns with a ten day lineup of over 100 feature films from Mexico, the Caribbean, South America and Central America. The festival returns in a hybrid format with screenings in-person, drive-in style and from the comfort of your home. 

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Warner Media Employees Asked To Return To Office On Short Notice By Warner Bros. Discovery

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The Chief of people and culture has informed all WarnerMedia employees of a new hybrid schedule beginning June 1st. The new Warner Bros. Discover leadership will require employees to work in-person at least three days a week.
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Estrella Media and TV Azteca, Two Leading Spanish Language Media Companies, Announce Content Partnership Agreement

Estrella Media Announces Addition of Three Independent Members to Its Board  of Directors | Business Wire
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The Hispanic serving company Estrella Media has partnered up with the largest producers of global Spanish-language content TV Azteca. The new partnership aims at creating over 600 hours of original programming for audiences in the U.S and Mexico. 
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WGA’s $3.65 Billion Pension Plan On Solid Footing & Getting Stronger