Entertainment News #7: AT&T-Time Warner Merger, Hardwick Allegations and more…

Welcome! Let’s discuss what’s going on in the world of entertainment. Here’s some recent news to get the discussion started but feel free to comment on any other entertainment stories you’ve come across.

Jeff Goldblum, Hollywood Star, on Jurraisc World and his favorite memes. [Variety]

Chloe Dykstra writes an essay on an abusive ex-boyfriend, who is thought to have been Chris Hardwick [The Wrap]

AT&T CEO Commits to “Creative Freedom” As Time Warner Merger Closes [Variety]

American Horror Story Season 8: Murder House/Coven Crossover [E! Online]

Captain Marvel to be scored by a female composer, marking a major breakthrough [Variety]

How binge-watching has changed TV writing [Marc Bernardin]

Star Wars‘ George Lucas would have set third trilogy in “Microbiotic world” linked to midi-chlorians [IndieWire]

The DCEU is set for a big shake up [Birth.Movies.Death]

The Flash promotes Danielle Nicolet to series regular for season 5 [TVLine]

Star Trek: Discovery showrunners out; Alex Kurtzman to take over [The Hollywood Reporter]

Why your cancelled favorite show (likely!) won’t get a “wrap-up movie” [TVLine]

Stan Lee’s business manager being investigated for elder abuse [Vulture]

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