Federal agents on Tuesday arrested Trevon Maurice Franklin, 21, who used the screen name “Tre-Von M. King,” on the criminal charge of copyright infringement. The Department of Justice alleges that he uploaded “Deadpool” approximately eight days after its Feb. 12, 2016, theatrical release.
Franklin faces up to three years in federal prison on the charge. He was busted after a federal grand jury in April returned an indictment alleging he reproduced and distributed a copyrighted work, based on an investigation by the FBI.
“Deadpool,” starring Ryan Reynolds as the titular Marvel antihero, grossed $363 million at the U.S. box office, according to Box Office Mojo. Twentieth Century Fox is producing “Deadpool 2” with Reynolds reprising the role,
The Time Warner-owned cable programmer that tilts toward millennial viewers and younger generations with animated fare shown in primetime and overnights, said it would release more original programming via streaming video for daytime viewing as part of an effort to spur its audience to increase consumption of its oddball but cult-favorite content.
The outlet ” simply knows its audience,” said Christina Miller, president and general manager, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, in a prepared statement.
As part of its slate of programs, expected to be cited next week during a presentation by Time Warner’s Turner unit, Adult Swim will unveil its revival of “Samurai Jack,” the former Cartoon Network series that has not produced an original episode since 2004. Original creator and executive producer Genndy Tartakovsky will continue the epic story of a young prince from feudal Japan vies
Sundance 2016's Midnight Shorts: Press Release: "Park City, Ut — Sundance Institute announced today its full lineup of 72 short films that will leave a lasting impact on audiences long after the lights go up at their screenings at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Sundance and Ogden, Utah. Among the short films the Festival has shown in recent years are World of Tomorrow, Whiplash, The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom and Fishing Without Nets. This year’s short film lineup will include both a Midnight and a New Frontier section, tying into the Festival’s other programmatic strands.
Jason Reitman and Bryce Dallas Howard are among those with short films at the festival. Howard’s “Solemates,” which also screened at the Palm Springs Short Film Festival, is told through the perspective of shoes, while Reitman’s docu short “Roast Battle” chronicles the Comedy Store event.
“Nasty Baby” director Sebastian Silva and Canadian helmer Don McKellar are among other established filmmakers going the short route at this year’s fest.
The shorts selection has been home to several films that have had influential careers, including “World of Tomorrow,” “Whiplash,” “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom” and “Fishing Without Nets.” This year’s lineup will include both a Midnight and New Frontier section, tying into the festival’s other programming.
“Our longstanding showcase of short films has become a home for audiences who love watching these rowdy,
The Time Warner-owned network, part of the company’s Turner unit, said its coming lineup would include more 30 new and returning series, pilots and specials.
New programming includes:
“TV Sucks” – A quarter-hour animated sketch show created by Brad Neely featuring one-off shorts and songs.. Neely and Daniel Weidenfeld serve as executive producers, Dave Newberg as co-executive producer, with Titmouse, Inc. producing.
“Untitled Golf Special”- Jon Daly and Adam Scott, go head to head in this televised golf championship, circa 1966, in a half-hour live-action special. Created by Jon Daly, who also serves as executive producer. Starring Daly and Adam Scott. Produced by Alive and Kicking,
Steinfeld takes the lead role in Barely Lethal as a 16-year-old assassin who fakes her own death in order to begin a new life in high school.
The Hangover's Harris, Human Giant actor Huebel and former Saturday Night Live star Finesse Mitchell will have supporting roles in the upcoming movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Jessica Alba, Samuel L Jackson, Toby Sebastian and Dove Cameron are also in the Barely Lethal main cast.
Barely Lethal is being directed by Kyle Newman from a script by John D'Arco.
Newman's previous credits include Fanboys and The Crazies.
Steinfeld can currently be seen in Ender's Game, which is now playing in the Us and the UK.
Watch a trailer for Ender's Game trailer below:
Read it for yourself below for the full comedic impact. Suffice to say it manages to tie together nicely the show's iconic opening credits, the recent conspiracy theory about someone from the show plummeting to his or her death and Weiner's history with "The Sopranos." (Hence the mention at the end of the show achieving "Sopranos-level TV history.")
Since Weiner has signed on for two more seasons, we'd just like to note that he has plenty of time to maneuver things so they end up as described in Woliner's script.
The 60-minute special, directed by longtime collaborator Jason Woliner, was filmed last year at The Warner Theatre in Washington DC as part of Ansari's successful Dangerously Delicious tour. The special, normally priced at $5, will be available worldwide for free download and streaming.
"Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious" is uncensored and
Kunis will play Deema, a female halfling. She’s half demon and half-human. The press release describes her as “the Han Solo of the film”. ShadowMachine’s Corey Campodonico commended her for “her unique blend of comedy and charm”.
Just how does Deema come into play? Well the plot follows two best friends to be voiced by Nick Swardson and Tj Miller who are in quite a pickle when their third buddy gets “accidentally dragged to Hell”. Deema will help them navigate the underworld in the film directed by Tommy Gianas of SNL and Human Giant.
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