Ron Howard, ‘Willow’ Team on ’80s Film Reboot for Disney+ Show – The Hollywood Reporter – Update Howl

In 1988, Jonathan Kasdan followed the fantasy adventure Willow for the first time at Westwood’s Regency Village Theater with his father and Star Wars screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan. 34 years later, Kasdan — now the co-writer and executive producer of the reboot series of the original film — returned to the same theater on Tuesday for … Read more

Home sales in the Mobile area fell 20.3% year-over-year in October. – Update Alaba

Sales: October home sales in the area fell 20.3% year-over-year (year-over-year), from 502 to 400 closed transactions, according to the Mobile Area Association of Realtors. Sales decreased by 7% compared to September. Sales fell by 9% year-on-year. Two more resources to check out: Quarterly report and Annual Report. For all housing data in the Mobile … Read more

Feds cite California defendant’s ‘disturbing’ past Jan. 6, fight his request to move trial | App – Update Cali

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Federal prosecutors are criticizing efforts by a California man accused in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot to have his charges dismissed, his past hidden from public view and his upcoming trial moved from Washington, D.C., to Sacramento. . They are also asking a judge to deny Sean McHugh’s request to be released … Read more

“Sand is like gold.” Expensive Race to Restore Florida Beaches Ahead of Next Hurricane | App – Update Flor

MIAMI – Florida’s sandy beaches aren’t just beautiful, they’re among the top earners in the state’s tourism-based economy. They are also the first line of defense against flash flooding during hurricanes. Now, after hits on both coasts during the 2022 hurricane season, which ended Wednesday, those beaches are in desperate need of repair. Even before … Read more

Disney’s age-changing AI can make young actors look 80 or old actors 20 in REAL TIME – Update Howl

Disney researchers are trying to transform Hollywood with a new artificial intelligence tool that could eliminate the need for special effects to change the age of actors playing a character in a movie. Using the Face Re-aging Network (FRAN), filmmakers can now make actors look 20 or 80 years old by feeding a picture of … Read more

3 Key Tasks of California’s New Health Care Affordability Authority – Update Cali

Polls show Californians worry more about paying unexpected medical bills than paying for housing, gas, food or utilities. To address the affordability crisis, the Governor and Legislature worked together to create the Office of Health Care Affordability (OHCA). In July, California became the 10th state to enact its legislation, which includes setting cost targetsThursday the … Read more

Florida wildlife officials vote to keep captive diamondback turtle ban – Update Flor

Florida wildlife advocates voted Wednesday to reject a proposal to breed diamondback turtles in captivity, which are at risk of poaching for both the domestic and foreign pet trade. Advocates argued that commercial farming would ease the pressure on those illegally caught in the wild. In addition to human trafficking, their populations are also declining … Read more

“They told me I had to have long hair in Hollywood or men wouldn’t fuck me!” These actresses CHALLENGED sexism in Hollywood… | – Update Howl

The outside view is evolving in Hollywood, isn’t it? The #MeToo movement, the Time’s Up campaign, the trial of Harvey Weinstein, the arguments over equal pay have all exposed sexism in the industry and gender inequality. But despite the great progress that has been made, there are still huge challenges for women in Hollywood. From … Read more