French actors denounce abuse by directors when they were teenagers in new #MeToo step

[ad_1] PARIS — As French cinema basks in Academy Awards attention, actors who allege they were teenage victims of sexual and physical abuse by directors decades older than them are shining the light on the repulsive underside of the country’s industry. The latest step in the #MeToo movement could come at the French cinema awards … Read more

EA Sports College Football 25 to block gamers from manually adding players who reject NIL opt-in

[ad_1] Gamers will be blocked from manually adding players to EA Sports’ new college football game who decide not to accept an offer to have their name, image and likeness used in it, the video-game developer said Thursday. EA Sports revealed the safeguard in its announcement that it has begun reaching out to athletes to … Read more

Vice Media says ‘several hundred’ staff members will be laid off, Vice.com news site shuttered

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Vice Media plans to lay off several hundred employees and no longer publish material on its Vice.com website, the company’s CEO said in a memo to staff Thursday. Vice, which filed for bankruptcy last year before being sold for $350 million to a consortium led by the Fortress Investment Group, is … Read more