So this is probably going to end up being the best Trek series, right?
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>Has the man behind the best 3 movies as writer/producer
>Showrunner has headed multiple highly acclaimed series and is a proven writer
>Both of them have backgrounds in classic Trek
>Both will be willing and eager to tackle interesting ethical and social issues/themes, as all of the best Trek does
>Hasn't been a new series in over a decade so it will feel fresh
>Most likely won't have a garbage first couple of seasons like all of the other non TOS shows given how much talent is on board
>Modern special effects
>Will most likely have shorter seasons, meaning the 5-10 medicore, forgettable, lazy, and/or dumb episodes per season the other shows have will be cut
>Will be at least partially serialized given that's how TV is done these days
Things are looking preeeettttty good anons
Hollywood Considers Premium Movie Rentals for $50
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>Now, a startup backed by Sean Parker of Facebook and Napster fame is trying to encourage Hollywood studios and exhibitors to wade back into those controversial waters. Called the Screening Room, the company offers secure anti-piracy technology that will offer new releases in the home on the same day they hit theaters, sources tell Variety.
>Individuals briefed on the plan said Screening Room would charge about $150 for access to the set-top box that transmits the movies and charge $50 per view. Consumers have a 48-hour window to view the film.
>To get exhibitors on board, the company proposes cutting them in on a significant percentage of the revenue, as much as $20 of the fee. As an added incentive to theater owners, Screening Room is also offering customers who pay the $50 two free tickets to see the movie at a cinema of their choice. That way, exhibitors would get the added benefit of profiting from concession sales to those moviegoers.
>Participating distributors would also get a cut of the $50-per-view proceeds, also believed to be 20%, before Screening Room took its own fee of 10%.
How does $17 tickets somehow jump to $50?