‘They rushed the process’: Vaccine maker’s woes hamper global inoculation campaign

The U.S. government invested $1.6 billion in Novavax in 2020 — the most it devoted to any vaccine maker at the time — in hopes that it would offer the world another option for a safe and effective vaccine to help protect against Covid-19. But the company has consistently run into production problems. The methods … Read more

‘Adele One Night Only’ primetime special coming to Global – National

Global will present Adele One Night Only, a primetime special welcoming back the superstar performer with an extraordinary concert performance that includes the earliest opportunity to hear her first new material in six years. The two-hour event will be broadcast Sunday, November 14 at 8:30 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT on Global, and available to … Read more

Adele’s ‘Easy on Me’ sets new Spotify record, pips global supergroup BTS

Adele is back — and with a bang. The singer-songwriter’s first single since 2016, ‘Easy on Me‘, has officially broken the Spotify record for the most streams in a single day less than 24 hours since its release, the streaming service announced on Friday. The feat pips that of previous record-holders, Korean pop sensation BTS, … Read more

Game Theory Boards Tibetan-Language Drama ‘Tenzin’ – Global Briefs – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Game Theory Films has acquired Canadian rights to the Canadian Tibetan-language drama Tenzin. Co-directed by Michael LeBlanc and Joshua Reichmann, the film will have its world premiere at this year’s Tallinn Black Nights Festival next month. Featuring a cast of first time actors, the titular character is a young Tibetan man living in Toronto … Read more

Your EDM Premiere: VALE to Drop a Far-Reaching Bass Music Compilation With ‘Global Extraction’ Series

Since its inception in 2018, the stateside experimental bass music label VALE has stated itself as a collective of fans more than a traditional imprint, and thus they have also become known for putting out a lot of compilation albums (the name stands for Various Artists, Limitless Expression, after all). Luckily, due to amazing A&R … Read more

Mediawan takes ‘For The Record’ Rights – Global Briefs – Deadline

Mediawan takes ‘For The Record’ rights EXCLUSIVE: Canadian distributor Mediawan has taken worldwide distribution and European/LatAm format rights for For The Record, CBC Gem’s shortform comedy from Suits actor Julian De Zotti. Mediawan will take the comedy, which stars De Zotti alongside The Expanses’ Anna Hopkins, on the road following this week’s Mipcom. The show had its international premiere … Read more

A global fight looms over Kratom, a possible opioid alternative

Now, kratom advocates suggest Washington is behind the WHO’s interest — an attempt to end run the federal regulatory process by taking the international route to finish what it could not accomplish domestically. The WHO’s drug dependence committee will conduct a “pre-review” of kratom. The analysis could set the stage for the drug to undergo … Read more

HoYeon Jung of ‘Squid Game’ Is Louis Vuitton’s Newest Global House Ambassador

South Korean model and actress HoYeon Jung is lavishing in the attention Netflix’s spectacularly successful K-drama Squid Game has brought her, exactly as she should. On Oct. 6, Louis Vuitton shared that the star, who plays Kang Sae-byeok in the series, will be the brand’s newest Global House Ambassador for fashion, watches, and jewelry. The … Read more

South Dakota Is Turning Into a Tax Haven for the Global Elite

While South Dakota has generated headlines over the past year due to its relaxed COVID-19 safety measures under Governor Kristi Noem, the state is now facing renewed controversy for its laissez-faire financial secrecy laws that have turned it into a tax haven for the ultrarich and powerful. On Sunday, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists … Read more