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The writers' union says that talent agencies are taking too large a share in the deals they negotiate, and that conflicts of interest may prevent them from working in their clients' best interest. David Livingston/Getty Images hide caption

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In Purl, a sentient ball of yarn finds itself out of place at the office. The short film is one of several created through a new Pixar program called SparkShorts. Pixar Animation Studios hide caption

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Gentoo penguins sit on an Antarctic iceberg in a scene from the new Netflix nature documentary series Our Planet. Sophie Lanfear/Silverback/Netflix hide caption

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'Our Planet' Nature Documentary Addresses The 800-Pound Gorilla — Human Impact

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Breaking Down The Hollywood Dispute Between Writers And Agents

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'Stockholm': A Hostage Situation And How 'Stockholm Syndrome' Came To Be

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Writers Guild of America West President David Goodman speaks in Los Angeles at the 2019 union award ceremony. The WGA instructed is writers to fire their agents on Friday. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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'Little Woods' And The Rising Talent Of Nia DaCosta

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Marsai Martin stars as little Jordan Sanders in Little, a wrong-body comedy inspired by the 1988 Tom Hanks film Big. Eli Joshua Adé/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Meet Marsai Martin, The Youngest Executive Producer In Hollywood

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President Trump tweeted a video promoting his campaign that used music from the Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises without permission. Trump and first lady Melania Trump are seen here at a premiere of the film in 2012. Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic hide caption

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