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Widower Calls Out 'The Crown' for Depicting Her Husband's Tragic Death in Season 4

Spoilers ahead. Sarah Horsley, the widow of Major Hugh Lindsay, is calling out Netflix‘s The Crown for the portrayal of her husband’s death in season four of the show.

In 1988, Major Lindsay was killed by an avalanche while skiing with Prince Charles in Klosters, Switzerland. In episode nine of the show, you can see the avalanche, but you do not actually see the death of the Major.

“I was horrified when I was told [the episode] was happening and was very concerned about the impact on my daughter,” Sarah told the Sunday Telegraph. “I’m very upset by it and I’m dreading people seeing it.

“I wrote to them asking them not to do it, not to use the accident,” she added. “I suppose members of the Royal family have to grin and bear it, but for me it’s a very private tragedy.”

She added that she received “a very kind letter” from producers saying “that they understood my concerns but they hope I will feel that they deal with difficult subject matters with integrity and great sensitivity”.

She did add, “I think it’s very unkind to many members of the family.”

Producers did opt to keep this major royal moment out of the season.

Kurt Russell Prepared To Play Santa Claus in 'Christmas Chronicles 2' By Doing This

Kurt Russell is returning as Santa Claus in Netflix’s Christmas Chronicles 2 and to prepare for his second round as St. Nicholas, he went deep into the history of his character.

In a new interview with ComicBook.com, director and co-writer Chris Columbus opened up about just how dedicated Kurt was to the role of Santa and revealed that he actually wrote about 200 pages of history for the character.

“What’s incredible about it is he truly treats it like method acting,” he shared. “I don’t know if I told you, but he wrote 200 pages of the backstory of Santa Claus.”

Chris added that there were details “about the mythology, about how he met Mrs. Claus…we couldn’t use [all of it], and that is his level of commitment.”

“If you talk with him, he’s very serious about this. He approaches it as if he were a method actor playing Santa Claus. And that’s what got me so excited about the first movie, is that you’re given that as a director and you’ve got to run with it,” he shared. “You’ve got to be like, ‘This is a gift to be able to work with a guy who is so committed to his role.’”

Be sure to check out the trailer for Christmas Chronicles 2, and check out the sweet pictures from the socially distanced premiere!

The Christmas Chronicles 2 premieres on November 25.

Netflix Could Break a Huge Record at 2021 Oscars If the Nominations Go Their Way!

Movie buffs are thinking that Netflix could break a major record at the 2021 Academy Awards next year!

Currently, the movie studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer holds an 85 year old record at the Oscars. The record is for the most nominations scored by a studio in the Best Picture category. MGM earned give nominations in that category back in 1937 at the ninth Academy Awards. That record has not yet been broken…but could be in 2021.

This year, with the Coronavirus pandemic, the streaming service was able to still release an arsenal of films while other studios were prevented from releasing their movies in theaters.

Films that could earn nominations from Netflix include Mank, The Trial of the Chicago 7, and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Other Netflix films this year include Ryan Murphy‘s The Prom, Spike Lee‘s Da 5 Bloods, George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky, and more, Variety reports. We won’t know the awards season nominations for some time now, but many are still guessing!

Meanwhile, Netflix just announced their most-watched scripted limited series of all time!

Anthony Mackie Is Set To Star in 'The Ogun' Thriller Movie For Netflix

Anthony Mackie just linked up with Netflix for a major action thriller movie.

The -year-old actor will star in The Ogun for the streaming giant, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He’ll also produce the movie as well.

The Ogun will center on a man named Xavier Rhodes who brings his teenage daughter to Nigeria to find a cure for the rare genetic condition that he passed on to her.

But, when his daughter is kidnapped, Rhodes goes on a rampage through the criminal underworld to find her before it’s too late, testing his powerful abilities to the limit.

The project, which is written by Madison Turner, is being described as a cross of Dante’s Inferno with John Wick.

Just recently, Anthony opened up about how filming on The Falcon & The Winter Soldier, which just wrapped, really was during the pandemic. See what he said here…

The Royals From 'A Christmas Prince' Show Up in 'Princess Switch 2' & Fans Are Getting Confused About Netflix's Christmas Movie Connections

If you watched The Princess Switch: Switched Again on Netflix this weekend, you weren’t alone – and you also weren’t alone in your surprise when King Richard and Queen Amber from A Christmas Prince show up!

Fans all across social media were first delighted when they saw the Aldovian royal family at Duchess Margaret’s coronation.

But that turned to confusion about how Netflix’s Christmas movies were all connected, since in the first Princess Switch movie, Margaret and Kevin actually watched A Christmas Prince on Netflix in the movie. But now, Amber and Richard are there in real life!

Last year, it was revealed that it’s not just these two movies that are connected.

The Knight Before Christmas (also starring Vanessa Hudgens), Holiday Calendar, The Christmas Inheritance, and Holiday in the Wild are also entangled in the Christmas Movie Universe.

“It felt like a natural fit to show one of our other films available on Netflix,” Amanda Phillips Atkins, EVP of production company MPCA that produced the films, shared about the connections. “That one seed of an idea soon turned into fun opportunity to tie the various worlds together with small easter eggs from movie to movie.”

Netflix even put together a map of just how they all were connected. See it here!

While the Christmas Movie Universe might be glitching a bit, fans are still here for the connections and have some brilliant ideas for the future movies.

Check out what the fans are saying inside…More Here! »

'The Queen's Gambit' Becomes Netflix's Most Watched Limited Series!

Netflix‘s new show The Queen’s Gambit has quickly become their most watched limited series of all time!

The streaming service announced the news on Twitter, writing, “A record-setting 62 million households chose to watch The Queen’s Gambit in its first 28 days, making it Netflix’s biggest scripted limited series to date.”

The streamer added, “More fun facts related to The Queen’s Gambit: ♕ The series made the Top 10 in 92 countries & ranked #1 in 63 countries ♕ The novel has entered The New York Times bestseller list, 37 years after its release ♕ Google searches for “How To Play Chess” have hit a nine-year peak.”

The show is based on Walter Tevis’ 1983 novel with Anya Taylor Joy starring as chess prodigy Beth Harmon.

You can find out the most popular movies and TV shows of all time on Netflix right here!

Alison Brie Likes The Idea of a 'Glow' Movie But Is 'Pessimistic' About It Too

Alison Brie is opening up about the talk surrounding a movie about Glow.

Turns out, the 37-year-old actress isn’t a big fan of the idea.

“I certainly think a [‘GLOW’] movie could tie everything up,” Alison shared during her appearance on the Fourth Wall podcast. “Our creators, Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, are incredible writers. And they’re so devoted to these characters that they created. I think a movie would be a great way to wrap it up.”

She added that the talent is there, the pandemic has put a big wrench in any plans.

“I’m a little pessimistic about it actually happening just in light of everything that’s gone on this year and how difficult it is to get anything back into production with COVID,” she added. “And I’m also part of the Community cast, who’s been trying to get a movie going for six years, so what I’m saying is don’t hold your breath because if it does happen, it might take a minute.”

Alison‘s co-star Marc Maron voiced his support of a movie happening.

“Let us wrap it up in a two-hour Netflix movie. Give the showrunners and the cast and the writers the chance to finish the story in a movie, right? Then it’s all fine,” he shared just last month. “That would take the financial pressure off and the writers could play it out, we could shoot it out.”

Glow was cancelled by Netflix just after the summer. See how the cast reacted to the news here…