A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the ‘Google Ventures of cannabis’ (RIV)

Blair Gable/Reuters Canopy Growth, a $ 10 billion Canadian marijuana firm, is spinning off its venture-capital arm, which began trading at $ 18.44 per share Thursday morning Canopy Rivers makes minority investments in burgeoning marijuana companies as part of its goal to become the ‘Google Ventures of cannabis.’ Watch Canopy Growth trade in real time […]

Canadian cannabis producer Tilray is going bananas after its CEO appears on Cramer’s “Mad Money” (TLRY)

Tilray CEO Brenden Kennedy appeared on CNBC’s “Mad Money” Tuesday evening. He told Cramer alcohol and drug companies should be looking at the cannabis space and that Canada is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to full legalization of the drug.  Tilray shares are up 41.55% ahead of Wednesday’s opening bell. Watch […]

‘The Conjuring’ Universe Producer James Wan Helped Direct Part of ‘The Nun’

While director James Wan has been quite busy at the helm of Aquaman for Warner Bros. Pictures, he’s also still in charge of shepherding the constantly growing horror universe of The Conjuring. But he took another role behind the scenes of the upcoming The Conjuring 2 spin-off The Nun. Director Corin Hardy revealed that James […]

‘The Happytime Murders’ Producer Ben Falcone Describes the Difficulties of a Puppet Movie Set [Set Visit Interview]

For our third and final interview from our visit to the set of The Happytime Murders, I bring you a discussion with producer/co-writer and Melissa McCarthy’s close collaborator Ben Falcone. In a roundtable interview, Falcone talked about how good the screenplay was on first read, the strange world-building of the movie, the difficulties in making an […]

Riverdale season two spoilers: Producer teases TRAGIC finale with chilling new image

Riverdale is just one episode away from wrapping up season two and with Jughead Jones’ (played by Cole Sprouse) fate hanging in the balance after he was horrifically beaten in the last instalment of the show, fans are convinced something terrible is about to happen in the grand finale. Amping up speculation that trouble is […]

China is the 6th largest wine producer in the world, but they still can’t compete with Europe

China hasn’t historically been known to produce top quality wine, but it’s gained more recognition in recent years — now it’s the 6th largest wine producer in the world and bottled 11.4 million hectoliters in 2016 alone.  China’s wine industry has focused on overcoming the rising cost of labor, dealing with difficult climates and improving […]

Global metals market in limbo as US crushes major Russian aluminum producer

The inclusion of Russia’s aluminum giant RUSAL on the US sanctions list may significantly alter the metals market, threatening to break global supply chains and spark a deficit in the crucial industrial metal. Aluminum futures surged by nearly 10 percent in London after the US Treasury Department sanctioned RUSAL and its owner Oleg Deripaska Friday. […]

‘Duke Nukem’ Movie Producer Compares Project to ‘Deadpool’

If you grew up playing computer games in the 1990s, Duke Nukem was practically inescapable. The character (named after a Captain Planet villain) was the protagonist of multiple side-scrolling and first-person shooter games, and though he appears briefly in Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, he’s yet to receive his own official Duke Nukem movie. Hollywood […]

Phil Lord and Chris Miller Take Executive Producer Credit on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Phil Lord and Chris Miller have found themselves back in the headlines again — though probably not for the reasons they would prefer. The former Solo: A Star Wars Story directors have long moved on from the chaotic production that saw them fired midway through shooting, diving into the upcoming Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. However, a viral […]

Coronation Street: Producer supports rape storyline as fans long for lighter viewing

Already viewers have slammed the recent harrowing child grooming of Bethany Platt and psychopath Pat Phelan’s double murder. Now Ms Oates has defended last night’s shocking new story – where hairdresser David Platt (Jack P Shepherd) is drugged and raped by Josh Tucker (Ryan Clayton) who he believed was his friend. On TV’s Good Morning […]