This week in 21CF news: Fox Searchlight and Guillermo del Toro, Star wins major cricket rights, Deadpool fights cancer in pink

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight’s development deal with Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro, Star winning cricket broadcast rights in India, FX ordering a pilot based on the comic book series “Y: The Last Man,” Deadpool raising money for cancer prevention with a pink suit and

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21CF at CES 2017: Randy Freer talks consumer experience, ‘Alien’ and ‘Planet of the Apes’ go VR, Fox Innovation Lab gives award

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21st Century Fox was active last week at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 in Las Vegas, the annual showcase of the latest in the world of consumer technology. From business leaders speaking on panels, to the Fox Innovation Lab awarding its first Innovation Award, to “Alien: Covenant” and “Planet of the Apes” getting

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This week in 21CF news: ‘Mars’ premieres on National Geographic, FOX News gets record ratings, FX sets ‘Taboo’ premiere date

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This week’s recap of news about 21CF and its businesses includes a spotlight on National Geographic’s new series “Mars,” FOX News notching record ratings during Election Week, FX Networks setting a premiere date for “Taboo” and more. ‘Mars’ and the rise of ‘Premium Nonfiction’ TV (The Wall Street Journal) A trip to ‘Mars’ signals a

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21CF participates in $12.6 million Series A funding round for VR storytelling company Within (formerly Vrse)

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Today it was announced that 21CF is participating in a $12.6 million funding round for VR storytelling company Within (formerly Vrse), led by Andreessen Horowitz. To learn more about Within and the company’s rebranding, read founder and CEO Chris Milk’s Medium post. The funding of Within follows 21CF’s investment earlier this year in leading augmented and

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