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Abid Rahman

International Editor, Digital

Abid Rahman is The Hollywood Reporter's International Editor, Digital and the Today In Entertainment newsletter editor. Based in Hong Kong, Rahman works closely with THR's team of global correspondents to cover some of the fastest growing and most dynamic entertainment markets in the world.

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Hunter Schafer Taken Into Police Custody During Protest at Biden’s Visit to ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Hunter Schafer was among a group of protestors who were taken into police custody on Monday during a demonstration planned to disrupt President Joe Biden’s appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers. The protest organized by the activist organization Jewish Voices for Peace took place at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the famed headquarters of NBC television […]

Latto Set to Headline Women’s Final Four Free Concert (Exclusive)

Latto is set to headline the Super Saturday Concert presented by AT&T, the night before the NCAA Women’s Final Four Division I Championship Game. The Grammy-nominated rapper will take the stage at the Cleveland Public Auditorium on April 6 in Cleveland, Ohio. The concert is free to the public. “I am excited to bring the […]

Tubi Lands U.S., Canada Rights to U.K. Comedy ‘Dead Hot’

Tubi, Fox’s ad-supported streaming service, has landed the U.S. and Canada rights to the upcoming British comedy thriller Dead Hot. The Liverpool-set series tells the story of two twentysomethings Elliot and Jess, best friends united by a bond of grief at losing Peter—the first and only love of Elliot and Jess’ twin brother, who went […]

Sony Pictures Third-Quarter Profit Hits $281M

Sony Pictures Entertainment saw its fiscal third-quarter profit hit $281 million, up from $179 million in the year-ago period and $204 million in the previous quarter. Revenue for the film and television unit reached $2.47 billion in the latest period, up from $2.35 billion in the year-ago quarter and down from $2.77 billion in the […]

‘Madame Web’: First Reactions After the Premiere

Madame Web was finally revealed to the public Monday night after the Sony/Marvel film held its premiere in Los Angeles, and the first reactions have already hit social media. The superhero movie stars Dakota Johnson in the title role, a woman who develops psychic abilities. The cast also includes Sydney Sweeney, Celeste O’Connor, Isabela Merced, […]

Katy Perry to Exit ‘American Idol’: “I Need to Feel That Pulse of My Own Beat”

Katy Perry has revealed that the upcoming 22nd season of American Idol will be her last. Appearing on Monday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Perry was asked by host Jimmy Kimmel directly how long she was likely to continue with Idol, where the singer has been a judge alongside Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan […]

Netflix Reveals 2024 Korean Slate of Films, Series Including New Seasons of ‘Squid Game,’ ‘Physical 100,’ ‘Hellbound’ and ‘Zombieverse’

Netflix revealed its annual slate of Korean films and series on Monday, and 2024 is shaping up to be another strong year of K-content, including returns for some of the streamer’s most popular global shows. As previously announced, there will be a second season of Netflix’s marquee international show Squid Game coming this year but […]

What a Messi! Argentine Star Fails to Play, Fans Boo Beckham as Inter Miami’s Match in Hong Kong Ends in Disaster

There’s a David Beckham meme, taken from the recent Netflix Beckham documentary, that’s popular on social media at the moment. You know the one, you’ve seen it a thousand times or more, the one where Beckham harangues Victoria Beckham to “be honest” several times before she finally relents and tells the truth about her privileged […]

Drake Blasts Grammy Awards Again, Says “Show Doesn’t Dictate S***” in Hip Hop

Drake reignited his long-running feud with The Recording Academy, the organizers of the Grammy Awards, by slamming the ceremony Sunday night. The rapper took to social media before the telecast, posting a message on his Instagram Stories that used a brief clip of his 2019 Grammy acceptance speech. In the caption, he wrote “All you […]

The Graffiti High-Rise Towering Over Grammys Ceremony

Guests walking the red carpet at Sunday’s Grammy Awards ceremony at the Arena will have noticed the spectacular graffiti adorning an unfinished high-rise development looming large across the street. At least 27 floors of the $1 billion Oceanwide Plaza three-tower development have been tagged after the LAPD revealed last Thursday that more than a […]

Netflix’s New Releases Coming in February 2024

A big-budget live-action adaptation of a cult Nickelodeon animated fantasy series, the return of a sports docuseries that transformed the global appeal of Formula 1, a new animated feature written by the incomparable Charlie Kaufman, and another season of a reality dating show that inspires equal parts love and hate on social media are among […]

ComplexCon Goes Global With Hong Kong Event, 21 Savage to Headline

ComplexCon, the culture, music and street fashion festival and expo, is expanding outside North America for the first time with the inaugural ComplexCon Hong Kong, and rapper 21 Savage is on board as a headliner. Organized by Complex China, ComplexCon Hong Kong is set to take place March 22-24 at the city’s massive AsiaWorld-Expo venue […]