Jack Giroux

Jack Giroux is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in Los Angeles, he is an entertainment journalist who's previously written for Thrillist, Slash Film, Film School Rejects, and The Film Stage.

Netflix’s Viewership Numbers Are on the Rise

With people staying home right now due to the coronavirus, Netflix is seeing a huge boost in viewership numbers. Streaming services all around are seeing a rise in eyeballs. A few streaming services are even giving out free 30-day trials right now, including CBS All-Access and Showtime.  Netflix’s Numbers During CNN’s Reliable Sources (source: Deadline), Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos shared the obvious news: more people are streaming. Brains and eyeballs are probably being fried all over...

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Delayed by Warner Bros.

Most upcoming major summer movies have been postponed. Summer is going to look a whole lot different at the movies, if movie theaters are open by summer that is. Due to the coronavirus, Warner Bros. has now pushed back their entire summer slate, including the highly-anticipated Wonder Woman 1984. Thankfully for Wonder Woman fans, the movie is still expected to come out this summer.  Wonder Woman Delay  It’s the second time Patty Jenkins’ comic book sequel has been delayed. The movie was...

Steve Carell Wanted to Stay on ‘The Office’ Much Longer

The Office wasn’t the same after Michael Scott left the show. The NBC comedy never fully recovered without its main star, Steve Carell. At the time of Carell’s departure, it looked like the actor was moving on from the show and ready to make more movies. Apparently, that wasn’t the case. Carell wanted to stay on the show much longer than he did.  What Happened? It was the brass at NBC who made the call not to extend Carell’s contract. Whatever he was asking for, they didn’t want to pay it....

Amazon Delaying Deliveries of Non-Essential Items​

Amazon is keeping their priorities in check. As a result of the coronavirus, the company is delaying the shipments of non-essential items for up to a month. Jeff Baezo’s company is no longer providing two-day delivery to Amazon prime members, too. Not until April 21st will shipping return to normal.  The Delay Right now, Amazon simply can’t handle the demand of all the orders. Online sales are booming at the moment. In a statement, Amazon explained they had to completely revamp how they do...

Netflix Establishes $100 Million Fund to Assist Workers

Netflix is looking out for their industry. The mega streaming giant has established a $100 million fund. It was issued in order to aid their workers hit worst by the coronavirus. Netflix was investing $20 billion into productions this year. However, many of their productions have shut down, leaving workers without gigs and paychecks. Netflix is doing what they can to help.  Out-of-Works Casts and Crews Netflix had productions all over the world affected by the coronavirus. Netflix confirmed...

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