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On the Lot: effect of Brexit on Hollywood and the Academy elections




Still shot from the new film, Independence Day: Resurgence.
Still shot from the new film, Independence Day: Resurgence.

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Every week we get the latest news coming out of Hollywood, its our weekly segment, "On the Lot," with Rebecca Keegan of the Los Angeles Times.

Here are the topics we hit: 

A look at the weekend's box office hits and misses.  One hint, aliens are involved.

But did Independence Day: Resurgence do better than the original? 

Plus, the impact Brexit will have on the entertainment industry. It could benefit big Hollywood studios shooting in the UK and hurt independent British producers.

And the film Academy is voting to elect a new board this week -- it's the group's first elections since the #OscarsSoWhite controversy blew up. 

To hear what Rebecca has to say about all of this, click on the blue player above.