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HBO estimates 2.9 million watched 'Succession' finale

HBO said 2.9 million people watched or streamed the series finale of "Succession" on the night of May 28, a series record that is expected to grow as delayed viewing is taken into account.

That beat the first-night record of 2.75 million for an episode that aired on April 30, earlier in the fourth and last season of the family drama about a media company.

Türkiye’s Merve Dizdar wins best actress at Cannes

Turkish actress Merve Dizdar won best actress at the Cannes Film Festival on May 27 for her role in "About Dry Grasses," the latest film from festival favorite, Türkiye's acclaimed director Nuri Bilge Ceylan.

Dizdar said she played "someone who is fighting for her life and she has overcome a lot of difficulties."

FeCHA | Athens | May 27-31

Back for a seventh edition, the Athens Hispanic Film Festival (FeCHA, brings gems from the Spanish-speaking world to the open-air Ellinis and Aello movie theaters. The festival opens officially with Santiago Mitre's 2022 "Argentina, 1985" and closes with Marc Romero's 2020 crime-thriller "75 Dias."