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Britain has voted to drop out of the European Union. What happens now? And who is Boris Johnson, the face of the Brexit campaign and the likely successor to Prime Minister David Cameron?

Also, after a City Planning Commission vote, Los Angeles is closer to implementing new restrictions on short term rentals like Airbnb.

And there’s plenty of gore in new movies coming out this week, including attacks by aliens, sharks, and models.

Finally, we take another look at Brexit through the Hollywood lens, since film and TV productions may lose their free movement across Europe and some of their tax breaks because of the vote.

Photo credit: Kevin Coombs 

Producers:
Matt Holzman
Anna Scott
Jolie Myers
Christian Bordal
Sarah Sweeney

Brexit, The Day After 8 MIN, 44 SEC

Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Already there’s political and economic turmoil, the threat of Scotland and Northern Ireland seceding from Great Britain, and a lot of open questions about the future in Europe.

Guests:
Griff Witte, Washington Post (@griffwitte)

Who is Boris Johnson? 7 MIN, 24 SEC

Boris Johnson, former two-term mayor of London, known for his mop of blonde hair and flamboyant style, has been the face of the Brexit campaign. Now that British Prime Minister David Cameron is stepping down, Johnson is the front-runner to replace him. What do we know about Boris Johnson? Are there comparisons to be made between him and our own outspoken, unusually coiffed candidate: Donald Trump?

Guests:
Tom McTague, Correspondent (@TomMcTague)

Will LA Implement New Restrictions on Airbnb? 10 MIN, 3 SEC

Los Angeles is now closer to implementing new restrictions on short term rentals like Airbnb. The City Planning Commission approved an ordinance that would cap the number of days someone can rent out their space. The max would be 180 days a year under the new rule. This applies only to people renting out their primary residence or a room within their own home. People who want to rent out their vacation home, extra unit, or back house would be limited to just 15 days a year. Hosts would also be required to follow some of the rules that hotels follow. They’d need to register with the city, pay a fee and pay taxes. People living in rent-stabilized housing would not be allowed to rent out their units at all. This ordinance now heads to the City Council for a vote.

Guests:
Larry Gross, Coalition for Economic Survival (@la_ces)
Brock Harris, Los Angeles Short Term Rental Alliance

New Releases: ‘The Shallows,’ ‘Swiss Army Man,’ and ‘Neon Demon’ 13 MIN, 58 SEC

In our weekly segment on the newest film releases, we look at the Independence Day sequel; a shark attack thriller, “The Shallows”; a buddy comedy with one live and one dead buddy, “Swiss Army Man”; and “Neon Demon,” a moody thriller about models in LA.

Guests:
Kyle Buchanan, Editor (@kylebuchanan)
Tim Grierson, Film Critic (@TimGrierson)

How Will Brexit Affect Hollywood? 6 MIN, 14 SEC

The thorny battle over the Brexit vote had a certain “Game of Thrones” quality to it. Which is ironic, since it may actually have an effect on programs like “Game of Thrones” that film all over Europe, taking advantage of free movement between EU countries, including Britain. But that, plus questions about tax breaks and financing, may mean fewer TV and film projects in Britain.

Guests:
Nancy Tartaglione, international editor for Deadline.com. (@DeadlineNancy)

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