Below is an overview of the current entertainment news briefs.
Disney pulls Star Wars movie ‘Rogue Squadron’ from schedule
The Walt Disney Company on Thursday pulled the “Star Wars” movie “Rogue Squadrons” from next year’s movie schedule and did not say when it would release the new film in the hit space franchise. It was the first “Star Wars” movie since “The Rise of Skywalker” released in December 2012.
Viola Davis says ‘Woman King’ offered ‘ownership, agency’
Viola Davis, actor and producer of Sony Pictures’ “The Woman King,” said this historical epic about black women is unlike any project she’s worked on.September 9 The film, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, is based on the true story of the Agojie, a group of real-life female warriors who defended the African kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s.
Rapper Cardi B pleads guilty to two misdemeanors in a New York strip club fight.
Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B pleaded guilty Thursday to two misdemeanor charges stemming from a 2018 brawl at a New York City strip club, adding the rapper was sentenced to 15 days of community service. rice field. Cardi B, whose real name is Belcaris Almanzar, also agreed to a three-year order to protect the victims, her plea was one count of third-degree assault and second-degree reckless danger to her. I covered one.
‘The Piano Lesson’ starring Samuel L. Jackson returns to Broadway
American playwright August Wilson’s “The Piano Lesson” returns to Broadway, starring Samuel L. Jackson and directed by his wife. Set in 1936, the Pulitzer Prize-winning piece tells the story of a brother and sister fighting over what to do with an heirloom piano engraved with family images carved by their enslaved ancestors.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle’s murderer sentence postponed
A California man convicted of first-degree murder in the 2019 shooting of Grammy-winning rapper Nipsey Hussle had his sentence postponed Thursday and rescheduled for November 3. . About six weeks to give Eric Ronald Holder, 32,’s attorneys time to prepare for the hearing.
‘Squid Game’ director finds himself in a dilemma over bringing dead characters back to life in Season 2
The director of Netflix’s hit series “Squid Game” said Friday as it gears up for its second season after making history at last week’s Emmy Awards whether and how it will bring back dead characters. “Squid Game” has become Netflix Inc’s most-watched series since its release last September, and has generated countless online memes and Halloween costumes. and started selling green tracksuits.
Broadway’s longest-running show, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ concludes
Broadway’s longest-running show, “The Phantom of the Opera,” will be closed February 18, 2023 as ticket sales plummet even after New York theaters reopened following the pandemic lockdown. It will be closed on the day. Since its 1988 debut, “Phantom” has become a Broadway staple with over 70 major theater wins and his 13,733 performances.
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