Following is a abstract of present leisure information briefs.
Factbox – Universal to listing as music streaming picks up
Vivendi, the French media conglomerate, is spinning off Universal Music Group, the biggest a part of its enterprise and the label behind singers corresponding to Taylor Swift, in a list on the Euronext inventory change in Amsterdam. Listed below are information about Universal and its flotation:
Purple, silver and blue dominated the Metropolitan Museum of Art steps at a youth-driven Met Gala on Monday in a celebration of the very best of American trend. There have been show-stopping outfits from rapper Lil Nas X, carrying a Versace go well with of gold armor and supermodel Iman in a surprising feathered gold and beige headdress and cage skirt as actors, singers, sports activities stars and social media influencers embraced the theme of “American Independence.”
‘The Morning Present’ strikes past #MeToo to COVID and cancel tradition
“The Morning Present,” the Apple TV+ collection that tackled the #MeToo motion by way of the lens of a fictional newscast in its first season, returns this week and explores subjects from racism and homophobia to dependancy and cancel tradition. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the present’s creators to remodel the story for the second season, which begins streaming this Friday. The emergence of the coronavirus grew to become a significant topic, alongside different real-world issues.
Making queer tales common: ‘All people’s Speaking About Jamie’ premieres in London
Stars and forged members walked the pink carpet in London on Monday for the premiere of the movie adaptation of the musical “All people’s Speaking About Jamie.” The musical is predicated on the true story of Jamie Campbell, a 16-year-old boy from the small British city of Sheffield who goals of turning into a drag queen. Central to the storyline is Jamie’s sturdy relationship together with his mom.
A Minute With: singer Lola Lennox on making music with household
Singer Lola Lennox teamed up together with her boyfriend, mannequin and musician Braeden Wright in addition to her well-known mom, Eurythmics singer Annie Lennox, to work on her music throughout lockdown, producing six tracks for her upcoming debut EP. London-born Lennox, who lives in Los Angeles, has launched two of these songs, “Love Like That” and “Wherever You Go”, this 12 months. Her EP is scheduled for launch in 2022.
Byrne sees a eager for an ‘American Utopia’ as his present heads to cinemas
Whereas Americans have fought over masks and vaccines through the COVID-19 pandemic, musician David Byrne stated he believes the well being disaster confirmed that individuals truly yearn for a greater society as he envisions in his Broadway present “American Utopia.” A filmed model of the stage manufacturing, recorded in early 2020, will play in U.S. cinemas for one night time solely on Wednesday.
Widespread Netflix collection sparks new debate over S.Korea’s navy conscription
Successful Netflix collection is reigniting a debate in South Korea over the nation’s large navy, its historical past of abuse scandals, and the necessary conscription that fills its ranks with younger males. “D.P.”, brief for Deserter Pursuit, has been among the many prime Netflix reveals in South Korea because it premiered on the finish of August.
Tears, pleasure and shock company as Broadway’s huge musicals return
Broadway’s largest musicals roared again to life on Tuesday, banishing the eerie silence of the final 18 months in New York’s pandemic-hit theater district with screams, tears and standing ovations. Feelings have been giddy because the curtain rose once more on prime musicals “Hamilton,” “The Lion King” and “Wicked” earlier than packed audiences welcoming again reside theater after the coronavirus shutdown.
Sylvester Stallone film memorabilia headed for public sale
From “Rocky” boxing gloves to “Rambo” headbands, memorabilia from motion film star Sylvester Stallone’s Hollywood profession are going underneath the hammer in a December public sale anticipated to lift round $1.5 million. Almost 500 gadgets from Stallone’s private archives are being offered, together with costumes, props, scripts, notebooks and different memorabilia from the actor’s largest movies, together with the “Rocky” and “Rambo” franchises, “Cliffhanger”, “The Expendables” and “Demolition Man,” Julien’s Auctions stated on Tuesday.
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