Here is a summary of the current entertainment briefs.
From Bond to ‘Macbeth’: Daniel Craig returns to Broadway stage
Bond star Daniel Craig has chosen his next act. The British actor, whose fifth round as a British Secret Service agent had his world premiere https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/bond-is-back-007-film-no-time-die -premieres-london-2021 -09-28 in London on Tuesday, will play the ambitious and murderous “Macbeth” on Broadway next year, the producers said on Wednesday.
Groundbreaking COVID-19 cases cited for cancellation of Aladdin’s Broadway performance
A COVID-19 outbreak within Disney’s stage show “Aladdin” caused Wednesday night’s performance to be canceled at the 11th hour, one night after production joined the return of Broadway’s biggest musicals after an interruption caused by a pandemic. In a Twitter notice shortly before the curtain rises, producers said testing protocols detected an unspecified number of “breakthrough” infections among vaccinated members of “Aladdin” company in New York Amsterdam. Theater.
As Britney Spears rejoices, her father’s lawyer calls Tory suspension “bad”
A lawyer for Jamie Spears on Thursday denounced a decision by a Los Angeles judge to suspend him as the curator of his daughter Britney Spears’ $ 60 million estate. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny removed Jamie Spears https://www.reuters.com/legal/litigation/britney-spears-case-back-court-with-dads-role-line-2021 -09-29 from its roll on Wednesday and set a hearing date in November to consider whether to end the 13-year legal arrangement. The judge temporarily replaced him with an accountant suggested by Britney Spears’ lawyer.
Deadly Kids’ Games Gain Viral Fame in Netflix’s “Squid Game” Series
South Korea’s hit Netflix series “Squid Game” has gone viral across the world and online by turning popular pre-digital childhood games such as “Red Light, Green Light” into deadly survival challenges . The playground game where players stop and go at the behest of a tagger is one of six games for kids with fatal consequences featured in the bloody thriller named after a South Korean variant of the tag being played in the 1970s and 80s using a painting drawn in the earth. In the episode “Red Light, Green Light,” the show’s first, players are shot down for not standing still at the call of a red light.
Balmain Celebrates Creator’s Birthday With Live Show
French fashion house Balmain celebrated the 10th anniversary of creative director Olivier Rousteing’s tenure with a runway show featuring a host of famous models including Naomi Campbell, former French first lady Carla Bruni, Milla Jovovich and Natalia Vodianova. Models strutted across the stage of a crowded music hall on the Seine in deconstructed clothing slit to show patches of bare skin, draped in chains and layered with bold shoulder jackets or floor-sweeping trenches.
Britney Spears “on cloud nine” after her father’s suspension from guardianship
The guardianship that controlled Britney Spears’ life for 13 years almost ended on Wednesday after a judge suspended her father, and the pop superstar later said she was “on Cloud 9 right now. “. In a controversial three-hour hearing, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny removed Jamie Spears from oversight of her daughter’s $ 60 million estate and set a date in November to discuss of the advisability of terminating the entire agreement.
Singer Gloria Estefan reveals sexual abuse at age 9
Latin singer Gloria Estefan has revealed she was sexually abused at the age of 9 by a music teacher who was part of her family. The “Turn the Beat Around” singer first spoke about the abuse in an episode of “Red Table Talk: The Estefans” posted Thursday on Facebook Watch.
Mission accomplished: critics praise the Bond film “No Time To Die”
The James Bond film “No Time To Die” could debut 18 months later due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but most critics have said it was worth the wait. Critics have praised Daniel Craig’s fifth and final outing after a 15-year tenure as a suave British secret agent, which began with “Casino Royale” in 2006.
Yves Saint Laurent returns to the podium of the Eiffel Tower
French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent returned to the runway for an in-person fashion show under the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday, sending models to a catwalk after dusk with the glittering monument as a backdrop. For the Kering-owned brand’s first runway show on its own grounds in over a year and a half, Saint Laurent Creative Director Anthony Vaccarello has crafted a range of body-hugging bodysuits and well-fitting evening wear, bringing an extra touch of glamor at Paris Fashion Week.
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