Entertainment News Roundup: Filming on 'Black Panther' sequel paused after Letitia Wright set injury; Keep photos of our kids out of media, George Clooney pleads and more
Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Filming on 'Black Panther' sequel paused after Letitia Wright set injury The sequel to Disney's "Black Panther" movie is shutting down production for at least a month to allow star Letitia Wright to recover from an injury, Hollywood publications reported on Friday.
Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.
Filming on 'Black Panther' sequel paused after Letitia Wright set injury
The sequel to Disney's "Black Panther" movie is shutting down production for at least a month to allow star Letitia Wright to recover from an injury, Hollywood publications reported on Friday. Wright, who played Shuri in the predominantly Black superhero movie, suffered an injury in August during a stunt and needs more time to heal, the Hollywood Reporter and Variety said. The nature of her injury has not been revealed but was initially described as minor.
Keep photos of our kids out of media, George Clooney pleads
George Clooney has appealed to news outlets to keep his children's faces out of the press, saying he fears that public photos would put their lives in jeopardy. Clooney, who has four-year-old twins with his human rights lawyer wife Amal Clooney, said in an open letter to the media he accepted that "oftentimes intrusive photos" were part of the price he had to pay for being a celebrity.
'A self-portrait in songs': Paul McCartney looks back on his lyrics
From looking for inspiration on the bus to finding titles in dreams, Paul McCartney looks back on his life in a new book recounting how he wrote some of the world's most famous songs. Described as "a self-portrait in 154 songs", "The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present" spans McCartney's eight decades of songwriting - as a teenager, a member of the Beatles, his time with rock band Wings and as a successful solo artist.
S.O.S.!: ABBA's Bjorn says new album may be last recording
Swedish supergroup ABBA released their first studio album in 40 years on Friday, but fans hoping for more music in the future will be disappointed to hear this might be the last new venture by one the biggest-selling bands of all time. "I think the other three will say 'this was the last time'," Bjorn Ulvaeus, one half of the band's song-writing duo who, with Benny Andersson, was responsible mega-hits like "Dancing Queen", "Waterloo" and "Money, Money, Money," said.
Brazil country singer Marilia Mendonca killed in small airplane crash
Brazilian country singer Marilia Mendonca was killed on Friday along with her manager and aide when the small airplane they were traveling in crashed in the state of Minas Gerais. Mendonca's press office said in a statement that her producer, Henrique Ribeiro, aide Abicieli Silveira Dias Filho as well both the pilot and co-pilot of the plane were also killed in the crash.
Bollywood stars return to India's big screens after more than a year
Bollywood stars are returning to India's big screens after more than a year, with the film industry hoping that declining COVID-19 cases and the festival season will bring audiences back to the cinemas. "Sooryavanshi" (Descendants of the Sun), a police drama with four of India's top actors, is the first A-list Bollywood film to premier in theatres since March 2020, when a strict lockdown forced all venues to close.
'The Rock' says he won't use real guns in films anymore
Hollywood action star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson said on Wednesday he would not use real guns in his movies anymore after a fatal shooting incident involving actor Alec Baldwin on a film set in New Mexico last month. Johnson, who was in Los Angeles attending the world premiere of his new Netflix blockbuster "Red Notice" with co-stars Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot, said films made by his company, Seven Buck Productions, would "not use real guns ever again."
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