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Entertainment News Round up - Why Russia halts release of Hollywood movie on Kremlin coup?

Musician Neil Young confirms marriage to actress Daryl Hannah

Devdiscourse News Desk Sonepat
Updated: 03-11-2018 07:10 IST
Entertainment News Round up - Why Russia halts release of Hollywood movie on Kremlin coup?

Netflix to release three films in theaters ahead of the online debut

Netflix Inc will debut three of its upcoming original films in a limited number of theaters before the movies appear on the streaming service, the company said on Wednesday. The move for "Roma," "Bird Box" and "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" is a change from the company's traditional practice of releasing movies in theaters and on Netflix on the same day.

Actor Alec Baldwin charged over New York parking spot fight

Actor Alec Baldwin, most recently famous for his impersonations of U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Friday after a fight over a New York parking spot, police said. The "30 Rock" sitcom actor, 60, "assaulted someone for a parking spot that they were both going for," New York Police Department detective Sophia Mason said.

Oprah backs Stacey Abrams in historic Georgia governor's race

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey lent her star power on Thursday to Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, who is vying to become the first female black governor in the United States, while saying she has no political aspirations of her own. "I am here today because Stacey Abrams cares about the things that matter," Winfrey told a cheering crowd at a Cobb County town hall, citing Abrams' stance on environmental protection, healthcare, and gun control.

Musician Neil Young confirms marriage to actress Daryl Hannah

Singer-songwriter Neil Young confirmed rumors that have persisted for months, saying he is indeed married to actress Daryl Hannah. Young revealed the marriage on Wednesday with a brief reference to "my wife Daryl" in a post on his website about his song "Ohio," which he wrote in 1970 to protest the shooting deaths of four student protesters by the National Guard at Kent State University in Ohio.

'Boy Erased' steps up battle against gay conversion therapy

It's been 14 years since Garrard Conley, the gay son of an Arkansas Baptist preacher, was sent to conversion therapy and two years since he published a memoir about what he calls the "psychological torture" he endured there. But it was only after watching "Boy Erased," the movie version of his own story, that what happened to him fully came home.

'Cool to vote': Hollywood election telethon aims to get youth to polls

Hollywood celebrities will make a push next week to urge young people to the polls in Tuesday's U.S. elections when control of Congress and many state governorships are at stake. In a first-of-its-kind event, more than 50 actors, comedians, and YouTube stars will join a two-hour, live-streamed telethon on Monday night aimed at firing up younger voters, the age group least likely to cast a ballot.

Russia halts the release of Hollywood movie that shows Kremlin coup

Russia blamed bureaucracy rather than censorship for a decision to halt the release of a Hollywood movie that tells the fictional story of U.S. troops rescuing a Russian president from a Kremlin coup. The thriller "Hunter Killer" was due to hit screens in Russia on Nov. 1, but the release was pulled, prompting allegations from Kremlin critics that it was censored because its plot undermines President Vladimir Putin's strongman image.

(With inputs from agencies.)