Entertainment News Roundup: Matthew Perry laid to rest in Los Angeles -media; 'The Crown' coaches share how actors portray the royals and more
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'The Crown' coaches share how actors portray the royals
With the final season of "The Crown" about to launch, focusing on Princess Diana's final days in the early episodes, the show's performance coaches have lifted the lid on how the cast perfect their portrayals. As part of the research for the Neflix royal drama, William Conacher said he and cast members watched footage of the British royals with no volume to capture their mannerisms.
Hollywood actors' union notes disagreements with studios' offer, including AI
The Hollywood actors' union on Monday responded to the latest offer from major studios and streaming services, saying the two sides had yet to reach agreement on several items including the use of artificial intelligence. The SAG-AFTRA union said its negotiating committee was determined to secure the best deal and bring a responsible end to a strike that has lasted four months.
Matthew Perry laid to rest in Los Angeles -media
(This Nov. 3 story has been corrected to change wording in paragraph 2 to amend imprecise location for Jackson and Taylor and to reflect that Ball's remains were subsequently relocated in paragraph 2; and to fix the name of Forest Lawn in paragraph 9) Actor Matthew Perry, who died on Saturday at age 54, was laid to rest on Friday at a Los Angeles cemetery in a service attended by relatives and castmates from the hit 1990s television sitcom "Friends," show business media reported, citing photographs.
South Korea police question K-Pop star over alleged drug use
The former front man for the K-pop band BIGBANG, known as G-Dragon, appeared at a police station for questioning on Monday over allegations of illegal drug use, the latest in a string of South Korean artists embroiled in high-profile narcotics cases. The investigation against the singer and rapper, whose given name is Kwon Ji-yong, comes amid an ongoing crackdown on illegal drugs by the government of conservative President Yoon Suk Yeol.
(With inputs from agencies.)