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Reuters | Updated: 27-04-2019 18:29 IST | Created: 27-04-2019 18:29 IST
Reuters Entertainment News Summary

Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Stanley Kubrick's film legacy remembered at London Design Museum

From costumes worn in "A Clockwork Orange" to props seen in "Full Metal Jacket", an exhibition dedicated to Stanley Kubrick opens in London this week looking at the late American director's film work 20 years after his death. Films, posters, pictures, letters and interviews are also on show for "Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition", a touring exhibition which now comes to the London Design Museum. K-pop star held on drug charges in latest scandal

K-pop and drama star Park Yu-chun was arrested on Friday on charges of buying and using illegal drugs, a court said, the latest in a series of scandals to hit the South Korean entertainment business. Suwon District Court approved the arrest warrant for Park, 32, due to concerns over possible destruction of evidence and flight risk, a court spokesman told Reuters. The Cranberries pay tribute to late singer with final album

Irish rockers The Cranberries are saying goodbye with their final album released on Friday, a poignant tribute to lead singer Dolores O'Riordan who died last year. "In the End" is the eighth studio album from the band that rose to fame in the early 1990s with hits likes "Zombie" and "Linger", and includes the final recordings by O'Riordan, who drowned in a London hotel bath in January 2018 due to alcohol intoxication. Rami Malek to play Bond villain in franchise's 25th film next year

Oscar winner Rami Malek will play the international villain who Daniel Craig's James Bond must battle in the British spy franchise's 25th film set for release next year, the producers announced on Thursday. Malek, 37, drew critical acclaim for his portrayal of Queen front man Freddie Mercury in last year's "Bohemian Rhapsody." Taylor Swift releases upbeat new single and video 'ME!'

Grammy-winning singer Taylor Swift on Friday released a cheerful pop duet called "ME!" along with a colorful video filled with pastel-drenched images of butterflies, rainbows and a young couple in love. "ME!" features Brendon Urie, the lead singer of Panic! at the Disco, who at the video's start is fighting with Swift in a conversation in French. The video turns upbeat as the music starts. "I promise that you'll never find another like me," Swift sings. Fan favorites face death on Sunday's 'Game of Thrones'

This Sunday's episode of HBO's juggernaut "Game of Thrones" is expected to bring death - a lot of it. The fantasy series, an adaptation of George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series of novels, is rapidly approaching its conclusion in its eighth season, with only four episodes remaining before it ends its run as one of the cable network's most successful shows in its history. 'Avengers: Endgame' on pace to crack $300 million in U.S. and Canada opening

Marvel superhero spectacle "Avengers: Endgame" hauled in a record $60 million at U.S. and Canadian box offices on Thursday night, and distributor Walt Disney Co "cautiously" predicted an unprecedented $300 million weekend debut. That would smash the current opening-weekend domestic record of $258 million, set a year ago by predecessor "Avengers: Infinity War."


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