Reuters Entertainment News SummaryReuters | Updated: 10-06-2019 18:29 IST | Created: 10-06-2019 18:29 IST
Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. 'Central Park 5' tell Oprah of pain and redemption after Netflix series
The five men wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York's Central Park in 1989 said on Sunday that a new Netflix Inc series about their case revived the pain from their ordeal but, for some, brought a sense of redemption. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the men who became known as the "Central Park Five" said they were grateful that the four-episode dramatic series called "When They See Us" humanized them and used their story to spotlight injustice. 'Hadestown,' Cranston win big at Tonys, 'Ferryman' best play
"Hadestown," a folk opera about a young couple's dark trek to the underworld, topped Broadway's Tony awards on Sunday winning eight honors, including the top prize best musical. Based on the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, Anais Mitchell's musical also won Tonys for best director, score, supporting actor Andre De Shields, orchestration, and sound, scenic and lighting design. O.J. Simpson says 'Life is fine' 25 years after notorious homicides: AP
Former football star and television personality O.J. Simpson said that he and his family have moved on from the "trial of the century" that saw him cleared of a double murder, but forced to pay millions in a civil suit, according to an Associated Press exclusive. Simpson told the AP in an interview that "Life is fine."