Entertainment News Roundup: Adele Teases New Music With Music Video; Stitches depict scars in Beirut explosion survivors art exhibit and more
Below is a summary of the current entertainment briefs.
Adele teases new music with music video
British singer Adele teased her first new music since her 2015 Grammy Award-winning album “25” with a music video for the song “Easy On Me.” Known for her chart-topping ballads such as “Hello” and “Someone Like You”, Adele posted the black-and-white video on her Twitter and Instagram pages Tuesday, with the caption “Easy On Me – October 15”.
Stitches represent scars in art exhibit of Beirut explosion survivors
Palestinian artist Majd Abdel Hamid, a survivor of the Beirut explosion in 2020, opened his first solo exhibition in Brussels this month, with displays of embroidery and video installations to convey the passage of time. Born in Syria and now based in Beirut, 33-year-old visual artist Majd Abdel Hamid embroiders fabrics he collects and objects he finds, from cushions to kitchen towels.
HBO Max refines prices for European launch, adds more countries
HBO Max is stepping up price competition with Netflix and Disney for the streaming service’s next European launch, and adding more countries to its launch list. The service, owned by AT&T Inc, will initially be available in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain and Andorra from October 26, followed by 21 more countries over the next year, up by compared to its previous launch plans in 14 countries. .
Hollywood producers and union leaders hold talks to avoid strike
Talks resumed Tuesday between Hollywood producers and behind-the-scenes workers on film and television sets, the day after an overwhelming union vote to allow a strike-screen workers, said in a statement that negotiations had taken place with the Alliance of Film and Television Producers (AMPTP) for the first time in more than two weeks.
Russian actor flies off for world premiere: a film in space
A Russian actress and director flew to the International Space Station on Tuesday, beating Tom Cruise in the race to shoot the first film in space. The Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft is expected to dock at 12:12 GMT at the station, which orbits Earth at an altitude of about 220 miles (354 km).
Britney Spears thanks the FreeBritney movement for its “constant resilience”
Britney Spears on Monday thanked fans who have led a long campaign to end her tutelage. Spears, 39, made the comments on Twitter following a court ruling last week that suspended his father as controller of his business affairs and set a November date to consider ending the 13-year legal arrangement.
Chanel takes a playful note for spring
Chanel struck a playful note on Tuesday by sending out bare-legged models parading the runway in jumpsuits and tweed jackets layered with accessories. Photographers lined up on the catwalk, photographing the models as they twirled and posed, swinging their handbags and smiling for the cameras.
With scenes from space, TV series shines the spotlight on team repair spectrometer
Filmmaker Ben Turner turned his lifelong passion for space exploration into an original Disney + miniseries centered on American astronaut Chris Cassidy. “Among the Stars,” a six-episode docuseries, takes viewers behind the scenes with Cassidy and an international team of experts as they embark on a mission to repair the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a 2 billion science experiment. dollars designed to uncover the origins of the universe.
Bieber fans will be able to smoke ‘peaches’ at new cannabis business
Pop star Justin Bieber has teamed up with Palms Premium to launch cannabis products, the California-based company said on Monday. The limited edition cigarettes or marijuana joints, called “Peaches Pre-Rolls,” are named after a song from Bieber’s latest studio album and will be available in California, Nevada, Massachusetts and Florida, the company said. .
‘No Time to Die’ opens with $ 121 million in international box office sales
The latest James Bond film took home $ 121 million at the international box office during its opening weekend, Universal Pictures announced Monday. The UK and Irish box office led the way with a total of $ 35 million, making ‘No Time to Die’ the biggest film release of the coronavirus pandemic and the three-day opening weekend the highest ever recorded in the UK and Ireland for a Bond film.
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