Friday, May 14, 2021

Entertainment

Russia picks cast for movie to be shot in space

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has picked four people to serve as nonprofessional crew members and actors in what is planned to be the first movie to be shot in outer space,...

‘Friends’ reunion to air May 27, with slew of celebrity guests

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -The long-awaited "Friends" cast reunion will be broadcast on May 27 and will feature a slew of celebrity guests including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and K-Pop band BTS, streaming service HB0 Max...

French techno musician rocks Swiss mountain tops

ZURICH (Reuters) - French techno musician Teho found an unusual place to end his pandemic hiatus - hitting the high notes from a 3,000-metre (9,843 ft) peak in the Swiss Alps. ...

A Minute With: Jerry Bruckheimer, Rick Rossovich on ‘Top Gun’ and sequel

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty-five years since Tom Cruise soared in the sky in "Top Gun", the Hollywood star reprises his role as cocky U.S. navy pilot Maverick in the hotly-anticipated...

Madame Tussauds moves Prince Harry and Meghan waxworks from royals

LONDON (Reuters) - A year after leaving their royal duties to move to Los Angeles, Madame Tussauds has now decided waxwork models of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan now belong...

Tina Turner, Jay-Z, Go-Go’s selected for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer Tina Turner, rapper Jay-Z and 1980s female pop group The Go-Go's were among the newest performers selected for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of...

Ellen DeGeneres to end TV show, says she needs ‘break from talking’

https://vimeo.com/548936215 By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ellen DeGeneres, one of America's best-known talk show hosts, said on Wednesday she will end her daytime show in 2022, saying that after 19 years it was time to do something different. DeGeneres, 63, told her virtual audience that the...

‘Buttery, creamy, sugary, delicious’: a sneak peek of Harry Potter’s butterbeer in NYC

https://vimeo.com/548954650 By Roselle Chen (Reuters) - Harry Potter fans will soon get to clink glasses filled with "buttery, creamy, sugary, delicious" butterbeers at an official Harry Potter flagship store in New York City, which opens on June 3. Actress Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood in the "Harry...

Pop stars, key workers gather for BRIT Awards in London live music return

https://vimeo.com/548492627 By Sarah Mills and Marie-Louise Gumuchian LONDON (Reuters) -Some 4,000 people watched singers Dua Lipa and Arlo Parks triumph as well as perform at the BRIT Awards on Tuesday, in the first major indoor music event with a live audience held in London in over a year. Britain's pop music honours,...

Prolific actor and director Norman Lloyd dies at age 106

By Bill Trott LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -American actor, producer and director Norman Lloyd, whose career of more than 80 years included collaborations...

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