Following is a abstract of present leisure information briefs.
‘Prime Gun’ sequel delayed in summer time film setback for theaters
Paramount Photos has pushed the discharge Tom Cruise film “Prime Gun: Maverick” to November from July, the studio mentioned on Friday, a transfer that deprives theaters of what was anticipated to be one of many greatest releases of the summer time blockbuster season.
The sequel to 1986 hit “Prime Gun” will now debut in theaters on Nov. 19, the day Paramount had deliberate to launch Cruise’s seventh “Mission: Impossible” film. That movie was moved to Might 2022, in response to Paramount, a unit of ViacomCBS Inc.
Harvey Weinstein has been indicted in California on sexual assault fees, one in all his attorneys mentioned on Monday, as the previous Hollywood film producer appeared in a New York court docket continuing over whether or not to extradite him. The 69-year-old Weinstein wore a collarless rust-colored shirt as he appeared from the Wende Correctional Facility close to Buffalo by video earlier than Erie County Courtroom Choose Kenneth Case.
Recession drama ‘Nomadland’ wins greatest movie at BAFTA awards
U.S. recession drama “Nomadland” , a few neighborhood of van dwellers, was the massive winner at Britain’s BAFTA awards on Sunday, scooping greatest movie and prizes for its Chinese language-born director Chloe Zhao and main actress Frances McDormand. The British Academy of Movie and Tv Arts ceremony was held just about over two nights, with nominees becoming a member of in by video, because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Field Workplace: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Roars to $13.4 Million in Second Weekend
“Godzilla vs. Kong” stormed to the highest of the home field workplace, selecting up $13.4 million in its second weekend of launch. That brings the monster mashup’s stateside haul to $69.5 million, a formidable gross contemplating it comes within the midst of a worldwide pandemic. The Legendary and Warner Bros. launch’s sturdy business efficiency has been all of the extra notable as a result of it comes as COVID restrictions are in place, limiting capability in theaters, and likewise because the movie is accessible on HBO Max. The movie dropped 58 p.c in comparison with its opening weekend gross of $32.2 million. Warner Bros. is releasing its complete 2021 slate on HBO Max on the identical time they debut in theaters as a concession to coronavirus and a option to bolster the streaming service.
Jazz drama ‘Ma Rainey’ wins two prizes at BAFTAs opening evening
“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” , a jazz drama set in Twenties Chicago, gained two awards on the opening of the BAFTAs on Saturday, however the race for the principle prizes stays open with a listing of contenders that shines a highlight on range. The British Academy of Movie and Tv Arts ceremony is being held just about over two nights because the COVID-19 pandemic prevents the same old celebrity-packed present with a dwell viewers.
French audiences develop a style for window theatre
French actress Isabelle Cagnat is pining to get again on stage as soon as the pandemic is over, however on Sunday she needed to be content material with acting from behind the home windows of a style boutique. Exterior the hip attire retailer in central Paris, a small crowd of a number of dozen folks gathered beneath a chilly gray sky, some passers-by, others who had seen notices on social media. Organisers implored the viewers to face nicely aside to keep away from bother with police.
Tusse – from youngster refugee to Sweden’s Eurovision Music Contest contender
For Tusse, Sweden’s 2021 Eurovision Music Contest contender, it felt like getting into a brand new world coming to the Nordic nation on the age of eight from a Ugandan refugee camp.
“Quick & Livid” star Dwayne Johnson mentioned on Monday that he would run for U.S. President if he felt he had sufficient assist from People. Johnson, 48, one of many highest-paid and hottest actors within the United States, has been flirting with a doable White House bid for a number of years.
(With inputs from companies.)