Summary of entertainment news: Oscar winner Redmayne stars in London’s revival of “Cabaret”; Iconic Mexican ranchera singer Vicente Fernandez has died aged 81 and over
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Iconic Mexican ranchera singer Vicente Fernandez has died at 81
Legendary Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez, an iconic figure in ranchera music, died on Sunday at the age of 81, according to a post on his official Instagram account. Fernandez died at 6:15 a.m. local time, the publication said. He was suffering from medical complications after a fall at his home that injured his cervical spine and required surgery.
Hollywood nearly silent on Golden Globe nominations amid controversy
The drama films “The Power of the Dog” and “Belfast” led nominations for the annual Golden Globes on Monday in a year marred by controversy and a scaled-down ceremony. “Belfast,” which is set in 1970s Northern Ireland, and director Jane Campion’s western “The Power of the Dog” got seven nods each. They were followed by the satire on global warming “Don’t Look Up”; “King Richard”, about the father of tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams; director Steven Spielberg’s new take of the classic musical “West Side Story” and coming-of-age tale “Licorice Pizza” with four each.
Willkommen: Oscar winner Redmayne stars in London’s “Cabaret” revival
Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne is making a return to London’s West End in a new production of the musical “Cabaret”, which debuted on Sunday. Redmayne stars as emcee, alongside stage and film star Jessie Buckley, in the Rebecca Frecknall-directed production.
Publicist was ‘not associated’ with Kanye West when she lobbied election worker – West spokeswoman
A publicist accused of pressuring a Georgian election worker to confess to false allegations of electoral fraud was not “associated” with rap star Kanye West when she visited the worker, said a representative of West. Reuters reported on Friday that publicist Trevian Kutti met on January 4 with Ruby Freeman, a Fulton County election worker who had been targeted by then-President Donald Trump and his allies, baselessly claiming that she had dealt with fraudulent votes in favor of Democrat Joe. Biden.
‘West Side Story’ falls flat at box office with disappointing $ 10million debut
The public hasn’t opened their wallets to see the infamous Sharks-Jets rivalry unfold on the big screen. “West Side Story,” Steven Spielberg’s remake of the classic musical, fell flat on its box office debut, grossing a paltry $ 10.5 million in 2,820 theaters. This is concerning, as Disney and 20th Century Studios have spent $ 100 million to revive the modern-day Shakespearean love story and stand to lose millions, unless “West Side Story” lives on at the box- office during the holidays and Oscar season.
Peloton parody helps reverse “Sex and the City” sale
Peloton Interactive rose in a volatile deal on Monday following a parody ad countering an episode of a “Sex and the City” reboot television series that suggested the company’s exercise bikes could be fatal. The headline was up about 2.5% for the last time, partially recovering from a more than 5% route on Friday that was blamed on a scene from the just-released premiere of the series. In the scene, the fictional Mr. Big suffers a fatal heart attack after taking a Peloton bike course.
(With contributions from agencies.)