Entertainment News Roundup: Sean Penn visits Ukraine’s Zelensky to loan Oscar. The new cast of royal series ‘The Crown’ says viewers know it’s drama and more.entertainment

Below is an overview of the current entertainment news briefs.

Shakira and Pique agree custody of children after breakup

Colombian pop star Shakira has reached an agreement with ex-partner Gerard Pique for custody of their two children after ending an 11-year relationship earlier this year, Shakira’s representative in Spain said Tuesday. rice field. Details of the agreement will be revealed later on Tuesday, a representative said.

Netflix Considers Investing in Live Sports, Bid for Streaming Rights – WSJ

Netflix is ​​considering investing in live sports broadcasting and recently bid for streaming rights to sports leagues, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. has bid for streaming rights to the ATP Tennis Tour in several European countries, including France and the United Kingdom, but declined, the report said.

‘Black Panther’ sequel is critically acclaimed despite some complaints

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, the highly anticipated sequel to Disney’s Black Panther, has received glowing reviews from many critics. The film, which arrives in theaters on Friday, garnered 94% positive ratings on Rotten Tomatoes, with only 5 out of 81 critics rating the film as rotten.

Sean Penn visits Zelensky in Ukraine, lends Oscar

Hollywood actor and director Sean Penn, who is under sanctions from Russia for criticizing the war in Ukraine, lent his Oscar statuette to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a visit to Kyiv on Tuesday. “It’s just symbolic and ridiculous,” he said, sitting beside the Ukrainian leader at the ceremony table, his arm up to emphasize his words as the aide smiled and laughed. “If you win, bring it back to Malibu.”

New cast of royal series ‘The Crown’ says viewers know it’s drama

The new cast of ‘The Crown’ premiered the next season of the hit Netflix series on Tuesday, claiming viewers know it’s a drama and don’t need a disclaimer about the fictional story. The award-winning show, which follows the reign of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, returns Wednesday for its fifth season, depicting a time when the royal family of the 1990s faced marital turmoil, public opposition and the Windsor Castle fire. .

Chris Evans Named People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive

‘Captain America’ actor Chris Evans named People Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ for 2022 on Monday after his Marvel co-star Paul Rudd won the title in 2021. Chosen. Evans, 41 and single, said the title was “a strange form of humble boast.” But he was eager to share the news with his biggest fan, his mother.

Kurt Cobain’s broken guitar, Lennon’s glasses are up for auction

Kurt Cobain’s smashed guitar is expected to fetch top dollar at Julian’s Auction’s annual Icons & Idols: Rock and Roll auction in New York. Recorded instruments are considered part of rock and roll history and from $200,000 he is estimated to be worth $400,000.

Veteran British actor Leslie Phillips dies at 98

Veteran British actor Leslie Phillips, best known for her role in the comedy film Carry On, has died at the age of 98. Phillips died “in a peaceful sleep” on Monday morning, his agent Jonathan Lloyd said in an email.

Drake and 21 Savage sued for using ‘Vogue’ name to promote album

Drake and 21 Savage have been sued by Vogue magazine publisher Conde Nast for using the Vogue name without permission to promote their new album Her Loss. Condé Nast said the rapper’s promotional campaign, which includes more than 135 million social media followers, was “entirely” based on the unauthorized use of Vogue’s trademarks and misrepresentations appearing on Vogue’s upcoming cover. It said it was created with “love and support”. Anna Wintour, longtime editor-in-chief.

Brazilian Singer Gal Costa, Icon of the Tropicalia Movement, Dies at 77

Brazilian singer Gal Costa, one of the most distinctive singers of the Brazilian tropicalia movement, has died at the age of 77. account. “Thank you for all your love during this difficult time.”

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