Entertainment News Roundup: David Harbor on the ‘Stranger Things’ Season Finale; Harbour, Pullman explore mental illness with humor in new play from London and more


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Elvis revives with the acclaimed role of Austin Butler

Although critics seem to love or hate director Baz Luhrmann’s biopic “Elvis,” they all agree on one thing: Austin Butler excels in his portrayal of the “king of rock ‘n’ roll.” After beginning her career playing background characters in Hollywood productions, Butler went on to land roles in teen shows “Hannah Montana,” “iCarly” and “Switched at Birth,” before landing a small role in ” Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”. “

Glastonbury rocks after three years, crowds await Billie Eilish

Music erupted in the fields of Worthy Farm in south-west England on Friday as the world’s biggest greenfield festival returned for the first time since 2019 with the 20-year-old singer-songwriter year-old Billie Eilish, the main picture on her first day. The American singer-songwriter recently told Apple Music 1’s Matt Wilkinson that performing on the Pyramid Stage was “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”, adding that she was “thrilled” to be the youngest headliner. .

David Harbor on the ‘Stranger Things’ season finale: ‘You’ll be blown away’

For fans eagerly awaiting the Season 4 finale of Netflix’s hit show “Stranger Things,” actor David Harbor has a clear message: “You’ll be blown away.” The sci-fi drama, set in the 1980s, returned in late May with a first volume of episodes showing a new supernatural horror emerging from the alternate dimension Upside Down and assaulting the fictional Indiana town of Hawkins.

Harbor and Pullman explore mental illness with humor in new London play

‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbor says his own experiences with mental illness inspired parts of his new London play ‘Mad House,’ a black comedy written by acclaimed author Theresa Rebeck. The 47-year-old actor, who recently told Britain’s Big Issue magazine he was institutionalized and diagnosed with bipolar disorder aged 26, said his conversations with the American playwright helped shape the script.

Kit Harington involved in Jon Snow spin-off – ‘Game of Thrones’ co-star

Kit Harington is involved in a ‘Game of Thrones’ spin-off about his character Jon Snow, the actor’s co-star in the hit fantasy TV series has claimed. In an interview with Britain’s BBC, actress Emilia Clarke was asked last week about a report in industry publication The Hollywood Reporter that said US network HBO was in early development of a spin-off show with character Jon Snow at the helm.

Delighted music fans return to Glastonbury and Paul McCartney

Tens of thousands of music fans joined Worthy Farm on Wednesday for the three-year return of Glastonbury, the beloved music festival which will feature hundreds of artists from Billie Eilish to Paul McCartney. The jubilant scenes come as relief to a live music industry that has been battling for survival after COVID-19 wiped out the entire 2020 season and much of 2021, forcing venues to refund tickets and go without. revenue.

Dior sends models to a bucolic garden for Paris Men’s Fashion Week

Dior on Friday transported its audience to a seaside garden between Normandy and Sussex for its latest men’s collection, aristo-chic with a utilitarian look. Celebrities such as model Naomi Campbell, Hollywood couple Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, ex-soccer star David Beckham and rival designers Olivier Rousteing of Balmain and Matthew Williams of Givenchy sat on real grass, with the rest of the guests, surrounded by wildflowers.

(With agency contributions.)


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