Entertainment News Roundup: Kate Bush tops UK charts with 1985 hit thanks to ‘Stranger Things’; Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis arrested in Italy for sexual assault and more

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Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis arrested in Italy for sexual assault

Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis is under house arrest in southern Italy for sexual assault and aggravated bodily harm, charges the Canadian director denies, his lawyers said on Monday. “Mr. Paul Haggis was arrested on Sunday with an emergency order issued by Brindisi prosecutors and is currently under house arrest in Ostuni. He will be questioned by Thursday by a judge who will have to decide whether or not to confirm the detention” , his Italian lawyer Michele Laforgia told Reuters.

Box Office: Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ disappoints with $51 million launch as ‘Jurassic World’ remains No. 1

To infinity and beyond? Not exactly… “Lightyear,” a spin-off story set in Pixar’s “Toy Story” universe, didn’t pass that boundless milestone on its box office debut, raking in $51 million from 4,255 theaters. North Americans. Family audiences, the film’s main demographic, have been largely absent since COVID. But even so, those ticket sales are disappointing for a brand as recognizable as Pixar, home of “The Incredibles,” Finding Nemo” and “Up.” That’s especially problematic given that “Lightyear” cost $200 million. dollars to produce and tens of millions more to market.

Kate Bush tops UK charts with 1985 hit thanks to ‘Stranger Things’

British singer and songwriter Kate Bush topped the UK singles chart with her 1985 hit ‘Running Up That Hill’ on Friday, setting multiple records with the song which enjoyed a resurgence thanks to the Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’. “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” peaked at No. 3 on its original release, but found a new fan base among a younger generation during the 1980s show’s final season on the supernatural horrors in the fictional town of Indiana. of Hawkins.

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