Entertainment News Roundup: Netflix to Release Weekly Top 10 Lists of Movies and TV Shows; “Rust” script never called for the firing of the Baldwin pistol, allegation of prosecution and more

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Netflix to release weekly ‘Top 10’ lists of movies and TV shows

Netflix released its first weekly list of the 10 Best Most Popular Movies and TV Shows on the streaming service on Tuesday, responding to industry criticism that it has been selective in the information it shares publicly. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings told investors the change will come during the company’s third quarter earnings call on October 19.

‘Rust’ script never called for Baldwin pistol to be fired, lawsuit says

A member of the crew working on the western “Rust” said in a lawsuit Wednesday that the script never called for shooting a gun during a scene Alec Baldwin was rehearsing when he killed a director of photography last month. Script supervisor, Mamie Mitchell, alleges that Baldwin should have checked the firearm himself for live ammunition rather than relying on the assistant director’s claim that the Colt .45 revolver was safe at use.

Warner Music in talks to buy David Bowie’s catalog of compositions – FT

Warner Music Group is in talks with the David Bowie estate to acquire the music icon’s songwriting catalog, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. The company is raising $ 535 million in debt to support the potential acquisition, the report added, citing people familiar with the matter.

Britney Spears delighted to collect ‘keys to my car’ after release decision

Pop star Britney Spears gave a glimpse of how she plans to use her newfound freedom, after taking control of her personal life and estate earlier this month. The “Stronger” singer posted a video on her Twitter and Instagram accounts in which she spoke of her desire to be “an advocate for people with genuine disabilities” and her hope that her story will make an impact and “bring about change in the world. corrupt system. “.

‘Harry Potter’ stars, but not JK ​​Rowling, reunite for TV special

“Harry Potter” stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint are reuniting with other cast members of the blockbuster movie franchise for a special 20th anniversary television retrospective, the Warner Bros. film studio announced on Tuesday. But “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling will not be among those who will make a personal appearance on the series.

Duchess Meghan surprises by visiting Ellen DeGeneres talk show

Meghan, the wife of Prince Harry, appears on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on her first visit to a TV talk show since becoming a member of the British Royal Family. Meghan, formerly known as the Duchess of Sussex, spoke with DeGeneres for an episode that airs in the United States on Thursday, the producers of the daytime show said on Wednesday.

Producer Reitman wants to keep “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” shrouded in mystery

The young stars of “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” said they didn’t know they were auditioning for the latest film in the Ghostbusters franchise – as part of an effort to shroud the film in mystery. “We had no idea why we were auditioning for literally the majority of the process,” said Celeste O’Connor, who plays a classmate of one of the main characters. “I found out at the very last audition and I was like ‘Oh my God. I was in a panic.”

‘King Richard’ portrays the power behind the throne of the Williams sisters

Long before Venus and Serena Williams were old enough to buy a tennis racket, their father had mapped out their future. Her story is at the heart of the new movie “King Richard”, which hits theaters in the US and on HBO Max Friday, and produced with support from the Williams family and a catchy song by Beyonce.

Staples Center in Los Angeles to be renamed Crypto.com Arena

The Staples Center sports and entertainment arena in downtown Los Angeles will be renamed Crypto.com Arena under a naming rights agreement, the site operator said. The 20-year deal for the AEG-owned and operated site, home to the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers, NHL LA Kings and WNBA Los Angeles Sparks, will come into effect on Christmas Day , said AEG.

Historic Rome villa with world’s only Caravaggio mural up for auction

Are you looking for an opulent residence in Rome and have half a billion euros in reserve to spend? Look no further: Villa Aurora, a real estate and art gem in the Italian capital is for sale. The property, which spans over 2,800 square meters, including a lush garden, is home to the only known ceiling mural by Italian Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi, better known as Caravaggio.

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