Entertainment news roundup: Rock photographer’s gallery draws music lovers to New Jersey beach town; K-pop’s BLACKPINK To Release New Song Ahead Of 9+ Months World Tour Soompi


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Rock Photographer’s Gallery Draws Music Lovers to New Jersey Beach Town

Danny Clinch has photographed or filmed many of the most famous musicians of modern times – and his decades of work are on display in Asbury Park, the New Jersey beach town made famous by Bruce Springsteen. Clinch’s photos — and an annual music festival — lure music lovers to its immersive Transparent Clinch gallery, a block from the Jersey Shore city boardwalk.

K-pop’s BLACKPINK to release new song ahead of 9-month world tour

South Korean K-pop girl group BLACKPINK is set to unveil their new song “Pink Venom” later Friday, their first single in nearly two years, ahead of a planned nine-month world tour. The music video teaser for the hip-hop track, the first single from the band’s new album due out next month, has already garnered more than 130 million views on YouTube.

New ‘Bad Sisters’ TV Series Tells a Dark Story Through Comedy

Actress, comedian and filmmaker Sharon Horgan says her new dark comedy thriller “Bad Sisters” is a celebration of family ties. Set in Ireland, the 10-episode series centers on the Garvey sisters, a close-knit quintuple who lost their parents at a young age.

Cineworld plunges as lack of blockbusters adds to debt problems

Cineworld warned on Wednesday that a lack of big-budget movies was hitting admissions and would likely persist through November, potentially complicating debt reduction efforts it said could significantly dilute shareholder interests. Shares of the world’s second largest cinema chain fell around 40% in early trading as it faces payment obligations to former shareholders of its US division Regal and a potential multi-million fine dollars in a dispute with the Canadian Cineplex.

Marvel’s She-Hulk Hopes Disney+ Fans Love Her When She’s Angry

“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” is the latest Marvel Comics superhero to get the TV series treatment. Tatiana Maslany stars as Jen Walters, who struggles to embrace her Hulk superpowers and instead wants to continue her life as a high-profile lawyer.

Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault with a firearm

Rap musician A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to two felony charges of assault with a firearm related to the November shooting of a former friend in Hollywood. Rocky, 33, appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom alongside his attorney, who told a judge the artist pleaded not guilty.

Analysis-Activist’s call for an ESPN spinoff could be a tough sell to Disney

The first time billionaire investor Daniel Loeb started pushing for change at the Walt Disney Co, he got his wish. In 2020, his hedge fund Third Point LLC called for the company to suspend its dividend and get into streaming. A few days later, the company announced that it was betting big on growing its trio of streaming services, Disney+, sports-focused ESPN+, and adult-focused Hulu. Just two years later, Disney overtook streaming pioneer Netflix Inc in terms of total subscriptions.

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