Summary of entertainment news: a family affair: Antonio Banderas enlists his daughter for a new Spanish musical; Chris Stapleton Wins Recognized Diversity at Country Music Association Awards and More


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A family affair: Antonio Banderas hires his daughter for a new Spanish musical

When Spanish actor Antonio Banderas needs honest feedback in his new role as theatrical impresario, he enlists his daughter Stella, whom he hired as second assistant director on an upcoming production of the musical “Company” . Banderas, star of “The Mask of Zorro” and dozens of other films, will direct and star in a Spanish version of Stephen Sondheim’s 1970 Broadway show, which won six Tony Awards, in his hometown of Malaga, in southern Spain.

Chris Stapleton Wins Recognized Diversity at Country Music Association Awards

Fiery performances and nods to diversity brought renewed energy to the 55th Annual Country Music Association Awards as the event returned to a live audience for the first time since the start of the COVID pandemic -19. Chris Stapleton took home four awards, including Vocalist of the Year, Luke Combs won Best Artist of the Year, and “I Hope You’re Happy Now” singer Carly Pearce won Vocalist of the Year. the year.

Abbey Road Studios turns 90 with festival for aspiring music makers

London’s Abbey Road Studios, where The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Amy Winehouse and Adele have made legendary recordings, are celebrating their 90th anniversary this week with a festival of events for the next generation of music makers. Two days of panels, listening sessions and lectures for people new to the industry will cover topics ranging from how to become a producer or engineer to understanding music publishing.

Marvel gives ‘Hawkeye’ a makeover for the holiday season

Marvel Studios is going to the party with its new show “Hawkeye”.

The six-part series sees Jeremy Renner reprise the role of Clint Barton / Hawkeye, introduced in the 2011 movie “Thor”, for his first solo show.

Disney’s Encanto celebrates Colombia’s diversity, says musician Carlos Vives

Walt Disney’s latest film “Encanto” celebrates Colombia’s diversity, its people and its music, and sends a message about the challenges ahead, singer and songwriter Carlos Vives said. Encanto is helping rehabilitate the image of Colombia – usually associated with Hollywood drug trafficking and violence – said Vives, who sang the film’s title song.

Congo’s self-taught luthier addresses the stars

In a tin shed in the alleys of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jean-Luther Misoko Nzalayala, alias Socklo, 61, barefoot, strikes with a machete a piece of wood that begins to look like a handle. guitar. He later hammers pieces of white plastic chair as an inlay to help guide players around the handle and secures the wires of the bike’s brake cable like ropes.

“You’ll Meet Benedict After”: Cumberbatch on Immersive Western Role

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch immersed himself completely as a 1920s rancher while filming “The Power of the Dog,” remaining in character throughout filming and learning how to manage livestock, hardware and equipment. lasso. Based on the 1967 novel by Thomas Savage, the critically acclaimed film marks the return of Oscar-winning director Jane Campion in feature films since “Bright Star” in 2009. The new drama won her the Silver Lion for Best. director at the Venice Film Festival in September.

Disney and Universal parks might not see immediate joy as international visitors return

An increase in international visitors to the United States may not benefit the nation’s Disney and Universal theme parks until next year, as early arrivals will focus on family reunions and vacation trips will need to be planned. As national footfall increased at parks operated by Walt Disney Co and Comcast Corp, capacity constraints, rising costs and declining visits by international travelers to its US parks weighed on profits.

Travis Scott asks victims of the Astroworld stampede to contact him for help

Rapper Travis Scott on Thursday asked the victims of the stampede at his Astroworld festival in Houston to contact him directly for help. Scott’s representatives said in a statement that families who would like assistance in any way should contact his team through a dedicated email address.

Finally free? Judge plans to end restrictions on Britney Spears

Pop superstar Britney Spears could be released on Friday from a guardianship she called abusive and humiliating if a Los Angeles judge rules in her favor and ends the 13-year legal arrangement. The “Piece of Me” singer, 39, pleaded with the court to end the guardianship that had governed her personal life and her $ 60 million estate since 2008.

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