Summary of entertainment news: as cinema returns to Somalia, next film Ayaanle is riding the wave; Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, whose work transformed musical theater, has died aged 91 and over

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As cinema returns to Somalia, next Ayaanle film rides the wave

In the new movie “Ayaanle”, a Somali actor living in a poor area of ​​Nairobi dreams of playing a decisive role in taking him to Hollywood, but is frustrated when he is never chosen as a pirate or terrorist. “I only have two lines”, bitterly complains the character – whose name, Ayaanle, is also the title of the film -. “‘I kill you’ and ‘Allahu Akbar’.”

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim, whose work transformed musical theater, has died aged 91

Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who has helped American musical theater evolve beyond pure entertainment and reach new artistic heights with works such as “West Side Story”, “Into the Woods” and “Sweeney Todd “, died Friday morning at the age of 91. , said his publicist. The great comedian died at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, spokeswoman Kathryn Zuckerman told Reuters by email, saying she had little additional information. The news was reported earlier by The New York Times.

Adele tops UK music charts, record-breaking comeback album “30”

Music star Adele shot straight to the top of the UK charts on Friday with her new album “30”, making a triumphant and record-breaking comeback. One of the world’s best-selling singer-songwriters, the Grammy Award-winning released her fourth studio album last week, with critics and fans praising her honesty on the record she said she had. made to explain her divorce to her 9-year-old son Angelo.

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