The following is a summary of the latest entertainment news.
Britney Spears documentary, Harry and Meghan interview land Emmy Nickenmy
“Framing Britney Spears,” a documentary that sparked renewed interest in the pop star’s conservatory, and Oprah Winfrey’s explosive interview with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan were nominated for television’s top honors on Tuesday. The New York Times and Walt Disney Co’s FX network published “Framing Britney Spears” in February. It was Emmy-nominated for best documentary and for best photo editing for a non-fiction book.
“Her goal is to make me feel like I’m crazy,” said tearful Britney Spears in court
Singer Britney Spears won the right to choose her own attorney on Wednesday to help her finish a 13-year conservatory order and tearfully pleaded for the court to immediately oust her father from the role of overseeing her business affairs. Her father, Jamie Spears, has been a major figure in the Conservatory since its inception in 2008 when his daughter suffered a mental breakdown. He is currently the only person responsible for her $ 60 million estate.
Shakespeare Company opens garden theater on the Avon River
The British Royal Shakespeare Company opened an outdoor theater on Tuesday with a new version of “The Comedy of Errors”, the first such major production in front of a live audience in over a year. The company known as RSC, based in Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of playwright William Shakespeare, built the Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theater outside the Swan Theater on the River Avon.
LeBron is “extremely nervous” to meet Jordan in the sequel to Space Jam
It’s been 25 years since basketball legend Michael Jordan left the pitch in his own film in “Space Jam”. Now the ball has been praised to LeBron James, who like Jordan immerses himself in the world of Loony Tunes alongside the cartoon icons Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck.
Royals, superheroes and Baby Yoda lead streaming-heavy Emmy nominations
“The Crown” and “The Mandalorian” topped the Emmy Awards nominations on Tuesday in a diverse field filled with newcomers and feel-good TV shows that reflected the surge in streaming during the coronavirus pandemic. HBO and its new streaming platform HBO Max topped all of the stations with 130 nominations, followed by Netflix Inc with 129. Apple TV + streaming service scored 35 nicks – its all-time best – mostly for the heartwarming comedy “Ted Lasso”.
Factbox – Important nominations for the 2021 Emmy Awards
Nominations for the Emmy Awards, the highest honor on television, were announced on Tuesday. The following is a list of nominees in the main categories. The awards will be presented on September 19 in Los Angeles at a ceremony hosted by Cedric the Entertainer.
The ashes of actress Zsa Zsa Gabor are buried in Budapest, where she was born
The ashes of Hungarian-born actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, known for her diamond-studded glamor, witty jokes and nine marriages, were buried in Budapest on Tuesday almost five years after her death. Gabor’s ashes were buried in a prominent cemetery in the capital, along with other famous Hungarian actors, writers and poets, in a ceremony that featured a gypsy band and their favorite yellow and pink roses on display.
Duchess Meghan creates TV project for girls for Netflix girls
The British Duchess Meghan has created an animated family series for the streaming platform Netflix Inc., which she will also take on as executive producer, her production company announced on Wednesday. Archewell Productions, the company founded by Meghan and her husband Prince Harry, said in a statement the series will focus on the adventures of a 12-year-old girl who is inspired by a host of influential women from history.
Wes Anderson brings stars together in Cannes for “The French Dispatch”
For his love letter to journalism “The French Dispatch”, a series of vignettes set in the fictional French town of Ennui-Sur-Blasé, where life is anything but boring, Wes Anderson has assembled a top-class cast. Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson, Benicio del Toro, Adrien Brody and Timothee Chalamet are some of the big names in the film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and received a standing ovation.
During a visit to the White House, the singer Olivia Rodrigo urges the young people to get vaccinated
Pop star Olivia Rodrigo, whose album “Sour” is # 1 on the charts, stood on the podium at the White House on Wednesday to encourage young people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The 18-year-old singer and actress, who wore a vintage checkered suit from Chanel and towering white platform shoes with black socks, made a surprise appearance in the press room.
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