Entertainment News Roundup: Cate Blanchett on ‘TÁR’ Movie: ‘We Were Standing on the Edge of a Cliff Every Day’; Alec Baldwin Settles With Family Of Slain ‘Rust’ Cinematographer & More

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Cate Blanchett on the movie ‘TÁR’: ‘We were on the edge of a cliff every day’

Acclaimed Australian actress Cate Blanchett says the themes of her new drama “TÁR” galvanized her cast and crew, making the film’s shoot “the most exhilarating” she had ever been on. Blanchett plays Lydia Tár, a world-renowned gay conductor of a Berlin orchestra whose high-flying career comes crashing down in an abuse scandal.

Alec Baldwin reaches an agreement with the family of the filmmaker killed in ‘Rust’

Actor Alec Baldwin and the producers of the Western movie “Rust” have reached a settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who Baldwin shot to death during filming last year, they said. parties on Wednesday. As part of the deal, production on the low-budget film will resume in January with the late cinematographer’s husband, Matthew Hutchins, serving as executive producer. Joel Souza, who was injured in the shooting, will continue as director and the same actors, including Baldwin, will play lead roles.

The musical ‘Matilda’ opens the London Film Festival

A musical version of the children’s classic “Matilda” opened the London Film Festival on Wednesday, with actors Emma Thompson and Lashana Lynch, the first of many stars expected to walk the event’s red carpets over the next 12 days. The film, called “Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical,” is an adaptation of the London West End and Broadway stage show based on Roald Dahl’s 1988 book about a young woman who discovers she has a special power while dealing with cruel parents and the unpleasant Principal Miss Trunchbull.

Country music star Loretta Lynn dies at 90

Loretta Lynn, the coal miner’s daughter and liquor man’s wife who became one of American country music’s biggest stars and a leading feminist in the genre, died Tuesday at the age of 90, her family said in a statement. Twitter. Lynn died at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, the family said in a statement posted on Twitter.

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Howard Stern’s ex-partner ‘Stuttering John’ loses Sirius XM appeal

John Melendez, a former partner of Howard Stern known by his alter ego Stuttering John, lost his appeal on Tuesday in a lawsuit that alleges Sirius XM Holdings Inc improperly exploited his celebrity on channels dedicated to the television and radio host. In a 3-0 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan rejected Melendez’s contention that Sirius owed damages for using his name, personality and voice from old recordings in advertising without permission. , to add and retain listeners.

Kevin Spacey faces civil trial for sexual misconduct in New York

It’s been just under five years since Kevin Spacey’s Oscar-winning career was marred by a series of sexual misconduct allegations, beginning when Anthony Rapp accused him of making an unwanted sexual advance in 1986. Both actors are now married. They head to federal court in Manhattan, where jury selection is scheduled to begin Thursday in Rapp’s $40 million civil lawsuit over the incident, which allegedly occurred when he was 14.

French actresses cut their hair in protest against the death of Mahsa Amini

Prominent French actresses such as Juliette Binoche and Isabelle Huppert have cut locks of their hair in protest at the death of Mahsa Amini, the young Iranian woman who died in the custody of Iran’s morality police. Amini, 22, was arrested on September 13 in Tehran for “inappropriate clothing” and died three days later in a hospital, sparking waves of protest in which more than 130 people were killed, according to human rights groups.

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‘Amazing’ real-life drama inspired post-WWI movie ‘Amsterdam’

In the new movie “Amsterdam”, Christian Bale, John David Washington and Margot Robbie play friends who meet again years later and are framed for murder. The film from Oscar-nominated director David O. Russell, which opens in theaters on Friday, is inspired by the true story of a little-known plot to overthrow US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1930s.

Who will be the next James Bond? Producers weigh the choice as the film franchise turns 60

James Bond, the martini-drinking, tuxedo-wearing British secret agent, celebrates 60 years on the big screen on Wednesday, but who will be the next actor to take on the iconic role? According to fellow Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, the search for a new actor hasn’t even begun after Daniel Craig’s last appearance as the suave super-spy in the 2021 film “No Time to Die.”

Angelina Jolie accuses her ex-husband, Brad Pitt, of abuse in a court file,

Angelina Jolie detailed what she described as abusive behavior by ex-husband Brad Pitt in a court filing on Tuesday, escalating a legal battle over a French winery the former couple once shared and revealing new details about the dissolution of their marriage. The filing in a Los Angeles court alleges that Pitt tried to condition Jolie’s sale of his stake in the winery on a confidentiality agreement that would have prohibited her from speaking publicly about “Pitt’s physical and emotional abuse of her and her family members.” sons”.

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