No Time to Die: Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Cambridges arrive at James Bond premiere
The Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived at the world premiere of the new Bond film No Time To Die, in a rare joint royal engagement on the red carpet.news.yahoo.com
Despite bleak 2020, celebrities make effort to brighten year
(AP Photo)LOS ANGELES – Yes, 2020 may seem like a complete fail with all the constant bad news and tragic moments. It’s been filled with gloom and doom, but some celebrities and those inspired by them have tried to brighten a bleak year. He reassigned his 10 seamstresses in New York to produce thousands daily for health care workers on the frontlines. The singer and husband Emilio Estefan's restaurant Estefan Kitchen served up homemade meals for health care workers in Miami. The challenge coordinated offers by celebrities and athletes to raise funds to feed those in need during the pandemic.
Leonardo DiCaprio's foundation donating $3 million to Australia fire relief
Leonardo DiCaprio's Earth Alliance environmental organization will donate $3 million to help wildfire relief efforts in Australia. The foundation said Thursday that it has started the Australia Wildfire Fund to help with an "international response to the catastrophic bushfires" currently raging in the country. Phoebe Waller-Bridge said she would auction off her Globes outfit and have the proceeds go to firefighter relief at the Golden Globes on Sunday. Actor Russell Crowe skipped the Globes because he was home in Australia protecting his family. DiCaprio's foundation donated millions to help fight the wildfires that devastated the Amazon rainforest last year.cbsnews.com
'Fleabag,' 'Succession,' 'Chernobyl' win top Golden Globes
“Chernobyl,” which dramatized the devastating nuclear accident in the then-Soviet republic of Ukraine, was honored as best limited series, with cast member Stellan Skarsgard named best actor in a supporting role in a series, limited series or TV movie. Patricia Arquette won best TV supporting honors for “The Act,” based on a true crime. "Fleabag,” which dominated last fall's Emmy Awards, was honored as best comedy series and its star-creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge claimed the best actress award. Despite the high praise, Scott didn't convert his nomination into a supporting actor trophy. Brian Cox, who stars as the patriarch, was honored as best actor.
Taylor Swift, Spike Lee make year's top entertainment photos
Lizzo performs "Truth Hurts" at the BET Awards in Los Angeles on June 23, 2019. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)Taylor Swift performing at the American Music Awards, the fabulous reaction Phoebe Waller-Bridge gave when winning a trophy at the Emmy Awards and the time Spike Lee gleefully jumped into the arms of Samuel L. Jackson at the Oscars are among the top entertainment moments of 2019. The list includes the emotional moments when Ali Stroker won a Tony Award and when Kane Brown broke down as he accepted the Artist of the Year Award at the CMT Awards. Other images that made an impression include Jennifer Lopez strutting down a runway in Milan, Elle Fanning posing at the Cannes film festival and a dynamic shot of Maggie Rogers performing at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival . Other musicians who were captured include Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, the Jonas Brothers, Kacey Musgraves and Lizzo.
Poster for James Bond 25 'No Time To Die' revealed
The wait is almost over for the latest James Bond movie, with a new film poster released this weekend. The picture, unveiled on social media to celebrate global James Bond Day, shows current 007 Daniel Craig looking moody and focused in a(CNN) - The wait is almost over for the latest James Bond movie, with a new film poster released on Saturday. The picture, unveiled on social media to celebrate global James Bond Day, shows current 007 Daniel Craig looking moody and focused in a tuxedo, framed against a blue wall. The latest in the Bond series is hotly anticipated, as it is Craig's last outing as the on-screen spy. Bond's return to Jamaica sees the spy back on familiar ground as the first Bond film 1962's "Dr. No" and 1973's "Live and Let Die" were filmed there.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge signs overall deal with Amazon
(CNN) - Amazon Studios on Tuesday announced that it has signed an overall production deal with "Fleabag" creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge. For Amazon Studios, Waller-Bridge will create and produce new television content that will be exclusive to Prime Video. With this deal Amazon is locking down one of the most popular names in television amid a streaming war that pits the online retailer against Netflix, Disney, WarnerMedia and Apple. Weiss signed a production deal with Netflix in August. "We are thrilled to be continuing our partnership with Phoebe at Amazon Studios!
The Emmy Awards prove that the future of hit TV shows may not be on cable
Sunday's Emmy Awards is just one indicator of this trend. Between the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony, which took place earlier this month, and the telecast on Sunday, the top award winners were all premium TV companies. Notably, the number of Emmy wins for cable TV shows have shrunk in the last few years. Cable TV is beholden to both its audience and its advertisers. However, for some creators, the confines of the traditional cable TV strategy isn't conducive to the particular story they want to tell.cnbc.com
Emmys deliver to Amazon comedies, as Phoebe Waller-Bridge wins twice
Phoebe Waller-Bridge reacts during the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. LOS ANGELES (CNN) - The Emmys smiled on repeat winners and second-year series in the comedy categories, delivering five of the six early prizes to Amazon. Phoebe Waller-Bridge was a dual winner, as lead actress and for writing her comedy "Fleabag." Alex Borstein claimed her second consecutive supporting actress win for the Amazon dramedy, while Tony Shalhoub received his fourth Emmy overall. Once the comedy categories ended, the show quickly conjured several emotional moments.
'SNL' announces Eddie Murphy, Phoebe Waller-Bridge will host
New faces include Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the Emmy-nominated star and creator of Amazon's "Fleabag," and David Harbour, who is known for roles such as Netflix's "Stranger Things" and the upcoming Marvel film "Black Widow." She will host the October 5 episode, featuring musical guest Taylor Swift. "SNL" kicks off what will be its 45th season on September 28 with host Woody Harrelson and musical guest Billie Eilish. Kristen Stewart will host the November 2 episode, with a musical guest who has yet to be announced. The "SNL" lineup so far:Sept. 28 -- host Woody Harrelson / musical guest Billie EilishOct. 5 -- host Phoebe Waller-Bridge / musical guest Taylor SwiftOct. 12 -- host David Harbour / musical guest Camila CabelloNov. 2 -- host Kristen Stewart / musical guest TBADec. 21 -- host Eddie Murphy / musical guest TBAThe-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.