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“House of Gucci” mentions the feuds behind the fashion

Gucci is a well known fashion brand. "House of Gucci" depicts the family drama behind its success and makes for an eye-catching film.Few people grow up knowing the life story of Norwegian heiress, Edith of Aquitaine, who was thrown into one of Europe's darkest periods on account of her marriage to Prince Louis...

Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’ estimated to be worth about $900 mln – Bloomberg News

Oct 17 (Reuters) - "Squid Game," Netflix Inc's (NFLX.O) biggest original series launch, is estimated to be worth almost $900 million for the streaming giant, Bloomberg News reported late on Saturday, citing figures from an internal Netflix document.The nine-episode thriller, in which cash-strapped contestants play childhood games with deadly consequences in a bid to win...

Box Office: ‘Halloween Kills’ Scores Bloody Great $50.3 Million Debut, ‘The Last Duel’ Bombs

LOS ANGELES, Oct 17 (Variety.com) - Universal and Blumhouse's "Halloween Kills" topped the weekend box office with a $50.3 million debut. That's a bloody good showing considering that the film is being release simultaneously in theaters and on-demand via Peacock, NBCUniversal's in-house Netflix challenger. That kind of distribution pattern has depressed ticket sales in recent months, with...

Dwayne Johnson would run for U.S. President if people want him

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - “Fast & Furious” star Dwayne Johnson said on Monday that he would run for U.S. President if he felt he had enough support from Americans.Johnson, 48, one of the highest-paid and most popular actors in the United States, has been flirting with a possible White House bid for several...

Demi Lovato says 2018 overdose led to three strokes and heart attack

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop star Demi Lovato said she had three strokes and a heart attack when she was hospitalized for a drug overdose in 2018, and was also left with some brain damage.FILE PHOTO: 2018 Billboard Music Awards – Arrivals – Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., 20/05/2018 – Demi Lovato. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo

Movie studio behind ‘James Bond’ franchise explores sale

U.S. movie studio MGM Holdings is exploring a sale, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.The movie studio behind the “James Bond” franchise has tapped investment banks Morgan Stanley and LionTree LLC and started a formal sale process, the source said, asking not to be identified.The...

Taylor Swift voted artist of year for sixth time at American Music Awards

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Taylor Swift was named artist of the year at the American Music Awards on Sunday and won two other trophies in a ceremony held live in Los Angeles amid tight coronavirus curbs.Slideshow ( 2 images )It was Swift’s record sixth win of the top prize at the fan-voted show,...

The Black Eyed Peas tops charts in move to Latin music

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Black Eyed Peas, whose music spans hip hop to soul to pop-rap, is topping the charts with the former quartet’s first album in two years, featuring Latin pop artists such as Shakira.“Translation” also has tracks created with other Latin stars like J. Balvin and Maluma in a genre...

Taylor Swift, Bradley Cooper guitars to be auctioned for Nashville COVID-19 relief

(Reuters) - Taylor Swift, Bradley Cooper and Keith Urban have donated guitars to a celebrity country music auction to raise funds for everyday workers in the industry whose livelihoods have been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.Swift’s signed black Gibson acoustic guitar that she played for the live debut performance of her new song...

Kylie Jenner is not a billionaire, Forbes magazine now says

(Reuters) - Forbes magazine, which in March 2019 declared reality TV star Kylie Jenner had become the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, said on Friday that it no longer believed that her net worth was that much.The magazine said it reviewed financial data released by Coty Inc, which bought a 51 percent stake in...

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