“Hollywood Strike Halts Writing for The Handmaid’s Tale and Game of Thrones Prequel”

2023-05-09 09:34:00 LOS ANGELES, May 8 (Reuters) – Writing for a new season of “The Handmaid’s Tale” and a coming “Game of Thrones” prequel was halted as a nearly week-long strike by thousands of film and television writers rippled across Hollywood on Monday. The writers of Emmy-winning Hulu drama “The Handmaid’s Tale” had penned some … Read more

“Meghan Markle Criticizes British Media over Letters to King Charles: Latest Updates and Reactions”

2023-04-23 06:46:00 LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) – Meghan, the wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, criticised the British media on Saturday over reports that letters exchanged with King Charles played a part behind her decision not to attend his coronation, her latest confrontation with the press. The Daily Telegraph reported Meghan had written to the now … Read more

“BTS J-Hope Begins Mandatory Military Service in South Korea: Latest Updates and Details”

2023-04-18 10:37:00 SEOUL, April 18 (Reuters) – J-Hope, a member of Grammy-nominated K-pop boy band BTS, began his mandatory military service in South Korea on Tuesday, the second member of the group to do so. The singer kept a low profile as a van carrying him entered the venue for his military enlistment ceremony in … Read more

Rapper Coolio died from fentanyl overdose, manager says

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (Reuters) – Grammy-winning rapper Coolio died from a fentanyl overdose, his manager said on Thursday, six months after the musician was found dead at a friend’s home in Los Angeles at age 59. Born Artis Leon Ivey Jr., Coolio was best known for his 1995 single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” from an album … Read more

Champagne carpet and crisis team ready for Oscars celebration on Sunday

LOS ANGELES, March 12 (Reuters) – Hollywood stars will walk a champagne-colored carpet at the Oscars on Sunday when organizers aim to keep the spotlight on “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” “Top Gun: Maverick” and other nominated films that brought crowds back to cinemas. In case of an unexpected twist, a crisis response team will … Read more

More than half of the world will be overweight or obese by 2035 – report

LONDON, March 2 (Reuters) – More than half of the world’s population will be overweight or obese by 2035 without significant action, according to a new report. The World Obesity Federation’s 2023 atlas predicts that 51% of the world, or more than 4 billion people, will be obese or overweight within the next 12 years. … Read more