Following is a abstract of present leisure information briefs.
Disney plans ‘Lion King’ follow-up movie with ‘Moonlight’ director
Walt Disney Co is creating a follow-up to its 2019 retelling of “The Lion King” underneath the course of Oscar-winning “Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins. The unique 1994 animated Disney basic tells the approaching of age story of a younger lion cub named Simba. The 2019 model used photo-realistic know-how that made it look just like dwell motion.
David Attenborough leads name for world to speculate $500 billion a yr to guard nature
British broadcaster David Attenborough led a name from conservation teams on Wednesday for the world to speculate $500 billion a yr to halt the destruction of nature, warning that the way forward for the planet was in “grave jeopardy.” Attenborough, whose new movie “A Life on Our Planet” paperwork the risks posed by local weather change and the extinction of species, issued the decision hours forward of a U.N. summit aimed toward galvanising motion to guard wildlife.
Meghan loses bid to cease newspaper utilizing biography in courtroom battle
Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, has misplaced the newest skirmish in her privateness lawsuit in opposition to a tabloid newspaper, after London’s Excessive Courtroom dominated on Tuesday the paper might amend its case to incorporate particulars from a not too long ago revealed biography. Meghan, spouse of Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince Harry, is suing writer Associated Newspapers over articles the Mail on Sunday final yr that included elements of a handwritten letter she despatched to her estranged father, Thomas Markle, in 2018.
In land of gauchos, Argentine filmmaker spotlights horse meat commerce
Argentina is famed for its horses, whether or not excelling in polo matches or carrying gauchos by way of the Pampas farm lands. What’s much less well-known is what lies forward for a lot of horses after their finest days are behind them: slaughter and sale as meat to gourmand patrons in Europe.
Common Footage, LeBron James’ SpringHill signal first-look movie deal
Common Footage has entered right into a four-year, first-look manufacturing take care of the SpringHill Firm, the leisure model created by NBA star LeBron James and co-founder Maverick Carter, the Comcast Corp unit stated on Tuesday. Common has been collaborating with SpringHill for a number of years and have a number of tasks in varied phases of growth, starting with an untitled movie primarily based on the e-book “Taking pictures Stars” by James and Buzz Bissinger and different occasions in James’ life.
Helen Reddy, singer of feminist anthem ‘I Am Lady’, dies at 78
Singer Helen Reddy, whose 1972 track “I Am Woman” turned a world feminist anthem, died in Los Angeles aged 78 on Tuesday, her household stated. “Our hearts are damaged. However we take consolation within the information that her voice will dwell on ceaselessly,” the household wrote on her official Fb account.
New Batman story to debut on Spotify podcast in 2021
An unique story about Batman alter-ego Bruce Wayne will debut subsequent yr as a podcast collection on the Spotify streaming service, the producers introduced on Tuesday. Known as “Batman Unburied,” the collection is the primary being developed by way of a deal between Spotify Know-how SA and AT&T Inc’s Warner Bros to convey DC Comics superheroes to the world of narrative podcasts.
50 years on, ‘Trial of Chicago 7’ feels all about as we speak
It could be set within the late 1960s however “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” with its themes of protest, civil rights and police brutality, has a lot to say about America as we speak. Already creating Oscar buzz, the film lands in a nation polarized by the upcoming November elections and riven by months of avenue protests over systemic racism.
(With inputs from companies.)