Entertainment News Roundup: Drake, 21 Savage Agrees Not to Use “Vogue” Trademarks to Promote Album #1; Ticketmaster Cancels Taylor Swift Ticket Sale; Congress wants answers and more

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Drake, 21 Savage Agree Not to Use ‘Vogue’ Trademarks to Promote #1 Album

Drake and 21 Savage have stopped using the Vogue trademarks to promote their new album No. 1 “Her Loss” and agreed on a preliminary injunction against resuming their campaign. According to a filing Thursday in US District Court in Manhattan, the rappers acknowledged distributing a counterfeit cover and a counterfeit version of the fashion magazine without permission from Vogue publisher Conde Nast.

Ticketmaster Cancels Taylor Swift Ticket Sale; Congress wants answers

Ticketmaster canceled Friday’s ticket sales to the general public for Taylor Swift’s 2023 US concert tour as 3.5 billion ticket requests from fans, bots and scalpers overwhelmed the website with a record question. Meanwhile, customer complaints have soared over high prices and poor service, and senior US congressmen have backed public calls for the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate Ticketmaster on antitrust grounds.

Korean-American superhero ‘Silk’ comes to the small screen

Silk, a Korean-American superhero, is coming to MGM+ and Amazon Prime Video in a live-action television series based on Sony Pictures’ universe of Marvel characters, Amazon said Thursday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed for this first installment in a multi-series deal Amazon made with Sony.

‘Disenchanted’ once again turns the narrative of Disney fairy tales upside down

Disney’s sequel film ‘Disenchanted’ premiered in Hollywood on Wednesday following its predecessor, ‘Enchanted’, turning the narrative of typical Disney fairy tales upside down. When “Enchanted,” the story of a cartoon princess who is transported to modern-day New York, was released in 2007, it won the hearts of critics and audiences alike.

The GQ Awards honor “Squid Game” star Lee, rapper Stormzy, among others

Actors Lee Jung-jae, Sydney Sweeney and Andrew Garfield, England football captain Leah Williamson and rapper Stormzy were among the honorees at the 2022 GQ Men Of The Year Awards in London on Wednesday. The men’s style and fashion magazine celebrated nearly 30 names from across the world of entertainment, culture and sports for its 25th GQ Men of the Year event, which this year swapped previous award categories for a toast format to the awardees during a special dinner.

Jake Gyllenhaal Explores Family Dynamics and New Terrain in ‘Strange World’

Disney’s new animated film ‘Strange World’ is an action-adventure film with universal themes about family at its core, says its star Jake Gyllenhaal. Gyllenhaal voices Searcher Clade, a farmer who grew up in the shadow of his larger-than-life explorer father and forged a very different path for himself. An environmental emergency that threatens his crops forces Searcher, now a father himself, on a mission to a strange distant world.

Taylor Swift Resale Ticket Prices Soar Over $28,000 Amid Fan Frenzy

Ticket resellers were trying to get up to $28,000 per ticket for Taylor Swift’s upcoming US stadium tour Wednesday as fans flocked online for a second day looking for places to see the ‘Anti-Hero’ singer live. Pre-sales began on Tuesday and brought millions of people to the Ticketmaster website, causing periodic disruptions and long wait times online.

Amazon will revive Australia’s longest-running soap opera Neighbors in 2023

Australian soap opera Neighbors will return to the screen in 2023 after a deal with Amazon revived the show that launched the careers of stars like Margot Robbie, Kylie Minogue and all three Hemsworth brothers. Four decades after its premiere, filming on Australia’s longest-running television drama came to a halt in June when the main financier, British free-to-air broadcaster Channel 5, shut down the series after years of declining ratings.

‘The Crown’ actor Debicki says Diana role seemed ‘insurmountable’ at first

Elizabeth Debicki may have garnered rave reviews for her portrayal of the late Princess Diana in the new season of royal drama ‘The Crown,’ but the Australian actor says the role seemed ‘insurmountable’ when she first played it. The 32-year-old joins the award-winning Netflix series following the reign of Queen Elizabeth of England for a fifth season, which portrays the royals in the 1990s as they faced marital problems, public dissension and a fire at Windsor Castle.

Robert Clary, Holocaust survivor who starred in TV series ‘Hogan’s Heroes,’ dies at 96

Robert Clary, the diminutive Paris-born actor and singer who survived 31 months in Nazi concentration camps but later had no qualms about starring in “Hogan’s Heroes”, the American comedy set in a German prison camp has died. second World War. at the age of 96. Clary, who played French corporal Louis Lebeau in “Hogan’s Heroes” during its six-season run from 1965 to 1971, died Wednesday at his Los Angeles home, her granddaughter told The Hollywood Reporter.

(With input from agencies.)

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