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Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock for slap; 'Game of Thrones' prequel 'House of the Dragon' will premiere in August and more

Will Smith apologizes to Chris Rock for slap; ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel ‘House of the Dragon’ will premiere in August and more

Will Smith called his actions during the broadcast ceremony “unacceptable and unforgivable” on Instagram. Schumer and Sykes condemn on-stage slap’sickening’ Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes expressed disgust at best actor winner Will Smith’s smack of presenter Chris Rock on Wednesday. Smith rushed onto the stage after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife’s attractiveness and struck the comic in the face.

Swedish House Mafia’s back library has been bought by Pop house Entertainment, established by ABBA member Bjorn Ulvaeus. In a statement, Pop house stated it had purchased Swedish House Mafia’s master recordings and publishing libraries.

Eddie Redmayne’s ‘Fantastic Beasts 3 premiere

The Oscar winner returns as magizoologist Newt Scamander in “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore”, a movie he worried would not be published because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Redmayne posed for selfies and autographs with fans at the “Harry Potter” spin-London off’s premiere on Tuesday night. The film is set 60 years before J.K. Rowling’s novels but contains younger versions of important characters like Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore.

‘House of the Dragon’ will premiere in August

HBO announced on Wednesday that “House of the Dragon” will premiere on Aug. 21. “House of the Dragon” takes set 200 years before “Game of Thrones,” the eight-season mediaeval fantasy series that became a worldwide sensation.

Jared Leto’s latest comic book role: Morbius

Oscar-winner Jared Leto plays Marvel’s Morbius in the first big-screen portrayal of the vampire-like creature. “It was a fantastic opportunity,” Leto told Reuters.

Jada Pinkett Smith says Oscars incident is a season for healing’

Jenner Pinkett Smith supported healing on Instagram on Tuesday, her first public statement since her husband assaulted Chris Rock at the Oscars. On Sunday, Will Smith abruptly walked onto the Oscar stage and whacked Rock in the face. Pinkett Smith, an actor and talk show presenter, has a hair loss issue.

Bruce Willis retires from acting due to dementia

Bruce Willis, hero of the “Die Hard” series and scores of other action films, will retire from acting because of aphasia, his family said on Wednesday. Known for his appearances in “Pulp Fiction” and “The Sixth Sense,” Willis, 67, has won a Golden Globe and two Emmys for his work in cinema and television.

Will Smith hits Chris Rock at the Oscars for “CODA”

Last night’s Oscars ceremony was overshadowed by Will Smith’s slap of presenter Chris Rock. “CODA” became the first film from a streaming service, Apple TV+, to win an Oscar.

Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello perform for Ukraine

Pop artists Ed Sheeran and Camila Cabello performed on Tuesday night’s broadcast performance to benefit a Ukrainian humanitarian appeal. The two-hour “Concert for Ukraine” in Birmingham included Ukrainian singer Jamala, 2016 Eurovision winner Nile Rodgers & Chic, Snow Patrol, and Manic Street Preachers.

Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock, the Academy mulls

Will Smith apologised to Chris Rock on Monday for slapping him at the Oscars, after the film academy threatened to punish him for the incident. Smith called his actions during the broadcast ceremony “unacceptable and unforgivable” on Instagram.

Schumer and Sykes condemn on-stage slap’sickening’

Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes expressed disgust at best actor winner Will Smith’s smack of presenter Chris Rock on Wednesday.

Smith rushed onto the stage after Rock made a joke about Smith’s wife’s attractiveness and struck the comic in the face. Returning to his seat, he hurled obscenities at Rock twice.

(With agency involvement.)

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