Oscars: New Academy member ‘will choose on benefit’

Picture copyright PA/ Getty Photos Picture caption [L to R; top row first] America Ferrera, Idris Elba, Anika Noni Rose, Brie Larson, Jacob Vargos and Sia have all been invited to hitch The organisers of the Oscars have invited a report variety of new members to vote in subsequent 12 months’s ceremony, in response to the #OscarsSoWhite furore. John Boyega, America Ferrera and Idris Elba are amongst 683 trade figures

Adele tops post-Glastonbury album chart

Picture copyright PA Picture caption Adele was the headline act on Saturday on the Glastonbury Pageant Adele’s 25 has shot again to the highest of the album chart after experiencing a 231% gross sales surge following her headline look on the Glastonbury Pageant. Her third album’s long-awaited release on streaming services has additionally helped it declare a 13th week at primary. Within the singles chart, Drake’s continued dominance noticed One

Artists behind ‘ghost troopers’ challenge revealed

Picture copyright #wearehere Picture caption ‘Ghost Tommies’ had been seen at Waterloo Station in London on Friday morning Nationwide Theatre head Rufus Norris and artist Jeremy Deller had been behind a Somme commemoration challenge with males dressed as World Battle One troopers. The “fashionable memorial” concerned about 1,500 voluntary individuals showing in public areas throughout the UK. Photographs and reactions to the challenge shortly unfold throughout social media, related by

Caitlyn Jenner on ‘SI’ cowl

“The decathlon for me was the last word in what folks consider as manhood,” Jenner says within the interview. “So for me it was a superb place to cover. I had a have to show myself, that possibly that girl that is dwelling inside me actually is not dwelling there.” Together with the quilt is a 22 minute film, “Jenner: 40 Years After Gold.” “I beloved what I used to

Academy Award voting checks variety vow

The #OscarsSoWhite marketing campaign — a viral response to the dearth of minority nominees in Academy Award appearing classes the final two years — yielded pledges to do higher and make tangible steps towards reform. It has additionally targeted uncommon consideration on this week’s Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences board elections. Whereas the controversy has heightened media consciousness of that voting course of — which begins June 29

Academy seeks variety with 683 new members

Looking for to reaffirm its dedication to variety within the wake of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences has prolonged invites to 683 new members, which might develop the group by roughly 10%. A breakdown supplied by the academy famous that 46% of these being supplied membership are ladies and 41% are individuals of shade, which is able to elevate the chances inside the group

#OscarsSoWhite creator weighs in on Academy modifications

The information that the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences has prolonged invites to 683 new members as a part of its dedication to rising range is being celebrated by members of the trade and social media alike. However April Reign, the creator of the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag that has develop into shorthand for Hollywood’s points with range, stated that whereas the extra various class of 2016 “appears spectacular on

Getting a star on the Hollywood Stroll of Fame is not a cake stroll

34 new stars shall be added to the Hollywood Stroll of Fame in 2017 Every star prices $30,000 Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Eva Longoria and Goldie Hawn are among the many 34 entertainers selected to receive a new star in 2017, however tons of of different well-known candidates have been declined. Ana Martinez, the producer of the Hollywood Stroll of Fame, advised CNN they acquired over 300 submissions this previous

Jay Z: From drug supplier to wheeler supplier

That is the day his debut album “Affordable Doubt” was launched, dropping the needle on the beginning of what has been one of the vital epic careers within the music trade. However he did not cease there. Previously 20 years the person who was born Shawn Corey Carter and who grew up in Brooklyn’s Marcy Initiatives at a time once they had been affected by crime and medicines has gone