Entertainment News Roundup: BTS on stage in South Korea for the first time since the start of COVID; ‘Mrs. Maisel ‘returns’ a little grittier’ in new season and more

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BTS on stage in South Korea for the first time since the start of COVID

South Korean boy band BTS will present their first concerts to their local fans since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with three concerts in the capital, Seoul, next month, their agency announced on Wednesday. The concerts, which are part of their “Permission to Dance on Stage” tour which has been disrupted by the pandemic, will take place at Seoul’s Olympic Stadium on March 10, 12 and 13, and will also be broadcast live, Bit Hit said. Music.

‘Mrs. Maisel’ returns “a little grittier” in the new season

Two years after its previous season, the Emmy-winning comedy series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” returns Friday with the comedian and her agent trying to bounce back from a career setback. Star Rachel Brosnahan, who plays Miriam “Midge” Maisel, said the two women were devastated by the turn of events that led to her being left out of a European tour and are ready to tell the world “to be careful to them”.

Exclusive-ViacomCBS’ Paramount+ “thinks local” to go global with streaming

When reality series “The Challenge: War of the Worlds” launches on four continents in June, ViacomCBS Inc aims to test a key part of its streaming strategy – using localized content on broadcast TV to attract subscribers. to its Paramount+ streaming service, an executive with the entertainment conglomerate told Reuters. The media giant is releasing four versions of the show and airing them on its TV networks in the US, Australia, UK and Argentina, and airing episodes on Paramount+ globally the following day, Chris McCarthy , chief content officer for unscripted entertainment and adult animation at Paramount+, said in an interview ahead of his presentation to investors on Tuesday.

Family of Woman Killed on Set of ‘Rust’ Sues Alec Baldwin and Others

The family of a woman killed while filming the western ‘Rust’ filed a wrongful death lawsuit against actor Alec Baldwin and others on Tuesday, saying they disregarded several standard industry practices. industry intended to ensure the safety of film sets. The civil suit was filed in Santa Fe County, New Mexico, on behalf of Matthew Hutchins, husband of the late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, and the couple’s 9-year-old son.

Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes will host the Oscars

Comedian actor Amy Schumer, along with actress Regina Hall and fellow comedian Wanda Sykes, will host the Oscars in March, the first time three women have hosted the Oscars, ‘Good Morning America’ reported Tuesday. from ABC. It will also be the first time since Jimmy Kimmel hosted the show in 2018 that the film industry’s highest honors ceremony will have a host. The show will air on ABC, owned by the Walt Disney Co, on March 27.

Michael Kors celebrates the return of New York nightlife with its Fall/Winter collection

Veteran designer Michael Kors turned his inspiration from New York at night into reality for his New York Fashion Week show on Tuesday. Taking over the Terminal 5 concert venue, Kors, 62, said her Fall/Winter 22 collection was all about going out night and day after quarantine.

One year after the Bataclan: a Berlinale film explores the aftermath of terror

Entrenched in a locker room for hours as armed men rampaged around the Paris Bataclan nightclub in November 2015, Ramon Gonzalez was preoccupied with one thought: what if he died without doing anything, would his life be a failure? It was this thought in the mind of a terrified man that prompted Spanish director Isaki Lacuesta to make ‘One Year, One Night’ examining the aftermath of the attack, in which 90 spectators died, as well as 40 others elsewhere in Paris.

A Burmese collective recounts life after the coup at the Berlinale

You find out you’re pregnant, but should you tell your boyfriend, who is off to the jungle in a few hours to train with the forces fighting the Burmese junta following a police raid on his safe house? The police beat a protester in front of your house. Keep filming yourself and risk them noticing, inflicting the regime’s wrath on you and everyone you love. Or do you listen to your family’s pleas to get away from the window and hide?

(With agency contributions.)