Entertainment News Summary: Box Office: “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” Kicks Off Strong with $ 44 Million, “King Richard” Whiffs; Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Justin Bieber to cancel Saudi performance, more

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Box Office: “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” Starts Strong With $ 44 Million, “King Richard” Whiffs

The box office is not afraid of ghosts. “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” a sequel to the sci-fi comedy classic, raised $ 44 million in its opening weekend, a better-than-expected result. It’s a sign that family audiences are ready to visit their local cinema, provided there is something widely entertaining to be found there.

Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Justin Bieber to cancel Saudi performance

The woman who was engaged to Jamal Khashoggi asked singer Justin Bieber to cancel his performance scheduled for December 5 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s second largest city, urging him not to perform for the “killers” of the Saudi journalist murdered.

Hatice Cengiz wrote an open letter to the singer published in the Washington Post on Saturday in which she urged Bieber to cancel the performance to “send a powerful message to the world that your name and talent will not be used to restore the reputation of a diet. which kills its detractors. “

Oscar-winning costume designer Emi Wada has died aged 84

Japanese costume designer Emi Wada, who won an Oscar for her work on Akira Kurosawa’s 1985 film “Ran”, has died aged 84, local media reported on Sunday, citing her family. Wada died on November 13 and a service was held with his family and close friends, according to reports, without citing a cause of death.

Factbox-Key winners at the 2021 American Music Awards

The fan-voted American Music Awards were presented Sunday at a ceremony in Los Angeles hosted by Cardi B. Here is a list of winners in key categories;

K-pop’s BTS Wins Top American Music Awards

K-Pop group BTS were the big winners of the American Music Awards on Sunday just four years after making their first appearance on the fan-voted show. The seven-member group from South Korea beat veteran Taylor Swift, rapper Drake, pop singer Ariana Grande, teenage phenomenon Olivia Rodrigo and Canada’s The Weeknd for the biggest prize of the night – artist of the year. .

BTS named 2021 American Music Awards Artist of the Year

South Korean boy band BTS was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday – the top prize in the world’s biggest fan-voted ceremony. The K-Pop group beat rival nominees Ariana Grande, Drake, Olivia Rodrigo, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.

“Get Back” Documentary Shows The Beatles “Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before”

In a seedy London recording studio, Paul is working on a first version of “I’ve Got a Feeling”, Yoko sits next to John, George struggles to find lyrics for “Something” and Ringo is juggling. his chopsticks. After 50 years locked in a safe, director Peter Jackson edited 57 hours of footage in a documentary series that shows The Beatles playing, dancing, joking, experimenting with new songs and overcoming their differences. .

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