Entertainment News Roundup: Britney Spears gets her day in court, but what will she say? ; Steven Spielberg’s studio to make movies for Netflix and more


Below is a summary of the current entertainment briefs.

Britney Spears has her say in court, but what will she say?

Britney Spears spoke to the Los Angeles judge who oversees oversight of her personal and professional affairs on Wednesday in an increasingly controversial 13-year deal that saw the pop star go from collapse to come back only to withdraw again. What she will say, and if her fans and the media will hear her, is everyone’s guess.

Steven Spielberg’s studio to make films for Netflix

Netflix Inc added acclaimed filmmaker Steven Spielberg to its roster with a joint announcement Monday of a deal for its production company Amblin Partners to deliver multiple films a year for several years. The Oscar-winning director of big-screen classics such as “ET the Extra-Terrestrial”, “Schindler’s List” and “Saving Private Ryan” will continue to direct and produce films for Comcast Corp’s Universal Pictures as part of a separate agreement.

Billie Eilish ‘appalled’ apologizes for racial insult in resurfaced video

Billie Eilish apologized after a video appeared to show the American singer uttering a racial insult and putting accents. In a statement posted on Instagram, the multiple Grammy Award winner said she was “appalled and embarrassed” by the montage, which she said was when she was 13 or 14 years old and in which she can be seen. utter the insult.

Senegal’s famous jazz festival returns after pandemic delay

On a small island where the Senegal River meets the sea, hundreds of masked jazz fans have listened to Franco-Senegalese singer Awa Ly sing the blues of uncertain times. “Once you’ve touched the sky and come down,” she crooned. “Use your inner senses and you will understand it, like a dream you cannot remember.”

The blockbusters are back: the new “Fast & Furious” aims to shake up American cinema

Hollywood is finally stepping up the engines of summer blockbusters for the first time since COVID-19 slowed the movie business. “F9”, the ninth installment of the popular “Fast & Furious” saga, hits theaters in America and Canada on Thursday night. The film is the first big-budget action show to be released exclusively in theaters this year.

George Clooney and his friends open a school to train film crews

Actors George Clooney, Kerry Washington and Don Cheadle team up with education officials in Los Angeles to open school to train teens in skills like cinematography, lighting, visual effects and more jobs in Hollywood. The school, slated to launch in 2022, aims to diversify the entertainment industry by providing a pathway to well-paying jobs that have few formal entries.

Explanation: Britney Spears case highlights complex guardianship

Popstar Britney Spears has been under court-appointed guardianship or guardianship since 2008. On Wednesday, she is due to speak personally to the Los Angeles judge who is handling the guardianship. Here’s how conservatories work in California:

South Korean group SEVENTEEN shows more mature sound in new EP

K-pop stars SEVENTEEN say their latest EP “Your Choice” and single “Ready to Love” feature a more mature concept and sound, but the motivations behind their music remain the same. Formed in 2015 in South Korea, the group has accumulated over 2 billion streams worldwide and are best known for hits such as “HOME; RUN” and “Left & Right”. SEVENTEEN is riding the resounding success of two back-to-back albums last year – “;” (Semicolon) and “Heng: garage” have each sold over a million copies.

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