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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry producing two new Netflix shows

Prince Harry and wife Meghan are producing two upcoming Netflix shows that will focus on cooking and a U.S. polo championship, the streaming service said on Thursday. The projects are part of a multi-year deal between Netflix and Archewell Productions, which was founded by the royal couple in 2020 after they stepped down as senior members of Britain’s royal family and moved to the United States.

Taylor Swift music back on TikTok despite fight with Universal Music, FT reports

Taylor Swift’s music is back on TikTok, even as the Chinese short-video app and singer’s record label Universal Music are at loggerheads, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. Swift’s return to TikTok had been in the works for some time, the report added, citing people familiar with the matter.

SAG-AFTRA union secures AI protections for artists in deal with major record labels

Hollywood performers and media professionals have reached a tentative deal with major record labels such as Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment that includes increases in minimum salaries and protections against the use of AI. The deal covers the five-year period from 2021 to 2026 and has been unanimously approved by the executive committee of SAG-AFTRA, which represents roughly 160,000 actors and other media professionals, the union said in a statement on its website.

Coppola, Cronenberg to compete at Cannes Film Festival undimmed by strikes

Directors Francis Ford Coppola, David Cronenberg and Yorgos Lanthimos will compete for the Cannes Film Festival’s top prize next month, organisers said on Thursday, easing concerns that strikes in Hollywood might dim the star-studded event. Coppola will bring his long-in-the-making passion project “Megalopolis,” starring Adam Driver, to the competition, while Lanthimos teams up with Emma Stone after the success of “Poor Things” with “Kinds of Kindness”, and Cronenberg will pull in horror fans again with “The Shrouds” starring Vincent Cassel.

‘Civil War’ seeks to capture ‘heartbreaking’ experience of war zone journalists

Actors Kirsten Dunst and Wagner Moura sought to understand how journalists cope with working in war zones as they prepared for their starring roles in the movie “Civil War,” which is released in U.S. cinemas on Friday. “Civil War” is a tense thriller set in the near future, as society collapses in the United States and war breaks out. Fictional Reuters photographer Lee (Dunst) and reporter Joel (Moura) take to the road with the aim of reaching Washington before it falls to a rebel faction.

‘Golden Bachelor’ reality TV love story to end in divorce

The “Golden Bachelor” reality TV couple, who wed on national television after a romance that captivated viewers with the possibility of finding love late in life, announced on Friday they are divorcing just three months into their marriage.

Gerry Turner, 72, and Theresa Nist, 70, revealed the news on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Turner said they each wanted to be near their families and could not agree on a place to live. Turner resides in Indiana and Nist in New Jersey.

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