Following is a abstract of present leisure information briefs.
‘Jeopardy!’ sport present host Alex Trebek dies at 80, followers mourn an ‘icon’
“Jeopardy!” sport present host Alex Trebek died on Sunday on the age of 80, and his passing was mourned by followers who known as the brainy quizmaster a nightly supply of data and sheer pleasure. The loss of life of Canadian-born Trebek, who in March 2019 revealed his analysis of stage IV pancreatic most cancers, was shared on the present’s official Twitter account. Trebek handed away peacefully at residence surrounded by household and pals, the present’s tweet stated.
Okay-pop kings BTS win 4 MTV Europe Music Awards at digital ceremony
Okay-pop stars BTS picked up 4 prizes on the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday, together with finest tune for “Dynamite” and finest group, capping a yr by which the Korean band underlined its standing as a significant world act. The group’s first English-language tune, Dynamite logged practically 34 million U.S. streams and 300,000 gross sales in its first week, making BTS the primary Korean act to debut at No. 1 within the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.
Sean Connery’s 007 pistol from ‘Dr.No’ stars at Hollywood public sale
The handgun utilized by the late Sean Connery within the first James Bond movie is the star attraction in a Hollywood public sale subsequent month. The semi automated Walther PP gun, which together with its smaller mannequin the PPK grew to become one of many movie franchise’s finest recognized photos, is anticipated to fetch between $150,000 and $200,000 at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills on Dec. 3, the public sale home stated on Monday.
Actors Reynolds, McElhenney bid to purchase Wrexham
Wrexham followers can sit up for having a drink with Hollywood actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney at matches, the duo stated after releasing their mission assertion forward of a proposed takeover of the Welsh soccer membership. The pair stated their objective was to develop the membership that performs in England’s fifth-tier and get them again into the English Soccer League (EFL), whereas additionally growing attendances at an improved Racecourse Floor.
Kevin Costner, Diane Lane Thriller ‘Let Him Go’ Tops Election Week Field Workplace
Focus Options’ “Let Him Go” offered a couple of sparks at an in any other case lifeless field workplace, opening over the weekend with an estimated $4.1 million. In these COVID instances, that was ok for a primary place end. Focus additionally took second place with the sophomore weekend of its horror movie “Come Play.” Co-produced with Amblin Companions, “Come Play” netted $1.7 million domestically bringing its complete to $5.6 million.
A treasure trove of fashions and puppets from “Thunderbirds” creator Gerry Anderson’s TV reveals and commercials that was salvaged and saved away for 30 years by a driver on the manufacturing studio has come to mild and is about to go up for public sale this month. “I have been in auctions for over 15 years, and we have by no means had a set of Gerry Anderson gadgets this huge in a single public sale,” Alastair McCrea, public sale home Ewbank’s leisure and memorabilia valuer, advised Reuters.