Following is a abstract of present leisure information briefs.
Theaters look to Bond and Black Widow to spark 2021 moviegoing
Movie show operators, after a yr of dismal ticket gross sales throughout the pandemic, are hoping a lineup of superheroes, fighter pilots and cinema’s most well-known spy will assist them stage a comeback in 2021. Roughly two-thirds of theaters stay shut in the USA and Canada, usually the world’s largest movie market. Field workplace receipts in 2020 plunged 80% from a yr earlier.
Carlos do Carmo, the ‘Sinatra’ of Portugal’s fado, dies aged 81
Portuguese singer Carlos do Carmo, one of many nation’s most beloved artists who was often known as the “Sinatra” of the soulful, melancholic fado music, died on Friday on the age of 81. Do Carmo, born in Lisbon in 1939, stated goodbye to the stage final yr after a protracted profession throughout which he took fado world wide. He grew to become the primary Portuguese artist to obtain a Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.
BTS wraps up record-breaking yr with New 12 months’s Eve on-line live performance
World Okay-Pop sensation BTS celebrated New 12 months’s Eve with an internet live performance on Thursday together with different Okay-pop teams from its administration company Massive Hit Leisure and followers from world wide. Halsey, Lauv and Steve Aoki, who’ve all collaborated with BTS lately, joined on a particular stage by connecting remotely.