Here is our weekly summary of what happened in the world of entertainment.
We present you the most relevant news of this week. / Photos: youtube.com/Netflix, youtube.com/Les Luthiers, instagram.com/theebillyporter
LatinamericanPost| Juliana Rodriguez Pabón
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Leer en español: Tráiler de White Lines y otras cinco noticias de entretenimiento
As today is Friday, you can not miss the five most relevant news of the week of the world of entertainment summarized and commented. This time there are important announcements in the world of cinema and streaming, one in the music industry and the farewell to a great Latin American humorist. Here is our summary of the most important novelties of the week in the entertainment industry.
White Lines trailer released
This week Netflix released the trailer for White Lines, the new series expected to break audience records. It is a production of the creator of the other Netflix hit, Money Heist. After 20 years of his disappearance, the body of a famous DJ is found in Ibiza. This will be the story of his sister twenty years later, trying to discover the mystery in the middle of a world of bars, drugs and partying. It will be available on May 15 on the streaming platform.
A new Fairy Godmother for Cinderella
That's right, it was announced that actor Billy Porter, famous for his role in the FX Pose series, will play the fairy godmother in the new version of Cinderella being prepared. This in accord with Disney's agenda to be more inclusive and to make the gender of some of its characters less relevant. Porter said for Variety that this is a genderless and non-conformist fairy godmother. "Magic has no gender," he said. We can't wait to see his performance.
Union Digital Festival
And the events via streaming do not stop happening. This time it is the Digital Festival Union, jointly organized by UNICEF, Páramo Presenta and Caracol Televisión and which will take place tomorrow, Saturday, April 25. This is another initiative to promote new experiences of live music in this situation. Thus, artists such as Andrés Cepeda, Santiago Cruz, Yuri Buenaventura and Juan Pablo Vega, will give life to this event.
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Rockie Awards Nominees Announced
The Rockie Awards are a competition organized by the Banff World Media Festival in Canada. It is a celebration of the achievements in television and digital media from around the world. Thus, the nominees were announced this week. Among them the BBC and generally British and American productions top the list. The most nominated network is the BBC, followed by the Candian Broadcasting Corporation, Sky, National Geographic, HBO, and Art France.
Marcos Mundstock, the founder of the humorous group Les Luthiers, dies
This week we say goodbye to a great Latin American humorist. This Wednesday, April 22, Marcos Mundstock, founder of the Argentine humor group Les Luthiers, died in Buenos Aires at the age of 77 . He died of an illness that was diagnosed in January of last year. This is a great loss of a fabulous writer who pioneered a lot of humor in Latin America.