Margot Robbie, Pokémon and Tina Turnes make headlines this week

Margot Robbie replaces Emma Stone on the big screen, and Tina Turner presents her book, this has been a busy week .

Margot Robbie, image from the game 'Pokemon Go' and Tina Turner

These are the most relevant entertainment news of this week. / Photos: IG / margotrobbie, IG / pokemongoapp, IG / tinaturner

LatinAmerican Post| Juan Manuel Londoño

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Cinema – Margot Robbie to replace Emma Stone in Babylon

Due to several conflicts with her schedule, actress Emma Stone will not be able to star in "Babylon" by director Damien Chanzelle, best known for the film "La la land." Therefore, her replacement will be Margot Robbie, who will join Brad Pitt and Tobey Maguire.

Margot Robbie had previously worked alongside Pitt as Sharon Tate in 2019's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood."

Babylon has been presented as a drama set in a period of transition from silent movies to "Talkies" or movies with sound in Hollywood.


Celebrities – From Ellen to Elliot, The Evolution of Elliot Page

This week the Actor announced to his followers that he is transgender. Known for big hits like the youth comedy “Juno” and the blockbuster “Inception,” he begins a new phase in his life. The announcement was made on Monday, December 2 on his social networks, this is just the latest example of Page's open and enduring advocacy for LGBTQ equality.

Elliot is one of the strongest and most recognized voices in the fight against anti-trans legislation. It must be remembered that since 2016 the state legislatures have presented a large number of bills against this community.

Books – Happiness Becomes You by Tina Turner

Iconic singer Tina Turner and author of the memoir “Brave and Ironic” (Vulture) My Love Story – launches her latest book, in which she explores her longstanding belief in Buddhism.  She describes it as something that "provides a guide to these timeless principles so that you can find happiness in your own life."

The book is a blend of Turner's life experiences and spiritual teachings that the artist wishes to share with her readers.

The singer and writer said at the launch: "I've wanted to create this kind of book since the 1980s, but I never imagined it would take until the 80s to do it!"

Music – Bad Bunny is the most streamed artist of 2020 on Spotify

Spotify has just published its "2020 Wrapped" list, which includes the artists, podcasts, audiobooks, and sound content most transmitted by the platform for this year.

According to this, Bad Bunny accumulated more than 8,300 million reproductions, and his album "YHLQMDLG" achieved the number 1 position with more than 3,300 million reproductions. This is the first time that an artist who doesn't sing in English has made it to the top of this list.

The importance of Bad Bunny's achievement is a recognition of Latin music, which is becoming more and more visible worldwide. Lately, there have been a lot of high profile collaborations between Latino and non-Latino artists.

Also read: The films with the best casts in history

Video games – Pokémon Go launches new tasks in December 2020

Pokémon go launched on July 6, 2016, and from the first moment, it was a hit. The success of this game is based on the use of Augmented Reality, making it one of the most striking mobile video games.

Starting December 1, players will receive Darumaka for completing a week of stamp collecting, which evolves into Darmaitan, a pretty good fire-type attacker.

Completing individual tasks also generates better rewards. Rare Pokémon like Aerodactyl can be task rewards, as well as significant loot like Rare Candy or Golden Razzberries, so we expect to see quite a few “Trainers” out on the streets trying to get these rewards.

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