THE MUSIC EXPLOSION: "Little Bit O'Soul."
THE NATIONAL, Live at Rock The Garden.
COURTNEY BARNETT, Live at Rock The Garden.
X, Live at Rock The Garden.
SNAIL MAIL & SOCCER MOMMY team up to cover Goo Goo Dolls' "Iris."
RYAN ADAMS resurfaces on social media after abuse allegations.
PRINCE's ESTATE won a 7MM defult judgment against a bootleg record label.
ANDREW BIRD has been cast in the fourth season of Fargo.
THE NUMBER ONES look at the Captain & Tennille's '70s pop atrocity "Love Will Keep Us Together."
WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: The CGI remake of The Lion King rules thechart with 185MM, with the 10th highest opening day ever. Spider-Man: Far From Home places with 21MM on a 54 percent drop, crossing the 300MM mark domestically (it will cross a Billion worldwide this week). Toy Story 4 shows with 14.6MM on a 30 percent drop that's remarkably leggy, given the Circle of Life. Crawl takes the fourth slot with 6MM on a 50 percent drop, which probably makes it a modest hit on a low budget. Yesterday rounds out the Top Five with another 5.1MM on a leggy 21 percent drop. Below the fold, Stuber fell 51 percent to sixth placewith 4MM and 16MM total against a reported 16MM budget.
AVENGERS: ENDGAME should have passed Avatar as the all-time global box officechamp by the time you read this.
MARVEL announces Phase 4 of the money-making plan, including Black Widow, The Eternals (starring Angelina Jolie and Richard Madden), Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, and Thor: Love and Thunder. Kevin Feige did not have time to tell Comic-Con about Black Panther 2, Captain Marvel 2, a Fantastic Four reboot or "movies about mutants."
THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER, btw, will feature a LGBTQ Valkyrie and a female Thor.
PICARD has a Comic-Con trailer.
WATCHMEN has a Comic-Con trailer.
WESTWORLD dropped its Season 3 trailer.
CATS: Six troubling questions raised by the trailer.
EDDIE MURPHY may get a truckload of money from Netflix to return to standup.
JOAQUIN PHOENIX & ROONEY MARA are engaged after three years of dating.
OLIVER STONE asks Vladimir Putin to be his 22-year-old daughter's godfather.
JEFFREY EPSTEIN and the Island of Horrors.
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, Wedding Crasher.
CHANCE THE SNAPPER was captured in Chicago and transferred to St. Augustine Alligator Farm, where he was released Thursday in a livestreamed event.
MORE THAN 70 CROC HATCHLINGS were rescued recently by specialists at a Florida nuclear plant, and dozens more are expected to emerge soon. What could possibly go wrong?
ONCE NEARLY DEAD As The Dodo, California Condor Comeback Reaches 1000 Chicks.
RARE NEW ZEALAND PARAKEET Population Doubles After 'Epic' Breeding Season.