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Entertainment News Roundup: Argentina Disqualified, World Cup Stolen: TV Show Plays On Fans’ Worst Fears; Chris Rock will be the first comedian to perform live on Netflix and more

What follows is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.

Argentina disqualified, world cup stolen: TV show plays on fans’ worst fears

A fictional series that premiered Wednesday on Disney’s Star+ brought to the big screen one of the worst nightmares for Argentine fans: the disqualification of their team in the World Cup. In “World Robo”, Lucho Buenaventura invests all his savings to travel to the World Cup with his 11-year-old son, who recently lost his mother, only to see Argentina surprisingly eliminated during a qualifying match with Brazil. – and replaced by the Chilean team.

Chris Rock will be the first comedian to perform live on Netflix

Netflix Inc said Thursday that comedian Chris Rock will be the first artist to perform live on the streaming platform. Netflix plans to launch more live streaming options soon, starting with unscripted series and stand-up specials. Rock’s live performance is the first to be presented by the entertainment service.

Drake, 21 Savage Blocked From Using ‘Vogue’ Covers To Promote Album, Judge’s Rules

A US judge on Wednesday stopped rapper Drake and 21 Savage from using fake copies of Vogue magazine to promote their new album. US District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan issued a temporary restraining order less than two days after Conde Nast, the magazine’s publisher, sued the duo.

From prison to beating depression, rapper Fat Joe shares new memories

Recording artist Fat Joe shares the ups and downs of his life in his new book “The Book of Jose: A Memoir.” Born Joseph Cartagena, the rapper began his career in the early 1990s and found success with numerous hit songs including “Lean Back,” “What’s Luv?” and “All the way up”.

Ralph Fiennes Cooks Culinary Heaven and Hell on ‘The Menu’

Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult are served a meal to die for in “The Menu,” a satirical thriller set in the world of fine dining. The stars of “Queen’s Gambit” and “X-Men” play Margot and Tyler, a young couple who are brought to a remote private island that is home to the exclusive “Hawthorne” dining establishment and its many orchards, farm animals, beehives and live animals. -in the staff bedrooms.

Sean Penn visits Zelenskiy from Ukraine and lends him an Oscar

Hollywood actor and director Sean Penn, sanctioned by Russia for criticizing its war in Ukraine, lent his Oscar statuette to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during a visit to Kyiv on Tuesday. “It’s just symbolic nonsense,” he said, sitting next to the Ukrainian leader at a ceremonial table and pressing his hand on his arm to emphasize his words as attendees smiled and laughed. “When you win, bring him back to Malibu.”

New cast of royal series ‘The Crown’ says viewers know it’s a drama

The new cast of “The Crown” premiered the next season of the hit Netflix series on Tuesday, insisting that viewers know it’s a drama and don’t need a disclaimer for its fictional stories. The award-winning show, which follows the reign of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, returns for a fifth season on Wednesday, portraying the royals in the 1990s as they faced marital problems, public dissent and a fire at Windsor Castle. .

Kurt Cobain’s smashed guitar and Lennon’s glasses go up for auction

A smashed Kurt Cobain guitar is expected to fetch top dollar at Julien’s Auction’s annual Icons and Idols: Rock ‘N’ Roll auction in New York. The engraved instrument is considered by some to be a part of rock and roll history and is estimated to be worth $200,000 to $400,000.

Brazilian singer Gal Costa, icon of the Tropicalia movement, dies at 77

Brazilian singer Gal Costa, one of the most distinctive voices in the country’s Tropicalia movement, has died at the age of 77. “It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of singer Gal Costa,” she said on her official Twitter account. bill. “We appreciate everyone’s love at this difficult time.”

(With contributions from agencies).

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