Summary of Entertainment News: Netflix’s hit show “Squid Game” sparks interest in learning Korean; Paul McCartney blames John Lennon for Beatles break-up and more



Here is a summary of the current entertainment briefs.

Clooney Goes For Kindness With New Movie “The Tender Bar”

George Clooney is back behind the camera for “The Tender Bar,” a coming-of-age story starring Ben Affleck and Tye Sheridan. The feature, Clooney’s eighth as director, is based on the memoir of American writer JR Moehringer, who found replacements for his absent father at his uncle Charlie’s New York pub.

Netflix hit show ‘Squid Game’ sparks interest in learning Korean

Interest in learning Korean has increased since the launch of the hit Netflix show “Squid Game,” tutoring services reported, highlighting a growing global obsession with South Korean culture, from entertainment to products of beauty. Language learning app Duolingo Inc said the nine-part thriller, in which cash-strapped contestants play deadly childhood games with the goal of winning 45.6 billion won (38, $ 19 million), had stimulated beginners and existing students in the hope of improving their skills.

Director Villeneuve hopes to win over fans old and new with ‘Dune’ movie

Denis Villeneuve hopes to win over fans of Frank Herbert’s epic 1965 sci-fi novel “Dune” and introduce new ones to the story with his massive film adaptation, the most difficult production of the Canadian director’s career. Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya star in the highly anticipated film, which hits US and UK cinemas later this month and follows past attempts to bring Herbert’s 400-page book to the big screen.

Box Office: ‘No Time To Die’ Debuts Slightly Below Expectations With $ 56 Million

“No Time to Die”, the latest installment in the James Bond franchise, debuted at $ 56 million at the domestic box office, a result somewhat below expectations and signals that even one of the top brands. legendaries in the history of cinema is still ongoing. forced to face a cinematic landscape that has been dramatically altered by the pandemic. Heading into the weekend, “No Time to Die was expected to gross $ 60-70 million in its first three days of release. While not a disaster, the film’s final weekend total is expected to be more. High because he received positive reviews and portrayed Daniel in Craig’s latest outing as a stylish secret agent.

Paul McCartney accuses John Lennon of breaking up the Beatles

Paul McCartney said he wanted to continue playing with The Beatles when the band broke up in 1970 and John Lennon was the instigator of the breakup. Speculation about what caused the demise of the world’s most famous pop group ranges from artistic and legal disputes to Lennon’s marriage to artist Yoko Ono.

(With contributions from agencies.)


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