New this week: John Legend, ‘Serpent Queen’ and ‘Pinocchio’
This week’s new entertainment releases include fresh music from John Legend and Kane Brown, Samantha Morton stars as the 16th-century queen Catherine de Medici in an edgy Starz series and a race between two upcoming “Pinocchio” films begins with Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation.
Pennsylvania family awakened when car crashes into back of home
Help needed: Fire and police officials responded to a report of a vehicle that crashed into the back of a Pennsylvania home. (Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images )NUANGOLA, Pa. — A Pennsylvania couple was jolted out of sleep by a nightmarish sight. >> Read more trending newsThe Rice Township Police Department reported that a vehicle crashed into the rear of a home Wednesday, WBRE-TV reported. The Nuangola Volunteer Fire Department wrote on Facebook that Beck and his wife had to be removed from the second floor of their home by a ladder. The scene was cleared by 1:45 a.m. EDT, the Nuangola Volunteer Fire Department wrote in its Facebook post.wftv.com
Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck announce new joint album, '18'
Music-Johnny Depp Jeff Beck appears at the 59th Ivor Novello Awards in London on May 22, 2014, left, and Johnny Depp appears at the European premiere of their film, "The Rum Diary," in London on Nov. 3, 2011. Beck and Depp will release "18," an album releasing July 15. (AP Photo) (Uncredited)NEW YORK — (AP) — Fresh off his legal battle with his ex-wife, Johnny Depp has announced that he and legendary guitarist Jeff Beck will release an album of mostly covers next month. The duo’s 13-track album is titled “18” and will drop on July 15. "We would joke about how we felt 18 again, so that just became the album title, too,” Beck said in a statement.wftv.com
Johnny Depp, Jeff Beck announce release of new album
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial: What you need to know Depp sued Heard for libel over a 2018 article she wrote in The Washington Post. (NCD)Actor Johnny Depp has decided to get back to work after his victory in his defamation lawsuit against his former wife, Amber Heard. Depp joined Beck during a six-song set at the concert and bowed to the crowd during the guitarist’s announcement, the entertainment website reported. The jury awarded Depp $10 million in compensatory damages and $5 million in punitive damages. >> Johnny Depp, Amber Heard defamation suit: Jury finds Heard, Depp both liable“I’m gonna take this opportunity and tell you I met this guy five years ago, and we’ve never stopped laughing since,” Beck told the crowd about Depp (via Stereogum), Entertainment Weekly reported.wftv.com
Lift reservations and quiet après ski parties: What skiing will be like this winter
When a Covid-19 outbreak emerged at one of Rob Katz's Colorado ski resorts in March, he knew it was going to be a game changer. The upcoming holiday season will be telling as to how dramatically revenues are affected. Europe, one of the world's preeminent ski destinations, brings in an estimated 34 billion euros ($41 billion) annually from its winter resorts. Vail Resorts has taken similar safety measures at its locations, all of which are scheduled to reopen by Dec. 19. The success of the winter season, however, will depend on skiers' appetite for risk in the face of a still rampant virus.cnbc.com
High court to decide whether Nazi art case stays in US court
“He was very, very proud to have acquired the Guelph Treasure, and then was forced to sell it to the Nazis,” she told him. It's a pursuit that has now landed him at the Supreme Court, in a case to be argued Monday. Germany and the foundation asked the trial-level court to dismiss the suit, but the court declined. “Our view is that Germany is the proper jurisdiction for a case which involves a sale of a collection of medieval German art by German art dealers to a German state,” Parzinger said. The suit's claim that the Guelph Treasure was sold under Nazi pressure was also diligently investigated in Germany, he said.
Toots Hibbert, beloved reggae star, dead at 77
FILE - In this May 3, 2018 file photo, Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. Hibbert, frontman of Toots & the Maytals, had been in a medically-induced coma at a hospital in Kingston since earlier this month. Grammy nominations for Hibbert included best reggae album of 2012 for “Reggae Got Soul” and best reggae album of 2007 for “Light Your Light.” Hibbert was ranked No. Married to his wife, Doreen, for nearly 40 years, Hibbert had eight children, including the reggae performers Junior Hibbert and Leba Hibbert. Frederick Nathaniel Hibbert ("Toots" was a childhood nickname) was born in May Pen, Parish of Clarendon.