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UPDATES WITH FILM-NATE PARKER-60 MINUTES, MUSIC-FONSECA-RINGO STARR, PEOPLE-JANET JACKSON, GRUMPY CATS AT CATS. Adds TV-SCOTT VAN PELT; CAMPAIGN 2016-CNN-LEWANDOWSKI; MARY J. BLIGE-HILLARY CLINTON; PEOPLE-DANIELLE BROOKS; CBS-VIACOM; RADIO-VOLUME.
THURSDAY, SEPT 29
FILM-NATE PARKER-60 MINUTES — In an interview with “60 Minutes,” Nate Parker was unapologetic for a 17-year-old rape case that has surrounded his film, “The Birth of a Nation.” By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT: 460 words, photo.
MUSIC-FONSECA-RINGO STARR — Colombian singer-songwriter Fonseca wrote and recorded a Spanish verse for a new version of Ringo Starr’s peace anthem “Now the Time Has Come.” It was at the request of the ex-Beatle. He had a single day to do it. By Sigal Ratner-Arias. SENT: 360 words.
TV-WOODY ALLEN-CRISIS — With Woody Allen’s “Crisis in Six Scenes,” the screenwriter has let down his director — who coincidentally also falls short. And then there’s the leading man, who phones in his performance. “Crisis” is right. By Television Writer Frazier Moore. SENT: 750 words, photos.
FILM-AMANDA KNOX DOCUMENTARY — Five years after her conviction for murder was overturned, Amanda Knox is back in the spotlight. She and others from her case participated for a Netflix documentary that reserves its harshest judgments for the media. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT: 730 words, photos.
CAMPAIGN 2016-CNN-LEWANDOWSKI — CNN says that analyst Corey Lewandowski, the former Donald Trump campaign manager, is no longer being paid by the Trump campaign. SENT: 250 words, photos.
TV-SCOTT VAN PELT — To a certain segment of the population, Scott Van Pelt is a more popular late-night television star than Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert. He’s one year into an experiment to broaden the appeal of “Sportscenter” at the midnight hour. By Television Writer David Bauder. SENT: 600 words, photos.
TV-ED HARRIS-WESTWORLD — The anything-goes getaway called Westworld doesn’t really exist, and, if it did, you couldn’t afford this futuristic pleasure park. By Television Writer Frazier Moore. SENT: 840 words, photos.
MARY J. BLIGE-HILLARY CLINTON — Mary J. Blige said she decided to sing Bruce Springsteen’s “American Skin (41 Shots)” to Hillary Clinton during her recent interview because she was trying to get the Democratic presidential nominee to feel and understand the widening frustration among blacks in America over police brutality and similar topics. By Music Writer Mesfin Fekadu. SENT: 425 words, photos.
PEOPLE-DANIELLE BROOKS — If you check Danielle Brooks’ Instagram account, you’ll see plenty of poses that ooze self-confidence, from shots of the “Orange is the New Black” star in glamorous outfits to a selfie of her with her midriff exposed. But full-figured Brooks says it has taken some mind manipulation to get her to feel as happy with herself as the vibe she projects. By Entertainment Writer Nekesa Mumbi Moody. SENT: 500 words, photos.
RADIO-VOLUME — It seems like a contradiction in terms, but the SiriusXM satellite radio network is launching a talk channel devoted to music. SENT: 240 words, photos.
CBS-VIACOM — Media mogul Sumner Redstone’s firm is calling for CBS and Viacom to combine again, more than a decade after they went their separate ways. By Technology Writer Mae Anderson. SENT: 440 words, photos.
PEOPLE-JANET JACKSON — Months after saying she was planning a family, Janet Jackson has been spotted sporting an apparent baby bump. SENT: 85 words, photos.
PEOPLE-BRAD PITT — A producer says “we all respect his privacy” as Brad Pitt skipped his first public appearance after last week’s split with Angelina Jolie Pitt. By Entertainment Writer Ryan Pearson. SENT: 430 words, photos.
PARIS FASHION WEEK-WATCH — Big hitters Chloe and Balmain present their celebrity-filled fashion odes to ready-to-wear insiders in Paris — as catwalk shows continue in full throttle on Thursday. By Fashion Writer Thomas Adamson. SENT: 870 words, photos.
OBIT-AGNES NIXON — Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the enduring soap operas “One Life to Live” and “All My Children,” has died at 93. By Television Writer Lynn Elber. SENT: 660 words, photos.
BOOKS-ENHANCED GAME OF THRONES — The books that inspired the HBO series “Game of Thrones” are getting a digital enhancement. SENT: 120 words.
GERMANY-HITLER INSTALLATION — A huge moving image of a laughing Adolf Hitler prompted a shocked Berlin driver to call police. Police say they received a call Monday about the apparition, which turned out to be part of an art installation. SENT: 125 words.
CHRISTIE’S-DE KOONING — A large painting from one of Willem de Kooning’s most productive periods is going on the auction block in the fall. Christie’s is offering “Untitled XXV” in New York on Nov. 15, where it believes it could realize around $40 million. By Ula Ilnytzky. SENT: 375 words, photos.
CHILDREN’S MUSEUM-PRESIDENTIAL EXHIBIT — The Children’s Museum of Manhattan is teaching kids with hands-on political history. SENT: 120 words.
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FILM-NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL — The 43rd annual New York Film Festival kicks off Friday with the premiere of Ava DuVernay’s “The 13th,” a documentary about the connection between America’s racist past and contemporary mass incarceration. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Friday: 700 words by 4 p.m., photos.
MUSIC-ALICIA KEYS — Alicia Keys says she’s planning to drop her new album any day now, but in the meantime she’s hoping fans feel the passion behind “Back to Life,” a song she wrote for the new Lupita Nyong’O film, “Queen of Kate,” about the rise of a young female chess player in Uganda. By Music Writer Mesfin Fekadu. UPCOMING Friday: 400 words, photos by 2 p.m.
PEOPLE-TOM SIZEMORE — Tom Sizemore is scheduled to appear in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Friday for arraignment on misdemeanor domestic violence charges. The “Black Hawk Down” actor was arrested July 19 after an argument with his girlfriend. Developing from an 11:30 a.m. court hearing. UPCOMING Friday: 130 words; will be updated.
PARIS FASHION WEEK-WATCH — Christian Dior presents another designer-less — but celebrity-filled — collection in Paris following the announcement that the outgoing creative director of the storied house Raf Simons was snapped up by Calvin Klein. Other shows include Issey Miyake. By Fashion Writer Thomas Adamson. UPCOMING Friday: 700 words by 7 p.m., photos.
FILM REVIEW-MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Monday: 590 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-DENIAL. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Tuesday: 530 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-DEEPWATER HORIZON. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Tuesday: 700 words, photos.
REVIEWS PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK: “Birth of a Nation,” ”The Girl on the Train,” ”Middle School.”
MUSIC REVIEW-BOB WEIR. Reviewed by Scott Bauer. SENT Wednesday: 215 words.
MUSIC REVIEW-LUKE WINSLOW-KING. By Steven Wine. SENT Thursday: 200 words, photo.
MUSIC REVIEW-JOHN PRINE. By Steven Wine. SENT Thursday: 270 words, photo.
MUSIC REVIEW-VAN MORRISON. By Scott Stroud. SENT Thursday: 230 words, photo.
MUSIC REVIEW-DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Thursday: 260 words, photo.
MUSIC REVIEW-HERB ALPERT. By Jill Lawless. UPCOMING Friday: 300 words, photos.
MUSIC REVIEW-BON IVER. By Scott Stroud. UPCOMING Friday: 200 words, photo by 5 p.m.
THEATER REVIEW-ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU. By Jennifer Farrar. SENT: 250 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-BORN TO RUN BY BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, reviewed by Kiley Armstrong. SENT Monday: 400 words, photos.
COMING UP ON ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS:
LONDON— Mark Ronson discusses his latest projects.
LONDON— Michael Buble performs at the Apple Music Festival.
HONG KONG— BIGBANG’s TOP curates an art collection for Sotheby’s.
LONDON— Parker Sawyers talks about playing Barack Obama in “Southside With You.”
NEW YORK— George Blagden and Alexander Vlahos talk about the new ABC series “Versailles.”
ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS BROADCAST VIDEO ALREADY AVAILABLE:
LOS ANGELES— HBO unveils adaptation of Michael Crichton’s sci-fi novel “Westworld.”
LOS ANGELES— Producer says “we all respect his privacy” as Brad Pitt skips premiere of documentary.
U.S.— Miley Cyrus fills in as host of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
U.S.— A new trailer is released for “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”
COMING UP ON CELEBRITY EXTRA:
LOS ANGELES— Michelle Rodriguez talks about spirituality.
LONDON— Canadian pop rockers Magic! talk about why fashion and music go together.