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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015 file photo, Tony Award-winning theater and film director Stephen Daldry poses for a portrait in New York. Daldry is exiting the project, a studio representative confirmed Tuesday. The “Billy Elliot” director has been associated with the adaptation for years, going back as far as 2012. Universal Pictures earlier this year removed “Wicked” from its release schedule. It was last slated for a Dec. 22, 2021 theatrical launch. (Photo by Drew Gurian/Invision/AP, File)
Director Stephen Daldry exits 'Wicked' film adaptation The long-gestating film adaptation of the Broadway hit “Wicked” has hit another snag
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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson participates in the Starz "Power" panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif., on July 26, 2019, left, and BIG3 League founder Ice Cube at the debut of the BIG3 Basketball League in New York on June 25, 2017. An altered photo of the rappers in hats that appear to show support for President Donald Trump circulated widely on social media Tuesday, fueled in part by a tweet by Eric Trump. The manipulated image was shared thousands of times on Twitter and Facebook since it began gaining attention on Monday.  (AP Photo)
Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats An altered photo of rappers Ice Cube and 50 Cent in hats that appear to show support for President Donald Trump circulated widely on social media Tuesday, fueled in part by a tweet by Eric Trump
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FILE  - In this Jan. 10, 1966 file photo, members of the band, the Spencer Davis Group, from top left: Muff Winwood, Pete York and Steve Winwood and Spencer Davis, foreground. British guitarist and bandleader Spencer Davis, whose eponymous rock group had 1960s hits including “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m a Man,” has died at the age of 81. Davis’ agent, Bob Birk, said Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 that he died in a hospital while being treated for pneumonia.  (AP Photo, File)
'Gimme Some Lovin' rock star Spencer Davis dead at 81British guitarist and bandleader Spencer Davis, whose eponymous rock group had 1960s hits including “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m a Man,” has died at the age of 81
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This image released by the  San Francisco Conservatory of Music shows San Francisco Conservatory of Music President David Stull. The San Francisco Conservatory of Music announced Tuesday that it had purchased Opus 3 Artists, which represents about 250 musicians and attractions, a group that include conductors Daniel Barenboim, James Conlon, Christoph Eschenbach and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. (Carlin Ma/ San Francisco Conservatory of Music via AP)
San Francisco Conservatory buys Opus 3 Artists agencyWith much of the classical music industry shuttered by the novel coronavirus pandemic, one of the leading management agencies has been acquired by an unusual buyer in an unconventional transaction
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FILE - This Oct. 29, 2009 file photo shows Father Bill Moore in his studio at the Pomona Arts Colony in Pomona, Calif. Father Bill Moore, a Catholic priest and prominent abstract expressionist who spent decades spreading spiritualism through his paintings, has died. He was 71. Longtime friend Tom Irwin says Moore died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020 of prostate cancer. Seeing his artistic talent, Moore's Southern California parish, the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, allowed him to spend much of his time painting. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Priest and abstract-expressionist painter Bill Moore dies Father Bill Moore, a Catholic priest and prominent abstract expressionist who spent decades spreading spiritualism through his paintings, has died
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This image released by Netflix shows Chadwick Boseman, from left, Colman Domingo, Viola Davis, Michael Potts and Glynn Turman in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe’s August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” showcasing  Boseman’s final performance opposite Viola Davis’ powerhouse blues singer. (David Lee/Netflix via AP)
Netflix previews 'Ma Rainey' and Boseman's final performanceNetflix on Monday previewed George C
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This image released by Netflix shows Lily James from the film "Rebecca," premiering Wednesday on Netflix. (Kerry Brown/Netflix via AP)
New this week: The Boss, Billie Eilish, Borat & 'Bad Hair'This week’s new entertainment releases include a concert by Billie Eilish, an HBO movie starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star, and Bruce Springsteen's new album
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This cover image released by Pledis Entertainment shows "Semicolon," a release by Seventeen. (Pledis Entertainment via AP)
Review: Seventeen offer fleeting distraction with new EPK-pop group Seventeen returns with a six-track EP that seems to perfectly sum up 2020
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FILE - Willow Smith poses during a photocall before Christian Dior Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2018 fashion collection on Jan. 22, 2018, in Paris. Smith turns 20 on Oct. 31. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 25-31Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Oct. 25-31 include the musicians Katy Perry, Keith Urban and Frank Ocean
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Lights shine on an empty LIV nightclub Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Miami Beach, Fla. LIV, one of Miami's most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs sits empty and quiet these days, a casualty of both the coronavirus outbreak and a power struggle between state and local government over how to contain the scourge. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Glamorous Miami club caught in power struggle over the virusOne of Miami's most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs sits empty and quiet these days — a casualty of both the coronavirus outbreak and a power struggle between state and local government over how to contain the scourge
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FILE - David Lee Roth, left, and Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen perform on Aug. 13, 2015, in Wantagh, N.Y. Van Halen, who had battled cancer, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. He was 65. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
Guitars played, partly made by Eddie Van Halen go to auctionTwo guitars owned, played and partly designed by the late Eddie Van Halen will be going up for auction
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This cover image released by dBpm Records shows "Love is the King" by Jeff Tweedy. (dBpm Records via AP)
Review: Wilco's Jeff Tweedy gives pandemic some 'Love'Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy refuses to give up on love and optimism on his quarantine record “Love Is the King.”
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FILE - Lenny Kravitz appears during a portrait session in New York on May 20, 2004. In a new memoir, "Let Love Rule," Kravitz explores his childhood and ends with him on the verge of stardom and deeply in love with actress Lisa Bonet. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
Rocker Lenny Kravitz looks back to when he found his voiceLenny Kravitz is a man of extremes — as he readily admits
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FILE - In this Friday, July 12, 2019 photo, rapper, writer, and filmmaker Rene Perez Joglar, know professionally as Residente, poses for a portrait in New York.  Residente, the most decorated winner in the history of Latin Grammys, has signed a multi-year deal with Sony Music Entertainment to launch 1868 Studios. (Photo by Brian Ach/Invision/AP, File)
Residente signs with Sony Music to create TV, films and moreThe artist known as Residente has directed his own music videos and now he will help develop TV shows, films and other on-screen content for a global market
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This image released by Vivacity Media Group shows Celia Rose Gooding during a performance of "Jagged Little Pill." The musical leads the Tony Awards nominations with 15 nods in a pandemic-shortened season. (Matthew Murphy/Vivacity Media Group via AP)
Select list of nominees for 2020 Tony AwardsThe musical “Jagged Little Pill” is the leading nominee for the upcoming Tony Awards, which will honor Broadway achievements during a pandemic-shortened season
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