‘The Last Of Us’ Episode 5 Will Release Two Days Early Due To Super Bowl 

  • With a certain sporting event taking place this Sunday, HBO has decided to release the next episode of The Last Of Us two days early.
  • Episode 5 will be available to stream on HBO Max starting Friday at 9pm EST, to avoid any direct conflict with the Super Bowl.
  • TLOU has been a ratings hit for HBO so far – the premiere was its second-most-watched premiere in over a decade.

George Clooney Signs On To Direct Showtime’s ‘The Department’ 

  • George Clooney has signed on to direct Showtime’s new political series called The Department.
  • The new thriller will be based on the French series Le Bureau des Legendes and will start production later this year.
  • The CEO of Showtime said about the series, “Just as Homelandelevated global espionage to new heights, The Department will take viewers even deeper into a world of intrigue and subterfuge with complicated characters who struggle with their own demons as they fight existential threats to the nation and the world.”

Matthew McConaughey ‘Will Always Be On Your Mind’ By Becoming The Voice Of Elvis For New Animated Show

  • Matthew McConaughey has just signed on to be the voice of Elvis Presley in Netflix’s new animated show called ‘Agent Elvis.’
  • This adult series will show Elvis not only being the King of Rock ‘n Roll but also taking on duties as a spy agent.
  • Mike Arnold is one of the executive producers and co-writers for this new series on Netflix, which hasn’t revealed a release date just yet.

Will Smith Dropped Out Of Surprise Grammys Performance 

  • Questlove recently shared that Will Smith dropped out of the surprise Grammys performance celebrating hip-hop music.
  • Questlove said, “I’ll give the spoiler alert away. Will Smith was a part of the festivities tonight, but they started shooting Bad Boys 4 this week.”
  • He continued, “There were a lot of preliminary shots that he had to do, so we had to lose Will.”
  • He also added that it was difficult to get everyone to participate in this celebration of hip-hop because of everyone’s schedule.
  • The production for Bad Boy 4 is underway, and Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are already back in action.

Harry Styles Wins Album Of The Year Grammy

Harry Styles Wins Album Of The Year Grammy

  • The 65th Grammy Awards ended in chaos as Harry Styles won the top accolade.
  • The British pop artist beat Beyonce, who was expected to win Album of the Year for Renaissance.
  • Accepting the Album of the Year award, Styles said that “there was no such thing as best” and that he had been inspired by all the other artists in the category.
  • It didn’t go unnoticed that Beyoncé lost to the British artists after losing in 2017 to Adele for her album 25. One audience member shouted that “Beyoncé should’ve won,” but the singer made history by becoming the most Grammy-winning of all time with 32 wins. 
  • Do you think Harry Styles should’ve won Album of the Year? 

Bad Bunny Kicks Off Grammy Awards With Lively Puerto Rico Tribute

Bad Bunny Kicks Off Grammy Awards With Lively Puerto Rico Tribute

  • The reggaeton/Latin trap sensation Bad Bunny is the first artist to perform in Spanish and be nominated for album of the year. 
  • He performed an upbeat set that included songs from his number-one album “Un Verano Sin Ti” to kick off this year’s Grammy awards.
  • The artist’s medley began with “El Apagón” (“The Blackout”), a passionate love letter to his native Puerto Rico. The lyrics of the song make reference to the ongoing problems with the island’s electricity grid left behind by Hurricane Maria. 
  • Bunny then launched into a party song with merengue and mambo influences called “Después de la Playa,” also performed by El Conejo Malo.
  • What did you think of Bad Bunny’s Grammy performance? Do you think he was the right artist to open the show?

Jonas Brothers Stop By Live Nation Office After Announcing Plans For New Music – Is A Tour Coming Next? 

  • Is a tour announcement coming from The Jonas Brothers? 
  • The trio stopped by the Live Nation office on Thursday in Beverly Hills, which instantly sparked questions about a possible tour announcement in the near future.  
  • The group has already confirmed that their new album, simply titled ‘The Album’, is set to arrive on May 5. 
  • Nick teased plans to hit the road on tour later this year during a recent interview, so it’s possible that their latest outing was to nail down a final plan for the upcoming performances.  

Rihanna Could Drop New Album After Super Bowl 

  • Is Rihanna about to drop a surprise album? Some people think so. 
  • As the beauty mogul-slash-musician preps for her anticipated Super Bowl LVII performance, there’s a slight chance we could see Rihanna’s long-gestating album finally be released. 
  • Sources have funny feeling that Rihanna’s new album — presuming it’s still called R9 — will release as soon as she steps off the stage. 
  • The singer herself tried to squash the notion a few months back saying, “That’s not true. Super Bowl is one thing. New music is another thing. Do you hear that, fans?”  

‘1923’ Renewed For Second Season & Harrison Ford Shares More About Series 

  • Paramount+ has renewed 1923 for a second season, and Harrison Ford recently shared more about the series.
  • Ford said about understanding the family dynamics of this prequel series versus the other series, “I’ve got a working knowledge of it — I could be wrong, but I think I’ve got it pretty clear.”
  • He continued about how difficult these types of series can be for actors, “They don’t talk about it, they complain about it. I’m down with it, but it’s sometimes bloody cold.”
  • He added, “The reality of the thing is amazing, I mean, we’re out there with 1200 sheep, 800 head of cattle. … They’re really doing it. I mean, when we’re out there with the cows, we’re herding the cows, you know? The actors and the real cowboys.”
  • He also mentioned that he would be joining season 2 of 1923 and is excited about the season renewal.
  • Ford continued about why he joined the new Indiana Jonesmovie that is currently in the works and said, “I always wanted to do it. I wanted to do the rest of the story to see the end of his career.”

Vanessa Hudgens Gets Engaged To MLB Player Cole Tucker 

  • Reportedly, Cole Tucker recently proposed to his girlfriend, Vanessa Hudgens, and the couple is excited about planning their wedding.
  • However, the couple did not reveal when and how Tucker proposed, but they were vacationing in Paris at the end of last year.
  • The couple started dating in 2020 and have been head over heels ever since.
  • Hudgens recently posted about her love, “I’ll stop the world and melt with you.”