Welcome to Entertainment News! This is the place for longer ongoing discussions about what’s going on in the world of entertainment. Here’s some recent news to get the discussion started but feel free to comment on any other big stories you’ve come across.
Sesame Workshop, the producers of Sesame Street, are suing Melissa McCarthy’s R-rated The Happytime Murders for their trailer which includes the tagline “No Sesame. All Street.” [The Hollywood Reporter]
Terry Gilliam’s Don Quixote scheduled for fall release in Italy despite dispute. [Variety]
Morgan Freeman’s lawyer has asked CNN to retract it’s allegations. The legal letter says there is evidence that CNN’s claims misrepresent the facts. [The Hollywood Reporter]
Zack Snyder’s next film project is an adaptation of The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. [@ChrisRa7en]
Roseanne Barr apologizes for a racist tweet, says she’s leaving Twitter. [Variety]
New witch Sarah Jeffery, says she is grateful to the Charmed reboot that “stars not one, not two, but THREE WOC!!!” [@sarahmjeffery3]
BTS becomes first K-pop group to top US Billboard 200. [CNN]
Solo‘s box office numbers underwhelmed. Head over to Captain Video’s box office article for more discussion.