Entertainment News Roundup: Rihanna to perform at Super Bowl halftime show in Arizona; Polish venue cancels Roger Waters gigs after Ukraine comments and more

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Rihanna will perform at the Super Bowl halftime show in Arizona

Rihanna will perform at the Super Bowl halftime show in Glendale, Arizona, in February, the National Football League announced on Sunday. The Grammy-winning Barbadian singer is filling one of the most coveted slots in the American music calendar, watched by millions of television viewers annually. Past Halftime artists have included Michael Jackson, Prince, Beyoncé, Missy Elliot, Lady Gaga, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen and The Who.

Aston Martin stunt car, Daniel Craig costume star at James Bond auction

From an Aston Martin DB5 stunt car to a costume worn by Daniel Craig in “No Time to Die,” an array of James Bond props and memorabilia are being offered at a charity auction as the film franchise celebrates 60 years . The two-part sale will be held as a live auction on Wednesday and an online auction with bids open until James Bond Day on October 5 – the date of the world premiere of the first film about the benign British secret agent – “Dr. “- was held in 1962.

Polish venue cancels Roger Waters event after Ukraine comments

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters’ concerts were canceled by a venue in the Polish city of Krakow, organizers said on Sunday, following a storm of criticism following the artist’s comments on the war in Ukraine. Waters was due to arrive in Kraków the following April, but Polish media reported an open letter he had written to Ukraine’s First Lady Olena Zelenska, urging her husband to choose “a different route”. and criticized the West for supplying arms to Ukraine. a sharp reaction.

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Netflix dismisses lawsuit against producers of ‘The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical’

Netflix Inc. dropped its lawsuit against the creators of “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical” after reaching a settlement, according to a person familiar with the matter. The streaming service filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear in Washington in late July, three days after a sold-out performance of “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical” at the Kennedy Center in the US capital.

(With inputs from agencies.)