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Netflix shares the trailer for Season 4 of ‘Manifest’

Season 4 of the former NBC series ‘Manifest’ will debut on Netflix this November, and the streaming service has dropped the trailer for the shows’ final season.

The show wrapped up its third season on NBC before its cancellation, leaving viewers with a cliffhanger. The mystery around the passengers of Flight 828 and their five-year disappearance had fans petitioning for the reversal of its cancellation, which then led to a switch to Netflix.

The final fourth season will be split into two 10-episode parts by the streamer and will feature a two-year time jump from the end of the previous season.  The passengers of the flight are now 18 months away from their death dates, and since the passengers of the flight were considered dead during their disappearance, they will also face a second death on June 2, 2024.

Part 1 of Manifest Season 4 will premiere on Netflix on Nov. 4, 2022, with part two premiering at a later date to be determined. Take a look at the trailer – here.

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Cast of ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ to return for Netflix’s ‘Axel Foley’ film

Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Paul Reiser and Bronson Pinchot have signed on to reprise their roles in the Netflix action-comedy, Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley.  The actors will reunite with Eddie Murphy for film, in production now, with Jerry Bruckheimer producing.  Further details of the plot are being kept under wraps.

Reiser tweeted along with the casting announcement: “Hey… anything I can do to help Eddie Murphy’s career, happy to oblige.”

The original 1984 blockbuster, Beverly Hills Cop, starred Murphy as Foley, a streetwise Detroit police officer investigating the murder of his best friend in the posh California city. Reiser, Reinhold and Ashton played detectives Jeffrey Friedman, Billy Rosewood and John Taggert respectively. Pinchot played art gallery worker Serge. The movie spawned two sequels, released in 1987 and 1994.

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Dead & Company announce their final tour in 2023

Dead & Company has shared that they will be embarking on their final tour in 2023, with next summer’s trek to be their final tour after eight years together. The band wrote on social media: “As we put the finishing touches on booking venues, and understanding that word travels fast, we wanted to be the first to let you know that Dead & Company will be hitting the road next summer for what will be our final tour. Stay tuned for a full list of dates for what will surely be an exciting, celebratory, and heartfelt last run of shows.” Further details will be shared as they become available.

Drummer Bill Kreutzmann shared his thoughts about the end on social media: “The Grateful Dead always felt timeless from our very beginnings at the acid tests where ‘time’ did some funny things so we left it behind altogether. This music will always exist, always evolve, always be the soundtrack of our ever changing lives. But the form changes. It always has, from when we invited Mickey to join the band to the many shapes and forms it took after [frontman] Jerry [Garcia] left us. And so it’s almost time for another change. I have loved this chapter with Dead & Company, as we got to explore the music with some new interpreters and different antennas, but we always knew it was just a chapter. The Music never stops. I hope you’ll join us for one final Dead & Company tour next summer and after that… as always… I’m really excited about what comes next. Thank you all for being with us on this journey. It’s far from over so keep those seat belts on because we’ve got some wild nights ahead.”

Dead & Company was formed in 2015 when the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir joined forces with artist and musician John Mayer, Allman Brothers’ bassist Oteil Burbridge, and Fare Thee Well and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti.  The band has completed six tours since its formation, playing to 3.4 million fans, and becoming a record-breaking stadium act. The band has grossed $255.5 million and sold 2.8 million tickets across 149 reported shows.

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Godsmack tease their new single “Surrender”

Godsmack‘s eighth studio album is due out soon, and the group has teased the first single from the LP, titled “Surrender,” due to premiere on Wednesday, September 28th.

Godsmack posted on Instagram: “Our NEW SINGLE “Surrender” drops on SEPT 28 ! Make sure you don’t miss the release by pre-saving it NOW at the LINK IN OUR BIO ! #godsmack #surrender #newmusic #newsingle #rockandroll #rocknroll”

‘Surrender’ will be released on September 28; to pre-save, head HERE.

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Rihanna to headline Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show

Apple Music, the NFL and Roc Nation announced that Rihanna will headline the Super Bowl Halftime Show at Super Bowl LVII, on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Last week it was announced that Apple Music as the new partner for the Super Bowl Halftime Show, replacing Pepsi which had been featured for the past decade. This marks the first year of a partnership between Apple Music, the NFL and Roc Nation. Over the coming months, fans can expect to see exclusive details and sneak peeks leading up to the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show by following Apple Music on social media.

Rihanna teased the news on social media, tweeting a picture of what appeared to be her tattooed hand holding an NFL-branded football, with no other caption.

The Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show telecast will be produced by DPS with Roc Nation and Jesse Collins serving as executive producers. Shawn “Jay-Z’ Carter said in a statement: “Rihanna is a generational talent, a woman of humble beginnings who has surpassed expectations at every turn. A person born on the small island of Barbados who became one of the most prominent artists ever. Self-made in business and entertainment.”

NFL Head of Music Seth Dudowsky shared: “We are thrilled to welcome Rihanna to the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show stage. Rihanna is a once in a generation artist who has been a cultural force throughout her career. We look forward to collaborating with Rihanna, Roc Nation and Apple Music to bring fans another historic Halftime Show performance.”

Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and Beats added: “Rihanna is an incredible recording artist who is a favorite for many millions of Apple Music customers around the world. We’re excited to partner with Rihanna, Roc Nation and the NFL to bring music and sports fans a momentous show — what an incredible artist for the inaugural Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show.”

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Red Hot Chili Peppers release Eddie Van Halen tribute song “Eddie”

The Red Hot Chili Peppers are honoring the late Eddie Van Halen with a tribute song to the late Van Halen guitarist, titled “Eddie.”

RHCP singer Anthony Kiedis wrote in an Instagram message: “Sometimes we don’t realize how deeply affected and connected we are to artists until the day they die. Eddie Van Halen was a one of a kind. The day after his death Flea came into rehearsal with an emotional bassline. John, Chad and I started playing along and pretty soon with all our hearts, a song in his honor effortlessly unfolded. It felt good to be sad and care so much about a person who had given so much to our lives. In the end, our song asks that you not remember Eddie for dying but for living his wildest dream.” Van Halen’s son, Wolfgang Van Halen, replied to the emotional post with a trio of heart emoji.

The tribute to the rock icon, who died in Oct. 2020, is the second track from the band’s upcoming Return of the Dream Canteen album (due out Oct. 14), following the single, “Tippa My Tongue.”

Watch the “Eddie” visualizer – here.

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Ghost share the live video for ‘Mary On A Cross’

Ghost have released the official live video for their surprise viral hit, ‘Mary On A Cross.”  The performance footage was filmed on September 6 at the Yuengling Center in Tampa, Florida during the summer 2022 leg of the band’s “Imperatour.”

In a message shared alongside the video, the band wrote, “We wish to inform you that all good things must come to an end. Although the US Imperatour will wrap this weekend we wanted to leave you with this token of our appreciation for your continued support. Watch ‘Mary on a Cross – Live from Tampa 2022.’”

The band recently landed their first-ever song on Billboard’s Hot 100 Songs chart with “Mary on a Cross,” which entered at No.90. Originally released in 2019 as a B-side, “Mary On A Cross” has been experiencing a resurgence after going viral on TikTok.  The track appeared in a clip on the platform that featured an edit of scenes from ‘Stranger Things’ centered around characters Will Byers (played by Noah Schnapp) and Mike Wheeler (Finn Wolfhard), which has since been viewed millions of times on TikTok and inspired many other creators to soundtrack their TikTok’s with the song.  To celebrate the success of the “Mary On A Cross”, Ghost released a “slowed + reverb” version of the song. The “slowed + reverb” version is also now available for creators to use on TikTok.

Take a look at the live video clip for “Mary On A Cross” – here.

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President Biden surprises Elton John with National Humanities Medal

Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish were hosted by President Joe Biden and the First Lady Dr. Jill Biden as part of A Night When Hope and History Rhyme event, organized in collaboration with The History Channel and A+E Networks. President Biden surprised John by presenting him with a National Humanities Medal following a performance at the White House.

John performed several of his hits including “Tiny Dancer,” “Rocketman,” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me,” on the White House South Lawn, before the President and First Lady surprised him by presenting him with the National Humanities Medal. John was given the medal for his singing and songwriting career, and also for his contributions to charities and humanitarian causes such as HIV/AIDS. The Elton John AIDS Foundation was launched in 1992 and has since raised over $450 million and funded programs across four continents.

John covered his face in disbelief when the medal was presented to him, saying: “I’m never flabbergasted, but I’m flabbergasted and humbled and honored by this incredible award from the United States of America  I will treasure this so much.” John was at the White House as part of an event to honor “everyday history-makers in the audience,” according to the White House. There were also teachers, military families and LBGT+ advocates in the audience. and among those in attendance were former first lady Laura Bush, tennis champion Billie Jean King, British Ambassador to the United States Karen Elizabeth Pierce, and John’s husband, David Furnish.

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Child sex abuse lawsuit against Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears is dismissed at plaintiff’s request

The lawsuit filed against Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears that accused the comedians of sexual battery, sexual harassment and sexual abuse of a minor has been dismissed.  The lawsuit. which was filed in late August by a 22-year-old woman and her minor brother (identified as Jane and John Doe), was dismissed at the request of the plaintiff.

Spears took to Instagram to address the lawsuit’s dismissal, sharing a screenshot of the news with the caption “I hope y’all keep that same energy.”  Haddish’s representative Cesidia Carosa also provided a photo of the notice of dismissal, adding that it was filed “with prejudice,” meaning the plaintiffs will be unable to file the same claims against Haddish or Spears again.

Jane and John Doe alleged in the lawsuit that they were both assaulted by Haddish and Spears in Los Angeles several years ago when they were minors, claiming Haddish was a “longtime family friend” of their mother. The lawsuit described several instances of grooming and molestation by Haddish and Spears, such as when the comedians worked with the plaintiffs on a “Funny or Die” project about eight years ago that was sexually suggestive. In a statement posted to Instagram Sept. 5, Haddish said that while there was very little she could say on the legal matter, she deeply regretted taking part in the “Funny or Die” skit. writing, “Clearly, while this sketch was intended to be comedic, it wasn’t funny at all.”

According to the lawsuit, the plaintiffs’ mother previously attempted to work out a $15,000 settlement with Spears over the video of John Doe but was unsuccessful. The suit did not specify the monetary value the plaintiffs were seeking. Spears’ attorney Debra Opri called the lawsuit a “shakedown”, while Haddish’s lawyer Andrew Brettler called the plaintiff’s previous claims of abuse “bogus.” Brettler said: “Every attorney who has initially taken on her case – and there were several – ultimately dropped the matter once it became clear that the claims were meritless and Ms. Haddish would not be shaken down.” 

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Miles Teller, Brendan Gleeson, Megan Thee Stallion to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ in October

Miles Teller, Brendan Gleeson and Megan Thee Stallion have all been announced as hosts for the 48th season of “Saturday Night Live” next month. The news was announced on show’s Twitter feed.

Teller will host the Oct. 1 show, with Kendrick Lamar serving as musical guest for the third time. Gleeson is set for Oct. 8 with Willow as musical guest, and Megan Thee Stallion will do double duty as guest host and musical guest on Oct. 15.

Cast members including Kate McKinnon, Aidy Bryant and Pete Davidson have departed the series ahead of its Season 48 premiere. Joining the cast this season are newbies Marcello Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Michael Longfellow and Devon Walker.

‘SNL’: Miles Teller, Brendan Gleeson & Megan Thee Stallion To Host Opening Three Episodes Of Season 48

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