Broadway star Nick Cordero died on Sunday, July 5, due to complications from COVID-19. He was 41. Cordero’s wife, Amanda Kloots, posted on Instagram on Sunday afternoon, saying, “My darling husband passed away this morning. He was surrounded in love by his family, singing and praying as he gently left this earth.” Kloots captioned a black-and-white photo of her husband with the caption, “I am in disbelief and hurting everywhere. My heart is broken as I cannot imagine our lives without him. Nick was such a bright light. He was everyone’s friend, loved to listen, help and especially talk. He was an incredible actor and musician. He loved his family and loved being a father and husband. Elvis and I will miss him in everything we do, everyday.” She ended her post with a thank you to everyone who supported her and her husband throughout his battle.
HBO announced they’ve has renewed Curb Your Enthusiasm for an 11th season. Announcing the news of the renewal, creator and star Larry David jokingly said, “believe me, I’m as upset about this as you are.” He added that “one day I can only hope that HBO will come to their senses and grant me the cancellation I so richly deserve.” HBO Programming executive vice president Amy Gravitt said that “this past season tapped into the zeitgeist in such an uncomfortably delightful way” “and that “Larry is already busy writing, and we can’t wait to see what he has in store.”
Netflix’s hit comedy series Never Have I Ever has been renewed for season 2. The comedy series, created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, follows Devi Vishwakumar (Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), a modern-day first-generation Indian American teenage girl.
During an interview this week with Angela Yee, singer August Alsina addressed the rumors he once dated Jada Pinkett Smith and claimed Will Smith gave him permission to have a sexual relationship with his wife. But according to Jada’s reps, Alsina’s story is “absolutely not true.”
Netflix is set to produce a six-episode series on Colin Kaepernick called ‘Colin in Black & White.’ Kaepernick will narrate the scripted limited drama, which comes from director Ava DuVernay. Colin in Black & White is DuVernay’s latest project with Netflix following her acclaimed limited series, ‘When They See Us.’