Suzanne Somers took to Instagram to explain why she has been absent from social media, explaining she fell down the stairs, suffering a neck injury as a result. The 73-year-old Somers said she underwent surgery and said she’s starting to feel better.
Netflix Inc. has been indicted by a grand jury in a Texas county on the charge of promoting lewd visuals of a child in the French film Cuties. The Texas House of Representative tweeted a copy of a document stating that a grand jury has indicted Netflix for “promotion of lewd visual material depicting child.” The indictment also alleges that the promotion of the film was “authorized or recklessly tolerated by” Netflix Co-CEO and Chairman Reed Hastings and Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos.
Warner Bros says it is delaying the release of Dune and The Batman due to coronavirus pandemic lockdowns and physical distancing measures that have closed theatres worldwide. Dune is now scheduled to open in October 2021, instead of this December. The release of The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson, has been moved from October 2021 to 2022.
Netflix dropped the surprise announcement that it has cancelled its Emmy-nominated comedy “GLOW.” The series had previously been renewed for a fourth season, and had already gone into production before the COVID-19 pandemic halted its progress. A Netflix spokesperson said in a statement: “We’ve made the difficult decision not to do a fourth season of GLOW due to COVID, which makes shooting this physically intimate show with its large ensemble cast especially challenging.”
Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen has died. The co-founder of the band Van Halen died Tuesday morning after a years-long battle with throat cancer, his son Wolf confirmed on Twitter. He was 65.