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Legendary comedian Jackie Mason dies at 93

Jackie Mason, the stand-up comic whose career spanned several decades, died Saturday at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital the age of 93. His longtime friend, attorney Raoul Felder, confirmed Mason’s death to the New York Times, saying, “He died peacefully with several close friends and family at his side,” adding that he had been hospitalized for two weeks with breathing difficulties.

‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ casts Michaela Coel in sequel

“I May Destroy You” creator and star Michaela Coel has been cast in Marvel Studios’ upcoming “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” According to Variety, Coel joined the production at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios, where director Ryan Coogler started production last month. Other cast members include returning stars Letitia Wright, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke and Angela Bassett.