Get the latest information on the political landscape, entertainment updates, and health sector in the world with this Blue Ink news highlight for April! The latest entertainment news in the world that you need to know are the following:
1. The #1 ranked movie of the year, “Deadpool,” opened with $125 million in North America, making it the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time. The movie is directed by Tim Miller and stars Ryan Reynolds.
According to Disney, the movie has already surpassed $800 million at the worldwide box office.
The R-rated “Deadpool” was a box office smash when it was released on February 12, 2016. The film made over $132 million in its first weekend and went on to make over $411 million in the United States alone.
According to Disney, the film is the third highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time.
The movie’s success has been attributed to its R-rated content and its lead role of a foul-mouthed superhero. The movie has been a box office hit, but its release was met with some controversy.
A Change.org petition was launched to remove “Deadpool” from the Golden Globes’ list of nominees for Best Picture, Comedy or Musical.
TV Report: “I Am Frankie”
The upcoming season of I Am Frankie will debut on Netflix on June 6. This new reality show is based on the book of the same name by the same author. The show is based on the life of the author, Frankie, who is a transgender woman. She is living her life as a woman and not a man. The show will follow Frankie as she deals with the challenges of her life. She has a new career as a fashion designer, and she is in a new relationship.
As the show is based on the book, the author has no control over the content. However, she will be on the show as a producer. The author is an advocate for transgender rights. She is currently a college professor.
In a statement, the author said, “This is a show about a transgender woman and her journey to becoming the woman she was always meant to be. It’s about living the life you want to live, and it’s about love. I’m thrilled to be on this journey with Netflix and all of the wonderful people at our production company, 23 & Me.”
The author has worked on several TV shows before.
HBO Renews “Westworld” for a Fourth Season
HBO has renewed the sci-fi drama series “Westworld” for a fourth season. The renewal comes after the show’s third season. The series is based on the 1973 film “Westworld” by Michael Crichton and has a cast that includes Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, Jimmi Simpson, Tessa Thompson, and Rodrigo Santoro. The series is produced by Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, and Nolan executive produces alongside Joy.
HBO Orders “Westworld” Season 4
HBO has ordered a fourth season of the sci-fi drama series “Westworld.” The renewal comes after the show’s third season. The series is based on the 1973 film “Westworld” by Michael Crichton and has a cast that includes Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, Thandie Newton, Ed Harris, Jimmi Simpson, Tessa Thompson, and Rodrigo Santoro. The series is produced by Jonathan Nolan, Lisa Joy, and Nolan executive produces alongside Joy.
“Westworld” will premiere on Sunday, April 22, 2019.