Hollywood Happenings

Illustration by Madison Cohen

Top five stories of the week:

  1. Actor Kristen Stewart revealed on “The Howard Stern Show” that she’s engaged to her girlfriend Dylan Meyer.

  1. According to Deadline, actor Gal Gadot, best known for playing Wonder Woman, is negotiating with Disney to play the Evil Queen in its live action adaptation of “Snow White.”

  1. Variety reported that production on “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” has been temporarily shut down as actor Letitia Wright recovers from an injury she sustained while filming.

  1. Casting for Jon M. Chu’s film adaptation of the musical “Wicked” was announced Nov. 4. Singer Ariana Grande will play Glinda and actor Cynthia Erivo will play Elphaba. 

  1. Eight people were killed and at least a dozen injured at Rapper Travis Scott’s 2021 Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas on Nov. 5 according to KHOU 11 News. Scott released a statement on social media Saturday. 

Recent releases:

“Eternals” (in theaters)

“Spencer” (in theaters)

“Red Notice” (in theaters)

“Voyage” by ABBA (album)

“Thank You” by Diana Ross (album)

“Your Song Saved My Life” by U2 (single)

“Fallen Fruit” by Lorde (music video)

“Still Over It” by Summer Walker (album)

“The Book of Boba Fett” (trailer)

“Stranger Things” season four (trailer)

Top 15 charting songs:

  1. “Easy On Me” by Adele

  2. “Stay” by The Kid LAROI featuring Justin Bieber

  3. “INDUSTRY BABY” by Lil Nas X featuring Jack Harlow

  4. “Fancy Like” by Walker Hayes

  5. “Bad Habits” by Ed Sheeran

  6. “Way 2 Sexy” by Drake featuring Future and Young Thug

  7. “Shivers” by Ed Sheeran

  8. “good 4 u” by Olivia Rodrigo

  9. “Need To Know” by Doja Cat

  10. “Levitating” by Dua Lipa

  11. “Essence” by Wizkid featuring Justin Bieber and Tems

  12. “Kiss Me More” by Doja Cat featuring SZA

  13. “Heat Waves” by Glass Animals

  14. “Beggin’” by Måneskin

  15. “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)” by Elton John featuring Dua Lipa

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