Here’s why Celine Dion, Drake and Sandra Oh made headlines this week.
From an upcoming movie starring Celine Dion to a new Drake album, here’s everything that made the headlines last week.
Celine Dion makes her acting debut
Celine Dion’s voice may be an integral part of one of the most iconic films in movie history, but next year the singer herself will make her very first appearance on the big screen. According to Weekly entertainment, the icon of Quebec music will make her acting debut Text for you, alongside co-stars Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Sam Heughan. An English remake of a German box office hit, the romantic drama revolves around two grieving people whose paths cross thanks to a twist of fate.
4 canadian drag queens get together to celebrate Sam Smith’s new album
This weekend, four Canadian drag queens celebrate the release of Sam Smith’s new album, Love goes, with a virtual flirting show. Hosted by Canada Drag Race Contestant Tynomi Banks, the show will feature Jada Hudson, Ivory Towers and Miss Jade, who will perform at Smith’s Music Catalog. The show premieres on YouTube on Saturday, October 31 at 8 p.m. EST, with a 15-minute pre-show night during which Banks will answer questions and chat with fans. Get details here. For our interview with Smith on their new album, click here.
Drake released a teaser for his new album
Drake from Toronto confirmed release date for new album Boy in love certified—January 2021 – and also released a one-minute teaser featuring visuals recreating his old album covers. Plus, Drizzy is celebrating the upcoming release of his sixth studio album with a drop of Nike collaboration merch. According to Everyday women’s clothing, “The collection includes black and pink bomber jackets with a quilted heart motif and an interior chest pocket with a poem, graphic T-shirts, hoodies, socks and a cap bearing the Nike brand and the title of the brand. “Certified Lover Boy” album and its shortened version “CLB” and works of art like hearts, kiss marks and a masked Cupid in a balaclava. “
Goop launched a line of fair trade coffee
Gywneth Paltrow’s wellness empire has now spread to the caffeine space, with the launch of a fair trade coffee line. Arabica beans are sourced from Astrid Medina, a third generation producer in Tolima, Colombia, and roasted by Common Room Roasters, a gourmet cafe in Newport Beach, California. “It’s so good – this coffee is exactly what I need right now,” Paltrow said. Vogue. “This is the richest and tastiest coffee we could find, and the farmer, Astrid Medina, is a brilliant founder that I am so proud to support. Coffee is currently not shipped to Canada, but stay tuned for updates.
Sandra Oh appears in a movie with Awkwafina
Deadline reports that Sandra Oh and Awkwafina are teaming up for a sister comedy for Netflix. Oh is said to have played the role of a “lone recluse whose life is turned upside down when her sister train wreck promises to mend their relationship by helping her fulfill her lifelong dream of being a contestant for her favorite game show.” ” Watch this space for more details.
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