From surprising new announcements to highly anticipated trailer releases, our E Round up has everything you’d want to know about!
This week’s E round up brings you some thrilling news from both Bollywood and Hollywood. The Idol has been canceled after its first season by HBO for its vulgar content. Taylor Swift and The Weeknd achieve a milestone as they became the only artists to have 100 million monthly listeners on Spotify, showcasing their massive fan base and musical talent. Shah Rukh Khan stuns the audience with the trailer of Jawan, a spy thriller that is expected to be a box office smash. Ashnikko unleashes her debut album Weedkiller, a unique concept album that tells the story of a fairy tribe fighting for their forest. Yaariyan 2, the sequel to the 2014 hit Yaariyan, is set to release on October 20, It features the friendship and romance of four college buddies.
Read about all of this and more that happened throughout the week!
The Exorcist: Believer prepones its release to avoid Taylor Swift showdown
To avoid clashing with the release of Taylor Swift’s Eras tour concert film on October 13, The Exorcist has changed its opening date to October 6. The horror sequel’s audience overlaps with Swift’s fans, so the move was made quickly after the singer announced her film. The Exorcist was originally scheduled to debut on the same day as Swift’s film.
Countdown for The Archies begins as the film will premiere on Netflix on December 7
The Archies, the first feature film adaptation of Archie Comics, will premiere on Netflix on December 7. The film is a live-action musical set in 1960s India, following the lives of Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, and their friends in the fictional town of Riverdale. The film is directed by Zoya Akhtar and produced by Tiger Baby and Graphic India. The film stars Agastya Nanda, Khushi Kapoor, Suhana Khan, Mihir Ahuja, and others as the iconic characters.
The official trailer of The Continental: From the world of John Wick is out now
The official trailer of The Continental: From the World of John Wick, a three-part event series that explores the origin of the hotel for assassins in the John Wick universe, is out now. It's set in 1970s New York and follows a young Winston Scott, played by Colin Woodell, as he gets involved in the hotel’s underworld and tries to take over the hotel. The series also stars Mel Gibson, Mishel Prada, Ben Robson and others. The first episode will premiere on September 22 on Prime Video.
Taylor Swift joins The Weeknd in becoming the only artist to reach 100 million monthly Spotify listeners
Taylor Swift has become the first female artist and the second artist overall to hit 100 million monthly listeners on Spotify. She achieved this milestone on August 29, 2023, following the release of her ninth studio album, Evermore, and the re-recording of her second album, Fearless (Taylor’s Version). The only other artist who has reached this feat is The Weeknd, who crossed the 100 million mark in February 2023.
The highly anticipated trailer of Jawan starring Shah Rukh Khan unveiled
The official trailer of Jawan, a Bollywood action thriller starring Shah Rukh Khan, was unveiled on August 31, 2023. The trailer showcases the electrifying performances of SRK, Nayanthara, Vijay Sethupathi, and Deepika Padukone in a film directed by Atlee Kumar. The film is set to release in theatres on September 7, 2023 in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
Ashnikko releases her debut album Weedkiller
Ashnikko, the genre-bending artist, finally released her debut album Weedkiller this week. The album is a concept album about a tribe of fairies fighting against the destruction of their forest by humans. The album showcases her unique style and voice, blending pop, rap, rock, and electronic elements. Weedkiller features collaborations with Doja Cat, Grimes, Rico Nasty, and others.
Yaariyan 2 will hit the cinemas on October 20
Yaariyan 2, the sequel to the 2014 musical drama Yaariyan, will hit the cinemas on October 20, 2023. It's directed by Divya Khosla Kumar, produced by T-Series and stars Divya Khosla Kumar, Meezaan Jafri, Pearl V Puri, and others as the lead characters. The film follows the friendship and love of four college students who go on a road trip to Europe. It promises to be a musical extravaganza with songs composed by Amaal Mallik, Tanishk Bagchi, Mithoon and others.
Liam Payne postpones South America tour due to kidney infection
Liam Payne has postponed his South American tour due to a serious kidney infection. He announced this on his Instagram account. He said that he had been in the hospital for the past week with the infection and that he needed to rest and recover.
The Weeknd and Sam Levinson’s series The Idol has been axed after its first season by HBO.
The Weeknd and Sam Levinson’s series The Idol has been canceled after its first season by HBO. The show, which followed a pop star who falls in love with a cult leader, faced a lot of criticism and controversy over its sexual and violent content.
Vyjayanthimala performed Bharat Natyam on her 90th birthday
A video of veteran actor Vyjayanthimala has surfaced online, where she can be seen doing Bharat Natyam for an intimate gathering of guests. The video was filmed at her Chennai residence. Fans of the actor were bowled over by her performance, with many marveling how the veteran pulled off the dance at 90. Vyjayanthimala is considered as the first female superstar of Indian cinema and a renowned classical dancer.
Well, that wraps up our E Round up, we’ll be back next week with more updates!
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