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2021 Opening For Universal Studios Beijing Still On Track Despite Coronavirus Setbacks

Chinese reporters were taken on a tour recently. This tour was for the scheduled to be opened Universal Studios Beijing.

The construction site is located in Beijing’s Tongzhou district. The theme park is currently expected to open in May 2021.

This even despite tension between the U.S. abd China. Universal Studios Beijing hopes to open by its scheduled date after pushing past the current coronavirus pandemic.

IPO Pricing Revealed By Warner Music Group For Public Offering

Warner Music Group has announced the price of it’s formal IPO. News of the public offering was announced recently.

The IPO of Class A common stock was 77,000,000 shares. It will become available at a public offering price of $25 per share.

Earlier this year, Warner Music Group filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This after the number of available public shares was increased.

Warner Music Donates $100 Million To Social Justice Organizations

Warner Music Group recently took steps in the progression of their social justice campaign. The Family Foundation of one of it’s owners, Len Blavatnik, announced a $100 million fund this week.

The fund is set to support charitable causes. Causes that are related to the music industry and social justice.

Campaigns against violence and racism will also be supported by the fund. The funds creation was sparked by the recent observance of “#TheShowMustBePaused” by the music industry.

Poignant, Topical Australian Drama “DISCLOSURE” Arrives This June

“DISCLOSURE,” from writer/director Michael Bentham is a film that hammers home the notion that “there are two sides to every story, and then there is the truth.” “DISCLOSURE” follows two couples who go to war over an allegation of child-on-child abuse.

Australian documentary maker Emily, and her journalist husband, Danny, are reeling from an allegation of abuse their 4-year-old daughter Natasha has made against a local politician’s 9-year-old son, Ethan. Ethan’s parents, Joel and Bek, arrive unannounced at Emily and Danny’s house intent on convincing the couple that Natasha’s allegation is a fabrication.

Accusations, arguments, and the ultimate search for leverage turn their civil conversation into a vicious confrontation.“Powerful, intense, and timely” (Cinema Australia), and thriving on “razor-sharp characters and dialogue”. “DISCLOSURE” world premiered at the 31st Palm Springs International Film Festival, and was an official selection at Newport Beach Film Festival and Australia’s Gold Coast Film Festival. The film stars Mark Leonard Winter, Geraldine Hakewill, Matilda Ridgway, Tom Wren, and Greg Stone.

Warner Bros. Offers Free “Just Mercy” Rentals, Starring Jamie Foxx And Michael B. Jordan

“Just Mercy” was a film
released in 2019. Today, Warnere Bros. is offering free rentals of the movie due to it’s importance.

The film is about the work of civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson. It stars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx.

“Just Mercy” is available for free rental on digital platforms during the month of June by Warner Bros. Pictures. Watch the full film below.

“Just Mercy” – Full Film

BBC News Talks George Floyd Death Homicide And Official Post-mortem Declaration

The death of George Floyd, which triggered widespread protests across the US, has been declared a homicide. This in an official post-mortem examination.

The 46-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest while being restrained by Minneapolis police, the report found. It listed Mr Floyd’s cause of death as “cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual, restraint, and neck compression”.

BBC News recently took the time to discuss the growing issue. Watch the full video below.

“Stranger Things” Noah Schnapp Stars In “ABE,” Arriving On DVD Today, June 2

Noah Schnapp (“Stranger Things”) stars in “ABE,” arriving on DVD on June 2. “ABE” follows twelve-year-old Abe, an aspiring chef, who wants his cooking to bring people together–but his half-Israeli, half-Palestinian family has never had a meal that didn’t end in a fight.

He soon meets an adventurous street chef who encourages him to think outside his old cuisines. Can even the most lovingly-cooked family dinner can heal old wounds?

Also starring Mark Margolis (“Breaking Bad”), Dagmara Dominczyk (“The Count of Monte Cristo”), the film was screened at Sundance, São Paulo International Film Festival, TIFF, and Montclair Film Festival, the film won the Audience Award at the Washington Jewish Film Festival, and screened at Zlin Film Festival where it was nominated for the Golden Slipper (Best Feature Film for Youth).