Top 5 Hollywood news today: Chris Hemsworth's 'Extraction' creates history, Tom Hanks message for Class of 2020

New Delhi Published: May 04, 2020, 08:56 PM(IST)

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From how Star Wars Day originated to Netflix new film 'Extraction' creating history- here are the top stories of the day.

Chris Hemsworth's action thriller 'Extraction' is all set to create history. The film which released exclusively on OTT platform Netflix is its biggest film to date.

Meanwhile, actor Tom Hanks had a special message for those graduated this year.

Here are the top stories of the day.

Chris Hemsworth's 'Extraction' set to become the biggest film on Netflix ever

No one expected these numbers for Chris Hemsworth starrer ‘Extraction’ that debuted on Netflix on April 24. Since its release, the film has been on top of the minds of almost everyone who watches the OTT platform.  Now, the film is on its way to become the biggest film that ever premiered on the streaming platform.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/chris-hemsworths-extraction-set-to-become-the-biggest-film-on-netflix-ever-296479

'May the 4th be with you': Former British PM Margaret Thatcher's unique connection with Star Wars day

"May the fourth be with you!" - a phrase that has been used innumerable times by fans, leaders, and pop icons. But how many of us know the origin of the phase? Of course, it is merely a wordplay of the famous dialogue 'May the force be with you' from 'Star Wars', but who used it first and how did May 4 become Star Wars day?

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/may-the-4th-be-with-you-former-british-pm-margaret-thatchers-unique-connection-with-star-wars-day-296608

In a one-of-a-kind commencement speech, Tom Hanks tells graduates, 'You are chosen ones'

It would have been quite a day for the senior graduating class in the Department of Theatre, Dance and Motion Pictures from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio as the students received a virtual commencement speech from Hollywood actor Tom Hanks.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/in-a-one-of-a-kind-commencement-speech-tom-hanks-tells-graduates-you-are-chosen-ones-296487

Halle Berry, Scarlett Johansson, Margot Robbie & others take part in virtual ‘Boss Bitch Fight Challenge’

In a new collaboration, Hollywood actresses and stuntwomen have come together for a virtual fight challenge called ‘Boss Bitch Fight Challenge’ that has them engaging in virtual fights. Something like what the stunt men of Hollywood did last month, the women have come together to show what they got.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/halle-berry-scarlett-johansson-margot-robbie-others-take-part-in-virtual-boss-bitch-fight-challenge-296494

Jimmy Fallon's daughter epically crashes 'Tonight Show' interview with Jon Hamm

It seems like late-night television hosting runs in American comedian Jimmy Fallon`s family. According to the Newsagency, during Friday's episode of 'The Tonight Show', filmed remotely, the 45-year-old comedian spoke with actor Jon Hamm to discuss the upcoming 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' interactive special on Netflix.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/jimmy-fallons-daughter-epically-crashes-tonight-show-interview-with-jon-hamm-296503

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