Top 5 Hollywood news today: James Cameron begins filming 'Avatar 2'; TV, Radio observe 'Blackout Tuesday'

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New Delhi Published: Jun 02, 2020, 08.24 PM(IST)

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As a mark of tribute, several youth-centric channels like Comedy Central and MTV have decided to blackout on Tuesday for eight minutes. Here are the top stories of the day.

George Floyd's murder by a police officer in America has been condemned by the entire world. Several celebrities have joined protestors on streets demanding justice for his date and called out the racist attack. As a mark of tribute, several youth-centric channels like Comedy Central and MTV have decided to blackout on Tuesday for eight minutes.
Here are the top stories of the day.

James Cameron and 55-member crew reach New Zealand to restart film production

As lockdown eases worldwide amid coronavirus, the international crew of James Cameron’s film ‘Avatar 2’ have got special permission to shoot in New Zealand. They have entered the country to shoot the film.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/james-cameron-and-55-member-crew-reach-new-zealand-to-restart-film-production-see-pics-302544

MTV, Comedy Central and other channels to go dark, record labels to hit pause as US protests rage

Youth television channel MTV and other stablemate channels said they will go dark around the world on Monday to mark the death in police custody of George Floyd, joining other US entertainment outlets in condemning racial inequality.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/mtv-comedy-central-and-other-channels-to-go-dark-record-labels-to-hit-pause-as-us-protests-rage-302612

Frequent testing, less contact recommended to get Hollywood cameras rolling again

Hollywood studios and labor unions on Monday proposed extensive coronavirus testing and other safeguards to allow actors and crew members to resume movie and TV show production in the United States.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/frequent-testing-less-contact-recommended-to-get-hollywood-cameras-rolling-again-302576

 'Twilight' actor Gregory Tyree Boyce died from drug use, by accident

‘Twilight’ actor Gregory Tyree Boyce and his girlfriend died earlier last week in Las Vegas. Now, Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said that he and girlfriend died from the effects of cocaine and fentanyl intoxication, and their deaths were accidental.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/twilight-actor-gregory-tyree-boyce-died-from-drug-use-by-accident-302505

MMA's Angela Lee slams online bullying after TV star's death

MMA fighter Angela Lee urged social media users to "think twice before you speak" after the death of a young wrestler and TV star who was targeted by online abuse. Lee, the ONE Championship atomweight title-holder, said she wished she'd been able to help Hana Kimura, who appeared in Japanese reality show "Terrace House" on Netflix.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/mmas-angela-lee-slams-online-bullying-after-tv-stars-death-302580

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