Top 5 Hollywood news today: Kanye West sued by tech company, Tom Cruise watches 'Tenet' at a London theatre

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Aug 26, 2020, 08:43 PM(IST)

Kanye West. Photograph:( Twitter )

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From Tom Cruise making a surprise visit to watch 'Tenet' to court denying restoration of Roman Polanski's membership in the Academy- here are the top stories of the day.

Kanye West's brand Yeezy Apparel is facing a lawsuit from a tech company as they seek more than $20 million dollars in damages. Meanwhile, controversial director Roman Polanski has been denied membership in the Academy by a court order.

Here are the top stories of the day.

Kanye West sued by tech company for breach of contract

Kanye West has now been sued by a tech company for breach of contract.  The rapper’s brand Yeezy Apparel is facing a lawsuit from a tech company as they seek more than $20 million dollars in damages after the company claims Kanye West copied their video commerce technology after walking away from a promised $10 million investment.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/kanye-west-sued-by-tech-company-for-breach-of-contract-323135

Elton John's ex-wife attempted suicide during honeymoon after he told her 'marriage wasn't working'

In a shocking revelation, it has now come out that Elton John’s ex-wife Renate Blauel tried to take her own life during their honeymoon in 1984.  According to legal papers filed at a London court, Renate Blauel took an overdose of Valium after Elton John told her “the marriage was not working and that he wanted her to leave”.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/elton-johns-ex-wife-attempted-suicide-during-honeymoon-after-he-told-her-marriage-wasnt-working-323149

Tom Cruise makes a surprise visit to London movie theatre to watch 'Tenet'

As movie theatres are slowly opening up in the UK, fans and theatre owners are taking precautions and adhering to safety norms while watching films on the big screen. Moviegoers in London though were in for a surprise on Tuesday as Hollywood star Tom Cruise joined other fans to watch the much talked about film 'Tenet'.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/hollywood/news-Tom-Cruise-makes-a-surprise-visit-to-London-movie-theatre-to-watch-Tenet-323201

Nirvana's 'Something in the Way' becomes best-selling song after featuring in 'Batman' trailer

‘The Batman’ trailer came out last weekend with fans talking about the Matt Reeves film starring Robert Pattinson as the caped crusader. While a lot has been written and spoken about the trailer there is something else that has happened too.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/nirvanas-something-in-the-way-becomes-best-selling-song-after-featuring-in-batman-trailer-323171

Roman Polanski's request to restore film academy membership denied

Controversial filmmaker Roman Polanski has been denied membership in the Academy by a court. A judge on Tuesday denied Polanski's request to restore his membership- two years after he was expelled from the Academy for charges of raping a minor.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/hollywood/news-Roman-Polanskis-request-to-restore-film-academy-membership-denied-323167

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