The third installment of National Geographic’s Emmy-nominated anthology series, GENIUS: ARETHA, will officially air Sunday, March 21 at 9/8c. The highly-anticipated series starring Cynthia Erivo as Franklin was slated to originally debut last spring until the pandemic abruptly halted production. The series chronicles the life of Aretha Franklin, aka the Queen of Soul, with double-stacked episodes airing across four consecutive days.
Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, announced on Sunday they are expecting their second child. The couple’s representative said in a statement, “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.” The baby’s gender and anticipated arrival date were not revealed. A spokesman for Buckingham Palace said, “Her Majesty, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince of Wales and the entire family are delighted and wish them well.”
A rep for Nicki Minaj confirmed her father, Robert Maraj, was killed on Friday after he was struck in a hit-and-run accident in Long Island, New York. He was 64.
New Line is working on a remake of the 1939 iconic movie “The Wizard of Oz.” According to Variety, the latest film adaptation will be a new take on the L. Frank Baum classic children’s book “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” and will be helmed by “Watchmen” director Nicole Kassel.
Bruce Springsteen was arrested for driving while intoxicated in a New Jersey recreation area last November. The 71-year-old was given three citations during his Nov. 14, 2020, arrest, for suspicion of DWI, reckless driving and consuming alcohol in a closed area, according to a National Parks Service spokeswoman, adding that Springsteen was “cooperative” during the process. Springsteen has a court date in the next few weeks, according to TMZ, which first reported the arrest Wednesday. It was unclear why the news was revealed only now.