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Scott Disick Announced He Was Going To Vegas And Got Robbed For It

Scott Disick is known for hard-partying, but it may have just caused other problems.

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Weekend Actuals for weekend ending May 19, 2017

Film NameDistributor NameWeekend RevenueCume RevenueLocationsLocation Avg
Alien: Covenant20th Century Fox361606213616062137619614
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2Disney3465375430139122843477971
Everything, EverythingWarner Bros.117273901172739028014186
Snatched20th Century Fox78325173301511735112230
King Arthur: Legend Of The SwordWarner Bros.71522692750349037021932
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul20th Century Fox7126084712608431572257
Fate Of The Furious, TheUniversal323404021994434022871414
Boss Baby, The20th Century Fox284825316620080320711375
Beauty And The BeastDisney254557949792462817921420
How To Be A Latin LoverLionsgate2051180293099909482163
LowridersOTL Releasing118360042119853653242
GiftedFox Searchlight76676522900823824930
© Rentrak Box Office Essentials

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Lady Gaga Is Apparently Into Topless Cooking, Here’s The Evidence

Lady Gaga was so busy cooking up a storm she forgot to wear a shirt.

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Cannes Film Fest 70th Anniversary Family Portrait Captures International Cinema

The Cannes Film Festival held its 70th anniversary family portrait session this afternoon, with more than 100 veterans of the event posing for cameras. Prizewinners and jury members numbering 115 in total gathered outside the Palais for the snap above.

The photo session was held amid the aftermath of the devastating attack in Manchester last night which left 22 dead and dozens injured at an Ariana Grande concert. The suicide bombing has cast a pall over the festival today with certain events cancelled, and a minute of silence planned for 3 PM in solidarity with the British city.

Isabelle Huppert will host an event this evening celebrating 70 years of the festival, although a fireworks display has been called off.

Flying in for the occasion (or already here on the ground as part of this year’s fest) are such folks as George Miller, Pedro Almodovar, Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Winding Refn, Adrien Brody, Will Smith, Gaspar Noe, Juliette Binoche, Roman Polanski, Oliver Stone, Elton John, Barry Jenkins, Catherine Deneuve, Fan Bing Bing, Guillermo Del Toro, Alfonso Cuaron, Michael Haneke, Chris Columbus, Ken Loach, the Dardenne brothers, Liv Ullman and Jane Campion — the latter, the only female to ever win the Palme d’Or and here in town for Top Of The Lake: China Girl.

Here are some close-ups from the photo call, and below is the full list of names here today:

Abderrahmane SISSAKO
Kev ADAMS
Maren ADE
Isabelle ADJANI
Alexandre AJA
Reza AKHLAGHIRAD
Fatih AKIN
Adolfo Jr. ALIX
Pedro ALMODOVAR
Ruben ALVES
Hania AMAR
Pamela ANDERSON
Dario ARGENTO
Swann ARLAUD
Andrea ARNOLD
Enrique ARRIZON
Aure ATIKA
Yvan ATTAL
Bille AUGUST
Audrey AZOULAY
Lisa AZUELOS
Edouard BAER
Jeanne BALIBAR
Claes BANG
Misha BARTON
Kristina BAZAN
Emmanuelle BEART
Bérénice BEJO
Monica BELLUCCI
Iris BERBEN
Emmanuelle BERCOT
Dominique BESNEHARD
FAN Bingbing
Juliette BINOCHE
Dominique BLANC
Patrick BLOSSIER
BONG Joon Ho
Sandrine BONNAIRE
Elodie BOUCHEZ
Férid BOUGHEDIR
Carole BOUQUET
Guillaume BRAC
Adrien BRODY
Valeria BRUNI TEDESCHI
Jung BYUNG GIL
Naomie CAMPBELL
Jane CAMPION
Severine CANEELE
Laurent CANTET
Eric CARAVACA
Claudia CARDINALE
Laetitia CASTA
Alain CAVALIER
PARK CHAN-WOOK
Robert CHARLEBOIS
Hubert CHARUEL
Jessica CHASTAIN
Mathieu CHEDID
Souleymane CISSE
Jonathan COHEN
Bonni COHEN
Lily COLLINS
Chris COLUMBUS
Sofia COPPOLA
Marion COTILLARD
Clotilde COUREAU
Alfonso CUARON
Beatrice DALLE
Jean-Pierre DARDENNE
Luc DARDENNE
Ricardo DARIN
Cecile DE FRANCE
Stephane DE GROODT
Jamel DEBBOUZE
Benicio DEL TORO
Guillermo DEL TORO
Catherine DENEUVE
Emilie DEQUENNE
Emmanuelle DEVOS
Mohamed DIAB
Jacques DOILLON
Lily DONALDSON
Valérie DONZELLI
Kirsten DUNST
André DUSSOLLIER
Bridget EVERETT
Elle FANNING
Colin FARRELL
Abel FERRARA
Colin FIRTH
Marina FOÏS
Michel FRANCO
Stephen FREARS
Charlotte GAINSBOURG
Nicole GARCIA
Gaël GARCIA BERNAL
Esther GARREL
Louis GARREL
Matteo GARRONE
Jean-Paul GAULTIER
Costa GAVRAS
Julie GAYET
Laurent GERRA
Marie GILLAIN
Andy GILLET
Maitre GIMS
Sara GIRAUDEAU
Amos GITAÏ
Dany GLOVER
Fiona GODIVIER
Valeria GOLINO
Alejandro GONZALEZ INNARITU
Enrico GRANATO
Roger GUENVEUR SMITH
Jake GYLLENHAAL
Shin HA KYUN
Michael HANEKE
Winnie HARLOW
Josh HARTNETT
Salma HAYEK
Todd HAYNES
Michel HAZANAVICIUS
Eva HERZIGOVA
Clotilde HESME
Izïa HIGELIN
Hugh HUDSON
Isabelle HUPPERT
Jeremy IRONS
Dominique ISSERMAN
Mary J BLIGE
Gilles JACOB
Benoit JACQUOT
Abel JAFRI
Agnès JAOUI
Jimmy JEAN-LOUIS
Barry JENKINS
Jean-Pierre JEUNET
Elton JOHN
Lil JON
Julia JONES
Nadia KACI
Sonam KAPOOR
Wong KAR WAI
Mathieu KASSOVITZ
Reda KATEB
Naomie KAWASE
Marthe KELLER
Eric KHOO
Sandrine KIBERLAIN
Nastassja KINSKI
Nicole KIDMAN
Cut KILLER
Gerard KRAWCZYK
Diane KRUGER
Olga KURYLENKO
Ariane LABED
Joachim LAFOSSE
Mohammed LAKHDAR HAMINA
Thomas LANGMAN
Yorgos LANTHIMOS
Claude LANZMAN
Eric LARTIGAU
Paul LAVERTY
Jean-Pierre LEAUD
Maïwenn LE BESCOT
Virginie LEDOYEN
Spike LEE
Michel LEEB
Claude LELOUCH
Jalil LESPERT
Cibelle LEVI
AJ LEWIS
Adriana LIMA
Vincent LINDON
Ken LOACH
Eva LONGORIA
Diego LUNA
Alex LUTZ
David LYNCH
Andie MACDOWELL
George MACKAY
Benoit MAGIMEL
Heike MAKATSH
Sophie MARCEAU
Tonie MARSHALL
Stacy MARTIN
Kleber MENDONCA FILHO
Brillante MENDOZA
Bernard MENEZ
Radu MIHAILEANU
Mads MIKKELSEN
Georges MILLER
Laura MORANTE
David MOREAU
Nanni MORETTI
Elisabeth MOSS
Karim MOUSSAOUI
Cristian MUNGIU
Masatoshi NAGASE
Gaspar NOE
Terry NOTARY
Karel OCH
Kim OK VIN
Isabelle ORSINI
Ruben ÖSTLUND
Yuriko OZONE
Euzhan PALCY
Robert PATTINSON
Raoul PECK
Nahuel PEREZ BISCAYART
Louis PETIT JULIEN
Patrick POIVRE D’ARVOR
Roman POLANSKI
Melvil POUPAUD
Shu QI
Athina RACHEL TSANGARI
Emily RATAJKOWSKI
Jude RATNAM
Erica RIVAS
Alexander RODNYANSKY
Sonia ROLLAND
Ben SAFDIE
Ludivine SAGNIER
Céline SALLETTE
Sara SAMPAIO
Adam SANDLER
HONG Sangsoo
Susan SARANDON
Jerry SCHATZBERG
Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER
Kristin SCOTT THOMAS
Léonor SERRAILLE
Alex SHARP
Jon SHENK
Will SMITH
Brittany SNOW
Oliver STONE
Paolo SORRENTINO
Salomé STEVENIN
Kristen STEWART
Ben STILLER
Elia SULIEMAN
Tilda SWINTON
Alice TAGLIONI
Anya TAYLOR JOY
André TECHINE
Charlize THERON
Christopher THOMPSON
Uma THURMAN
Thomas TOWNED
Jasmine TRINCA
Jean-Louis TRINTIGNANT
Liv ULLMANN
Marek URBAN
Agnés VARDA
Paz VEGA
Karin VIARD
Christoph WALTZ
Dominic WEST
Michelle WILLIAMS
Lambert WILSON
Nicolas WINDING REFN
Gabrielle WRIGHT
Robin WRIGHT
Gabriel YARED
Fang YIN
Annarita ZAMBRANO
JIA Zhang-ke

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Denise Gough, Fiona Shaw, Robert Pugh & Rebecca Root Round Out Cast For ‘Colette’

EXCLUSIVE: Denise Gough, Fiona Shaw, Robert Pugh and Rebecca Root have joined Keira Knightley and Dominic West for upcoming production Colette, which is set to begin shooting this week in the UK, Hungary and France.

Still Alice helmer Wash Westmoreland will direct the project about the French novelist who wrote Gigi and Cheri. He co-wrote the script with the late Richard Glatzer with revisions by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Killer Films’ Pamela Koffler and Number 9 Films’ Elizabeth Karlsen and Stephen Woolley produce with Killer Films’ Christine Vachon and Bold Films’ Michel Litvak and Gary Michael Walters. Svetlana Metkina will exec produce under the Bold UK banner. Project is supported by the BFI.

Story follows unconventional country girl Gabrielle Sidonie Colette (Knightley) who has married charismatic egomaniacal writer Willy (West) who is fourteen years her senior. Willy introduces Colette to the hedonistic world of artistic Paris, where her creative appetite is sparked. Willy permits Colette to write her novels only if she does so in his name. The phenomenal success of her Claudine novel series makes Willy a famous writer and Colette and Willy the first modern celebrity couple. Although, the lack of recognition for her work begins to gnaw on Colette and their marriage starts to internally combust.

“We’re delighted to reunite Killer Films after the phenomenal global success of Patricia Highsmith’s unofficial autobiography Carol, on another story of a female twentieth century literary icon, the fabulously talented Colette,” said Karlsen. “Colette’s struggles with finding her voice in an exciting turn of the century belle époque Paris, draws instant parallels with female artists today and is a tailor-made role for one of the world’s leading actors, Keira Knightley.”

HanWay Films is handling international sales for Colette, with WME Global overseeing the U.S. sale.

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Manchester Attack: Cannes Film Festival Plans Minute Of Silence & Cancels Fireworks; ‘Cars 3’ Event Called Off

The Cannes Film Festival will observe a minute of silence at 3 PM local time today in solidarity with the city of Manchester where at least 22 people, including some children, were killed in a suicide bombing attack on Monday night. A fireworks display to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the festival has also been canceled, according to AFP. Cannes chief Thierry Frémaux announced the plans ahead of the morning screening of 24 Frames, the final film of late Iranian helmer Abbas Kiarostami.

“I want to show our solidarity with the city of Manchester. We must show that we will not accept this and that life goes on. At 3 PM, we will be at the top of the (Palais) steps to observe a minute of silence,” AFP quotes Frémaux as saying.

The festival also released the following statement:

“The Festival de Cannes would like to express its horror, anger and immense sadness following the attack on the public and the city of Manchester last night.

This is yet another attack on culture, youth and joyfulness, on our freedom, generosity and tolerance, all things that the Festival and those who make it possible – the artists, professionals and spectators – hold dear.

The Festival de Cannes invites all festival-goers to show their solidarity with the victims, their families and the British people by observing a minute’s silence this Tuesday 23 May at 3pm.”

There is an evening event in honor of the 70th anniversary, with a lot of talent expected to attend. Deadline has reached out to the festival to clarify the status.

A photo call and reception for Pixar’s Cars 3 has also been canceled. A spokesperson said, “In the wake of last night’s tragic attack, and out of respect for the casualties and all of those impacted, we are not moving forward with today’s promotional activities.”

Given the high state of alert here in France after a series of deadly terrorist attacks, Cannes itself has been under tight security. But on Saturday, the Debussy Theater was evacuated ahead of the press screening of Michel Hazanavicius’ Redoubtable due to concerns over an object in the auditorium. Ultimately, the matter was safely resolved and press was admitted to the building.

The festival has increased security this year, installing giant flower pots and chains along the Croisette — particularly in response to the Bastille Day massacre in Nice last July which saw a truck mow down dozens who were leaving a fireworks display. Various armed security forces are a familiar sight; surveillance of the sea and air is enhanced; and helicopters are roundly buzzing over the bay.

Cannes Mayor David Lisnard today also released the following statement:

“An abject terrorist act has struck again last night in Manchester. My heartfelt thoughts go out to the victims’ families, deceased or injured. I extend Cannes and all of the residents of Cannes’ solidarity to all our bereaved British friends. We do give our complete support, both compassionate and combative, to all British nationals, either living all year long in Cannes or visiting during the Film Festival. And everyone can be certain that our involvement is unprecedented and limitless against the terrorist risk and the evil religious fundamentalism.

The Islamic terrorist threat is at the highest and we stay in permanent tension to prevent it and protect everyone from this menace, residents or festival participants. Our battle is first to protect everyone. But it is as well to defend our values. And we should not surrender on anything that makes who we are. With this spirit, the Cannes Festival carries for the past 70 years the universal message of culture, in a spirit of openness, of sharing, and of emancipating. This is the message that we have to carry without weakness, without deference, without fear. The message of all men living up to a momentum of life This is the message of democrats and of the civilization. Our duty is to strongly claim it against the obscurantism, also religiously fundamentalist and deadly.”

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Manchester Attack: Donald Trump, World Leaders, Artists & Media React

As various parts of the world awoke to news of the deadly suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester last night, politicians and artists have weighed in to condemn the incident which has left at least 22 dead and 59 injured, including some children. International TV news channels are blanketing coverage as British police continue their investigation in what is being treated as a terrorist attack. U.S. President Donald Trump, speaking from Bethlehem this morning, expressed his condolences, calling the perpetrators “losers in life.”

Here’s Trump’s full statement:

“I extend my deepest condolences to those so terribly injured in this terrorist attack and to the many killed and the families – so many families of the victims.

We stand in absolute solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom. So many young beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers in life. I won’t call them monsters because they would like that term. They would think that’s a great name. I will call them, from now on, losers, because that’s what they are. They are losers. And we will have more of them. But they are losers, just remember that.

Our society can have no tolerance for this continuation of bloodshed, we cannot stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people. And in today’s attack it was mostly innocent children. The terrorists and extremists and those who give them aid and comfort must be driven out from our society for ever.

This wicked ideology must be obliterated and I mean completely obliterated, and the innocent life must be protected. All civilised nations must join together to protect human life and the sacred right our citizens to live in safety and in peace.”

British Prime Minister Theresa May is going to Manchester today. She had earlier called the attack “appalling” as flags were dipped to half mast at 10 Downing Street and all general election campaigning suspended.

Meanwhile, Twitter is ablaze with an outpouring of support; and heartbreaking messages seeking those still missing.

Current and former cast members of BBC Two/Netflix series Peaky Blinders, which does a lot of filming in Manchester, reacted on Twitter. Deadline has confirmed the team was not in town during the attack.

My heart goes out to the good people of Manchester. So despicable and cowardly to target young women and children listening to music ????

— Adrien Brody (@adrienbrody) May 23, 2017

Utterly heartbroken to hear news from Manchester. Prayers with all who have suffered. Let’s unite.

— Finn Cole (@FinnCole) May 23, 2017

Thinking of everyone in Manchester. What a deeply sad day. My prayers are with all the families who have lost loved ones.

— Annabelle Wallis (@WallisAnnabelle) May 23, 2017

Other UK artists and personalities weighed in:

Mate, that is fucking horrible what happened in Manchester. My heart goes out to the families of those who lost their lives. ????????No

— Idris Elba (@idriselba) May 23, 2017

Utterly heartbroken for our beautiful city #Manchester thinking of all who are affected by this atrocity ????????????

— Samia Longchambon (@realsamia) May 23, 2017

International politicians also expressed their sympathies:

J’adresse mes pensées au peuple britannique, aux victimes et à leurs proches. Nous menons ensemble le combat contre le terrorisme.

— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) May 23, 2017

Vladimir Putin has expressed his condolences to the British Prime Minister following Manchester bomb attack

— President of Russia (@KremlinRussia_E) May 23, 2017

Canadians are shocked by the news of the horrific attack in Manchester tonight. Please keep the victims & their families in your thoughts.

— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) May 23, 2017

I praise and thank our brave emergency services and thoughtful, caring, resolute Manchester community. #standtogether (2/2)

— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) May 23, 2017

#Paris est cette nuit aux côtés de #Manchester. Mes pensées vont aux victimes, à leurs familles et aux secours qui interviennent sur place.

— Anne Hidalgo (@Anne_Hidalgo) May 23, 2017

And, the European Commission dropped its flags to half mast:

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22 Dead After Explosion At Ariana Grande Concert In UK; Suicide Bomber Suspected

UPDATE, TUESDAY AM: British police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the bombing in Manchester last night. At least 22 people, including children, are now dead as a result of the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in UK city on Monday evening. With flags at half mast at 10 Downing Street, British Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed her sympathies with the families affected in “what is being treated by the police as an
appalling terrorist attack.”

PREVIOUS MONDAY PM UPDATE with news conference: Greater Manchester Police say the biggest attack in the UK since the 7/7 bombings has left 19 people are dead and 59 injured after an explosion outside the Manchester Arena just as an Ariana Grande concert was letting out. The bomb exploded in the foyer outside the arena near a ticket office as crowds were leaving the building.

TV news outlets are quoting multiple U.S. officials who were briefed on the incident as saying British authorities suspect that the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber with a backpack bomb. They added that they have identified the suspect, but no name was released.

“There was a massive explosion, and everyone was screaming,” one witness told Reuters from one of England’s largest cities. “It was a huge explosion; you could feel it in your chest.”

The pop singer, who was not hurt in the attack, tweeted:

broken.
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.

— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017

The venue is among the largest indoor arenas in Europe, with a capacity of 21,000. Manchester Victoria train station, which is right underneath the arena, has been closed since the bombing.

“We are currently treating this as terrorist incident until we have further information,” Ian Hopkins, chief constable of the Greater Manchester Police, said in a brief statement to reporters. He said his officers are working closely with the national counterterrorism policing network and UK intelligence partners on the incident, which happened at about 10:33 PM local time.

“This is clearly a very concerning time for everyone,” Hopkins said. “We’re doing all that we can, working with local and national agencies to support those affected as we gather information about what happened last night. As you’ll understand, we are still information and updated, so we’ll provide further details when we have a clearer picture.”

He said the injured are being treated at six hospitals in England’s second-largest city. Read his full statement below. Here is some video from inside the hall:

Explosion leaves dead and injured in Ariana Grande’s DW show in Manchester!
Arena after the explosion of the bombs ????pic.twitter.com/BM6mN3UCS5

— Ariana Grande Charts (@arianaonchart) May 22, 2017

All three U.S. cable news networks pivoted to coverage of the incident. One witness told CNN she saw 20-30 bodies of people “clearly” dead and that there was “blood everywhere.” Pop singer Grande’s reps have told media outlets that the singer is OK.

Video on social media shows people scrambling to exit the venue, and footage from the scene shows a huge police presence and streams of ambulances and other emergency vehicles. Audio from dashcam video taken from a car parked near the arena appears to show one large explosion, possibly followed quickly by a second smaller blast.

“Officers are at Manchester Arena following reports of an explosion within the foyer area of the stadium at 10.30PM this evening,” British Transport Police said in a statement. “Emergency services are at the scene and we are working to establish more information regarding the explosion and will provide further updates as soon as possible.”

The incident comes exactly two months after a terrorist attack in London in which several people died and many others were injured. It also is the four-year anniversary of the brutal hacking death of an off-duty British Army soldier in a London street.

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19 Dead in Suspected Terrorist Attack Outside Ariana Grande Concert

An Ariana Grande concert in the U.K. ended in tragedy tonight, when an explosion killed 19 people and injured at least 50 others. Concert goers said they heard what sounded like explosions around the end of the show at the Manchester Arena, which was at 10:30 PM local time. Here’s what the Manchester Police had to say in two combined statements that were released on Twitter, where they confirmed they’re treating this as a terrorist attack.

“Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. There are a number of confirmed fatalities and others injured. Please AVOID the area as first responders work tirelessly at the scene. Details of a casualty bureau will follow as soon as possible. Further details on the incident at Manchester Arena have now been released. Just before 10:35 PM on Monday 22 May 2017, police were called to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. So far 19 people have been confirmed dead with around 50 others injured. This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise.”

The Guardian reports that the explosion reportedly happened in the foyer area of the arena, and not the main event hall, after the concert had ended. Counter-terrorism officials are assessing what could have caused the blast at the Manchester Arena, which holds 21,000 people. The Guardian also spoke to a number of concert-goers, including 22-year-old Majid Khan, who reveals that panic spread through the area once the bomb went off.

“A huge bomb-like bang went off that hugely panicked everyone and we were all trying to flee the arena. It was one bang and essentially everyone from the other side of the arena where the bang was heard from suddenly came running towards us as they were trying to exit.”

Another concert-goer, 20-year-old Erin McDougle from Newcastle, said that the house lights were already on, and they knew that the explosion was not part of the show. Another unidentified concert-goer said that Ariana Grande had just walked off the stage and the lights had come on when the explosion happened, stating he saw, “five people with blood all down them.” The U.K.’s Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, tweeted out his sympathy for the victims of this, “Terrible incident in Manchester,” stating that, “My thoughts are with all those affected and our brilliant emergency services.” The U.K.’s Liberal Democrat leader Tim Fallon released a statement of his own, which you can read below.

“This is a shocking and horrific attack targeting children and young people who were simply enjoying a concert. “My deepest sympathies are with the victims, and with families who have lost loved ones, as well as those desperately waiting for news. I would like to pay tribute to the bravery and dedication of the emergency services. This is an attack on innocent people and the nation is united both in its grief and its determination to stand up to this deplorable attack.”

The incident in Manchester came after weeks of heightened terrorist alerts in the U.K., after an attack on Westminster in central London, which targeted the Houses of Parliament, where four people and the attacker died. The attack also comes a year and a half after the Paris attack at the live music venue Bataclan, during a concert for the American metal band Eagles of Death Metal, and less than a year after the Pulse nightclub attack in Orlando, Florida. Ariana Grande’s publicist Joseph Carozza revealed that the singer is “OK” and that their team is “further investigating what happened.” Take a look at some of the tweets below from Manchester police and a video from inside the Manchester Arena after the explosion.

Police statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/gaKASukx9a

— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 22, 2017

Latest statement on incident at Manchester Arena pic.twitter.com/BEpLOan3dY

— G M Police (@gmpolice) May 23, 2017

EXPLOSION AT MANCHESTER ARENA AND EVERYONE RAN OUT SO SCARY???? pic.twitter.com/pJbUBoELtE

— ?? (@hannawwh) May 22, 2017

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Rihanna, Nyong’o and DuVeray Team for Netflix Movie Based on a Meme

Last month, a 2014 photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o, who were both sitting in the front row of a Miu Miu fashion show, went viral, with several social media users crafting a movie idea around this image alone. It all started with one Twitter user dubbed “@1800SADGAL” calling for a heist movie where Rihanna would play the “tough-as-nails leader/master thief”, with Lupita Nyong’o portraying “the genius computer hacker.” During the Cannes Film Festival, Netflix actually picked up this project, which will star both actresses with Ava DuVernay set to direct from a script by Insecure creator Issa Rae.

Entertainment Weekly reports that Netflix closed a deal for the concept of this Meme Movie, which still doesn’t have a title, during a “dramatic negotiation session.” There were several other buyers bidding for the project, but Netflix won with an “aggressive bid” that secured the rights. Another report from Vanity Fair confirms that Issa Rae is already working on the screenplay, and that the original Twitter users who came up with the concept “will be credited and included in some form.” After the original Tumblr post started to go viral, the pitch made it to Lupita Nyong’o, who tagged Rihanna on Twitter and said, “I’m down if you are,” with Rihanna resonding, “I’m it, Pit’z” just a few days later.

Several Twitter users then reached out to both director Ava DuVernay and writer Issa Rae, who both confirmed on the social media platform that they were on board. EW’s sources reveal that the filmmakers and the actresses are eyeing an early 2018 production start, after Ava DuVernay finishes her work on the upcoming Disney adaptation of A Wrinkle In Time. While Rihanna is best known as a Grammy-winning recording artist, she has been acting more and more as of late. The actress/singer made her feature film debut in 2012′s Battleship, and was featured in movies such as This Is the End as herself, Annie as Moon Goddess, the animated feature Home where she voiced Gratuity “Tip” Tucci, and most recently, the final two episodes of Bates Motel.

Later this year, she will star in the sci-fi thriller Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and she also stars in another heist movie due out next year, Ocean’s Eight, a remake of the Ocean’s Eleven franchise with an all-female cast that includes Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Elizabeth Banks, Anne Hathaway and Awkwafina. Lupita Nyong’o won an Oscar for her powerful performance in 12 Years a Slave, and she’s been working non-stop ever since, including a role in Non-Stop with Liam Neeson. She portrayed Maz Kanata in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a role she will reprise in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and she also voiced Raksha in the Disney hit The Jungle Book. Next year she will play Nakia in the Marvel adventure Black Panther.

Ava DuVernay is currently in post-production on A Wrinkle in Time, which makes the director the first African-American female director to make a movie that cost more than $100 million. Issa Rae has been set to star alongside Bill Hader in Empress of Serenity, which is currently in pre-production, and the HBO series Insecure, which she both stars in and co-created with Larry Wilmore, has been picked up for a second season, which will likely air later this year on HBO. Take a look at all of the tweets from last month that lead to this unusual project moving forward through Netflix, including the photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong’o from a fashion show that started it all.

A picture for the history books pic.twitter.com/OgxAGZMn4Z

— ash (@blaquepink) April 18, 2017

Rihanna looks like she scams rich white men and lupita is the computer smart best friend that helps plan the scans https://t.co/PhWs1xd3nj

— WHOOPHERASSKOURTNI (@1800SADGAL) April 18, 2017

I’m down if you are @rihannahttps://t.co/vwHBWeCbFZ

— Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo) April 21, 2017

I’m in Pit’z https://t.co/Kz0o3lBEmL

— Rihanna (@rihanna) April 23, 2017

@[email protected] Lights set. Camera’s up. Ready to call action for these #queens. ???? pic.twitter.com/NVgqpFeTnu

— Ava DuVernay (@ava) April 24, 2017

@[email protected]/XG2WMribGJ

— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) April 23, 2017

We deserve nice things. ??????https://t.co/VlbKhLNDIv

— Ava DuVernay (@ava) May 22, 2017

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