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Arts & Ent | Will Jared Leto’s Spiderman villain be better than Mr J? – Oasis reunion will happen, but will Noel turn up ? & BBC’s summer TV lockdown lineup 

Oasis gig will go ahead with or without noel

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Entertainment Briefing, Catch up with this week’s top stories from the world of art, music, film and TV.

In music, Liam Gallagher confirms Oasis gig to raise funds for the NHS and says it will go ahead with or without brother Noel Gallagher. Sir Elton John is also offering up a charity gig – the legendary singer will host a ‘live from the living room’ gig with Billie Eilish and Mariah Carey confirmed to take part. 

 Film and TV, British TV dramas have offered up medical equipment to the NHS as the world continues to fight Covid-19. The BBC has announced a special TV lineup for the summer which may be spent in LOCKDOWN!  Get a first look at Jared Leto’s Spiderman villain – will it be better than his turn as the Joker? 

Celebrity and other news, rapper Bugzy Malone has been seriously injured in a car accident. 

ALL in today’s ENTERTAINMENT briefing – A weekly roundup of all the news headlines that you need to know, summarised as part of WTX News Briefing.

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Liam Gallagher insists Oasis NHS gig will go ahead ‘with or without Noel’

Evening Standard says  Liam Gallagher has said an Oasis reunion for the NHS will go ahead “with or without” his brother Noel Gallagher. Oasis gig will go ahead with or without noel

The singer set out a “demand” for the band to reform with “all money going to the NHS” adding that he was “sick of pleading” for the reunion to happen. 

Liam told fans that the reunion “may not be the same” without his brother Noel, but it would go ahead anyway. Fingers crossed Noel says YES!

Read the full story on Evening Standard

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ELTON JOHN TO HOST ‘LIVING ROOM’ GIG FEATURING BILLIE EILISH AND MARIAH CAREY

Sky News says Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys are among stars taking part in a fund-raising “living room” gig hosted by Sir Elton John to provide entertainment during isolation.elton john to host living room concert

The stars, who are staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic, will film themselves performing on their own mobile phone or camera and audio equipment “to ensure the health and safety of all involved,” according to a statement. 

The hour-long concert will pay tribute to health workers on the frontline of the fight against COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, and fans will be able to donate to charities helping victims and key workers.

Read the full story on Sky News

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Morbius poster teases Jared Leto’s transformation into Spider-Man villain

Screen-Rant says Sony has released a poster for Morbius that teases Jared Leto’s transformation into the infamous jared leto poster for morbiusSpider-Man villain. Morbius is Sony’s next instalment to box office hits Venom and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – the former bringing in $855 million at the worldwide box office and the latter $375 million. 

The new poster for the film that foreshadows the character’s transformation into the living vampire comic. The poster shows a black and white image of Leto’s character with a cut down his face revealing the beast he turns into. 

Fans can also see another sneak peek of what Leto will look like in vampire form, his complexion appears to be blue, his eyes red and a set of deadly fangs hang from his mouth. 

Read the full story on Screen-Rant

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Medical TV dramas donate to the NHS & BBC announces summer TV plans

WTX News says medical shows Casualty and Holby City will donate equipment and other kits to the NHS. Medical TV shows donate protective equiptment to NHS

Producers are in discussion with local NHS services to give personal protective equipment [PPE] “and other useful medical items to assist them.” The donations come as both shows have suspended production. And the UK continues its fight against Covid-19

Peter Crouch will front a new BBC TV show to give viewers a “bit of all the big summer events that have been taken away” as a result of the coronavirus. 

Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer will be a live entertainment show on BBC One. It is billed as “an entertainment show like no other for a time like no other.” 

Read the full story on WTX News

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Bugzy Malone car accident – rapper was ‘seriously injured’ – VIDEO

WTX News reports Bugzy Malone is recovering in hospital after being “seriously injured” in a road accident on Bugzy Malone fighting for his life after serious traffic accident in ManchesterWednesday night in Bury.

The rapper’s management confirmed he was involved in the crash in a post on its Instagram story.

“We can confirm that the artist and musician, Aaron Davies (professionally known as Bugzy Malone) was involved in a serious traffic accident yesterday evening. He was seriously injured but is in a stable condition. ”

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said: “Shortly before 9.20pm last night (Wednesday 25 March 2020), police were called to Rochdale Road, Bury to reports of a collision involving an Audi car and a quad bike.

Read the full story on WTX News

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