Disney is finally combining Hulu… The next James Bond… ACM Awards… Beyoncé’s reignites foot surgery rumors… and Taylor Swift & Matty Healy spotted holding handsListen to “Showbiz – May 12, 2023” on Spreaker.
In case you missed it, Disney announced they’re going to combine Disney+ and Hulu into one app, and they may even throw ESPN+ in there, as well. This is the confusing part….They will remain separate subscriptions, so you can still get the stand-alone options. You only get them both in one app if you subscribe to both. This is supposed to happen by the end of the year, and this might just be temporary anyway. Disney only owns 2/3 of Hulu. Comcast owns the rest. In the past, Disney talked about parting ways with Hulu, but recently they’ve hinted at buying out Comcast and taking control of the whole thing. Either way, Disney also announced they will be raising the price of their ad-free tier, they just didn’t say by how much. Right now, they charge $10.99/month.
Disney+ to Add Hulu Content in ‘One-App Experience’ Later in 2023 https://t.co/4kOcCjoXmV— Variety (@Variety) May 10, 2023
It looks like we’re getting close to having our next James Bond! After 5 movies, Daniel Craig was out and the search to replace him was on. As of right now, Aaron Taylor-Johnson appears to be the frontrunner! (I fell in love with him in “Bullet Train” with Brad Pitt. He played Tangerine, the assassin partner of Lemon.) Aaron reportedly did a secret screen test with producer Barbara Broccoli, who has the final say on who lands the gig. Sources told Daily Mail that Barbara loved Aaron so much that she had him film the infamous “gun barrel teaser” that opens all the James Bond movies. So is the job now Aaron’s to lose? Bookies put his odds of being cast as 007 at 2-1, followed by James Norton at 5-2, Henry Cavill at 3-1 and Tom Hardy and Richard Madden both at 7-1. Barbara has said that she wants the next actor to play James Bond have the role for 15 years. At 32, Aaron is the perfect age for that!
Aaron Taylor-Johnson enjoys afternoon stroll with wife Sam, 56, after entering race to be the next James Bond https://t.co/Hj90ia9HkT— Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) May 10, 2023
Garth Brooks and Dolly Parton hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards last night from the Dallas Cowboys practice stadium — which is why Dak Prescott and Emmitt Smith were there to present Cole Swindell with the Song of the Year award for “She Had Me at Heads Carolina.” That song also won Single of the Year. HARDY came into the night as the most nominated artist with seven. He ended up winning 4, including 2 awards for “Wait in the Truck” with Lainey Wilson. Lainey also won 4 ACM awards, including Female Artist of the Year and Album of the Year for “Bell Bottom Country.” Morgan Wallen won Male Artist of the Year, but of course he wasn’t there to accept because he’s taken a 6-week vow of silence. Chris Stapleton only won one award last night, but it was the biggest one — Entertainer of the Year. He’s been nominated for this one several times, but this was the first time he’s won it. Friends of the Show Old Dominion took home Group of the Year. Ed Sheeran and Luke Combs performed Ed’s song “Life Goes On,” and Dolly closed out the show with “World on Fire” from her upcoming rock album, “Rock Star,” which comes out Nov. 17. The 30-song album features of 40 guest artists, including Chris Stapleton, Miley Cyrus, Lizzo, Kid Rock, Peter Frampton, Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, Simon Le Bon, Nikki Sixx, and the three Steves — Steve Perry, Steven Tyler and Stevie Nicks.
An incredible moment, an incredible speech and an even more incredible ⭐️ ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR ⭐️— ACM Awards (@ACMawards) May 12, 2023
Congratulations, @chrisstapleton! #ACMawards pic.twitter.com/LBwVl7m5u4
Beyoncé kicked off her world tour in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday night, and videos are popping up all over the internet. Some fans are concerned because Beyoncé doesn’t seem like her usual self. In their opinion, she is uncharacteristically restrained onstage. While she does a lot of hair-flipping, she’s not doing a lot of dancing. They’re guessing it may be because of a foot surgery Beyoncé was rumored to have earlier this year. There has been no comment from Beyoncé’s camp, and don’t expect one.
Beyoncé’s Renaissance tour opening reignites foot surgery rumors https://t.co/d6KKm3zbM7 pic.twitter.com/vi4ixaUaO4— New York Post (@nypost) May 11, 2023
It looks like The Sun was right! Taylor Swift and Matty Healy are dating. But is The Sun right about them being “madly in love” after seeing each other for only a couple months? We’re not sure about that part. But Taylor and Matty were snapped holding hands as they left Casa Cipriani in NYC yesterday, with their good buddy Jack Antonoff. At least one eyewitness told Page Six Taylor and Matty were kissing, but we haven’t seen any pictures of that. Ryan Reynolds teased Taylor about her new romance on his IG Story Wednesday, posting a selfie set to The 1975’s song “Chocolate” and captioning the post, “Zoom Zoom.” Maybe he’s teasing that she’s moving too fast or it’s some inside joke?
Taylor Swift and Matty Healy Spotted Holding Hands Amid Dating Rumors https://t.co/ygy3vR24jn— E! News (@enews) May 12, 2023