News: Pedro Pascal, Pedro Almodóvar Working On Queer Western + More

L-R Pedro Pascal, Ethan Hawke
L-R Pedro Pascal, Ethan Hawke (images via Twitter)

Some news items you might have missed:

Instinct Magazine: Reigning ‘daddy of the internet’ Pedro Pascal (The Last of Us) is working with cinema genius Pedro Almodóvar on a queer western titled “Strange Way of Life.”  Pascal will star opposite Ethan Hawke playing former gunfighters reuniting after 20 years. A love story will be included.

Variety: A stage adaptation of Annie Proulx’s 1997 short story Brokeback Mountain, previously adapted as a 2005 film by Ang Lee, starring Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal, is heading to London’s West End.

Reuters: Workers erected barricades around a Manhattan courthouse on Monday as New York City braced for a possible indictment of Donald Trump over an alleged hush-money payment to a porn star during his 2016 campaign.

Twitter: Fox News talking head Jesse Watters defended Donald Trump today saying the Donald might not have had sex with porn star Stormy Daniels because “there’s no baby.” Anyone else think a porn star just MIGHT be on birth control???

OUT: San Jose Sharks goalie James Reimer has become the second NHL player, after Philadelphia Flyers player Ivan Provorov, to refuse to wear a Pride-themed jersey or use Pride-themed stick tape as part of the pregame activities of NHL games this season.

Axios: The compact disc first hit U.S. stores 40 years ago this month — in March 1983. Revolutionizing the way music sounds with crisp, clean production, CD sales peaked in 2000. Even though there’s been a sharp decline, CD sales increased in 2021 for the first time since 2004.

News: Pedro Pascal, Pedro Almodóvar Working On Queer Western + More
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WSVN: Here’s what neo-Nazis spend their time doing – Disgusting anti Black slurs, antisemitic and homophobic language by white supremacist Jon Minadeo II and his “Goyim Defense League” members in West Palm Beach, FL