Stephen Spielberg is no longer directing Indiana Jones 5. This was HIS choice. He decided to step down so that the next generation of filmmakers could usher the franchise forward. James Mangold is in early talks to take over the film, which will still star Harrison Ford. Mangold most recently directed Ford v Ferrari and Logan.
Rian Johnson, the director of Knives Out, has revealed an interesting stipulation that Apple has about using iPhones in movies. He said in an interview with Vanity Fair, “Apple [lets] you use iPhones in movies but . . . and this is very pivotal if you’re watching a mystery movie . . . bad guys cannot have iPhones on camera.” They only want you associating their product with the good guys. Keep that in mind the next time you’re trying to figure out who the villain is.
In other marketing news, the coronavirus is affecting how people feel about Corona beer. Last month, when people first started hearing about coronavirus, there was a big jump in Google searches to find out if it was linked to Corona beer. Obviously, it’s not, but a survey has found that people are less likely to buy Corona now than any time in the past two years.
The Miss Britain pageant crowned it’s winner a few days ago. Her name is Jen Atkin and she has an interesting backstory. Her fiance dumped her back in 2015 because she had gained a bunch of weight, mostly from bad eating habits. This motivated her to join a gym where she ended up losing 112 pounds. She started entering beauty pageants and now holds the title of Miss Britain (which is their equivalent to Miss America). She also won best personality, which she calls her secret weapon. She said, “Although my body has changed so much, I don’t think my personality has. And I think that’s really helped me.” Jen also says that getting dumped ended up being the best thing that ever happened to her.
Check out Taylor Swift’s new music video for The Man which has Swifties going WILD trying to find all the Easter Eggs and hidden messages!
A photo of a newborn baby has gone viral because the baby is giving a hilarious death stare to the doctor just moments after birth.
- Anosmia Awareness Day (the loss of smell)
- National Chili Day
- National Kahlua Day
- National Retro Day
- National Strawberry Day
- National Toast Day
- National Pokemon Day
- National Polar Bear Day