A previously rumored collaboration between Diana Ross and Tame Impala looks like it will finally see the light of day when it potentially arrives on the — wait for it — soundtrack for the next Minions movie.
As NME notes, Ross and Tame Impala appeared at the top of some Seventies-style posters that went up around London Sunday night, May 8. Although the posters don’t specify what they’re advertising, the tantalizing list of artists — everyone from Tierra Whack and Phoebe Bridgers to RZA and St. Vincent — combined with a tiny illustration of a Minion character suggest it’s likely a teaser for the upcoming soundtrack to Minions: The Rise of Gru.
Also, the very bottom of the poster says “Produced by Jack Antonoff,” and last winter, People did report that Antonoff was set to helm the Seventies-inspired soundtrack for prequel film. Rolling Stone has reached out to reps for Antonoff, Ross, and Tame Impala for any additional information/official confirmation.
There appears to be plenty of firepower on this potential Minions: The Rise of Gru soundtrack, too. The poster also teases contributions from H.E.R., Brittany Howard, Bleachers, Brockhampton, Gary Clark, Jr., Jackson Wang, Weyes Blood, Kali Uchis, Thundercat, Caroline Polachek, and Verdine White. And, as Pharrell can attest, a Minions/Despicable Me soundtrack can be a solid vehicle for embedding a future hit in the minds of millions: “Happy” was a slow-burning smash that peaked in 2014 after appearing on the 2013 soundtrack for Despicable Me 2.
(Side note: The posters around London did not feature Eminem, which means the rapper’s decision to post an illustration on social media of the Minions congratulating him on his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will, alas, remain a pop culture mystery.)
As for the potential song from Ross and Tame Impala, that collaboration was first reported in the British tabloids last fall as Ross was prepping her first album in 15 years, Thank You. While the track didn’t make the final cut, a rep for Ross had told The Sun at the time, “She loves reinvention and melting genres together. She’s really excited to work with Tame Impala and is ecstatic with the track — she can’t wait for fans to hear it.”
Here’s Proof That Drake’s 4-Year-Old Son Adonis Is a Future LeBron James
See Drake’s Son’s Cute Reaction to LeBron James Playing Ball
Ready for the big leagues.
On May 18, the “Hotline Bling” singer posted an adorable video on Instagram of the 4-year-old showing off his skills on the basketball court inside his Toronto mansion. In the clip, Adonis rocks LeBron James‘ No. 23 Los Angeles Lakers jersey as he runs a number of drills.
But Adonis doesn’t just look the part. After shooting a basket, he patted his chest a couple of times, just like LeBron has famously done throughout his career. The tot also tugged on his jersey at the shoulders throughout the video, another idiosyncrasy of the four-time NBA champion.
Drake, 35, captioned the video, “Where is he getting the mannerisms from,” before tagged LeBron and adding a laughing emoji.
The athlete reposted the video on his Instagram Story with the caption, “My nephew really love the game!!”
Adonis has been a LeBron fan for quite some time now. Last summer, Drake shared a hilarious clip of Adonis watching some of LeBron’s career highlights on his Instagram Sorry. In the video, Adonis appears totally in awe of the legendary baller, keeping his eyes glued to the screen and dropping his jaw before letting out an enthusiastic “Oh my dod!” at the end. His dad is heard chuckling at his son’s cute reaction in the background.
LeBron again commended his “nephew” in the comments, adding, “[locked] the hell in!! Yessir!!”
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Stranger Things Cast Warns That Season 4 Is Too “Disturbing” for Young Viewers: Everything We Know
Stranger Things Season 4: “Kids Will Have Nightmares”
It sounds like the Upside Down was the least of our worries.
In anticipation of the Stranger Things season four premiere on May 27, the stars of the Netflix sci-fi hit told E! News that viewers—especially young ones!—have no idea what awaits them.
“I thought they’d have to tone it down,” Joseph Quinn, who plays Eddie, told E! News. “I didn’t think they would commit to how gruesome it was on the page. But clearly they don’t care about young kids at all.”
Won’t they think of the children?! Or, you know, adults who get easily scared?!
“Kids will be scared. Kids will have nightmares,” Joe Keery, who plays Steve, agreed. “If I was a kid and I watching this, it would be disturbing.”
Alright, now we’re just terrified. And we thought finding Barb’s body in season was scary!
Caleb McLaughlin, who has been around since the beginning as Lucas, echoed the sentiment. “When I watched this season, I was like ‘Wow, I don’t think I would want my nephew to watch this,'” Caleb said. “It’s very gory. It’s a lot. It’s really intense. We really took it up a notch.”
We’re happy to hear that Caleb is a stand-up uncle, but it’s not calming our nerves!
Charlie Heaton, who plays Jonathan, told us that he’s ready for parents to complain that “my kids couldn’t sleep for weeks” after watching season four.
When it comes to specifics about what exactly makes the season so frightening, Maya Hawke, who plays Robin, said “the bone breaking is really not my favorite thing to watch.”
We need to sit down.
The first episodes of Stranger Things season four arrive on Netflix May 27, with the final episodes of the season dropping on July 1.
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One Life to Live Actress Marnie Schulenburg Dead at 37 After Cancer Battle
In Memoriam: Fallen Stars of 2022
Marnie Schulenburg has died after a two-year battle with stage four metastatic breast cancer.
The soap opera actress—known for her roles as Jo Sullivan in the One Life to Live reboot and Alison Stewart in As the World Turns—passed away on May 17 at age 37, her rep Kyle Luker confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
She’s survived by her husband Zack Robidas—who acts in Succession and Sorry for Your Loss—and their 2-year-old daughter Coda. Marnie was diagnosed with cancer five moths after giving birth to Coda in December 2019, according to THR.
The late actress last posted to Instagram on Mother’s Day, sharing that she was able to celebrate the holiday at home after being released from the hospital on May 6. The post showed Marnie playing in the park with her daughter and mother by her side, as well as a photo of herself reading to Coda in bed.
“It’s not my ideal to be a 38 year old Mom who needs an oxygen tank to survive right now,” wrote Marnie, who would have turned 38 on May 21. “I want to be strong and beautiful for her. I want to show her how to move throughout this world with compassion, strength, vivacity, humor and joy like my Mother showed me.”
She explained that while she was in the middle of a two-year battle with cancer, she was realized the “best thing you can do for you child is make them feel loved, safe and supported like my mother did for me.”
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“I know that me being here for her is the best gift I can give her but right now it feels like settling since she’s getting a half-life version of myself,” Marnie continued. “My mother showed up 100% all day everyday for me growing up or at least it seemed that way. I want to give Coda the same but I must be kind to myself and remember that nothing is permanent.”
Before her tragic death, the former gymnast also held roles on Elementary, Tainted Dreams, City on a Hill, Royal Pains and Blue Bloods. In addition to an actor and mother, she described herself as the “partner to best the man ever” and the “owner of evil cat.”
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