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‘Knives Out’ sequel ‘Glass Onion’ to close London Film Festival

Knives Out sequel, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, will have its European premiere at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.Director Rian Johnson’s highly anticipated sequel, which sees Daniel Craig reprise his role as detective Benoit Blanc, will close the festival on October 16 with a screening at London’s Southbank Centre.There will also be simultaneous preview screenings of the film at additional cinemas across the UK. Details of the screenings have yet to be announced.Along with Johnson and Craig, cast members Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Leslie Odom Jr, Kate Hudson and Madelyn Cline will attend the premiere.

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Tom Parker's wife Kelsey reacts to Grammys tribute to The Wanted star after tragic death
Instagram to respond to last night's touching tribute to her late husband at the Grammys 2022.Tom's death was announced 17 months after he told fans that he had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour, stage four glioblastoma, in October 2020.His diagnosis came shortly after he married Kelsey in 2018, and welcomed their two children in 2019 and 2020 respectively.Kelsey has taken to Instagram to react to last night's emotional tribute to The Wanted singer Tom at the Grammy Awards.In view of her 249,000 Instagram followers she shared a video clip of the Grammys' segment along with the caption: "THE GRAMMYS."She then shared a screenshot on her Instagram story showing Tom on the big screen, alongside added love heart emojis.During the Grammys, there was an emotional memorial segment which honored Tom as well as the Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, who died last month.The annual music awards ceremony was taking place in Las Vegas and a picture of Tom was shown on screen, alongside 'The Wanted'.Singers Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr and Rachel Zegler sang a medley of Sondheim songs to honour the stars who had died.Many social media users took to Twitter to share their emotions as they saw Tom on screen.No_surprises said: "I broke down seeing Tom Parker's name during the memoriam at the #GRAMMYS.
Foo Fighters Taylor Hawkins' remembered in emotional Grammys memorial segment
Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins was honoured during the Grammy Awards on Sunday (March 3).Grammys host Trevor Noah introduced a video montage of Taylor performing while the band's song My Hero played.The video led to the In Memoriam segment performed by Ben Platt, Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr. and Rachel Zegler.Foo Fighters were scheduled to perform at the Grammy but following Trevor's death just over a week ago, the group cancelled their appearance and upcoming tour.The Foo Fighters won three Grammy Awards earlier in the evening, including Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Album and Best Rock Song.Billie Eilish, 20, also took to the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to perform her hit Happier Than Ever, where she paid tribute to the drummer.She performed alongside her brother Phineas while wearing a black t-shirt featuring an image of Taylor as she performed her hit song.The drummer's death sent shockwaves throughout the music industry.Fans on social media instantly started commenting about how "beautiful" and "emotional" the tributes were.One Twitter user penned: "I just cried for eight minutes straight watching the Taylor Hawkins tribute and the in memoriam Sondheim tribute."Another wrote: "Still tearing up over the Taylor Hawkins tribute."A third added: "Literally bawling over the Taylor Hawkins tribute at the Grammys.