Monday, 2 March 2020 Virus fears close down France's famed Louvre Museum; Spielberg daughter arrested on domestic charge in Tennessee; "The Invisible Man" tops U.S. box office with $29 million. (March 2)
Ansel Elgort has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman named "Gabby" on Twitter. There are now calls to boycott Elgort's latest film, 'West Side Story.' ComicBook.com wondered if Disney and director Steven Spielberg would replace Elgort in the film. Recasting an actor in light of sexual assault allegations is no longer unheard of in Hollywood. However, the film has a December release date. COVID-19 has halted all filming worldwide.
The Riviera resort of Cannes should have been playing host to the world's biggest names in film. Instead, with its annual film festival postponed and the red carpet rolled up, locals made do with a drive-in cinema in a beachfront car park. Emer McCarthy reports
Experts who run the US COVID Atlas say many current COVID-19 hotspots across the country are in areas along state borders. They say that's because different governments have taken different approaches to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. This includes regions in Arkansas and Tennessee, as well as Louisiana and Mississippi, which are effectively separated by the Mississippi River.
(CNN) Justin Timberlake has become the latest public figure to call for the removal of Confederate monuments across the US. The musician and actor, who is from Tennessee, shared his thoughts regarding the monuments in an Instagram post on Monday. "There are roughly 1,848 confederate statues of in the US," he wrote in his caption of the post, which featured a video by the American Civil Liberties Union about Confederate monuments.