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Interview: ‘Mayans’ star J.D. Pardo: Reyes’ brotherhood filled with love, pain

Interview: ‘Mayans’ star J.D. Pardo: Reyes’ brotherhood filled with love, pain

Entertainment
NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- The stars of Mayans M.C. say shared family trauma and EZ's full membership in the titular outlaw motorcycle club will make the Reyes brothers closer than ever in Season 3, out Tuesday. "It's a lot of love and it's a lot of pain. It's family, and it is filled with a lot of history," J.D. Pardo, who plays EZ Reyes, told UPI about the siblings' relationship in a recent Zoom interview. Advertisement Led by series co-creator and showrunner Eljin James, the Sons of Anarchy spinoff focuses on EZ, Angel (Clayton Cardenas) and their father, Felipe (Edward James Olmos). Felipe moved with his wife, Marisol, from Mexico to South California decades earlier in the hope of forging safer, more prosperous lives for them and their children. But Season 2 ended with the revelation...
Jess Glynne ‘wholeheartedly sorry’ over ‘unacceptable’ transphobic slur in interview

Jess Glynne ‘wholeheartedly sorry’ over ‘unacceptable’ transphobic slur in interview

Entertainment
Singer Jess Glynne has said she is "wholeheartedly sorry" after using an "unacceptable" transphobic slur in an interview.The British star, best known for hits including chart-toppers I'll Be There, Hold My Hand and Rather Be, told a story about visiting a transgender strip club during an appearance on comedian Mo Gilligan's podcast. A video clip from the recording has since been circulated online, with Glynne facing heavy criticism.In a statement posted on Instagram, the singer said: "I want to address my appearance on the @mothecomedian podcast, when a story I told caused massive and righteous offence."Firstly, I want to say that I am wholeheartedly sorry. ...
Interview: ‘White Tiger’ star Adarsh Gourav experiences deja vu in role

Interview: ‘White Tiger’ star Adarsh Gourav experiences deja vu in role

Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The new Netflix original film, The White Tiger, is based on the novel by Aravind Adiga. However, the star, Adarsh Gourav, found he had several qualities in common with his character, Balram, a boy from a poor village who becomes a wealthy family's driver. Balram has a habit of naming people in his life after animals like The Mongoose and The Stork and has earned the nickname White Tiger for his ambition and potential. That surprised Gourav when he read the book. Advertisement "That was something I did as a kid," Gourav told UPI in a phone interview. "I would look at every person I met and think about some animal." In the caste system of India, Gourav's character sees working for the wealthy as an opportunity. He becomes a driver for the family of the landlord...
AP Interview: India bars company from exporting vaccines

AP Interview: India bars company from exporting vaccines

Technology
The head of Serum Institute of India, which has been contracted to make 1 billion doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, says India won't allow the export of the vaccine for several monthsBy ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL AP Science WriterJanuary 3, 2021, 3:58 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW DELHI -- India will not allow the export of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for several months, the head of Serum Institute of India, which has been contracted to make 1 billion doses of the vaccine for developing nations, said Sunday.With rich nations reserving most of the vaccines that will be made this year, Serum Institute — the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer — is likely to make most of the inoculations for developing count...
Interview: Cast says ‘Saved By the Bell’ finds humor in relevant issues

Interview: Cast says ‘Saved By the Bell’ finds humor in relevant issues

Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Like the original, The Peacock's reimagining of Saved by the Bell uses comedy to raise awareness of issues that teenagers face. The classic series, which aired from 1989 to 1992 and spawned a 1993-2000 spinoff, followed a group of students at Bayside High. The reimagining, which touches on more serious issues, brings back the original cast, now adults, and adds their children as students at Bayside. Advertisement The '90s sitcom presented the comedy through the eyes of Zack Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who reprises his role). Creator Tracey Wigfield (The Mindy Project, Great News, 30 Rock) presents her Saved By the Bell reimagining through the eyes of students from lower-income Douglas High, who get bussed to Bayside after budget cuts shut down their school. ...