Global music icons Curtis ‘50 Cent‘ Jackson and Ed Sheeran have unveiled concert dates for India. 50 Cent will perform at Mumbai’s DY Patil Stadium on Nov. 25 as part of his “The Final Lap Tour” to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his blockbuster album “Get Rich or Die Tryin.” The opening line-up will consist of popular Indian acts including Divine, Prabh Deep, SVDP and Yung Raja. The event is produced by Tracktical Concerts in India. The tour will continue till the end of the year, with post-Mumbai play dates at Almaty, Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Auckland and Abu Dhabi.
Meanwhile, Sheeran will bring his “+–=÷× Tour” to India as part of his Asia and Europe 2024 tour. The Mumbai concert, produced by BookMyShow and AEG Presents, will be at the city’s Mahalaxmi Racecourse on March 16, 2024 with singer-songwriter Calum Scott as a guest performer.
The Athens Film Office has unveiled the film and television writers who will join the 2023 edition of The Owl Screenwriting Workshop (Nov. 7-10) that aims to promote screenwriting voices from throughout the world and connect them to film and television producers who are ready to develop projects in Greece. The writers will have the opportunity to explore their stories and characters alongside A-list mentors and influential dealmakers from major studios, platforms, producers and agents.
Mentors include CBS International executive and former ITV head of scripted acquisitions Dave Clarke; former Film4 executive and Warp Film CEO Peter Carlton; Swiss screenwriter and showrunner Marianne Wendt (Netflix‘s “New Heights”) and Marc Lorber, former SVP of international coproductions at Lionsgate.
Film participants at the workshop include Kamal John Iskander (U.S., “Montreal Girls”); Olga Malea (Greece, “The Cow’s Orgasm”); Giulio Rizzo (Italy, “Body Odyssey”); Lucas Rinker (Germany, “Holy Shit!”); and Meredith Vuchnich (Canada, “Beans”).
Television participants include Martynas Mendelis and Domante Urmonaite (Lithuania, “Troll Farm”); Wiktor Piatowski (Poland, “The Pack”); Laura Good (Canada, “The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco”); Theo Papadoulakis (Greece, “The Island”); and Athena Xenidou (Greece, “Unwitnessed Memories”).