In Five: D’Angelo Returns to the Stage, Jody Hill May Reboot “Dukes of Hazzard,” and More Performing Arts News

In Five: D’Angelo Returns to the Stage, Jody Hill May Reboot “Dukes of Hazzard,” and More Performing Arts News
D'Angelo at the 2000 MTV Movie Awards.
(Photo © Patrick McMullan)

1. D’Angelo will perform at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans in July. It will be his first American show in 10 years. [Billboard]

2. Jody Hill, the creator of “Eastbound and Down,” will write a film about two ‘70s outlaws from the American south which may be packaged as a “Dukes of Hazzard” remake. [/Film]
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3. Here’s what’s happening with Earl Sweatshirt, the newly returned member of Odd Future. [NYT]

4. Watch the “Behind the Music” devoted to the Notorious B.I.G., now updated with an interview implicating Suge Knight in Biggie’s murder. [Prefix]

5. NBC has asked Ryan Murphy to hire writers for his planned series “The New Normal,” a sitcom about a gay couple and their surrogate parent. [Vulture]

Previously: Regina Spektor, “Oldboy,” Pearl Jam, “Stevie TV,” and “I Dream of Jeannie”

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