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 MAY 10, 2023 MIDWEEK 27
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              Author Colleen Hoover’s bestselling novel It Ends With Us is coming to the big screen. Blake Lively (Gossip Girl, The Age of Adaline) will play Lily, a woman who is navigating an unhealthy relation- ship with her husband (and father of her child), Ryle, who’s played by this actor best known for his part in Jane the Virgin. He also happens to be the film’s director.
During a routine physical examination, Chris Hemsworth discovered that he’s 10 times more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. With this news, the actor has decided to take a break from fifilmmaking. While Hemsworth’s future as Thor is uncertain, he still has two upcoming fifilms. Netflflix’s Extraction 2 drops on June 16 and Furiosa hits theaters next May. Furiosa features this actress who starred in The Menu and voiced Princess Peach in The Super Mario Bros. Movie.
The trailer for The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes was recently released. It tells the origin story of Coriolanus Snow (played by Tom Blyth) before he becomes the tyrannical president of Panem. As he must mentor female tribute Lucy Gray Baird (Rachel Zegler) from District 12 in the 10th Hunger Games, he also begins to develop feelings for
her. The film features an A-list cast that includes Hunter Schafer, Viola Davis and this actor known for his Game of Thrones role as Tyrion Lannister.
The classic horror movie Friday the 13th made its debut more than 40 years ago this week. It starred Kevin Bacon and Betsy Palmer, and is credited with revolutionizing the genre. It also in- spired a host of spin-offs and crossovers. Scream even pays homage to it when Drew Barrymore’s character answers the phone only to have an ominous voice demand that she name the killer in Friday the 13th. She says “Jason,” but she should have named this other person.
May 10
National Clean Up Your Room Day
       Unless you’re naturally a neat freak, chances are you’ve been putting it off. You’re not alone. There’s an entire day dedicated to reminding folks to clean their rooms. While it’s unclear who created this day, they were onto something. There are real benefits to tidying up. It contributes to a calm, relaxed environment; it can spot- light how much you already have; and it can help end the spiral of procrastination.
                Fill in the blank cells using numbers 1 to 9. Each number can appear only once in each row, column, and 3x3 block. Use logic and process of elimination to solve the puzzle. The difficulty level ranges from Bronze (easiest) to Silver to Gold (hardest). Answers are in the classifieds.
 1) Justin Baldoni 2) Anya Taylor-Joy 3) Peter Dinklage 4) Pamela Voorhees

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