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DWTS Partner Cheryl Burke and Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean to Launch New Podcast

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Backstreet Boys’ AJ McLean and his season 29 Dancing with the Stars accomplice Cheryl Burke are dispatching a digital podcast together!

On their new iHeartRadio digital broadcast, Pretty Messed Up — which debuts Tuesday — McLean, 42, and Burke, 36, will genuinely examine their DWTS venture together, life, love, high points and low points, companions and fence-straddling back-stabbers, just as psychological wellness, close by their kindred host Rene Elizondo Jr.

The new undertaking will permit McLean, Burke and Elizondo Jr. the chance to give fans a private gander at who they are outside of life at the center of attention.

The plan to begin Pretty Messed Up was brought into the world after a Zoom call prior this mid year. McLean and Burke met in Germany more than 20 years back and have been companions since.

“Pretty Messed Up is about really getting to know who we are behind the glitz and glam, behind the ABC family oriented type show where I’m heavily edited,” Burke told PEOPLE of the podcast.

“With this podcast, it’s going to be so nice to just be who I am. I’m sure fans have definitely seen a little bit of this, a little bit of that or maybe read my book … but now you’re really going to see me,” she continued. “What you see is what you get with me. Whether you like it or not, that’s who I am. I’m like an open book. I cannot lie. I cannot not talk.”

McLean repeated comparable assumptions, saying: “A lot has been said about me and my journey through recovery and sobriety, my ups and downs, my highs and lows, but there’s still so much left that not a lot of people know about. I’ve compared myself to an onion — there are a lot more layers to me than anyone really knows about.”

“My journey, and I know AJ’s journey coincide where we really hit the skids emotionally, mentally, physically and have learned to get back on track and not over complicate life. Doing this podcast is being able to share our experience, strength and hope that others may be going through some of the same tough times and be inspired,” he added.

Included Burke of psychological well-being issues: “I think we can all say we have them. It’s great that we can finally talk about it.”

Elizondo Jr., who has teamed up with Janet Jackson, co-composing 37 melodies on three collections throughout the long term, mutual that he also is wanting to rouse audience members through the digital broadcast.

“We’re born very pure and uncomplicated and somewhere through life we become complicated, and if we’re lucky enough we learn to uncomplicate ourselves again,” said Elizondo Jr., McLean’s longtime friend and life coach.

“My excursion, and I realize AJ’s excursion agree where we truly hit the slides inwardly, intellectually, genuinely and have figured out how to refocus and not over convolute life. Doing this web recording is having the option to share our experience, quality and expectation that others might be experiencing a portion of similar difficult stretches and be roused,” he included.

While McLean is outfitting to impart personal pieces of his life to fans, the previous kid musician has for some time been open about his battles.

In 2018, McLean opened up to PEOPLE about his fight with fixation and how he remains on target with regards to his restraint.

“You know, it’s interesting about sobriety with family and with kids — you still have to put yourself first, and that’s been a real big struggle for me,” McLean admitted. “Look, I have no shame in saying, I’ve relapsed over the past year. It’s no secret that this is a disease, and that it’s a daily struggle.”

“One of the best things I was told, from my sponsor, from my friends, is the only way around is through,” he told PEOPLE. “And sometimes, you’re just going to have the worst days possible. But if you surround yourself with a good support group, if you go to meetings, if you talk to other addicts … you have to make it a lifestyle, you truly do.”

The new venture additionally comes after an achievement in Burke’s life as the star got married to her long-term beau Matthew Lawrence a year ago. The couple wedded at the Fairmont Grand del Mar in San Diego, California, PEOPLE affirmed only at that point.

“Matt brings out the best in me,” Burke told PEOPLE. “He enjoys every moment and that helps me appreciate life even more.”

Matthew Ronald grew up in Chicago. His mother is a preschool teacher, and his father is a cartoonist. After high school Matthew attended college where he majored in early-childhood education and child psychology. After college he worked with special needs children in schools. He then decided to go into publishing, before becoming a writer himself, something he always had an interest in. More than that, he published number of news articles as a freelance author on apstersmedia.com.

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Actor Kavin to star in the next web series named ‘Akashvani’

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Kavin is popular for his role in the serial ‘Saravanan Meenakshi.’ Following this, he acted in little roles in films and debuted as a hero in Tamil film with the film ‘Natpunna Ennanu Theriyuma.’

Kavin, who partook in the third season of the Bigg Boss show following that, acquired numerous fans. He is as of now completing his acting career in the film ‘Lift.’ The film is getting ready for release.

In the mean time, entertainer Kavin has signed on to star in the next web series. Named Akashvani, the web series is said to be directed by a newcomer. Choice of cast, actresses, and technical artists to star in this web series is in progress. An authority declaration about this web series is relied upon to be released soon.

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Delroy Lindo to star in lead role of upcoming Amazon series ‘Anansi Boys’

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Delroy Lindo has been cast in a lead role of the upcoming Amazon series adaptation of the Neil Gaiman novel “Anansi Boys,” Variety has learned.

“Anansi Boys” follows Charlie Nancy, a young fellow who is accustomed to being embarrassed by his estranged father, Mr. Nancy. In any case, when his dad passes on, Charlie finds that his dad was Anansi: trickster god of stories. What’s more, he discovers that he has a sibling. Presently his brother, Spider, is entering Charlie’s life, resolved to make it really intriguing yet making it much more risky.

Lindo will star as Anansi/Mr. Nancy. The person is described as all appeal. Apparently, his dad was a sluggish man who undermined Charlie’s mom. Be that as it may, Mr Nancy had another side to him. He was a god of stories and trickery all things considered.

“Delroy Lindo is a giant of the stage and the screen, and we are so lucky to have him,” Gaiman said. “I cannot wait to see his gravitas and charm being deployed for the benefit of Anansi Boys, as he plays an unreliable father with hidden depths.”

Lindo most as of late acquired gigantic basic approval for his job in the Spike Lee film “Da 5 Bloods.” It was Lindo’s fourth collaboration with Lee by and large, with the two first working together on “Malcolm X.” His other significant film roles include “The Core,” “The One,” “Gone in 60 Seconds,” “and “Get Shorty.” He will next be found in the western “The Harder They Fall” alongside Jonathan Majors, Regina King, Idris Elba, and Zazie Beetz. On the TV side, Lindo had a main role in the Paramount Plus series “The Good Fight” and has appeared on shows like “Kidnapped,” “The Chicago Code,” and “Believe.”

He is repped by APA.

Amazon has given “Anansi Boys” series a six-episode order with plans set up to start shooting in Scotland in the not so distant future. Gaiman, Sir Lenny Henry, Douglas Mackinnon, Hanelle M. Culpepper, Hilary Bevan Jones, and Richard Fee serve in as executive producers. Gaiman and Henry are likewise authors on the series, as the first story for the book was created by the pair. Different writers include Arvind Ethan David, Kara Smith, and Racheal Ofori. Gaiman and Mackinnon will fill in as co-showrunners. Culpepper will coordinate the pilot. Jermain Julien and Azhur Saleem will likewise coordinate scenes of the series. Paul Frift will deliver.

The show is produced by Amazon Studios, The Blank Corporation, Endor Productions, and RED Production organization. Gaiman at present has a general deal with Amazon.

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PBS’ iconic animated series ‘Arthur’ will end after 25 season

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“Arthur,” the iconic animated children’s series about an lovable aardvark, is finishing after its 25th season.

The longest-running children’s animated series in the history of American TV, “Arthur” will end on PBS Kids, with its last season launching in winter 2022.

Unique show developer Kathy Waugh broke the news in a meeting on the Finding DW webcast with voice actor Jason Szwimmer.

“‘Arthur’ is no longer in production. We had our wrap party two years ago,” Waugh told Szwimmer. “I think [PBS] made a mistake, and I think ‘Arthur’ should come back and I’m know I’m not alone in thinking they made a mistake. I don’t know if it was a ratings issue or if it felt like it needed to be retired. To me, it felt evergreen, like it was never going to end but it did end, we finished the last episode [of] Season 25 two years ago.”

Waugh developed the series, which originally circulated in 1996, from the books by Marc Brown, who made the character in 1976.

“Arthur” executive producer Carol Greenwald affirmed the news to Variety in an articulation, saying, “‘Arthur’ is the longest-running kids animated series in history and is known for teaching kindness, empathy and inclusion through many groundbreaking moments to generations of viewers. In the winter of 2022, the 25th and final season of ‘Arthur’ will debut. ‘Arthur’ will continue to be available on PBS Kids for years to come. Producer GBH and PBS Kids are continuing to work together on additional ‘Arthur’ content, sharing the lessons of Arthur and his friends in new ways.”

All through its 25-year run with more than 240 episodes, the “Arthur” franchise has extended to music, video games, toys and social media memes. The series has won four Emmys and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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