Quickies: BTS, Harry Styles & Louis Tomlinson
BTS RELEASES MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW JAPANESE SINGLE ‘LIGHTS’: BTS has released a music video for their new Japanese single "Lights." The video shows BTS members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook in an empty movie theater. The song’s lyrics have an uplifting message of being a light for someone in the darkness. "Lights" appears on BTS’ new Japanese single album, Lights/Boy with Luv. BTS will release the album and the full "Lights" music video today. The Korean version of "Boy with Luv" features Halsey. The song appears on BTS’ most recent Korean EP, Map of the Soul: Persona, which was released in April. BTS will resume their Love Yourself: Speak Yourself world tour Saturday in Osaka, Japan. The group released their mobile game, BTS World, and an original soundtrack for the game last week.
HARRY STYLES, ANSEL ELGORT AUDITION TO PORTRAY ELVIS IN NEW BIOPIC: Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort and Miles Teller are among five actors who have auditioned for the role of Elvis Presley for a new biopic from director Baz Luhrmann. Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Austin Butler have also tested for the role. Tom Hanks will play Presley’s manager, Col. Tom Parker. The biopic will chronicle Presley’s rise to stardom and his relationship with Parker. Luhrmann is expected to decide who will portray Elvis in the coming weeks.
LOUIS TOMLINSON UPSET OVER ‘EUPHORIA’ FAN FIC SCENE: One Direction member Louis Tomlinson isn’t happy about a scene in HBO’s new show Euphoria, whose third episode featured an animated scene depicting a sexual encounter between himself and 1D member Harry Styles, or as fan fiction shippers refer to them, "Larry Stylinson." Responding to a fan who tweeted that she hoped Louis and Harry had approved the scene, Louis wrote, "I can categorically say that I was not contacted nor did I approve it." No word on if he plans to take legal action.