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Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs. Rapper DMX reported in grave condition in New York hospital

Popular rapper and actor Earl Simmons, known to his fans by the stage name DMX or Dark Man X, was reported in grave condition Saturday in a New York hospital after suffering a heart attack triggered by an apparent drug overdose, according to the celebrity publications TMZ and Billboard. The publications reported that Simmons, 50, who has had a public history of substance abuse, was rushed to a White Plains, New York, hospital after suffering a heart attack at his home about 11 p.m. Friday. ‘Trial of Chicago 7,’ Chadwick Boseman score SAG wins ahead of Oscars

Courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and jazz period film “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” were the big winners at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards, one of the last major ceremonies before the Oscars. “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” set during a Vietnam War protest in 1968, took the prize for best ensemble with a cast that includes Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Frank Langella and Mark Rylance. Box Office: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ Sets Pandemic Record With $48.5 Million Debut

“Godzilla vs. Kong” muscled its way to a pandemic-era box office record, giving Hollywood studios and theater owners alike hope that people are ready to return to the movies after a year of watching Netflix at home. The tentpole, from Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment, generated $32 million over the weekend and $48.5 million in its first five days of release. That’s easily the biggest debut since coronavirus hit. Prior to this weekend, “Wonder Woman 1984” had the biggest three-day start with $16.7 million, followed by “Tom and Jerry” with $14 million. ‘Trial of Chicago 7’ wins top prize at Screen Actors Guild awards

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on Sunday. The late Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis were named best movie actors for their roles in jazz period drama “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” The SAG awards, chosen by members of the acting union, are regarded as a key indicator of likely success at the Oscars later this month because actors form the largest voting group in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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