Edgar Bronfman Jr. and Jean-Marie Messier have been ordered to stand trial in France on charges of stock manipulation. A ruling by Judge Jean-Marie d'Huy in Paris today (Thursday) came as a surprise after prosecutors had called for the case against the two to be dismissed. As head of Vivendi, Messier engineered the buyout of Seagram, the Canadian spirits company founded by the Bronfman family that then owned Universal Studios and Universal Records -- an expansion that saddled the French company with such heavy debt that it nearly collapsed under its weight.
The film will be the first in the Marvel Cinematic Universe led by a person of colour.
The actor plays the titular hero in the forthcoming adaptation.
Rock legend Eric Clapton has admitted the era of the guitar may be ''over''.
Following his success with 'The Force Awakens', the director will close out the trilogy.