Happy Monday and welcome to another edition of , WIRED’s look at all that’s good in the world of pop culture. In this installment: The Walking Dead is losing a beloved cast member, The Lego Movie 2 underperforms, and did something unprecedented at the Grammys—without being there.
Childish Gambino’s History-Making Grammy Moment
Childish Gambino, aka‘s Donald Glover, last night, becoming the first artist to win Record of the Year and Song of the Year for a hip-hop song, Glover wasn’t on-hand to accept the awards. Another historic Grammy moment: became the first female artist to win best rap album.
The Lego Movie 2 Doesn’t Stack Up
Despite the huge success of its predecessor, The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part underperformed at the box office last weekend,just $34.4 million, a figure that’s about . For context, the first Lego Movie in its opening weekend, and The Lego Batman Movie $53 million. So yeah, not awesome.
The Walking Dead Is Losing a Fan Fave
Sad news, Walking Dead fans: Michonne actress Danai Gurira will be leaving the show in Season 10., she’ll appear in a few episodes that season and then likely transition to the films AMC is planning with TWD star Andrew Lincoln, aka Rick Grimes. So at least fans won’t be losing the blade-slinging Black Panther star entirely.
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