At The Movies
Insurance salesman Michael (Liam Neeson) is on his daily
commute home, which quickly becomes anything but
routine. After being contacted by a mysterious stranger,
Michael is forced to uncover the identity of a hidden
passenger on the train before the last stop. As he works
against the clock to solve the puzzle, he realizes a
deadly plan is unfolding, and he is unwittingly caught
up in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death
stakes for everyone on the train.
Every 27 years, an ancient shape-shifting predator (Bill Skarsgård)
emerges from the sewers to feed on innocent children by preying on their deepest
fears in the town of Derry, Maine. A group of seven children, who are considered
misfits, form a group called the "Losers Club." They soon realize that they've
all had encounters with a demonic entity that appears in various forms, but
primarily in the shape of a clown named Pennywise. Not knowing what to call the
entity, they refer to it as "It" and believe It is responsible for the recent
murders of a number of children in their town. Based on the novel by Stephen
Don’t print those Oprah 2020 posters just yet. CBS This
Morning co-anchor Gayle King revealed that best friend
Oprah Winfrey has no plans to run for president right now , even
though the former daytime talk show host might be “intrigued” by the idea.
Olivia Munn is going back to her roots. The former Attack of
the Show host, who has gone on to become an actress, author and activist,
will once again taking the reigns as a host with the most when she takes on
duties at 2018 Critics' Choice Awards on Jan. 11. Earlier in the month,
the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television
Journalists Association announced the 37 year old X-Men star will
host the show that will air on The CW.
David Oyelowo, Dominic West, and Lily
Collins have been cast in the lead roles in the upcoming BBC
mini-series adaptation of Les Misérables. Based on Victor
Hugo’s iconic literary classic, the story centers on French convict Jean
Valjean (West) and his struggles to escape his past while being hunted for years
over a parole violation by Inspector Javert (Oyelowo).
Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo is a big
Paramore fan, and it turns out the feeling is mutual. After footage found
its way online last month of the 15-year-old’s band covering Paramore’s classic
Misery Business, Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams
got in touch over Twitter to extend an amazing invitation to perform with them
during a stop on their tour.
The U.S.S. Callister‘s mission may be far from over. The outer space
themed episode of Netflix’s Black Mirror Season 4 was so
richly realized and faithful to its obvious inspirations that some have clamored
for its crew to continue on, in a standalone series. And maybe, just maybe, that
Hugh Laurie’s Hulu drama Chance has been canceled
after two seasons. The psychological thriller, produced by Fox 21 Television
Studios, was picked up for two seasons by the streaming service in 2016. The
show is based on Kem Nunn’s novel of the same name.
LA to Vegas has scored an order for three additional episodes, Variety
has confirmed. The order brings the show’s freshman season episode count to 15.
The series debuted just last week, with the premiere drawing a 1.1 rating in
adults 18-49 and 3.8 million viewers. The series follows the crew and passengers
of Jackpot Airlines, which travels back and forth between Los Angeles and Las
Vegas every weekend.
Peyton Elizabeth Lee is staying in the Disney
family, with the Andi Mack star now joining the Disney
Junior animated series The Lion Guard. Lee will lend
her voice to a new lion character named Rani, appearing in seven to nine
episodes of The Lion Guard’s third season. Joshua Rush, who
plays Cyrus on Andi Mack, currently voices the character Bunga. The show
continues the story of The Lion King and follows Kion, the second born
cub of Simba and Nala, who is destined to become leader of the Lion Guard.
After postponing production for Bye, Bye Birdie starring Jennifer
Lopez, NBC has decided to move forward with another production in
its place: Jesus Christ Superstar. The live musical isn't
set to air until later this Spring. John Legend will star as
Jesus alongside Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene
and Alice Cooper will take the role of King Herod.
Rerun rights to the Netflix animated comedy BoJack Horseman
are being shopped to cable buyers by distributor Debmar Mercury,
an unusual example of a Netflix original series hitting the syndication market.