At The Movies
Spider-Man: Far from Home
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Spider-Man (Tom
Holland) must step up to take on new threats in a
world that has changed forever. Peter Parker returns in
the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series.
Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his
best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang on a
European vacation. However, Peter's plan to leave super
heroics behind for a few weeks are quickly scrapped when
he begrudgingly agrees to help Nick Fury uncover the
mystery of several elemental creature attacks, creating
havoc across the continent.
Escape Plan: The Extractors
Security expert Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone) is back from the
first two Escape Plan movies, and facing his biggest challenge yet. The daughter
of a tech millionaire is being held in a super-max Latvian prison, and it's up
to Breslin and his team to get her out. If the stakes aren't high enough,
Breslin's girlfriend has also been captured and stashed in the same prison. Who
is the enemy behind this kidnapping, and can Breslin confront him while also
rescuing the hostages?
Toy Story 4 has a friend in the box office. The Disney
Pixar sequel took home another $17 million in Friday ticket sales,
leading to a decisive victory over weekend openers Annabelle Comes
Home and Yesterday.
Could Steve Carell be planning to resurrect Michael Scott on
television? The Office fans are abuzz after the actor recently
teased on social media an It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia / The Office
crossover episode. The rumor was first started earlier this week by Rob
McElhenney, creator and star of It’s Always Sunny. McElhenney posted a
video online from the set of the FXX comedy’s fourteenth season and
revealed the production was filming on the exact same set The Office used for
its main setting, Dunder Mifflin.
Sophia Bush will not return to law enforcement after all: CBS
has officially passed on the Chicago P.D. alumna’s drama pilot
Surveillance, which was in contention for the 2019-2020 TV season.
Surveillance tested “through the roof,” according to Variety, but the end
product was not seen as a good fit for the network. The would-be spy thriller
centered on Bush’s Maddy, the head of communications for the Nsa, who was torn
between protecting the government’s secrets and her own.
Jeremy Renner didn’t wait long to release a follow-up project to
Avengers: Endgame, but most fans didn’t see this career twist coming.
Renner, beloved around the world for his role as Hawkeye in the Marvel
Cinematic Universe, dropped his new music single, an edgy rock track titled
Heaven Don’t Have a Name. Renner teased the song earlier this week in a
viral video that showed the actor laying down tracks and playing various
instruments for the track.
Tom Holland’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is ruling the
international box office head of its release in North America. Spider-Man:
Far From Home collected a huge $111 million this weekend when it launched in
China, Japan and Hong Kong. Most of that haul came from China, where the
superhero tentpole earned $98 million, marking the fourth best start for a comic
book adventure behind Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War
The Killers had a pair of surprises in store for their
Glastonbury headlining set as the band brought out both Pet Shop Boys
and Johnny Marr during the gig’s encore. With the iconic British
dance duo, the Killers tackled the Pet Shop Boys’ synth-pop rendition of
Always on My Mind before Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe
joined the Killers on that band’s hit Human.
The Women’s World Cup is making history, and not just in the
sports world. FIFA Women’s World Cup quarterfinal game between USA
and host nation France drew more than 6.3 million viewers on Fox and Fox
streaming sources, making it the most watched FIFA Women’s World Cup
quarterfinal on record. On streaming services alone, the match drew an average
211,000 views per minute, making it the most streamed FIFA Women’s World Cup
Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner have tied the knot once
again. The Jonas Brothers singer, 29, and the Game of Thrones
star, 23, wed in a second ceremony in Sarrians in southern France.