At The Movies
Wonder Woman 1984
Decades after she defeated Ares amidst the First World
War, Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) strives to
lead an everyday existence as the Cold War sets the
United States on edge. Diana indulges in the modern
amenities of the mid-1980s yet continues to mourn for
her lost love, Steve Trevor (Chris Pine).
Yet when two new enemies, media mogul Maxwell Lord (Pedro
Pascal) and Diana's former friend Barbara Ann
Minerva (Kristen Wiig) threaten to upset
the balance of the world, it is up to Diana to restore
peace. Directed by Patty Jenkins. Robin
Wright and Connie Nielsen co-star.
The War With Grandpa
Peter and his grandpa (Robert De Niro)
used to be very close, but when Grandpa Jack moves in
with the family, Peter is forced to give up his most
prized possession: his bedroom. Peter will stop at
nothing to get his room back, scheming with friends to
devise a series of pranks to drive him out. However,
grandpa doesn't give up easily, and it turns into an
all-out war between the two. A good support cast makes
this a very enjoyable romp. With traits of Matilda, Home
alone and Going in Style, all rolled into one laugh out
Netflix has really cornered the market on true crime docuseries and
documentaries. And the streaming giant is adding one more of each to its
collection, with Netflix true crime trailers for the docuseries Night
Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer and the documentary Crack: Cocaine,
Corruption & Conspiracy.
A “really important” part of The Flight Attendant‘s first season is
likely due for an encore, now that HBO Max’s hit dramedic thriller
has been renewed for Season 2. After the titular Cassie Bowden (played by
Kaley Cuoco) hooked up with passenger “3C” aka businessman Alex
Sokolov (Michiel Huisman) in Bangkok, and then woke up the next
morning alongside his very dead body, she spent the rest of the season checking
in/comparing notes with the deceased by way of a “mind palace” storytelling
The Wilds has been renewed for Season 2 at Amazon Prime
Video. The YA series, which premiered Dec. 11, is described by the
streaming service as “part survival drama, part dystopic slumber party.”
Just hours after Jim Carrey announced he would no longer portray
president elect Joe Biden on Saturday Night Live,
the late night comedy series introduced his successor, and it’s an actual cast
member. Alex Moffat, who is best known for his portrayal of
Eric Trump, succeeded Carrey in this weekend’s midseason finale. He
joined Maya Rudolph’s Kamala Harris on stage and
acknowledged that he looked a bit different.
Ariana Grande is ending 2020 with a diamond on her finger. The
singer, 27, took to Instagram Sunday to share a photo of a pearl and
diamond ring on her wedding finger, with the caption “forever n then some.”
Grande also shared images smiling alongside boyfriend Dalton Gomez.
George Clooney has defended Tom Cruise after the
movie star was caught on tape blasting Mission: Impossible crew members
for ignoring COVID protocols. The action man reportedly lost his cool when he
spotted two assistants huddled around a monitor, watching playback, and he fired
off an angry rant threatening to fire anyone who didn’t take the health and
safety rules he helped put in place seriously.
British actor Ian McKellen, who played the wizard Gandalf in the
Lord of the Rings movies, said he was euphoric after receiving his first
dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and urged everyone who was offered the jab
to accept it.
Carrie Underwood has sung duets with some of the biggest names in
music. But as she started to record Little Drummer Boy, one
of the 11 tracks on her chart topping holiday album, My Gift, she
kept hearing her son Isaiah’s voice singing alongside her. “I recorded the whole
song by myself in the studio, but as I was singing it I felt like I could hear
his little voice in my head,” Underwood revealed in a video call from her
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is revamping
1980s comedy Revenge Of The Nerds for a whole new generation of fans. The
writer and director will produce the 20th Century Studios film, which
will be written by 22 Jump Street twins Keith and Kenny
Lucas, who will also star.
Sebastian Stan and Lily James are in talks to star
in a Hulu limited series about Tommy Lee and Pamela
Anderson. The project will delve into the tumultuous relationship between
the rock star and the model/actress, including the infamous incident in which
their honeymoon sex tape was stolen and leaked to the public.
Naomi Ackie is in final negotiations to portray Whitney
Houston in Sony’s upcoming musical biopic I Wanna Dance With
Somebody. Stella Meghie is directing the film from a
screenplay by Bohemian Rhapsody writer Anthony McCarten.
I Wanna Dance With Somebody is slated to release at Thanksgiving of 2022.
It's lucky number seven for Taylor Hanson. The Hanson brother has
officially welcomed his seventh child with wife Natalie Hanson, a
baby girl named Maybellene.
Vinny Guadagnino is opening up about his mental health journey. On
a recent episode of the Click Bait podcast, the Jersey
Shore star recalled struggling with anxiety while filming the hit reality
Florence Pugh is producing and starring in the murder mystery
The Maid for Universal Pictures, based on Nita
Prose’s debut novel of the same name.
CBS has announced that it has picked up the revival of Kids Say the
Darndest Things, which ABC canceled earlier this year, for a second
season. Tiffany Haddish will return to serve as host and executive
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are raising Kane, and
maybe even Erica. The married alumni of daytime’s All My Children are
among the team working on a primetime continuation of the long running soap
The CW’s newest Arrowverse entry, Superman & Lois, has added
Tyrant star Adam Rayner as a series regular. Rayner will play
Morgan Edge, who on sister series Supergirl was portrayed by Heroes‘
Adrian Pasdar. On Smallville, meanwhile, the character was
played by both Rutger Hauer and Patrick Bergin.