At The Movies
Sonic The Hedgehog
After discovering a small, blue, fast hedgehog, a
small-town police officer must help it defeat an evil
genius who wants to do experiments on it. Sonic tries to
navigate the complexities of life on Earth with his
newfound best friend, a human named Tom Wachowski (James
Marsden). They must soon join forces to prevent
the evil Dr. Robotnik from capturing Sonic and using his
powers for world domination. Jim Carrey
also lends his talents to a movie that will bring a new
character to young audiences while giving a nostalgic
nod to their parents, making this a fun family outing.
Ford v Ferrari
Henry Ford II and Lee Iacocca give automotive
designer and driver Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) a
mission: They tell him to create a new type of Ford car that can win the 1966 24
Hours of Le Mans race. Shelby is told that the project is like going to war
because they're trying to best Ferrari on the race track. Shelby and a team of
U.S. designers and engineers, joined by British race car driver Ken
Miles (Christian Bale), have 90 days to create this automotive
miracle that they have named the Ford GT40. Even if they accomplish the
seemingly impossible task of making a car that can go at speeds higher than any
Ferrari, they still have to beat Ferrari's best driver to win the race.
Fans of Power just hit the jackpot, as Starz has officially
ordered another three shows set within the world of the show. The news comes
just hours ahead of the series finale of the mothership show. Along with the
previously announced Power Book II: Ghost, the premium cabler has also
commissioned Power Book III: Raising Kanan, Power Book
IV: Influence, and Power Book V: Force.
Rapper Nicki Minaj was “bullied” into rush-releasing her new
single, Yikes. The Moment 4 Life hitmaker’s latest material
hit streaming services on Friday, days after teasing social media followers with
a brief preview of the tune last Monday. Fans responded so well, Minaj claims
she felt pressured to finish the song and release it to the masses, while her
label chiefs also apparently pressed her to complete the track.
Family entertainment specialist Cake has signed a worldwide deal for an
animated series based on streaming sensation Lucas the Spider.
Produced by Canadian outfit Fresh TV, in association with
Toronto’s WexWorks Media, the CGI series will follow a curious
little spider as he and friends explore the wider world, introducing new
characters and expanding the world of the popular YouTube series that has
amassed more than 3 million subscribers and 300 million views since its 2017
Actress Rose McGowan has blasted Snoop Dogg for
verbally attacking U.S. newswoman Gayle King after she raised
Kobe Bryant’s 2003 rape scandal in an interview with a friend of the
tragic athlete. Oprah Winfrey’s best friend found herself under
fire last week after an excerpt of her TV chat with Women’s National
Basketball Association star Lisa Leslie was released
as a teaser on the CBS network.
Gabrielle Union is reportedly planning to sue fellow America’s
Got Talent judge Simon Cowell for “endangering her life” by
smoking on the set of the NBC talent show. The Bad Boys II actress
was fired from the show’s panel of judges in November after just one season,
amid reports suggesting her departure was linked to concerns she had raised
about a number of controversial incidents which took place behind the scenes,
creating a “toxic” work atmosphere.
Sam Raimi is reportedly in talks to direct Doctor Strange 2.
Raimi, who helmed 2002’s Spider-Man, is in discussions to replace
original director Scott Derrickson on the project, officially
titled Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The industry
publication reports that Derrickson departed the movie last month due to
“creative differences”, but will remain an executive producer on the film.
Production on Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will begin in May,
with Benedict Cumberbatch returning to the fold as the titular
Eminem has come under fire from fans on social media for his repeated use
of homophobic slurs in his music, after reuniting with his “uncle” Elton
John at the Oscars. The rapper scooped the best original song
title for Lose Yourself, the lead track from his semi-autobiographical movie,
8 Mile, back in 2003. However, he skipped the ceremony that year, and hit
the stage on Sunday to deliver a surprise rendition, which became the most
trending moment on social media from the awards show.