Defending Jacob (Apple TV Plus)
After a shocking crime rocks a small town, an assistant
district attorney (Chris Evans) finds
himself torn between his sworn duty to uphold the law
and his unconditional love for his son. Chris Evans
turns in one of his finest performances. He elevates the
drama from streaming tv to theatrical and you can't take
your eyes off of him due to his deep internal work.
Every scene he brings layers of subtext ranging from
love, rage, guilt, and denial as the story unfolds about
his son's supposed crime.
The King Of Staten Island
A semi autobiographical comedy drama about Pete Davidson (SNL)
growing up in Staten Island, including losing his father during 9/11 and
entering the world of stand up comedy. Scott (Davidson) has been a case of
arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven.
As his younger sister heads off to college, Scott, now in his mid-20s, spends
his days smoking marijuana and hanging out with his friends. When his mother
starts dating Ray, a loudmouth firefighter from Indianapolis, it sets off a
chain of events that forces Scott to grapple with his grief and start to move
forward in life. Directed by Judd Apatow, from a screenplay by
Apatow, Pete Davidson, and Dave Sirus, it stars Davidson,
Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley,
Maude Apatow, and Steve Buscemi.
Mariah Carey made a surprise appearance on the Schitt’s Creek
cast’s performance of her iconic tune Hero, as part of YouTube’s
Dear Class of 2020 graduation special. Daniel
Levy, his on and off screen father Eugene, Catherine O’Hara
and Annie Murphy reprised their roles as the Rose family to share
a rendition of the classic song as a thank you to the teachers who helped the
2020 students graduate despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Actress Jordana Brewster has reportedly separated from her husband
of 13 years. The Fast and the Furious star, 40, is said to have parted
ways with film producer Andrew Form earlier this year, although
the news has only now emerged. “They have the utmost respect for each other,” a
source says. “They remain committed to lovingly co-parent their two children as
a team.” Representatives for the pair have yet to comment on the split.
Paige Spiranac is opening up about her love life. The 27 year old
golfer detailed on her podcast, “Playing A Round with Paige Renee” this
week that she has been in relationships with a number of athletes. “At some
point or another, yes,” Spiranac said when asked if she’s dated all types of
athletes. “Well, maybe not all athletes, but the main sports.”
Jeff Lowe and his wife, Lauren, will open up on their experiences
with incarcerated Tiger King star Joe Exotic on a
new reality TV show. The star revealed the news in an interview with People,
explaining the program will “divulge a lot more information about the
relationship” between Lowe and Exotic, who is serving a 22 year prison sentence
after being convicted of plotting a murder for hire against zookeeping rival
Carole Baskin, among other charges.
Toronto rapper Drake will launch his first sneaker collaboration with
Nike early next year. Drake has been affiliated with the brand in the past,
notably lending his owl logo for a series of specially released Air
Jordan products, including shoes, sweats and a coveted purple and red
edition Air Jordan 4s that celebrated last year’s championship run by the
Jennifer Aniston has cemented her commitment to the fight against
racial injustice with a reported $1 million donation to several charities.
Actor Hartley Sawyer has been fired from The Flash
after a host of his tweets containing misogynist and racist references were
surfaced in the past week.
Judd Apatow has revealed that he's currently working on a
documentary about legendary comedian George Carlin. Asked what's
next for his career, Apatow said he's "about to start work with my partner
Michael Bonfiglio on a documentary about George Carlin.