Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
The first season of this true-crime docuseries, which
will begin streaming starting February 10, tells the
story of the famous Los Angeles hotel where mysterious
events have occurred, including untimely deaths, serial
killer guests, and the strange disappearance of Elisa
Lam, a college student and tourist who vanished without
a trace. From the creator of The Ted Bundy
Tapes, this dark and gripping docuseries will set the
stage for future seasons to come, each of which will
explore a different infamous location related to the
world of crime. It’s a must-watch for true crime fans.
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Firefly Lane (Netflix)
Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke
star in this series as inseparable best friends who
share a special bond from their teen years through to
their 40s. It’s a beautiful story of friendship as Tully
and Kate support one another as they go through various
milestones, hardships, and changes in life, dealing with
both the good and the bad as true soul mates. Dubbed a
romantic drama, it’s based on the novel of the same name
by Kristin Hannah. Check out the first
season streaming now.
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Hip-Hop Uncovered (Hulu)
The streets of America helped shape hip-hop culture, and
this docuseries, streaming as of February 13, examines
the evolution of hip-hop music and the country’s
fascination with crime and street culture. Hip-hop’s
early beginnings were rooted in a way to express
defiance. But today, the musical genre has become one of
the most influential and impactful of this generation.
The FX series is delivered in six parts and includes
interviews with everyone from James “Bimmy”
Antney, a former gang member, Jacques “Haitian
Jack” Agnant, who has been suspected to
have been involved in Tupac Shakur’s
assassination, an allegation he denies, Goon
Sqwad rapper Trick Trick, and Big
U, a former gang leader who now runs an
organization that helps keep kids in Los Angeles off the
Pete Koslow has a goal: to move beyond his criminal past
and a life spent in jail. While he once acquired
advanced skills as a special operations soldier, he took
the wrong path and became a convicted criminal. Now, he
will do almost anything to clear his name so that he can
spend his time with his wife and daughter. However,
three FBI handlers require him to return to prison in
order to work undercover while trying to infiltrate a
Polish mob. If he can complete his mission before being
exposed, he can achieve the freedom he has yearned for.
Ashley Judd is on the mend after a very scary accident. In an
Instagram Live on Feb. 12, the Double Jeopardy actress
revealed that she severely injured her leg during an excursion on the Congo
rainforest when she tripped over a fallen tree in the dark.
Mod Sun and Avril Lavigne are very much a couple.
The two were photographed holding hands as they entered West Hollywood
steakhouse Boa on Feb. 12, where Mod Sun, whose real name is Derek Smith, was
celebrating the release of his new album Internet Killed the
Showtime has picked up a documentary about The Weeknd’s
Super Bowl halftime show, the premium cable network announced. Titled
The Show, the 90 minute feature will be directed by Becoming’s
Nadia Hallgren and is set to premiere late this year. Pepsi,
which produces the halftime show each year, will produce the doc with
James Corden got candid with Oprah Winfrey about his
decision to embark on a heath journey with WW, the new name for Weight
Watchers. On Feb. 13, Oprah hosted the WW Your Life in Focus
virtual event that also included Ciara and Jennifer Garner
The Real Housewives of New Jersey's Victoria
Wakile is officially a married woman! Victoria, who appeared on the hit
Bravo series when her mom Kathy Wakile was a main cast member
from seasons three to five, married husband Teddy Kosmidis in a
West Orange, New Jersey wedding ceremony.
Donald Glover and Phoebe Waller-Bridge will
be putting a new spin on Mr. & Mrs. Smith for New Regency
and Amazon Prime Video. The project, co-created with
Francesca Sloane, is due in 2022.
Disney’s Black Widow and Universal’s F9 are
poised to kick off summer moviegoing season. Yet it’s unlikely either
blockbuster will actually arrive on schedule. While neither film has been
postponed, industry experts and insiders have been speculating that Hollywood’s
next round of release date delays will begin to impact the middle of 2021.
The My Little Pony movie is skipping theaters in favor of a
streaming debut. The adorable little horsies of Equestria will (Rainbow) dash to
Netflix later this year.
Chappelle’s Show has returned to Netflix Feb. 12, three months
after Dave Chappelle requested the Comedy Central
series be pulled, this time with the comedian’s blessing.
Gina Carano, the Mandalorian actress who was dropped from
the Star Wars spinoff over what the studio called “abhorrent and
unacceptable” social media posts.