At The Movies
In ancient China, dragons were once friends of humans, but our greed ended their
alliance, and these magical creatures were hunted down. Years later, in a remote
fortress, a young slave girl, Ping, strikes up an unlikely friendship.
Dragonkeeper is an upcoming Spanish Chinese computer-animated fantasy adventure
film directed by Salvador Simó and Li Jianping, with a script written by
Carole Wilkinson, Pablo Castrillo, Ignacio
Ferreras and Rosanna Checcini. The film is an adaptation of
Wilkinson's novel Dragonkeeper.
They Cloned Tyrone (Netflix)
A series of eerie events thrusts an unlikely trio onto
the trail of a nefarious government conspiracy in this
pulpy mystery caper. It masterfully weaves elements of
Black exploitation, Afrofuturism, horror, and
heartwarming sentiments into a single cinematic
tapestry. It shows how easily anyone can change sides
and support the side of power and social economy class
that favors them. They Cloned Tyrone featuring John
Boyega and Teyonah Parris is
streaming with subscription on Netflix.
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Special Ops: Lioness (Paramount+)
Joe attempts to balance her personal and professional
life as the tip of the spear in the CIA's war on terror.
She enlists Cruz, a female special operations Marine, as
an undercover operative in the Lioness Program. This
show combines intense drama with good solid action,
fierce dialogue and Zoe’s character both professionally
and as a mother are outstanding. Special Ops: Lioness
featuring Zoe Saldana and Laysla
De Oliveira is streaming on Paramount+,
Sandra Bullock’s long time partner Bryan Randall has
died at the age of 57. Randall’s family have confirmed that he passed away over
the weekend, after a three year battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Ashanti and Nelly continue to fan the flames of those spicy
romance rumours. The R&B and hip-hop couple, who dated on and off from 2003 to
2013, have been earning some heated headlines for rumours of a rekindled romance
A Canadian author says a production company belonging to the Duke and Duchess of
Sussex has bought the screen rights for her romantic novel. Carley
Fortune says in an Instagram post she is thrilled to announce she is
teaming up with Netflix and Archewell Productions, which is
owned by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, on the
adaptation of her book Meet Me at the Lake.
Kanye West is stepping back into the spotlight. The controversial
rapper-turned-fashion designer made a surprising appearance as he performed
alongside Travis Scott, who just dropped his new album Utopia,
at Rome’s Circus Maximus, per a video of the performance
making its way online.
Tori Spelling wasn’t down for a house. According to Page
Six, the actress, 50, refused to move into a house her mother, Candy, found
for her and her six kids to stay in during a mold infestation. Spelling was
ready to buckle down and hop into an RV instead.
Harry Styles’s 2-year-long Love on Tour has
officially wrapped up, and the superstar broke the box office with a reported
$617.3 million gross, reports Billboard. The tour now earns the
ever-impressive title as the fourth highest grossing tour of all time, just
behind Elton John’s 2018 Farewell Tour, Ed Sheeran’s
2017 Divide Tour, and U2’s 360 Degrees Tour in 2009.
Fans of Justified are finally eating again after some eight years, with
Justified: City Primeval bringing back everyone's favorite angry lawman,
U.S. Deputy Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant).
Paramount is counting on already completed films to keep its theatrical
release slate stocked as the US writers and actors strikes continue, though the
company does see “some marketing challenges” as a result of the stoppages.
Life in plastic continues to be fantastic for Barbie, as Greta
Gerwig's blockbuster crossed the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box
Visual effects (VFX) crews at Marvel are laying down Thor’s hammer
and have voted to unionize with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage
Employees (IATSE), the union announced August 7.
Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin
Short are ready to solve their biggest crime yet. Only Murders
in the Building returns to Hulu on Tuesday, Aug. 8.