Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play Jonestown cult leader Jim Jones in new film
Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play cult leader Jim Jones in “White Night,” a psychological thriller, according to The Hollywood Reporter. >> Read more trending newsJones was the leader of the infamous People’s Temple cult that established “Jonestown” in Guyana. Chloë Grace Moretz will play Deborah Layton, who was a member of Jones’ inner circle but escaped the People’s Temple cult in 1978, according to Entertainment Weekly. Joseph Gordon-Levitt will star alongside Chloë Grace Moretz in an upcoming film about cult leader Jim Jones #THRNews pic.twitter.com/4fVOhHLhLO — The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 2, 2022FilmNation Entertainment will finance “White Night” and produce it with Archer Gray, according to Variety. Filming for “White Night” is scheduled to begin in the spring, the website reported.wftv.com
Daywatch: Signs of COVID-19 resurgence in Illinois, ex-top cop sued for sexual misconduct and the real story behind ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’
On Friday, Netflix will release its much-anticipated film “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” starring Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Carroll Lynch and many more top actors. But this movie is not just a star-studded drama; this film is based on real-world events that happened in Chicago. Here’s a breakdown of the events leading up to the trial.chicagotribune.com
New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— “Enola Holmes”: It’s somewhat fitting that “Stranger Things” breakout Millie Bobby Brown gets her first starring role in a Netflix film, “Enola Holmes,” coming to the streamer Wednesday. — The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival was supposed to take place in June in Tennessee but was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, though, the festival is launching Virtual ROO-ALITY, a three-night live broadcast featuring new performances as well as content from the Bonnaroo archive. The two-hour film will be available at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday at pbs.org/frontline and on YouTube at 9 p.m. EDT.
New this week: Selena Gomez, Jason Sudeikis & Gloria Estefan
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Project Power: Missing new superhero pics? Netflix has one up its sleeve in Project Power, hitting the streamer Friday. Selena Gomez is on new turf the kitchen in Selena + Chef, a 10-episode cooking series that debuts Thursday on the HBO Max streaming service. The answer may be found in Ted Lasso, a new Apple TV+ series starring Jason Sudeikis as the character he played in NBC Sports promotions for the Premier League.
Beyonc to give graduation speech alongside the Obamas
NEW YORK Beyonc has been added to the list of guest speakers for YouTube's virtual commencement ceremony that will also feature the Obamas. YouTube announced Tuesday that Beyonc will deliver an inspirational message to the 2020 class for its Dear Class of 2020" event, which will take place June 6 at 3 p.m. EDT and will stream on YouTube. Barack and Michelle Obama will also speak at the virtual celebration, which will include appearances from Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Bill and Melinda Gates, Jennifer Lopez, Billy Porter, Malala Yousafzai, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Zendaya, Alicia Keys, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Demi Lovato, Hasan Minhaj and more. Dear Class of 2020" will include music performances from BTS, Lizzo, Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Chloe x Halle, Maluma, CNCO and Camila Cabello.
How to watch the 42nd annual Kennedy Center Honors
The 42nd Kennedy Center Honors this year recognized "Sesame Street," actress Sally Field, musician Michael Tilson Thomas, singer Linda Ronstadt and the band Earth Wind & Fire. And we have a really good group of honorees," said David Rubenstein, chair of the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees. ET Location: Kennedy CenterKennedy Center TV Channel: CBSCBS Online stream: Watch the Kennedy Center Honors on CBS All Access or on fuboTV (start a free trial)Watch the Kennedy Center Honors on CBS All Access or on fuboTV (start a free trial) Analysis: Watch CBSN starting at 7 p.m. The Kennedy Center Honors pays tribute to icons in the arts. More Kennedy Center Honors coverageMusician and producer David Foster honored Earth Wind & Fire.cbsnews.com
Movie '(500) Days of Summer' hits 10-year anniversary
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt look like they haven't aged a day, but it's been a decade since the two starred in "(500) Days of Summer." On Thursday, Deschanel, 39, took to Twitter to remind fans of the movie. "It's been 3652 days since #500DaysofSummer," she wrote alongside a shot of her and Gordon-Levitt, whose Tom was so lovesick over Deschanel's character, Summer. Gordon-Levitt, 38, also remembered the special day, writing on Twitter, "Today's the 10 year anniversary of (500) Days of Summer. Her father, Caleb Deschanel, a six-time Academy Award nominee, was the cinematographer on the photorealistic remake of the 1994 film.