New this week: John Legend, ‘Serpent Queen’ and ‘Pinocchio’
This week’s new entertainment releases include fresh music from John Legend and Kane Brown, Samantha Morton stars as the 16th-century queen Catherine de Medici in an edgy Starz series and a race between two upcoming “Pinocchio” films begins with Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation.
New this week: A 'Space Jam' sequel and new John Mayer tunes
The Stream This combination of photos shows promotional art for the film "Space Jam: A New Legacy," premiering Friday on HBO Max and in theaters, left, and "Sob Rock," the latest album by John Mayer, releasing on Friday. MOVIES— LeBron James leads the Tunes against the Goons in "Space Jam: A New Legacy," a sequel to the 1996 movie that had Michael Jordan headlining with Bugs Bunny. — AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSIC— John Mayer returns with his first album since 2017’s "The Search For Everything." — The “Space Jam” sequel isn't only for your eyes. In the four-episode final season debuting Monday on the Acorn TV streaming service, Jack confronts his past — including the violent death of his wife by a former client.wftv.com
Showtime: AMC opening more movie theaters
AMC Theatres says it will have 98% of its U.S. movie theaters open on Friday, with more expected to open by March 26. AMC Theatres says it will have 98% of its U.S. movie theaters open on Friday as a bunch of theaters reopen in California. Movie theaters all over shuttered their doors a year ago as the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe. But AMC stayed the course, slowly opening its theaters in states over the past several months when it was allowed to and pivoting its business. One of its outside-the-box moves included renting out theaters for private movie screenings to a limited number of people.
New this week: 'Soul,' a Tom Hanks film & 'Bridgerton' on TV
This image released by Disney-Pixar shows the character 22, voiced by Tina Fey, left, and Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, in a scene from the animated film "Soul." But with more than half of U.S. theaters closed, two of the biggest movies of the year — “Soul” and “Wonder Woman 1984” — will be going straight to streaming. — Also arriving Christmas Day is “Wonder Woman 1984,” Patty Jenkins' sequel to her barrier-breaking 2017 film. With Gal Gadot returning, “Wonder Woman 1984” fast-forwards from 1918 to the “greed is good” decade. — AP Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy___Catch up on AP’s entertainment coverage here: https://apnews.com/apf-entertainment.
Jinkies: SCOOB! is full of Hanna-Barbera references for fans -- and their kids
While its impossible for us to name them all, here are our favorite Easter eggs from Warner Bros. Animations SCOOB!Ruh-Roh! Blue FalconYoung Shaggy voiced by IAIN ARMITAGE in the new animated adventure SCOOB! from Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group. Dee Dee SykesDee Dee Skyes voiced KIERSEY CLEMONS in the new animated adventure SCOOB! from Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group. Rick with a DDick Dastardly voiced by JASON ISAACS in the new animated adventure SCOOB! from Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group. Captain CavemanCaptain Caveman voiced by TRACY MORGAN in the new animated adventure SCOOB! from Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group.
Yankee Stadium to host summer drive-in festival
The Bronx Bombers may not play in Yankee Stadium this summer, but you'll be able to see a drive-in movie in the parking lot. While Major League Baseball's 2020 season remains up in the air, there's still a good reason to drive to the Bronx, the uptown drive-in. A New York hospitality group is planning to turn Yankee Stadium's largest parking lot into a drive-in movie theater. In addition to putting up a big screen, organizers will pipe in the sound through a PA system. Car-side food service will be explored so that attendees won't have to line up outside their vehicles to pick up food.
Movies to see (or not) this July 4th
The pursuit of happiness is right there in the Declaration of Independence. So on this Independence Day has our critic David Edelstein found happiness at the movies? He reports on the latest offerings, including "Independence Day: Resurgence," "Free State of Jones," "The Legend of Tarzan" and "The BFG."cbsnews.com