New this week: 'The Suicide Squad,' 'Vivo' and Streisand
The Stream This combination photo shows promotional art for the Netflix series "Hit & Run," the documentary film "Val" and the film "The Suicide Squad," premiering on Friday Aug. 6. MOVIES— The 2016 David Ayer-directed "Suicide Squad" may have been rock bottom for Warner Bros.'s DC Comics universe, but the follow-up/rebuild by James Gunn might be a high point. In "The Suicide Squad," Idris Elba leads a heartfelt if extreme gallery of damaged souls on a dangerous mission. — AP Film Writer Jake CoyleMUSIC— Barbra Streisand is opening her music vault again with a collection of 10 previously unreleased tracks coming out Friday. Ben Miller, who's the unlucky Lord Featherington on "Bridgerton," stars in the six-episode series streaming now on the PBS Masterpiece subscription channel on Amazon.wftv.com
Is Val Kilmer's 'Iceman' in the new 'Top Gun: Maverick' movie?
But what about his adversary and fan favorite, Tom "Iceman" Kazansky, played in the 1986 original by Val Kilmer? The trailer for Top Gun: Maverick is out. "Friends said it's official - #TOPGUN2 was announced today," Kilmer wrote with a photo on Instagram showing him in an Iceman T-shirt. Now that the movie is actually done and headed to theaters in 2020, Kilmer is even more excited. He posted the trailer on his official Facebook page with the caption "You up for this one, Maverick?"