New this week: 'White Noise,' 21 Savage and Kennedy Honors
This week’s new entertainment releases include a streaming concert from 21 Savage, a Netflix film starring Adam Driver made from Don DeLillo’s 1985 novel “White Noise” and a movie marathon on Turner Classic Movies featuring the martini-swilling detectives Nick and Nora Charles from “The Thin Man.”.
It’s a-him, Chris Pratt! Watch the trailer for upcoming Mario movie
While the jury is still out on if famously non-Italian Chris Pratt will actually be successful at voicing the character of Mario (was Michael Imperioli from “The Sopranos” not available?), the trailer for the upcoming movie is out and it looks SO good.
Ralphie is back nearly 40 years later: Peter Billingsley chats about new sequel “A Christmas Story Christmas”
'A Christmas Story' is back with a brand new sequel. The actor who played Ralphie in the original movie, Peter Billingsley, sat down with Sofia Ojeda for Houston Life. The new film is streaming on HBO MAX.
🔒 KPRC 2′s crew in LA staying at iconic hotel featured in many popular films
KPRC 2′s Daniella Guzman, Randy McIlvoy and Zach Lashway are on assignment in Los Angeles, covering Super Bowl LVI . When they’re not busy reporting at SoFi Stadium, the trio is enjoying their off hours at Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, the city’s largest hotel and one of its most recognizable buildings.
Rooftop Cinema Club’s Uptown location will return to Houston’s skyline Sept. 1
Cinephiles, take your love of movies outdoors with a trip to one of the Space City’s coolest theaters: Rooftop Cinema Club Uptown. The popular open-air, rooftop venue will reopen Wednesday after closing in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bellaire teacher Jennifer Mathieu on how her book became a Netflix film directed by Amy Poehler
HOUSTON – The new Netflix film “Moxie” is a coming-of-age story that highlights the importance of female empowerment. The film is based on a book by the same name, written by local author and Bellaire High School teacher, Jennifer Mathieu. She shared with Houston Life her excitement after her novel got the Hollywood treatment by renowned comedian Amy Poehler. Nico Hiraga as Seth, Amy Poehler as Lisa/Director/Producer, Hadley Robinson as Vivian in Moxie. Jennifer Mathieu and Amy Poehler on the set of 'Moxie" (Jennifer Mathieu)“Visiting the set was so fun.
'Sonic the Hedgehog' Is Getting a Sequel
Sonic the Hedgehog is coming back for round two. Paramount Pictures and Sega Sammy have started development on a sequel to the video game adaptation, ET confirms. Sonic the Hedgehog is the highest-grossing video game movie of all time domestically. RELATED CONTENT:New 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Trailer Reveals Character Redesign -- Watch! 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Trailer Showcases Jim Carrey as the Hilariously Wacky Dr. RobotnikFirst Look at 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Live-Action Film
Keanu Reeves Kept Getting Original 'John Wick' Movie Title Wrong -- So They Changed It
Keanu Reeves' initial mistake turned out to be exactly the right call when it came to his massively popular action franchise, John Wick. However, Reeves kept calling the movie after his character, John Wick, and the rest was history. "The only reason it's called John Wick is that Keanu kept referring to it as John Wick," Kolstad says. "Marketing was like, 'Dude, that's four to five million dollars in free advertising so far, so it's John Wick instead of Scorn.' The next installment of the franchise, John Wick: Chapter 4, is not set to be released until May 27, 2022.
June Diane Raphael on 'The High Note,' 'The Real Housewives' and What She's Taking on Right Now (Exclusive)
June Diane Raphael: Here's what I'm not taking on: I'm not taking on beauty standards right now. So I'm not taking on the standards of beauty that most women have to uphold. One of the things I am taking on is I'm taking on some terrible television. I really do think that's the truth. in TheatersIntroducing Tracee Ellis Ross' 'Iconic, Relatable, Stunning' Alter Ego in 'The High Note' (Exclusive)'Housewives' Superfan June Diane Raphael Picks Sides in 'RHOBH's Biggest Dramas (Exclusive)
Hailee Steinfeld Looks Back on 'True Grit' Ahead of 10-Year Anniversary (Exclusive)
It's been nearly 10 years since Hailee Steinfeld's breakout role in True Grit, but the actress and singer remembers it like it was yesterday. While they've kept in touch over the years, the actress said there's a bit of that True Grit influence in every job she's had since. While season 2 doesn't yet have an official release date, Steinfeld said she's excited for fans to see what's to come. There's a lot of unexpected [things] and there's just a hell of a lot more of that in season 2. As for her message to fans in this unprecedented time of public shutdowns and social distancing, Steinfeld shared, "Stay positive.
'Cheaper by the Dozen' Cast Including Hilary Duff Reunite on Instagram
Duff -- who played Lorraine Baker -- recreated the scene in which she's embarrassingly surprised by company while rocking a sweater and green face mask cream, which was one of the movie's most memorable moments. From the Baker family to yours. #wearefamily," Duff captioned the video, as did her fellow co-stars who each posted the clip to their own Instagram pages. While Hunt made an appearance, two notably absent cast members included Baker family patriarch Steve Martin and Tom Welling, who played their eldest son. Earlier this month, Duff participated in another cast reunion when she led a special Lizzie McGuire virtual table read.
'Splash' Stars Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah Reunite and Dish on Their Underwater Kiss
Among those who joined the reunion were stars Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah, and the pair dished on the challenges of the movie's iconic underwater kiss. The gathering of stars -- which also included director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer -- was part of Josh Gad's ongoing web series, Reunited Apart. The romantic story of self-discovery and mythological sea creatures included numerous scenes shot entirely underwater, which Howard explained was one of the biggest obstacles. To honor Candy's memory, Ryan Reynolds recorded a special tribute to the comedic legend, which closed out the reunion special with a montage of clips from some of Candy's most famous films. "One night we were watching The Goonies, and it's always been a dream of mine to reunite that cast.
All the Best Summer Movies Streaming, On Demand and (Fingers Crossed!) in Theaters
Welcome to the strangest summer movie season ever. We'll be seeing movies this summer, one way or another. Via VOD or other on-demand options, with new titles skipping theaters altogether for you to rent or buy at home. Here is a guide to what movies are must-sees this summer (sorted by how you'll be watching them). RELATED CONTENT:Here Are the Best TV Shows to Watch This SummerThe Best Feel-Good Movies on Every Streaming ServiceEvery New Movie You Can Stream Early While Theaters Are Closed
How to Watch All 8 'Harry Potter' Movies on HBO Max
So how do you watch the Harry Potter films, as well as everything else you can watch on HBO Max? Unfortunately, if you pay for HBO Now through your Roku or Amazon device, you currently can't access the HBO Max app. Also, be sure to check out our complete guide for what to watch on HBO Max, including a new Amy Schumer docuseries, Anna Kendrick's Love Life,The Big Bang Theory, Rick & Morty, and of course, Friends. For more on how HBO Max differs from HBO Now and HBO Go, watch the video below. RELATED CONTENTThe Definitive Guide to Binge-Watching 'Friends' As It Arrives on HBO MaxWhat to Watch on HBO Max: 'Friends,' 'Rick and Morty' and MoreSelena Gomez to Star in HBO Max Cooking Series Inspired by Social Distancing
Goldie Hawn Recalls Watching 'Overboard' While in Bed With Kurt Russell
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are reliving the early days of their relationship. While the TV was just supposed to be on for some ambient lighting, that changed when Goldie and Kurt, 69, realized what was playing on the screen. "So the two of us forgot what we were gonna do, and we ended up watching the movie." While Goldie and Kurt have co-starred in five movies together, the actress has her eye on another family project, this time with her kids, Oliver and Kate Hudson. RELATED CONTENT:Goldie Hawn Says She Cries 'Probably 3 Times a Day' Amid the Coronavirus PandemicKate Hudson, Goldie Hawn and Baby Rani Are the Cover Girls for 'Beautiful' IssueGoldie Hawn Got Too Close in Kate Hudson's Delivery Room: 'You're Going to Fall in'
'Labyrinth' Sequel Will Be Directed by 'Doctor Strange's Scott Derrickson
Director Scott Derrickson may have dropped out of Doctor Strange 2, but he's now set to helm another fantasy follow-up: the Labyrinth sequel. Labyrinth starred then-newcomer Jennifer Connelly as a teenager whose baby brother is stolen away to a magical kingdom by Jareth the Goblin King (David Bowie). No word whether Connelly (most recently seen in TNT's Snowpiercer and the upcoming Top Gun sequel) will reprise her role yet. "I loved Jim Henson, and David Bowie was so sweet to me," she told ET upon the film's 30th anniversary. RELATED CONTENT:Jennifer Connelly Remembers David Bowie and 'Magical' Film Experience on ''Labyrinth' (Exclusive)Sam Raimi Confirms He's Directing 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'Jennifer Connelly Talks 'Snowpiercer' and Unreal 'Top Gun' Sequel (Exclusive)
Joey King Reveals Release Date for 'The Kissing Booth 2'
The Kissing Booth 2 is almost here. NetflixKing opened up about what she'd like to see happen in the Kissing Booth sequel while speaking with ET last year. As for whether The Kissing Booth could become a full franchise with multiple films, King was optimistic. I think for me because I am very much a frickin' huge fan of the Kissing Booth myself... RELATED CONTENT:Joey King Calls Working With Ex Jacob Elordi on 'Kissing Booth 2' a 'Sacrifice'Jacob Elordi Concerns Fans in 'Kissing Booth 2' Teaser with Ex Joey King | The DownloadJoey King Has Her 'Fingers Crossed' for 'Kissing Booth' Sequel (Exclusive)
See Charli D'Amelio Make Her Acting Debut in 'StarDog and TurboCat' (Exclusive Clip)
Fans will soon get to see even more of Charli D'Amelio -- or hear more from her, rather. The TikTok star makes her acting debut in the upcoming animated film StarDog and TurboCat. In an April interview with ET, D'Amelio dished on her role in StarDog and TurboCat and opened up about getting acting lessons from the Stranger Things kids. "I did my first voice acting [role] for an animated movie, so that's more in the works as of right now," she shared. RELATED CONTENT:TikTok Stars Charli D'Amelio and Lil Huddy Have Officially Broken UpTikTok Star Charli D'Amelio Teases a Reality Show With Her Family (Exclusive)Charli D'Amelio on Becoming Most-Followed Creator on TikTok (Exclusive)
Esai Morales Is Replacing Nicholas Hoult as 'Mission: Impossible 7' Villain
Whether they wanted to accept the mission or not, replacements have been made to the cast of Mission: Impossible 7: Nicholas Hoult is out and Esai Morales is in as the film's villain, ET can confirm. According to Deadline, the replacement is a scheduling "conflict with another commitment" that Hoult has, following Mission: Impossible 7's production shutdown in February amid the ongoing global pandemic. ET spoke with Hoult earlier this month but he gave no indication that he was stepping back from his M:I duties. Mission: Impossible 8 will now open Nov. 4, 2022. RELATED CONTENT:Nicholas Hoult Gives Rare Comments on Fatherhood, Talks 'Mission: Impossible 7' (Exclusive)Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible 7' Halts Production in Italy Due to CoronavirusEvery Movie Delayed Due to Coronavirus: Find Out the New Release Date
Nia Vardalos Talks Reliving 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' on 'Screening Room With the Stars': Details (Exclusive)
Hollywood's biggest names are reliving their biggest movies on Screening Room With the Stars. Screening Room With the Stars kicks off this Thursday with Sylvester Stallone and Rocky. Next week's will be My Big Fat Greek Wedding, with Nia Vardalos. Each Screening Room With the Stars movie will benefit organizations aiding the relief and recovery of communities impacted by COVID-19. Screening Room With the Stars will premiere on each film's official Facebook page every Thursday at 7 p.m.
Nicole Beharie Is a Former Beauty Queen With a Dream in 'Miss Juneteenth' Trailer (Exclusive)
With her upcoming film, Miss Juneteenth, the writer-director wants to make sure it's a part of yours, too -- and ET can exclusively debut the trailer. The coming-of-age film follows former Miss Juneteenth beauty queen Turquoise (Little Fires Everywhere's Nicole Beharie), now a hard-working single mother who's guiding her teenage daughter, Kai (Alexis Chikaeze), through the same pageant -- in hopes that her life will turn out differently. "As a girl growing up in Texas, I marveled at the annual Miss Juneteenth winner gliding across the stage with hope on her face," Peoples tells ET. "Miss Juneteenth is a movie about dreams deferred," she explains. Miss Juneteenth premiered at Sundance and was selected for SXSW's slate, before the latter was canceled.
Holy Batman, 'The Snyder Cut' of 'Justice League' Is Actually Being Released
And the Snyder Cut is officially being released: HBO Max confirmed on Tuesday that Zack Snyder's director's cut of Justice League will debut on the streamer in 2021. Also a special thank you to all of those involved in the Snyder Cut movement for making this a reality, the director said in a statement. For those unaware of what The Snyder Cut is: During production of 2017's Justice League, it was announced that Snyder had to step away to deal with a family tragedy and Joss Whedon would step in to direct any reshoots and help steer the film to completion. According to an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, this version of Justice League will be "an entirely new thing." As for how much of an improvement The Snyder Cut -- or Zack Snyder's Justice League, as it appears to be officially billed -- will ultimately be upon the cut that was released, that is also TBD.
Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor To Write 'Legally Blonde 3' Script
Legally Blonde 3 is closer than ever to becoming a reality. Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor have been tapped by MGM to pen the script for the long-awaited sequel project, ET has confirmed. Kaling -- best known for creating The Mindy Project and her work on The Office -- starred alongside Witherspoon in the 2018 fantasy adventure A Wrinkle In Time. Legally Blonde came out in 2001, with the sequel, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, coming out two years later. RELATED CONTENT:Luke Wilson Shares an Update on 'Legally Blonde 3' Talks and Where He Sees Elle & Emmett Now (Exclusive)Jennifer Coolidge Shares 'Legally Blonde 3' Update, Says She 'Would Love' to Be Part of It (Exclusive)Reese Witherspoon Reveals Status of 'Legally Blonde 3': 'I'm Having a Great Time Working on It' (Exclusive)
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Reacts to 10 Things I Hate About You Turning 21 (Exclusive)
You're kidding! he said to ETs Lauren Zima, reacting to how more than two decades have passed since the films release. Twenty-one years later, Gordon-Levitt may be in lockdown, but showbiz is still keeping him busy. Gordon-Levitt also stars in Project Power, a courtroom drama written by Aaron Sorkin. When you really focus on the washing of the dishes, you're like, Isn't it a miracle that I even have hands? RELATED CONTENT:Patricia Arquette Reveals She Was Joseph Gordon-Levitt's First KissJoseph Gordon-Levitt Gives His Blunt Opinion on His '500 Days of Summer' CharacterJoseph Gordon-Levitt and Tasha McCauley Welcome Baby Boy No.
'Artemis Fowl': 17 Things We Learned on Set of Disney Plus' New Fantasy Film
Artemis Fowl fans have long been anxious to see the beloved book series come to life, but the waiting game is finally over. Below, everything we learned on the set of Artemis Fowl. Despite no credits to his name, newcomer Ferdia Shaw captivated the Artemis Fowl team with his raw talent and landed the lead. Disney+Building the World: Fowl Manor4. RELATED CONTENT:Kenneth Branagh on Bringing the Fairies and Fantasy of 'Artemis Fowl' to Life (Set Visit)Every New Movie You Can Stream Early While Theaters Are ClosedThe Best Movies to Watch on Disney+
'Emma.' Deleted Scene: See a Moment of Resolution Between Emma, Jane and Frank Churchill (Exclusive)
As fans will remember, Frank and Jane were secretly engaged, but hid their romance from the citizens of Highbury due to Jane's low status. At the same time, Frank led Emma to believe he was interested in pursuing her, though it was simply a ruse meant to distract from his true affections. In ET's exclusive deleted scene, Emma comes across Frank and Jane after their secret is out -- and after she has reached her own romantic resolution with Mr. Knightley (Johnny Flynn). "I wish I had told you everything," Frank confesses to Emma in the clip. "I think there is a little likeness between myself and Mr. Churchill," Emma tells her former rival.
Zachary Levi Talks Shazam 2 Delay, Possible Chuck Movie & Quarantine at His Texas Ranch (Exclusive)
2, whether theres a Chuck reunion film in the works and living his quarandream at a Texas ranch. It's still on track, Levi said, speaking to ETs Rachel Smith ahead of Tuesday nights A Night of Covenant House Stars virtual fundraising concert. The special will benefit Covenant Houses work helping homeless youth across 31 cities in six countries. Its this really cool gathering of folks like myself and Rachel Brosnahan who are performers, but we're discussing the beauty and awesomeness of Covenant House and how it helps people, specifically homeless youth, Levi says. Unlike the youth in need whom the event will benefit, Levi recognizes he is really blessed to be spending quarantine at his ranch near Austin, Texas.
12 classic Texas films to ease your wanderlust
Heres a collection of Texas movies to watch in the comfort of your own home. Also see: The Last Picture Show, The Tree of Life, RushmoreHorror / Action: Texas Chainsaw Massacre, 1974Few horror movies are as iconic as the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Varsity Blues isnt as bad as The Room or Troll 2, but if theres any Texas movie worthy of the Mystery Science Theater 3000treatment, its this one. Also see: Holes, Glory RoadRomance: Days of Heaven , 1978Terrance Malick is the elder statesman of the essential, canonical Texas movie directors. Days of Heaven, his second feature, is a lyrical meditation on pastoral life in the Texas Panhandle in the early 1900s.
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