New this week: Harry Styles, 'Angelyne' and 'The Valet'
This week’s new entertainment releases include Harry Styles' third solo album, a reboot of “Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers” that has attracted some top “Saturday Night Live” alums, and Emmy Rossum stars in a series about media personality Angelyne.
Disney unveils plans to stream a galaxy of new series, films
NEW YORK – The Walt Disney Co.’s streaming plans shifted into hyper speed Thursday, as the studio unveiled a galaxy’s worth of new streaming offerings including plans for 10 “Star Wars” series spinoffs and 10 Marvel series that will debut on Disney+. But Disney also kept its biggest films — including Marvel's “Black Widow," Pixar's “Luca,” a “Lion King” prequel — on course for theatrical release. Jenkins becomes the first woman to direct a “Star Wars” film. Among the “Star Wars” series are two spinoffs of “The Mandalorian,” set during the series' timeline: “Rangers of the New Republic” and “Ahsoka,” with Rosario Dawson. Seven Disney films topped $1 billion worldwide.
New this week: 'Stateless,' 'Palm Springs,' The Dalai Lama
(Netflix via AP)Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. Its directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, who also helmed Love & Basketball and the criminally underseen Beyond the Lights (currently available on Kanopy). Palm Springs: If a rom-com is more your speed, theres also Palm Springs, on Hulu Friday, starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti as wedding guests who find themselves caught in a time-loop. AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICThe Dalai Lama: To commemorate his 85th birthday on Monday, the Dalai Lama is releasing his first-ever album. Viewers seeking to stir their hearts and minds should consider Netflixs Stateless, set in an immigration detention center in the Australian desert.
Emmys 2019: Everyone Wants Maya Rudolph as an Awards Host After Another Hilarious Presenting Bit
The Emmys went without a host this year -- but seemingly set up Maya Rudolph to emcee the next awards show. We all just need to face facts that Maya Rudolph, Any Poehler and Tina Fey should host everything. #Emmys2019 Orianna Scafidi (@oscafidi) September 23, 2019@MayaRudolph presenting an Emmy Award should win an Emmy Award #Emmys GEOFFREY (@jeffreynola) September 23, 2019She's the only reason I found the skit funny. "The Emmys is not an audition for the Golden Globes," Oh said with a laugh. RELATED CONTENT:2019 Emmys: Notable First-Time NomineesSandra Oh Continues Historic Emmy Streak With 2019 NominationS for 'Killing Eve' and 'Saturday Night Live'2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards: The Complete List of Winners