New this week: Will Smith, 'Pinocchio' and 'George & Tammy'
This week’s new entertainment releases include Will Smith’s comeback campaign in the Antoine Fuqua movie “Emancipation,” a documentary about Broadway star Idina Menzel, the video game “Dragon Quest Treasures” and a TV series exploring the tumultuous relationship between country music stars Tammy Wynette and George Jones.
Toronto Film Festival to open with ‘Dear Evan Hansen’
The adaptation of the Broadway hit and Tony-winner “Dear Evan Hansen,” Edgar Wright’s ’60s London themed “Last Night in Soho,” and “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” are just a few of the major films coming to the Toronto International Film Festival this September.
Hollywood-backed Quibi thinks you'll pay for its video bites
The company behind this billion-dollar bet is Quibi (KWIH-bee), which is preparing to offer movies, shows and other short form video designed for viewing in short bursts on mobile devices. Company executives argued at CES that Quibi will offer the first entertainment platform designed exclusively for the phone. “'Paid premium short form' (video) has never been in the same sentence. Quibi executives at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas showed off technology on Wednesday designed to make video viewing on the phone easier. For instance, it will let you watch full-screen video whether you hold the phone upright or sideways.
Nicole Murphy Admits Kissing Married Director Antoine Fuqua Was 'a Mistake'
The 51-year-old model was a guest on The Wendy Williams Show on Tuesday, where she admitted that her steamy poolside smooch with the married director was "a mistake." "I do not condone women kissing or interacting in any way inappropriately with a married man," she continued. However, while speaking with Wendy Williams on Tuesday, Murphy alleged she never spoke with the outlet. "I did not release that statement, Wendy." RELATED CONTENT:Nicole Murphy Apologizes to Antoine Fuqua's Wife After Kissing Pics SurfaceNicole Murphy Addresses Pics of Her Kissing Married Director Antoine FuquaEXCLUSIVE: Nicole Murphy Is Sexy and Single at 49!
Review: Latest entry in Fallen' franchise is fairly forgettable
It was "White House Down" with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx vs. "Olympus Has Fallen" starring Gerard Butler as a heroic Secret Service agent. That led to a 2016 sequel that saw Butler reprise his role as Agent Mike Banning in "London Has Fallen." The movie still managed to be another solid moneymaker, opening the door for a third release in the franchise: "Angel Has Fallen." The first two movies had the benefit of great backdrops: the White House and the city of London. It's not that "Angel Has Fallen" is a horrible movie it's just so very, "Been there, done that" -- making for a very unmemorable experience.
Nicole Murphy Apologizes to Antoine Fuqua's Wife After Kissing Pics Surface
Nicole Murphy is speaking out after being photographed kissing a married man. "Without going into the entire situation, I want to apologize to my family and to Lela and the Fuqua family for what transpired," Murphy told TMZ. ET has reached out to reps for Murphy, Fuqua and Rochon. RELATED CONTENT:Nicole Murphy Addresses Pics of Her Kissing Married Director Antoine FuquaEXCLUSIVE: Nicole Murphy Is Sexy and Single at 49! How She's Flipping the Script on AgingMichael Strahan & Nicole Murphy Split
Nicole Murphy Addresses Photos of Her Kissing Married Director Antoine Fuqua in Italy
Nicole Murphy has broken her silence on recent pictures of her kissing married director Antoine Fuqua. Murphy and Fuqua were snapped kissing in Italy on Saturday, where the Training Day director is set to receive the Director of the Year award at the Ischia Global Festival. ET has reached out to reps for Murphy, Fuqua and Rochon. Watch the video below for more:RELATED CONTENT:EXCLUSIVE: Nicole Murphy Is Sexy and Single at 49! How She's Flipping the Script on AgingMichael Strahan & Nicole Murphy SplitEXCLUSIVE: Ethan Hawke Forced Director Antoine Fuqua to Give Him His 'The Magnificent Seven' Role