SXSW plots in-person film fest with 'Atlanta,' 'Lost City'
After the pandemic forced the South by Southwest Film Festival to turn virtual the last two years, the Austin, Texas, festival is plotting a largely in-person event this March that will feature the premieres of the third season of Donald Glover’s “Atlanta,” the latest from Richard Linklater and the Sandra Bullock-Channing Tatum comedy “The Lost City.”.
Ladies night: Beyoncé, Swift make history as others win big
Four women won the top four prizes Sunday, including Swift, who became the first female performer to win album of the year three times. Beyoncé — with her 28th win — became the most decorated woman in Grammy history. And 9-year-old Blue Ivy Carter — who won best music video alongside her mother — became the second youngest act to win a Grammy in the show’s 63-year history. Megan Thee Stallion, who won three honors, also made history and became the first female rapper to win best rap song. She's also the fifth rap-based act to win best new artist.
Virus delays filming of 2 seasons of 'Atlanta' until 2021
LOS ANGELES Earn and Paper Boi were last seen flying to Europe on "Atlanta, but they won't touch down until sometime next year. Glover and the other series' writers have completed the scripts for seasons three and four, with plans to tape them back to back. One season is to be shot primarily in Europe and the other in Atlanta. A lag time already was expected for the return of the Emmy-winning Atlanta, which last aired new episodes in May 2018. Earlier this year, Landgraf suggested season three would debut in January 2021, with season four likely to follow that fall.
Pharrell, Beastie Boys, RZA, halftime show score Emmy nods
Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show Starring Jennifer Lopez And Shakira picked up four nominations, including outstanding variety special (live). It was not clear if Lopez and Shakira were specifically nominated, though past halftime singers, including Beyonc, Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars, have earned Emmy nominations as performers. For their work on Watchmen, they scored a second Emmy nomination for outstanding music composition for a limited series, movie or special. They earned nominations as producers for outstanding documentary or nonfiction special and as writers for outstanding writing for a nonfiction program. Jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington, who composed music for the Michelle Obama documentary Becoming, picked up a nomination for outstanding music composition for a documentary series of special.
'Atlanta' renewed for another season by FX
Donald Glover's "Atlanta" has been renewed for another season at FX. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - "Atlanta" Season 4 is happening. FX is standing by its award-winning comedy with an order for an additional season, the network announced Tuesday. FX renewed the Donald Glover-created series for Season 3 back in June 2018. "Atlanta" has in two seasons picked up multiple award nominations and wins, including a Golden Globe for best TV comedy, a best comedy actor Emmy for Glover and a Peabody.
'Atlanta' Renewed for Season 4 at FX
Donald Glover is doubling down. FX has issued an early renewal for a fourth season of Glover's groundbreaking comedy series, Atlanta, the network announced Tuesday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour. Created by Glover, Atlanta is executive produced by Glover, Paul Simms, Dianne McGunigle, Stephen Glover and Hiro Murai. This group of collaborators and cast have created one of the most original, innovative stories of this generation and we are proud to be their partners.In the second season, officially dubbed Atlanta Robbin Season, two cousins work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. RELATED CONTENT:Here's Who Was in Donald Glover's 'Atlanta' Disguise at the EmmysNew 'Atlanta' Trailer Sets Off 'Robbin' Season'Donald Glover Reveals 'Atlanta's' Surprising Season 2 Inspiration
Beyonce's 'Lion King' Co-Stars Seth Rogen and Donald Glover on What Blue Ivy Thought
Beyonce's co-stars are sharing what her daughter, Blue Ivy, thought of The Lion King! So, like, Ivy Blue was, like, narrating the movie," he explained to ETs Nischelle Turner when asked if his son got to meet Beyonce. "Blue Ivy] was like, 'Scar, like he's lying.' The Lion King arrives in theaters on July 19. RELATED CONTENT:'Lion King' Soundtrack Drops Featuring Beyonce and Donald Glover Singing 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight''The Lion King' Review: Beyonc, Donald Glover Bring Real Heart to Photoreal AnimalsMichelle Williams on What Beyonce's 'Lion King' Role Means for Her Daughters Blue Ivy and Rumi (Exclusive)
'Lion King' Soundtrack Drops Featuring Beyonce and Donald Glover Singing 'Can You
Tidal broke the news on social media, posting a sweet GIF of the films main characters, Simba (Glover) and Nala (Beyonce) nuzzling on a hilltop. And I was like, 'Hey, do you want to see The Lion King?' And he said, 'Yeah, Beyonce's is in it, right?' The Lion King roars into theaters on July 19. RELATED CONTENT:'The Lion King' Review: Beyonc, Donald Glover Bring Real Heart to Photoreal AnimalsDonald Glover Says His Son Was Excited to See 'Lion King' Because of Beyonce (Exclusive)Michelle Williams on What Beyonce's 'Lion King' Role Means for Her Daughters Blue Ivy and Rumi (Exclusive)
Disney Releases Brand New 'Lion King' Cast Photo Featuring Beyonce and Donald Glover
The cast of the upcoming remake of The Lion King recently assembled to take a group photo for the ages. While stars like Billy Eichner, Seth Rogen, John Oliver and Keegan-Michael Key skirt the photos edges, Donald Glover and Beyonce (who play Simba and Nala, respectively) are front and center. Included is a clip showing Rogen (Pumbaa, the warthog) and Eichner (Timon, the meerkat) singing "Hakuna Matata" with Glover. The Lion King arrives in theaters on July 19. RELATED CONTENT:Beyonce and Other 'Lion King' Stars Come Face-to-Face With Their CharactersTina Lawson Shares Video of Daughter Beyonce's Real Waist-Length Hair'The Lion King' Soundtrack Revealed -- Here's What Beyonce Sings!
Beyonce and Other 'Lion King' Stars Come Face-to-Face With Their Characters
Beyonce, Donald Glover and The Lion King cast members are meeting their ferocious on-screen alter egos in a new series of dazzling portraits. "The reason that Lion King has endured because the inspiration that were getting from it is universal," Key explains as breathtaking shots from the film play. The Lion King roars its way into theaters on July 19. RELATED CONTENT:'The Lion King' Turns 25! Matthew Broderick on Why He Didn't Sing (Flashback)'The Lion King' Soundtrack Revealed -- Here's What Beyonce Sings!