What to stream this weekend: 'Monkey King,' Stand Up to Cancer, 'No Hard Feelings,' Madden NFL 24
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Irish singer-songwriter Hozier and Idina Menzel, the animated “The Monkey King” from Stephen Chow and Jennifer Lawrence’s R-rated comedy “No Hard Feelings.”.
What to stream this weekend: Post Malone, 'Beanie Bubble,' 'This Fool,' Rolling Stones and 'Heels'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Post Malone, a movie starring Zach Galifianakis about the creation of the cute collectable Beanie Babies and a video game for the whole family with Disney Illusion Island.
New this week: Jeremy Renner, Metallica and 'Cocaine Bear'
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Metallica and Natalie Merchant, Jeremy Renner's four-part series “Rennervations” debuts on Disney+ only a few months after the actor was badly injured in a snowplow accident and “Cocaine Bear” lumbers onto Peacock.
'Magic School Bus' author Joanna Cole dies at age 75
Cole, whose "Magic School Bus" books transported millions of young people on extraordinary and educational adventures, has died at age 75. (Annabelle Helms/Scholastic via AP)NEW YORK Author Joanna Cole, whose Magic School Bus books transported millions of young people on extraordinary and educational adventures, has died at age 75. The idea for "The Magic School Bus" came in the mid-1980s. And with The Magic School Bus it was how to explain it so that it is accurate and in a form that a kid can understand and use. She had a rare sense of what could be humorous.Cole and Degen recently completed The Magic School Bus Explores Human Evolution, scheduled to come out next spring.
Elizabeth Banks to drive 'Magic School Bus' onto big screens
NEW YORK The Magic School Bus has traveled everywhere from Pluto to inside the human body. Scholastic Entertainment said Thursday that it will make a feature-length, live-action hybrid film based on the animated TV show that ran from 1994 to 1997. Elizabeth Banks will play the manic science teacher Ms. Frizzle. The Magic School Bus, adapted from a series of books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen, centers on a group of school children who board a yellow school bus for field trips to such unlikely places as outer space or the human digestive system. Lilly Tomlin supplied the voice for Ms. Frizzle in the original cartoon series and Kate McKinnon voiced her sister in a recent Netflix reboot, The Magic School Bus Rides Again.The film version will be led by Scholastic Entertainment, Brownstone Productions, Marc Platt Productions and Universal Pictures.
'Drag Race' Stars Farrah Moan, Nina West & Peppermint Channel 'Charlie's
RuPaul's Drag Race fan favorites Farrah Moan, Nina West and Peppermint turned some sickening, '70s inspired looks at the Los Angeles premiere of Charlie's Angelson Monday. "We're an homage to the original Angels," Farrah added. Nina raved, noting that she'll also be making an appearance on the newly-announced RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race, which is set to premiere next year. 'RuPaul's Drag Race': Nina West Says She Would Join 'All Stars' 'In a Heartbeat' (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:'Charlie's Angels': Prepare to Meet a Whole New Side of Kristen Stewart! (Exclusive)Farrah Moan Opens Up About Her Ariana Grande Tweets and the Importance of Promoting Queer Artists (Exclusive)'RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race' to Launch in 2020
Elizabeth Banks on Why Ariana Grande Was 'So Perfect' to Produce the 'Charlie's
"Ariana Grande came in really early on to executive produce the soundtrack for the movie. Banks continued to gush over Grande, saying, "She's just so perfect and she really loves Charlie's Angels." They were angels, they still are angels -- the original angels and Charlie's still Charlie and Bosley's just a rank now." Charlie's Angels hits theaters Nov. 15. RELATED CONTENT:Kristen Stewart Reveals She Can't Get This 'Charlie's Angels' Song Out of Her Head (Exclusive)Lucy Liu Shares What She Thinks of 'Charlie's Angels' Reboot (Exclusive)Watch Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott in First Look at 'Charlie's Angels' Trailer
Kristen Stewart Reveals She Can't Get This 'Charlie's Angels' Song Out of Her
"I would like everyone to stop posting that song," Stewart said with a laugh. Realizing that her off-the-cuff remark could be misinterpreted as negative, Stewart quickly added, "Actually, what I mean is, Charlie's Angels is sick and I love that song. As for Banks, Stewart had nothing but reverence and praise, especially for her determination and artistic fortitude. And [Grande] so perfect [for this soundtrack] and she really loves Charlie's Angels, and it's been a dream." Charlie's Angels hits theaters Nov. 15.
See Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott in Action in First Look at 'Charlie's Angels'
Charlie has a new set of Angels -- and ET has your first look at the ladies in action. "I'm really excited for the world to meet the new Angels," Banks told ET's Lauren Zima during a visit to the Istanbul set. "We built this project on the shoulders of the amazing legacy of Charlie's Angels, the TV show [and] the movies in the 2000s. Charlie's Angels is in theaters on Nov. 15. RELATED CONTENT:'Charlie's Angels' Director Elizabeth Banks Hints at an Original Bop for the Soundtrack (Exclusive)Kristen Stewart Explains How the 'Charlie's Angels' Reboot Will Be Different From Previous Films (Exclusive)Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore Have 'Charlie's Angels' Reunion With Lucy Liu at Her Walk of Fame Ceremony