New this week: Godzilla vs Kong, 'Concrete Cowboy' & Mahalia
This combination photo shows poster art for the film "Godzilla vs Kong," premiering on HBO Max on March 31, left, "Concrete Cowboy," premiering April 2 on Netflix and "Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia," premiering April 3 on Lifetime. (HBO Max/Netflix/Lifetime via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Two of cinema’s most famous giants are headed for an old-fashioned big budget clash in “Godzilla vs. Kong,” available on HBO Max for 31 days starting Friday. After a pandemic-induced blockbuster drought, Henry told the AP that the film will be a welcome change of pace. Ad— Legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson gets overdue biopic attention in a Lifetime film debuting Saturday.
'Godzilla vs. Kong'; A heavyweight bout with a light touch
Two years ago, “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” sounded alarms about climate change. But don’t fret about finding a message amid the mayhem as the towering radioactive lizard clashes with that instantly-recognizable giant ape in "Godzilla vs. Kong," debuting Wednesday. "It’s about two big guys bashing each other around," laughed actor Rebecca Hall, who plays a researcher studying King Kong. No matter the scene, the actors always knew who was filling the top spots on call sheets during production — Godzilla and King Kong. And his take on it was, well, if you’re going to go big, go really big.
'CODA,' 'Summer of Soul' win top prizes at Sundance Awards
Dramatic Competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The 2021 Sundance Film Festival Awards were unlike any before and had filmmakers calling in from around the world Tuesday night to cap off the festival’s first virtual edition. “Hive,” from first time filmmaker Blerta Basholli, was awarded the world cinema grand jury prize and the audience award. “Writing With Fire,” a documentary about India’s only all-female newspaper, won the world cinema documentary audience award. The 2021 Sundance Film Festival runs through Wednesday.
Golden Globes group gives $5.1 million in grants
Kidman was among the entertainers who appeared to discuss the charities that benefit from HFPA grants. More than $5.1 million in funds were given to over 70 nonprofit organizations during the “HFPA Philanthropy: Empowering the Next Generation” virtual event on Tuesday. The event, formerly known as the Grants Banquet, celebrated some of the organizations with aspiring artists, filmmakers and storytellers. The organization is known for putting on the Golden Globes. Salma Hayek paid homage to the Las Fotos Project, a nonprofit organization that inspires teenage girls through photography.
New this week: 'Enola Holmes,' Public Enemy and Bonnaroo
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— “Enola Holmes”: It’s somewhat fitting that “Stranger Things” breakout Millie Bobby Brown gets her first starring role in a Netflix film, “Enola Holmes,” coming to the streamer Wednesday. — The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival was supposed to take place in June in Tennessee but was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, though, the festival is launching Virtual ROO-ALITY, a three-night live broadcast featuring new performances as well as content from the Bonnaroo archive. The two-hour film will be available at 7 p.m. EDT Tuesday at pbs.org/frontline and on YouTube at 9 p.m. EDT.
Netflix renews 'Stranger Things' for a fourth season
Grab your Eggos... because Netflix has let the cat demogorgon out of the bag. A teaser video for Stranger Things Season 4 was released on Monday and star Millie Bobby Brown, who portrays Eleven, was one of the first to share the news. The video was posted with the caption, "We're Not In Hawkins Anymore." (SPOILER ALERT) Season three of Stranger Things left us with a cliff-hanger scene which could leave us to believe the hopper may still be alive (we hope). Until the new season drops on Netflix, we will be catching up on seasons 1-3.
Did Millie Bobby Brown Fake Her Skincare Tutorial?
Did Millie Bobby Brown fake a tutorial for her new skincare line? The "Stranger Things" star, 15, talks to viewers in the video, saying she is "applying now" and washing off certain cleansers. "Yall seen that video of Millie Bobby Brown fake using her skincare line? ... Its worse than Kylies video," one person tweeted, referencing a similar video posted by Kylie Jenner earlier this year that earned her backlash for washing her face for some 10 seconds. i thought doing a quick video replicating my personal process for that night was okay, but thats not what was conveyed.
Tracee Ellis Ross to Launch Haircare Line for Curls
Tracee Ellis Ross is getting into the beauty business! The Black-ish actress announced she is launching a new haircare line, called Pattern, for curly, coily and tight-textured hair (from types 3B to 4C). Pattern's lineup includes essential products that enhance a natural curl pattern, including shampoo, three types of conditioners and hair serums. Pattern will be available on the Pattern Beauty website on Sept. 9. Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown dropped a vegan makeup and skincare line, Florence by Mills.
Millie Bobby Brown to Launch New Vegan Beauty Line Made for Gen Z
Millie Bobby Brown is yet another celebrity to start a beauty brand. The 15-year-old Stranger Things actress announced on Tuesday that she is launching a makeup and skincare line called Florence by Mills. In the video announcement, Florence by Mills is clearly marketing the brand to Gen Z as the perfect beauty starter kit for teens. "What I want my beauty brand to represent is individuality and embrace who you are. Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner's Fragrance Finally Has a Launch DateSelena Gomez Is the Latest Celebrity to Start a Beauty Line
Harry Styles and Millie Bobby Brown Jam Out Together at Ariana Grande Concert
Two of Hollywood's biggest stars rubbed elbows at Ariana Grande's London concert on Saturday -- Harry Styles and Millie Bobby Brown -- and Twitter lost its mind over it! with Millie Bobby Brown? "So you're telling me that harry styles and millie bobby brown were casually chatting at the ariana grande concert,,, a concert i was supposed to attend," another fan wrote of the meeting. "Everyone needs Harry Styles full on booty popping at an Ariana Grande show on their timeline," a fan commented. no one:harry styles pretending that an ariana grande show its his own gig: pic.twitter.com/QWhPUIgzCl pamela (@velvetcurlie) August 17, 2019See more news on Grande and Styles below.
'Stranger Things' Season 3 Breaks Major Netflix Record in Just 4 Days
If you spent the long Fourth of July weekend indoors watching Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and the Stranger Things gang battle the Mind Flayer, rest assured, you definitely arent alone! Netflix also claimed 18.2 million of those accounts have already managed to finish the entire eight-episode season. See loads more on Stranger Things below. RELATED CONTENT:Ethan Hawke Praises Daughter Maya as the 'Real Thing' for Breakout 'Stranger Things' Role'Stranger Things' Season 4: Everything the Cast Has Told Us About What's Next! (Exclusive)'Stranger Things' Season 3: Cast Explains That Mysterious Post-Credits Scene (Exclusive)
'Stranger Things' Season 4: Everything the Cast Has Told Us About What's Next!
WARNING: We're about to openly reference the biggest surprises, shocks and spoilers from season three of Stranger Things! After bingeing eight glorious and gut-wrenching episodes, season three of Stranger Things is officially over. 'I don't really know whats going to happen, but if you find out from the Duffer Brothers, let me know." She exclaimed to ET during a joint interview with Wolfhard and Schnapp at the Stranger Things junket in Los Angeles last week. RELATED CONTENT:'Stranger Things' Season 3: Cast Explains That Mysterious Post-Credits Scene (Exclusive)David Harbour Reacts to 'Stranger Things' Season 3 Finale!
'Stranger Things': Millie Bobby Brown and Sadie Sink Dish on Their Awesomely '80s
Grab your favorite scrunchie, tease up your hair and meet us in the food court, because Stranger Things is taking us back to the summer of '85! Sink dished to our cameras last week at the Stranger Things world premiere red carpet in Santa Monica, California. Coincidentally, the two co-stars and best friends showed up in matching pretty-in-pink looks to the Stranger Things premiere event on Friday. Dying for more Stranger Things? 'Stranger Things' Flashback: Watch the Young Stars Freak Out Over '80s Walkie-Talkies (Exclusive)'Stranger Things' Season 3: Monsters, Murder and Mayhem at the Mall in Epic Final Trailer
Celebs Channel '80s Vibes at Louis Vuitton Exhibition -- Millie Bobby Brown, Miranda Kerr &
Celebs flocked to Beverly Hills on Thursday evening to attend the Louis Vuitton X exhibition. Stars including Millie Bobby Brown, Miranda Kerr, Orlando Bloom, Alicia Vikander and more rocked ensembles from the French design house's latest collections, which all exuded bold '80s vibes with no shortage of voluminous silhouettes and bright color. Louis Vuitton is famous for its partnership with Hollywood, dressing a plethora of A-listers for the red carpet and featuring many in their campaigns. Kerr shares her first child with ex Orlando Bloom. Courtesy of Louis VuittonSpeaking of, Orlando Bloom was spotted at the same event.