New this week: Rebel Wilson, The Black Keys, 'Firestarter'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a fresh album from The Black Keys, Rebel Wilson starring as a popular high school senior who emerges from a coma after 20 years, and the period drama “Operation Mincemeat,” based on a risky and real military operation in World War II.
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.
Woof, woof: Rebel Wilson goes to the dogs in reality show
FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Rebel Wilson poses on the red carpet during the NFL Honors football awards show, in Los Angeles. Wilson returns to her roots as host of ABC's Pooch Perfect, an eight-episode series featuring 10 dog groomers and their assistants competing in challenges. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)LOS ANGELES – Rebel Wilson is going to the dogs. As a child, Wilson traveled in her family’s yellow van to shows and sold grooming products despite being allergic to dogs. “My mom was devastated when I chose not to continue the family legacy,” Wilson said in a virtual call with the Television Critics Association.
Taylor Swift Talks Co-Writing New Song for Cats With Andrew Lloyd Webber -- Watch!
Taylor Swift is putting her touch on a Cats song. The 29-year-old singer has teamed up with iconic composer Andrew Lloyd Webber to co-write an original song for the upcoming musical. "There was an ambition and aspiration to have an original song in the movie," Swift says in the Cats featurette released on Thursday. The behind-the-scenes video also shows Swift in the studio recording the ballad, with Webber explaining how the song came to be. RELATED CONTENT:Taylor Swift Shows Off Her Dance Moves in New 'Cats' TeaserRebel Wilson Explains Why She's OK With the 'Polarizing' Reactions to 'Cats' Trailer
Taylor Swift Shows Off Her Dance Moves in New 'Cats' Teaser
The magic of Cats is coming to the big screen -- and the cast couldn't be more excited to show off their feline footwork! "If you told me I was going to get to be a cat, for work? Swift gushed of her role of Bombalurina in the upcoming Rob Marshall-directed film. However, Corden says, the crazy concept of Cats (and the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical it's based on) is where the magic comes from. "You're gonna take a load of people, and they're going to pretend to be cats," he laughs in the new teaser.
Rebel Wilson Explains Why She's OK With the 'Polarizing' Reactions to '
Rebel Wilson is loving all of the reactions to the first Cats trailer -- yes, even the bad ones! There's some people who were like, 'Oh my God,' because it is brand-new technology that's CGI," Wilson explains. "She's in a pretty committed relationship now, so it didn't really come up," Wilson says of Swift, who's been dating British actor Joe Alwyn since 2017. "Shes such a lovely girl and I personally think her cat is the sexiest out of all the cats." See the official first trailer here, and watch the video below for more from our exclusive chat with Wilson.
'Cats' Official Trailer Drops With Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and More in Digital Fur
The first official trailer for Cats is finally here! Released by Universal Pictures on Friday, the highly anticipated trailer gives fans an up-close look at Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, James Corden, Dame Judi Dench and more stars in costume, with the enhancement of digital fur technology. Swift, as Bombalurina, appears at the 1:12 mark, looking like the sexiest of all the cats (as Wilson promised ET!) Swift was also featured in the video, revealing that she "came right off of a stadium tour" and straight into rehearsals for the film. RELATED CONTENT:'Cats' Movie: First Look at Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson and More Stars in RehearsalJennifer Hudson Sings 'Memory' During 'Cats' Presentation at CinemaConTaylor Swift Attends 'Cats' Wrap Party in Leopard Print Look
'Cats' Movie: First Look at Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson and More Stars in
The Cats movie is coming along purrr-fectly! And if that's not exciting enough, it's also the first official look at Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson, James Corden, Dame Judi Dench and more stars in action. Raving over co-star Swift, Wilson, who plays Jennyanydots, promised that the pop star's portrayal of Bombalurina will be the "sexiest." "She's such a lovely girl and I personally think her cat is the sexiest out of all the cats." RELATED CONTENT:Jason Derulo Says He's 'Surprised Every Single Day' By Taylor Swift's Performance in 'Cats' (Exclusive)Taylor Swift Attends 'Cats' Wrap Party in Leopard Print LookJennifer Hudson Says 'Cats' Live-Action Movie Is 'Something Really Special' (Exclusive)